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Airport Project Manager

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Plano
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our Lamar office in Las Vegas, Nevada is looking for a new Airport Project Manager to help bring innovative advertising campaigns to life in Las Vegas, NV and the surrounding areas. This position has the opportunity to be remote but will require travel more than 50% of the time. The Airport Project Manager will oversee a multi-location, multi-customer role out of varying equipment up to large format LED displays. This person will autonomously manage both external and internal resources. The successful candidate will report to the Airport and Transit Area Field Manager and will present updates as needed to the Leadership team. This role involves both short and long-term planning that ensures multiple projects are managed across the country without interruptions of Airport property operations.

Who we are:

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. With over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada Lamar is dedicated to helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.

We provide ad space through:

Interstate logos
Handpainted murals
Transportation and airports
The largest network of digital billboards in the United States

We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.

We are committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices and use a number of innovative strategies to reduce our environmental impact. We are actively working to reduce our annual greenhouse gas emissions and are projecting a 70% decrease by 2026 as a result of our efforts.

Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:

About Us

Our Relationships

Giving Back Program

What you can expect from us:

A flexible work environment that celebrates differences and fosters the feeling of family
An hourly range of $43 - $50 / hour dependent on relevant experience and qualifications
Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
Multiple medical plan options
Dental and vision insurance
120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
401K plan with company contributions for participation
Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions

What we're looking for in YOU:

Proven track record of successful projects
Significant experience with commercial buildouts and renovation projects
Able to pass all required airport security clearances including vehicle operation in secured areas
Effective Time Management, Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills, Writing Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Problem Solving, Planning, Conflict Resolution, Industry Knowledge, Machinery Knowledge, Computation Skills, Leadership Skills, Proficient with MS Word & Excel, Google mail.
Prefer proven track record of the ability to work with all levels of Airport personnel
Must be able to pass a TSA background check for required airport badging
Must be able to work effectively with minimal supervision
Ability to read and understand construction plans
General knowledge of electrical procedures and techniques
Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Google Mail
Skill in speaking with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities
Skill in supervising including organizing objectives, delegating responsibilities, and training
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary as well as collaboration with all levels of the company and Airport personnel.

Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree/trade certification preferred
Minimum 10 years experience in the construction management field required
Prior experience working in an airport or government agency environment preferred
10+ years in the airport advertising concession industry preferred
Experience managing projects in airports of varying size preferred
Experience in developing equipment plans for airport RFPs preferred

A day in the life:

Assess project and identify specifications, cost estimates, and timelines
Research approval processes and permitting processes for each project
Prepare proposals and estimates
Coordinate equipment purchasing, shipping and installation
Responsible for start to finish project oversight, ensuring quality work is completed on time
Source and vet subcontractors to provide necessary services
Ensure subcontractors source necessary materials ensuring quality and price point are as promised
Ensure subcontractors provide all necessary equipment so project remains on schedule
Ensure subcontractors acquire all necessary insurance, permits and security clearances
Ensure that all inspections are scheduled and conducted in a timely fashion
Work to maintain project budget
Ability to read and understand construction plans
Track invoice payment & management
Provide consistent, regular project updates
Commissioning - conducting or contraction expertise to commission the final product (hardware and software verification)
Contribute to RFP process by researching and advising on Airport capital expenditure needs
Administer ACDBE research and ensure good faith effort and RFP compliance, as needed
Map out, summarize and quantify existing Airport equipment programs
Create equipment plan under the direction of General Manager
Oversee equipment installation in the field, when appropriate
Address equipment and service issues in the field, coordinate with subcontractors, airports and local staff to replace failing equipment and troubleshoot reoccurring issues
Set up subcontractors/vendors/employees, facilitate bonds and/or badging
Responsible for scheduling and supervising all crews
Adhere to all safety regulations and enforce Lamar safety policies

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The primary work environment for this position is indoors -
The physical demands for this position are moderate to heavy lifting, pushing, reaching, seeing (reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50%, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, and climbing
Nights spent traveling, away from home, are more than 50%
Night shifts or on-call shifts required, as needed

Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic

Disability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!

California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. Lamar will not sell this information.

Federal Vaccine Mandate: As a federal contractor, Lamar may be required to comply with federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandates depending on the outcome of pending litigation. If these mandates are upheld, at time of hire, all employees would be required a) to submit their vaccination status and b) to submit proof of their vaccination. If an accommodation request is necessary, you will have the opportunity to submit a request after you receive a conditional offer of employment, if selected to fill this role. All accommodation requests are subject to review and could result in a denial.


Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Plano , Airport Project Manager, Executive , Plano, Texas

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