• Aviation Deputy Project Manager

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID 0218-17814
    HNTB Job Title
    Sr Project Manager - Architecture
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    HNTB a national leading full-service aviation consulting firm is seeking an Aviation Deputy Project Manager to become part of HNTB’s rapidly growing aviation design business team. This career position would be a part of HNTB’s expanding Aviation business in Florida.


    Specifically, the initial position would be to serve as a deputy project manager in the Tampa office. Projects include architectural and engineering elements. The candidate shall be a professional degreed licensed architect, with airport terminal building and/or other airport experience. The candidate shall have experience in managing multi-disciplinary projects including engineering components.


    Projects will involve engineering components such as roadways and other civil work. A professional engineer with similar airport experience will also be a strong candidate for the role. Airport landside roadway experience and experience in coordination in airport terminal work is preferred for a licensed professional engineer. Airside engineering and design build project experience is preferred.

    Job Summary

    Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.  Serves as primary liaison contact with clients to bring projects to completion on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction.  Handles the most complex projects of the largest magnitude.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of project(s).  Prepares strategic plans for project success.  Serves as primary liaison contact with the clients to bring projects to completion on schedule, within budget and with client satisfaction.
    • Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
    • Actively manages client’s budget, schedule and program as well as HNTB’s budget and schedule.  Responsible for project communications and documentation.   Oversees office administrative tasks and project team assignments. 
    • Provides oversight and monitoring of work to less experienced project managers.  Coordinates work efforts and reviews work performed.   Schedules and manages for integration of quality management during all phases of a project.
    • Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts on the most complex projects of the largest magnitude. 
    • Responsible for performance evaluations, work allocation, training and mentoring of staff.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    - Act as HNTB's Deputy Project Manager on major airport design projects
    - Coordination with HNTB national aviation practice leaders
    - Coordination with HNTB southwest division aviation director
    - Coordination with the West Florida office leader
    - Manage design team subconsultants and subcontracts
    - Client engagement including participation in client project meetings
    - Manage interdisciplinary design functions across Architecture, Civil, MEP, IT, signage etc.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture/Design, or Architectural/Civil Engineering
    12 Years of related experience
    RA, RID or PE Certifications/Licenses

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - Design build delivery experience
    - Airside engineering experience
    - Airport terminal design experience
    - Excellent verbal and communication skills
    - Licensed Architect or PE with capability to obtain reciprocity in FL (if not currently licensed in FL)
    - 10 years’ experience with aviation focus

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment:  Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions.  Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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