Project Manager, Aviation

Our Chicago, IL office has an immediate opening for a Project Manager to join our expanding team. As a Project Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to expand the foundation of your career by joining an ENR top ranked program management and construction-management-for-fee firm. You will be an essential member of our growing team by transforming our client’s vision into a strategy, converting that strategy into a plan, and moving quickly into executable action.


  • Resolves complex aviation construction project related issues, disputes and disagreements
  • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of OAR’s relative to assigned construction projects
  • Reviews status and overall construction project progress relative to submitted construction schedules
  • Reviews all change orders from all construction projects and assesses the impact
  • Assists regional directors and other facilities management staff with bid and contract planning
  • Assesses bid specifications and probability of completion under stated timeline
  • Reviews status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting
  • Reviews and verifies submitted applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple construction projects
  • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility, including construction project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control


  • • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Construction Management or related field
  • • Minimum (7) years of experience in the construction industry, preferably aviation
  • • Demonstrated ability to interact in a cooperative and effective manner with clients and regulatory agencies and the ability to manage multiple/simultaneous projects
  • • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the work of consultants
  • • Strong organizational and time-management skills
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McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer and provides employment and promotional opportunities based on individual merit. Qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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