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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Aviation & Federal in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell plans, designs and builds projects for aviation clients, with experience working at more than 350 airports in the United States and around the world. We have the ability to deliver both design and construction of aviation facilities on time and under budget, providing services for a range of projects, including terminals, hangars, fueling facilities, airfield pavements, airfield lighting and jet engine test facilities. At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants do more than plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful — our professionals partner with our clients on the toughest challenges, constantly working to make the world an amazing place.

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career opportunity at a 100% employee-owned company that is repeatedly voted a "Best Place to Work".

We are looking for an Aviation Project Manager that has a desire to apply their technical design and management experience, while actively engaging their entrepreneurial spirit. Directs and coordinates activities of design disciplines and construction teams on projects of varying sizes, with a focus on aircraft hangars, MRO, FBO, GSE, and flight kitchen facilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Communicates and coordinates with team all deliverables as well as scope, schedule and budget.

  • Direct coordination with clients and other external partners.

  • May lead or assist in pursuit/proposal management and contract negotiations.

  • Assist in direction of project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, and/or construction management or equivalent years of relevant experience.

  • Minimum 10 years related experience, including resident engineering and/or field experience on airport facility projects.

  • Minimum 5 or more years managing complex airport and airline projects, with a focus on aircraft hangars, MRO, FBO, GSE, and flight kitchen facilities.

  • Project size may vary. Resident engineering and/or field experience on airport facility projects.

  • Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contacts on project-related matters.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong leadership, problem solving and project finance skills.

  • Solid understanding of FAA criteria is required.

  • Professional Registration preferred.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 201785



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