Project Manager – Baggage Handling System (Aviation) Job at The Weitz Company – 3.9 in Phoenix, AZ
We view employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to our success. That s why we provide team members a career (not just a job), supported by learning and development opportunities, and a positive, collaborative work environment. We offer the resources of a large company, while preserving our small company feel. Employees are encouraged to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way! Community involvement, diversity and inclusion, and employee empowerment are central to our Company s culture.
What We Offer:
Rewarding Bonus Program
Comprehensive Benefits Package with Tax-Advantaged HSA and FSA offerings
Employer-Paid Short and Long Term Disability Programs
Employer-Paid Life Insurance
Generous Paid Time Off Provisions
401K Retirement Savings Plan With Company Match
Fully Paid Parental Leave
Voluntary Products including: Pet Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Accident Insurance
Corporate Wellness Program with Wellness Time Off and Rewards
The Weitz Company is seeking an experienced Baggage Handling System (BHS) Project Manager to support all phases of airline/airport BHS projects. This role will collaborate closely with the Project Superintendent and manage all administrative and field construction activities related to the assigned aviation project(s). The Project Manager typically reports to the Senior Project Manager or Project Executive.
What You ll Do:
Prepare and manage project schedule; identify and address long lead items; update project plan as required; initiate changes to ensure adherence
Negotiate and execute change orders, subcontracts and purchase orders
Complete monthly project status reports, owner billings and financial risk assessments
Identify and recommend value engineering and scope reduction opportunities
Ensure project safety plan is completed and communicated to project team and subcontractors
Assist with preconstruction efforts
Manage buy-out process
Detect constructability issues with project design
Understand contract terms, budgets, insurances, bonds and change orders; ensure adherence including work progress being within scope
Recommend staff development needs, disciplinary actions, job assignments and promotions
Perform other duties as assigned
What We re Looking For:
Education: An industry related bachelor’s degree is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of construction project management experience is required. Two (2) to six (6) years of project management experience with BHS is preferred. Airline/ aviation industry experience is also preferred.
Technology: Proficiency in basic computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook. Employee should have the ability to learn other specific software (JDE, Procore, Bluebeam, Asta, etc.).
Skills: A qualified candidate will demonstrate initiative, independent judgment, project management and analytical skills. They should also show strong negotiation, leadership, business acumen, client relation and decision making abilities.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position at this time.
The Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of the Company without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of The Company. Please, no phone calls or emails.
The Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment (minorities, females, and veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws). The Company is a drug and alcohol free workplace and background checks are required if applicable.
About the Company
Company: The Weitz Company – 3.9
Company Location: Phoenix, AZ