Blue Grass Airport seeks a full time Manager of Design and Construction. This newly established position reports directly to the Director of Engineering and Maintenance and is charged with the oversight of all design, construction activities, and engineering personnel. A background in architecture, civil engineering, or construction and project management is highly desired.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to create and coordinate design and renovation for small internal projects. They should also be able to collaborate with and supervise consultants and contractors on larger capital improvement projects. This position directly, or indirectly through delegation, manages each project from start to finish by coordinating with stakeholders, writing and assembling technical specifications, soliciting bids, ensuring adherence to safety, environmental, and regulatory agency compliance, overseeing base mapping and maintenance of the geographic information system, and completing grant reports. Previous experience with a progressive increase in responsibility in related fields, compliance, and record keeping is essential. Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to coordinate cross-departmentally, and an impressive track record in project management, assessment and as a self-starter.
About Blue Grass Airport
Nestled among beautiful horse farms and committed to serving Central Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport is proud to bring state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge technology, and leading initiatives unlike any other in the aviation industry to our local, commercial, and general aviation communities. Named in 2018 as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky, our employees take the highest level of pride in their work and culture. The airport believes that the best people create the best workplace, and offers competitive pay and an extremely generous benefits package to compensate.
While in the final stages of our Master Plan, we are undergoing facility renovations, airfield updates, and infrastructure improvements to further our reputation as one of the fastest growing airports in the United States. And we are glad to do it in the middle of this beautiful place – Lexington becoming a top destination for many across the globe – that we call home.