Project Management Supervisor

Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Project Management Supervisor
Job Requisition Number COA077621
Position Number 105150
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Aviation-Planning&Engineering
Minimum Qualifications

•Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with major coursework
in Engineering, Architecture, or in a field related to engineering, plus six
(6) years related work experience, two (2) years of which were in a lead or
supervisory capacity.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Registered Professional Engineer or Architect.

Notes to Applicants

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Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. Successful candidate must be in possession of a Texas driver’s license as authorized by the Texas Transportation Code. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver’s license, proof of insurability, and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) based on Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information:

A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., “see resume” or “see Linked In Profile”). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application.

Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview.

Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work

This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled.

Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check and security threat assessment.

Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.

This position will require a skills assessment.

Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified.

Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak English.

Must be able to perform the following physical requirements with or without accommodation
Utilize eyes for long periods of time while operating computer keyboard, computers, copy machines, and other office equipment
Reasonable dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and/or manipulate computer keyboard, computers, and other office equipment, and safety equipment
Walk, climb stairs and ladders, kneel, and bend from waist to perform physical work
Vision ability to see both near and far to identify objectives and/or activities
Hearing ability to hear both near and far
Verbally and effectively communicate utilizing face-to-face contact, telephones, and radios
React quickly, physically and mentally, in response to events and/or emergencies
Utilize mental capacity for decision-making and comprehension
Must possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle during daytime and/or night time
Able to put on personal protective equipment; e.g., hardhat, goggles, safety steel-toed shoes, long sleeve shirts and pants
Lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally
Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
Sense of smell adequate to identify odors
Stay outdoors for long periods (day or night) under severe conditions including, but not limited to, high levels of noise from jet aircraft, glare, and extreme cold, heat, wind, or dust

Pay Range

$38.60 – $51.01 per hour


M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with flex time available upon approval.
Shift may change according to department needs.
Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work.

Job Close Date
Type of Posting External
Department Aviation
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Professional
Location 2716 Spirit of Texas Drive Austin, Texas 78719
Preferred Qualifications

- Management of projects in a high security area.
- Management of projects in an environment where the public is present and there is a strong emphasis on safety.
- Management of projects at a facility that operates on a 24-hour basis.
-Management of projects at an airport or similar facility.
-Supervisor Experience(Assessment part of the interview process).
-Valid Texas Class C driver’s license or the ability to obtain one by date of hire.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

1.Assign projects, establish schedule, monitor performance of staff and
provide guidance, leadership and ensure project completion within
2.Act as liaison with customers and contractors to and ensure customer
satisfaction and other related agencies. Coordinates and cooperates with
other agencies, departments, divisions and private utilities involved in or
affected by project(s). Represent the City of Austin and Austin Energy to
councils, boards and other regulatory agencies
3.Establish and ensure completion of quality assurance measures by
developing, monitoring, analyzing reports and providing revisions to
policies and procedures.
4.Develop and monitor O&M and/or CIP budgets and respond to any
deviations from the approved cost/time line projections.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

• Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of construction management techniques, building operations energy using technologies and project management systems
  • Knowledge of engineering and/or architectural principles, practices, methods
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations and codes applicable project assignment
  • Knowledge of engineering and architectural design principles, practices, and procedures, estimating techniques
  • Knowledge of budget policies and principles
  • Knowledge of contract policies and procedures
  • Skill in adapting, interpreting and applying guidelines and standards
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Skill in using available software packages.
  • Skill in evaluating contract agreements.
  • Skill in writing and interpreting legal descriptions of leases, real estate, easements and similar properties.
  • Skill in negotiating with various audiences to accomplish objectives.
  • Skill in written and oral communications including public presentations.
  • Skill in completing projects within the required scheduling, and the ability to make prompt decisions and develop new and relative ideas for providing a quality product and quality customer service with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to perform all facets of projects such as the coordination of demolition, inspection, security, title clearance, soil testing, site location, property management, preparation of files for Federal auditing with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to exercise a good judgment, tact and diplomacy in all pubic dealings.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy in all public contacts.
  • Ability to communicate in oral or written format to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to direct the timely production of project proposals and agreements

Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position requires a criminal background investigation

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The minimum qualifications for the Project Management Supervisor are: graduation with a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering, Architecture, or in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years related work experience, two (2) years of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a registered Professional Engineer or Architect?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Explain your experience managing projects in a high security area

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Explain your experience managing projects in an environment where the public is present and there is a strong emphasis on safety.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Explain your experience managing projects at a facility that operates on a 24-hour basis.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Explain your experience managing projects at an airport or similar facility.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-A division of the USA Dept of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * The individual must travel between various locations and/or drive on the AOA as part of the regular job duties and will be required to drive a City vehicle. Can you provide proof of insurance and a valid Texas Driver's License by time of hire?
    • Yes
    • No

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