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Project Manager, Airport Facilities

Company: Burns PLLC
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Burns

Burns is a nationally respected provider of specialized engineering services, bringing highly technical, sought-after engineering expertise to complex transportation and critical infrastructure projects.

For more than 50 years, we have built our reputation on outstanding client service. Ranked a Top Workplace and ENR Top 500 Design Firm, we are personally invested in helping our clients achieve their goals, sharing in their passions, and successfully guiding them through the challenges of complex projects using our no surprises Burns Unique Client Experience.

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our growing Aviation team in Philadelphia, Pa.


This position is responsible for the daily management of tasks/sub-projects, contract administration, project execution, project cost control, and client service. This position requires oversight of staff to produce deliverables on schedule and apply technical knowledge to address questions and overcome challenges. Aside from management of a team, this position also requires close coordination with the client to ensure project goals are being met. Weekly reporting will be required with Burns project management or more frequently as required



  • Coordinate with client through routine communication and regular visits
  • Continuously confirm client requirements for project
  • Participate in regular technical meetings and coordinate with other trade disciplines
  • Report to project leadership PROJECT EXECUTION
    • Ensure all team personnel adhere to the requirements of the company QA/QC policies and procedures
    • Develop project plans to mitigate risks
    • Ensure that all design documents, reports, proposals, inspections and information required to serve the client are properly prepared and reported
    • Manage to a schedule and ensure client schedules are met
    • Ensure that project closeout procedures are followed
    • Hold routine project meetings to review schedule and deliverables
    • If necessary, account for missed milestones and develop recovery plans
    • Identify, request, and receive authorization for scope changes before work is executed TEAM MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Motivate personnel to perform at high levels of performance
      • Ensure employees are adequately trained and supervised
      • Effectively delegate and manage work load
      • Hold all employees accountable to the same standard of performance and take corrective action when necessary
      • Directly oversees technical team. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 40-50 hour work weeks are to be expected. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
        • Bachelor's (B.S.) Engineering degree from an accredited University or college and 8-10 plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
        • Candidate has been in a leadership position on multiple projects where they have been responsible for a team of at least 5 people.
        • Experience managing MEP Facility projects, airport experience is strongly preferred.


          Must be a registered technical professional in one of the major technical disciplines practiced by the firm. Valid Driver's License may be required

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Burns PLLC, Philadelphia , Project Manager, Airport Facilities, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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