Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 10-Aug-2022 to 17-Feb-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • Contract

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than six-fold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary: The Construction Project Manager is responsible for managing the entire construction process from start to finish. This position plans and coordinates all aspects of the construction process to effectively manage the risk at hand. This includes managing subcontractors, contract negotiations, client expectations, dispute resolution, estimating/procurement and schedule production. In this role you may be required to travel up to 30% of the time.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Oversee the work of assistant project managers and participates in delivering training for other project and some field staff. Maintain the SBI Report, Job Cost Report, ledgers, and budget.

· Develop all project administration, correspondence, letters etc.

· Provides planning, administration, programming, design, construction and technical support to ensure all construction projects assigned are executed in accordance with the established standards and procedures.

· Develops and ensures budgetary controls are in place for each project in order to effectively monitor progress and budget.

· Develops and/or reviews documentation related to project construction administration, contractor payments, change orders, construction inspections, quality controls, safety and overall contract compliance. Prepares cost estimates and analyzes contractor proposals.

· Complies with all internal reporting procedures and policies related to budget, contract administration, and other project-related requirements.

· Prepares documentation and analysis for decisions related to the award of construction and/or consultant services contracts.

· Attends organizational meetings for input on construction, renovation, and other types of projects requested. Serves as CoC IFF's representative in the execution and administration of engineering, design and construction contracts.

· Prepares, reviews and updates budgets and scope amendments for changes in funding projects. Prepares recommendations for review/approval by CoC IFF.

· Prepares and reviews change orders to construction contracts and amendments to A/E contracts. Prepares recommendations for review/approval by CoC IFF.

· Attend planning meetings and project status meetings.

· Manage all submittal approvals, RFIs, RFPs, SWAs, EWOs, PCOs, Material Procurement.

· Develop and maintain the project plan by producing status reports, issuing monthly projections, and change orders, change proposals/pricing, and monitoring pay applications and cash flow in an effort to manage the budget.

· Contribute to the buyout process by overseeing all subcontracts and material purchase orders on project, ensuring complete scopes of work are purchased. This includes strategic thinking and planning schedule and budget.

  • Maintain a complete understanding of job contract and contract documents.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: Education:

· Bachelor's Degree in Building Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field.


· 5-7 years of experience in large, complex facility construction and on-site experience in the management of new construction and the renovation of existing assets

· Detailed knowledge of the construction process, budgeting, accounting and procurement in order to manage a construction project Proficient in MS office and scheduling software such as Suretrak, Project, P6, Plan Grid, Revit, VICO or equivalent Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities: Achieves Results Demonstrates a strong work ethic, sound judgment and can be counted on to produce high quality work in the absence of constant supervision and guidance. Understands and demonstrates that intentions, activities and results are not the same. Keeps track of actual achievements against plan and pays attention to the smallest details. Takes a proactive approach and applies creative problem solving to address obstacles and seeks further information to clarify ambiguity and to bring tasks and activities back on track. Sets and consistently meets safety, quality, delivery, volume, timing, cost, budget and productivity targets. Seeks feedback and finds opportunities to learn, expand on capabilities and teaches others. Client Focused Demonstrates that external (or internal) clients are a high priority. Anticipates clients' needs and keeps clients informed about the status of projects, timelines, budgets, deliverables and related activities in order to prevent delays or other adverse actions. Considers every action through the eyes of the client and strives to know them personally. Uses good judgment when communicating with the client; thinks through the message in advance and offers ideas to achieve common goals. Demonstrates a sense of urgency and is extraordinarily responsive, honors commitments and delivers unmatched customer service. Communicates Effectively Thinks through the message in advance; identifies its purpose, who is impacted and how it ultimately helps to break down barriers in order to achieve common goals. Uses good judgment as to what to communicate and to whom. Provides clear instructions to others; uses a variety of media to ensure individuals or groups are engaged and retains the message. Allows others the opportunity to speak without interruption and listens carefully to the message being delivered, paraphrases to understand the message and asks for clarification when necessary. Attends to messages from others; correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately. Ensures that regular, consistent communication takes place. Demonstrates Integrity Gains the trust of others by fulfilling commitments, taking responsibility for own actions and telling the truth. Respects confidentiality, admits mistakes and takes stands based on principles and values. Takes personal pride in making the right decisions in the handling of business and community issues. Demonstrates consistent commitment to openness, honesty, mutual respect and shared success. Willingly makes promises and fully intends to keep them. Conveys a high level of concern for the well-being of all employees, helping to ensure that both their needs and those of the organization are met. Consistently speaks highly of the organization, its employees and its mission. Fosters Teamwork Has a partnering spirit; comes to the table as a teammate who contributes valuable ideas, opinions and feedback. Builds rapport, adjusts communication style and develops alliances with a broad range of people. Actively listens and shows respect for the thoughts, opinions, strengths and contributions of others while holding other employees accountable. Knows when one teammate does well, we all do well. Together, jumps right in and rolls up sleeves to do what is right for the client and the business. Actively seeks ways to build partnerships with different business unit/partners to achieve success. Thinks Strategically Has a long-term view of success. Uses industry knowledge, trends, and regulations impacting the industry to make good decisions. Shows curiosity and willingness to learn more, adapts to the new realities of the industry and is aware of competitors and their projects and offerings. Identifies long and short term goals that are aligned with the envisioned future and strategic plan and establishes a path to achieve them. Actively seeks, implements and shares best practices and encourages others to do likewise.

