• Project Executive - Aviation

    Job Locations US-IL-Itasca | US
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/20/2019 4:48 PM)
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  • Overview

    Company Overview:

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002…

    …What are you waiting for?


    The Big Picture:

    Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Construction Executive to provide overall management for large aviation projects, leading the project team and ensuring key and successful customer relations. In partnership with the General Manager of Aviation and regional operating group, the Project Executive will play a key role in growing Mortenson's aviation business, from assisting in winning business to successful project delivery. 


    What will you be doing?

    Organization, flexibility, excellent customer focus and strong communication are critical in Establish and maintain successful customer and/or community relationships

    • Conduct key customer service visits throughout the project, from pre-construction client surveys to close-out, ensuring that you are sticking to project commitments and resolving any issues in a timely manner
    • Preview proposals before submission and participate in Request for Proposal process
    • Act as primary customer contact for all assigned projects
    • Maintain customer relationships to be aware of current and future projects
    • Support business development initiatives in establishing and building on client relationships

    Provide oversight and accountability for large project(s)

    • Handle contract administration including, but not limited to: terms, change requests, invoices and progress payments, etc.
    • Establish and implement project objective and procedures
    • Maintain project budgets, costs, and pricing, ensuring delivery of a profitable project.

    Provide leadership to project team

    • Review work of Senior Project Manager(s) and Project Manager(s) assigned to projects
    • Mentor and lead team members, establishing and fostering team environment
    • Develop team members for future career consideration and training opportunities

    Other duties as assigned

    • Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members
    • Use the appropriate level of forethought and planning in decision-making to assure project success


    How will you succeed?

    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in construction management supervising large projects ($20M+)
    • Minimum of 3 aviation projects, including experience in an active airport terminal
    • Ability to fulfill development to closeout responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
    • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and run multiple project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level.
    • Positive professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
    • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
    • Current driver’s license



    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent field


    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



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