Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) welcomed more than 33 million passengers in 2015 & is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs. With service from 13 scheduled passenger airlines, Michigan’s largest airport offers more than 1,100 flights per day to & from more than 140 non-stop destinations on four continents. With two award-winning passenger terminals, six jet runways, & an onsite AAA Four-Diamond Westin Hotel, DTW is among the world’s most efficient, customer friendly & operationally capable airports in North America. DTW is operated by Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA), which also operates nearby Willow Run Airport (YIP) an important corporate, cargo & general aviation facility.
Why work for the Wayne County Airport Authority
Direct control of project scope & delivery: Project Managers are directly responsible for determining the complete scope of assigned projects. This offers a person the opportunity to put together all aspects of the project.
Exposure to high profile projects: The WCAA is a major economic engine in the Midwest U.S. As such, the need to continue its success is of utmost importance. A major factor in contributing to the success of the airport is continuous improvement to its facilities & infrastructure.
Position Summary The Senior Project Manager manages the staff, projects, and tasks of the Facilities and Landside Design and Construction team, ensuring that the goals and objectives of all projects are met. Responsibilities include supervising and monitoring performance of technical and support staff, assisting in the planning and management of the facilities and properties programs at Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airports. Performs detailed project management duties related to assigned projects from inception to final completion of construction. Ensures that each project meets the scope, budget, schedule, Airport Authority policies and procedures and the requirements of the end user. As part of the project management process, the Sr. Project Manager will need to understand the program project funding management process.
Compensation & Benefits: Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus paid vacation, holiday & sick time, tuition reimbursement, health care, defined contribution retirement plan & performance bonus.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management, and a minimum of eight (8) years of increasing responsible professional experience in the management of architectural or engineering consultants and construction contractors, and a valid Driver’s License with a safe, acceptable driving record. Preferred qualifications: State of Michigan Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA).
For further information regarding this position and to apply, please visit our website: www.wcaa.us/Employment.
The WCAA is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) is an independent agency established in 2002 by the Michigan State Legislature to operate and maintain Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Willow Run Airport (YIP). Having welcomed more than 32.4 million passengers in 2011, DTW is Michigan’s busiest airport and one of the world’s largest air transportation hubs with more than 1,200 flights per... day to and from 150 destinations on four continents. DTW is home to the world’s sixth-busiest airline hub--and the second-busiest for Delta, where the airline operates its primary U.S. transpacific gateway. In 2010, DTW ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction among large airports in the J.D. Power and Associates’ North America Airport Satisfaction Study. With two new passenger terminals, six jet runways, and a world-class Westin Hotel, DTW is among the most efficient, customer-friendly and operationally-capable airports in North America. Located just seven miles west of DTW, YIP serves as an important cargo/general reliever airport and a key economic asset for Southeast Michigan. The Airport Authority is entirely self-sustaining and does not receive any tax dollars to support airport operations.