Project Manager - Aviation at Barge Design Solutions in Nashville, Tennessee

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Project Manager - Aviation

Career Area: Engineering - Civil

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking to fill the position of Aviation Project Manager in the Nashville, TN or Memphis, TN offices who will be engaged in managing and developing Aviation work primarily in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. Typical projects may include runway/taxiway extensions, apron expansions, asphalt overlays, concrete and asphalt pavement designs, Airport Master Planning, and pavement maintenance projects.


  • Business development and project management including developing proposals, providing project design, negotiating contracts, and attending meetings during all phases of the project

  • Develops contracts including subcontracts to comply with Barge terms

  • Prepares comprehensive Project Management Plans and tracks project budgets, contracts, billing, and schedules

  • Ensures Quality Program implementation and execution

  • Reviews project reports and findings, making modifications to project as needed

  • Reviews the work of others for quality assurance

  • Creates conceptual site plans and designs, provides technical engineering guidance, and resolves project problems, challenges, and obstacles

  • Acts as primary agent between client and project team developing the project scope and proposals, coordinating events, leading client meetings & internal project meetings, and delivery of final project to client

  • On occasion, may function as an Engineer of Record on projects

  • Meets profitability goals in support of Barge's business and strategic plan

  • Mentors others and builds employee capabilities

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others

  • Sets and example of our core values in daily actions and promotes a positive workplace culture

  • Performs other duties as requested

Education & Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field required

  • Professional Engineer registration required

  • 8-12 years of experience including aviation engineering experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, a plus

  • Superior knowledge of FAA Airport Circulars and engineering design, bidding, construction administration, and management of airport projects

  • Familiarity with airport design under the FAA and State block grant programs

  • Must be a collaborative team player

  • Previously established relationships with FAA and State Aeronautics personnel, a plus

  • Some travel required

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.

  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.

  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.

  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.

  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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