27 days old

Capital Project Manager III - Aviation

Port of Seattle
Seattle, Washington 98158
  • Payrate
    $104,603 To $156,894 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
Some of what you'll be doing:

 As an Aviation Capital Project Manager III, you will work independently to manage complex projects of varying size and scope. Your projects may be independent or as part of a larger capital construction project.

We have (2) two openings, one with the Infrastructure Team and one with the S Concourse Replacement Team. These positions will be supporting capital projects throughout the airport campus. The projects are primarily focused on electrical or mechanical engineering for systems that support building operations. Work can include renewal and replacement, expansion of capacity, and retrofitting an existing space. Common building systems that the teams work on are air handler units and distribution systems, liquids supply and distribution systems, electrical generation and distribution, telecommunication network installation and distribution. 

  • You will lead, manage, and facilitate capital construction projects from approval to completion. 
  • You will facilitate project planning meetings to discuss and determine project objectives, develop program plans, define project scope, and recommend budget resources.
  • You will assist/support project sponsors with project set up including developing project scope, initial budget estimates, preliminary project schedules and providing input for obtaining project planning funds.
  • You will maintain project notebooks and develop, coordinate, and prepare presentations/documents. 
  • You will develop, negotiate, and manage complex consultant contracts, budgets, schedules for design and construction as well as oversee the consultant selection process while meeting the Port’s Diversity in Contracting goals.
  • You will monitor and evaluate projects through regular interaction with project team (contractors, consultants, in-house project staff, stakeholders, etc.) to ensure adherence to project specifications and standards. 
  • You will oversee the design review process, track project controls.
  • You will coordinate complex environmental permitting processes.


Who you are:
 Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:
  • Experienced – You have Five (5) years’ construction project management experience.
  • Educated – You possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field.
  • Desired – We hope you have eight (8) years of construction, design, and engineering experience. We also hope you possess certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Engineer (PE) and/or Registered Architect (RA).
  • Project Management Expert – You have advanced knowledge of project management principles, practices and procedures including cost estimating and managing project budgets and schedules. You have a good grasp of the regulatory agencies, guidelines and procedures that inform capital construction projects. You are skilled at cost estimating, budgeting, and managing project schedules. 
  • Effective Communicator – You possess both strong written and verbal skills including the ability to negotiate and present to varying audiences. Your interpersonal communication skills allow you work with a diverse group of sponsors and stakeholders. 
  • Technologically Savvy – You are very comfortable with technology that supports the work of a project manager, i.e. MS Office Suite, MS Project, and Bluebeam. 
  • Ethical – You are a person of high integrity who will honor the values of the Port as well as act in the public’s best interest. 
  • Innovative and Agile – You are someone who brings creative solutions to issues and can adapt quickly to meet changing demands. You have the acumen to understand the business need in your decision making.
What else you need to know: 
  • Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role. 
  • Work Environment – This role will be a hybrid working environment with a minimum of two days in the office per week in accordance with the Port’s Flexible Work Arrangement policies. It may transition to primarily working in an office environment post pandemic.
  • Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.
  • Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.

Salary Details

Minimum Salary: 104,603.00  

MidPoint Salary: 130,749  

Maximum Salary: 156,894.00



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Posted: 2023-05-11 Expires: 2023-06-25

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Port of Seattle
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