Functional Competencies

Consultative Skills Demonstrates expertise in applying best practices, proven methods, resources and technology to address the needs of the client. Develops and maintains a positive, professional relationship with the client by first understanding what success means to the client and then striving to deliver. Understands the role and purpose of the consultation process and is proactive in providing necessary resources and support to ensure the success of every client. Demonstrates flexibility in supporting client needs. Provides the client with a big picture view for understanding the need for change and/or improvement where necessary. Business Relations Develops appropriate messages that need to be communicated; understands the brand foundation and ensures that internal and external communication and initiatives are consistently aligned with brand standards and the company's strategic plan. Monitors and tracks what is being said about the organization (product, services, contribution to the community); track other information such as competing organizations, industry trends and general industry news; understands and effectively reports how well the company presents itself or the amount of exposure it receives. Manage web and social media, specific media outlets. Sales/Entrepreneurial Orientation Approaches customer engagements with a sales mindset to take an active role in identifying new opportunities. Strives to understand customer issues and challenges. Works collaboratively to find the best solution for the customer and close on opportunities. Adapts to the new realities of the industry and is aware of competitors and understands how we compare in the industry.

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

● Effective communication skills including the ability to write reports and present data to senior management

● Solid attitude favorable for teamwork Technical Systems Proficiency:

· Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

· AGC/ABC membership


· OSHA 30 Hour

· Valid Drivers License

Travel Required:

● 25% Domestic and International travel required


● Authorized to Work in the US Clearance:

● None Decision Making, Complexity:

● Land utilization of Airbus current leased and purchased properties.

● Engage Airbus legal and 3 rd party property manager for design and build activities.

● Final approval of infrastructure Capital Expenditure packages.

● Formal requestor for lease boundary expansion and land swaps.

● Provide formal request to Governmental Relations for future land request for local municipalities.   Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success: List specific examples of direct responsibility this position has for company assets, revenue, budget and financial responsibility, strategic influence, customer relationships and impact on customers, key figures per year.

●Nature of Contacts: Involved communication on a regular basis with internal and external.

Physical Requirements:

● Vision: adequate to enter and read material on computer screens. Able to observe manufacturing operations including equipment as well as individual tasks.

● Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings and on production floor and flight line. Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals.

● Speaking: able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.

● Equipment Operation Able to operate a wide range of personal and office electronic equipment as well as production-related tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and power drills, etc.

● Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 50lbs/22kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.

● Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs/22kg.

● Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items on production and in office areas.

● Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at a computer, in meetings and observing production processes.

● Squatting/Kneeling: able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.

● Standing able to stand for extended periods of time, often on concrete floors observing production operations or delivering information.

● Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information or observing production.

● Travel: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time.

● Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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