TECHNICAL MANAGER V – AVIATION ANNUAL PROGRAM PLANNING SPECI… Jobs in Springfield at State of Illinois
Title: TECHNICAL MANAGER V – AVIATION ANNUAL PROGRAM PLANNING SPECI…
Company: State of Illinois
Agency: Department of Transportation
Job Type:Salaried Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
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Agency Mission Statement
The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking to hire an Aviation Annual Program Planning Specialist.
The IDOT team works diligently to provide safe, cost-effective transportation for Illinois in ways that enhance quality of life, promote economic prosperity and protect our environment. We are problem solvers and leaders, constantly searching for innovations and improvements in support of our commitment to providing the best multimodal transportation system for Illinois.
Our team fosters a culture of inclusivity. We value diversity and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards as we work together for a common purpose. Team members frequently collaborate with colleagues and others outside the department to best meet customer needs.
Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; tuition reimbursement; flexible schedules; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.
We invite qualified applicants to apply to become part of our team. We are confident that you will take pride in serving Illinois and its residents and visitors.
This position is accountable for assisting in the development and recommendation of the department’s annual Airport Improvement Program and the annual Improvements Capital and Grants Budget, S/He is responsible for approving all requests from the Division of Aeronautics for release or cancellation of state funds.
Illinois State Airport System Plan Immediate, 5-year investment – $800 million
Illinois Airport Improvement Program – $160 million annually
Illinois airports – 77
This position reports to the Aviation Program Planning Section Chief. There are no subordinates reporting to this position.
The incumbent works in an environment that identifies solutions to statewide aviation problems, assesses their impacts, and recommends a strategy that clearly attacks their deficiencies within the multi-year time frame and fiscal constraints. The incumbent exercises a wide degree of latitude in developing analytical guidelines to be used in setting priorities among alternative airport projects. S/He makes recommendations to the Aviation Program Planning Section Chief for the approval of projects staged over the multi-year timeframe. S/He obtains information from various federal and state sources and uses this data to develop and recommend the annual Improvements Capital and Grants Budget to the Aviation Program Planning Section Chief. The incumbent, along with a representative from the Division of Aeronautics, co-manages the annual Airport Condition Pavement Inspection Program.
The greatest challenges to this position are to formulate a realistic Airport Improveme…