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Staff Engineer (6-month term)

  • Vantage Airport Group
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Jun 20, 2019
Contractor Engineering General Business Information Technology

Job Description

WHO WE ARE

Vantage Airport Group is a privately owned, industry-leading investor, developer and manager of airports. Our current portfolio includes airports in Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and the United States. Offering more than 20 years of experience, we have received international recognition in areas such as design, finance, operations and sustainability while delivering award-winning commercial programs and passenger experiences. Millions of passengers travel through the Vantage network on an annual basis and we are poised for continued growth.


THE ROLE

Contribute to the Business of Airports, Around the World

Located at the Denver International Airport (DEN), the Staff Engineer supports the delivery of innovation and technology programs in the new Vantage corporate office in Denver. Reporting to the Senior Director, Innovation and Program Delivery, the Staff Engineer provides project assistance and assists with planning, coordinating, scheduling, and executing project activities to ensure projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner. The position will also manage the business relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders within the Vantage network. 

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating and executing project activities to ensure they are completed on time and within budget and within the scope
  • Overseeing all aspects of project responsibilities
  • Assisting in the definition of project scope and objectives
  • Developing comprehensive and detailed project plans to monitor and track progress, setting and /or managing deadlines
  • Working with vendors from multiple workstreams to ensure project delivery and execution
  • Tracking and monitoring vendors performance in accordance with the contract requirements
  • Managing relationships with DEN, Vantage teams, and third parties and ensuring all project stakeholders are engaged
  • Coordinating with DEN, Vantage departments and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution and delivery of projects
  • Monitoring, tracking and summarizing/measuring project progress and preparing regular project status reports for the leadership team
  • Managing and facilitating change during the life cycle of the projects
  • Escalating issues to DEN and Vantage management as required
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation

 

ABOUT YOU

You possess the following experience and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science, relevant field or equivalent work experience is required
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Good understanding of project requirements and implementation process
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • With Systems Thinking mindset, solid organizational skills including attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, proficiency in on-line search tools, task management software and project management software
  • A self-starter, team player, and an independent thinker
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

TO APPLY

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