Georgia DOT Seeking Aviation Project Manager

The Georgia Department of Transportation, Aviation Programs, is seeking a self-starting experienced project manager who is customer oriented and driven to complete projects within budget, on time and with high standards implemented. Under minimum supervision the Project Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, and management of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and State aviation planning and capital projects. The Project Manager will assist in the implementation and maintenance of an airport’s Capital Improvement Program and will provide administrative support during project execution, including construction plans and specification reviews, correspondence, contracts, reports, and procedures. Attendance may be required at certain project meetings. Inspections of construction sites to verify compliance with federal and state aviation regulations and construction safety will be required. The Project Manager will develop relationships with airport sponsors, consultants, state and federal agencies. In addition, further responsibilities include compliance with objectives contained within a Statewide Aviation System Plan, the federal grant block program and airport improvement program, individual Airport Master Plans, environmental laws, federal land acquisition, grant assurance requirements, state licensing, and airspace matters.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, construction management, airport management or a related field OR five (5) years of experience in construction/project management or as a consultant for aviation development OR five (5) years of airport/aviation experience with at least two (2) years of experience in airport project management.

Position Requirements:
This is a full time position of 40 hours per week and requires office hours in downtown Atlanta, GA. The position further requires approximately 20% travel with some overnight stays. Successful candidates will be required to submit to and pass a drug test and criminal background check.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $52,000 to $72,000 annually based on qualifications and experience. A full range of competitive benefits is offered.

Application Process:
To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Mike Martin, Senior Account Manager
520 Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1202, Knoxville, TN 37902
Direct: 865.934.4163