Manager of Facility Services - Denver International Airport

City and County of Denver - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)3.7

About Us

Denver International Airport is the 20th-busiest airport in the world and the fifth-busiest airport in the United States, serving 58.3 million passengers last year and generating more than $26 billion for the region annually. DEN is the largest and newest commercial airport in the United States and consists of 15 million square feet of built environment.

Denver is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, and has been named the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of the city and have a hand in creating our future. At DEN, the core values of the organization are transparency, collaboration, mutual respect and support, diversity, integrity, trust and organizational excellence. Join the team at DEN and be part of the future for the world's most exciting and forward-thinking airport. Learn more about DEN at

About Our Job
Denver International Airport is seeking a Manager of Facility Services to join the Airport Infrastructure Management (AIM), Facility Services Team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a leader who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. In this role you will have the opportunity to apply your technical and leadership abilities. This position will implement standard policies for review of DEN and tenant design and construction projects; and develop coordination guidelines for standardization of quality assurance practices.

The Facility Services Team is responsible for all building structure maintenance and repair, design and construction.Design oversightproduced by architectural and engineering consultants.In conjunction with other Facility Services teams, this group is also responsible for putting together all design documents for construction including the contractor bidding process.This position will interface as a member of the overallFacility Services team in the execution of those projects throughout the airport.

Managing multiple project managers who are overseeing $200+ million annually in capital projects for DEN.
Develop standard contract formats and procedures for on-call and specific project contracts;
Identify industry practices for alternative project delivery methods for implementation at DEN.
Directs and evaluates the work of project managers and associated personnel; provides managerial expertise to staff, and establishes/implements project objectives.
Facilitates revisions toDEN design standards, evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of project delivery methods and procedures, and recommends policy/procedure revisions.
Assists in developing and managing the budget for the unit/section and allocating funds for projects in order to accomplish yearly goals and objectives.
Resolves operational and management issues, makes decisions that are inclusive of multiple perspectives, and solves underlying problems.
Coaches, mentors, and challenges staff. Champions continuous improvement, including devising new strategies and new opportunities. Sets performance standards for the group and ensures operations achieve or exceed performance metrics.
Builds effective teams, encourages zealous debate and dialogue, encourages strengths and addresses deficiencies.
Demonstrates personal accountability and responsibility, and holds staff to same standards.
Participates in the development of budget and staffing recommendations for projects that are operating and capital expenditures.
Assigns and distributes work. Communicates annual work plans to employees and ensures employees are focused on the work plan and achieving performance standards.
Helps resolve major problems encountered during project execution and determines standards for problem resolution.
Develops Professional Development Plans and Personal Improvement Plans. Documents performance, provides performance feedback, and formally evaluates the work of employees.
Resolves escalated employee and citizen complaints.
Manages the process of project reporting to airport stakeholders.
Documents causes for disciplinary action and initiates letters of reprimand and formal recommendations for disciplinary action.
Develops and implements consultant performance evaluations criteria to rate consultant proficiency in developing contract documents which define project perimeters to effectively community the project's operational requirements to contractors.
Collaborates with multiple DEN stakeholders for building and finalizing business cases.
About You
Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Experienceoverseeing engineering assignments/projects, coordinating tasks, and managing consultants/contractors, and other employees assigned to specific projects.
Experience working inlarge multifaceted facilitiessuch as: airport,college campus, hospital, etc.
Experience workingon projectswithmultiple stakeholderssuch as airlines, tenants, orother government agencies.
Experience managing a team inclusive of Professional Engineers and/or Architectural firms.
Experience in preparing capital project programs.
A Master's Degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Engineering or related field
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field.
Three years of senior engineering experience.
No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.
Colorado Class "R" Driver's License by the completion of probation
Requires registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Colorado State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers at the time of application. Or requires registration as an architect by the Colorado State Board of Registration at the time of application.
Registration in another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement, provided that the applicant has Colorado registration at completion of probation.
Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
About Everything Else
Classification Title: We call this job a Manager of Facility Services. The official job classification title is Engineer Supervisor.

Assessments/Testing: This position requires an online assessment. You will receive an email from with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add to your safe sender list and check your spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here.

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions.

FBI Background Check: FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.

Extended Work Hours / Snow Duties / Emergency Incidents: Mandatory extended/additional hours can be required, as DEN is a 24/7/365 operation, includes nights, weekends and holidays. Additionally, this position is required to work mandatory snow duties which vary and also include nights, weekends and holidays.

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six-month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver.

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Recruiter: JD