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This position has primary responsibility for managing all aspects of CRE’s design & construction matters. This role provides leadership, coaching and guidance to the design and construction management team, develops the company’s multi-year capital program in support of strategic initiatives for business units throughout the company, develops and manages the overall CRE capital resource plan and budget and oversees CRE’s capital reporting to company leaders.
Design and Construction
Provides ongoing leadership, coaching and guidance to the Design & Construction team in overall programming, design, permitting, construction and project management (including budget development/management) of capital improvement projects throughout the Hawaiian Airlines network
Leads the team’s overall efforts at negotiating design and construction-related contracts with third party business partners
Collaborates with the CRE leadership team in the continued development and management of company design standards and related utilization metrics
Partners closely with internal business leaders and third party business partners in the planning and development of the company’s multi-year capital program
Provides leadership and guidance to the design and construction team to ensure consistent application of design standards and overall project development, implementation and ongoing reporting
Responsible for ensuring the team’s consistent and timely review and approval of all change orders and invoices consistent with design and construction contract documents
Provides leadership necessary to ensure projects are completed per design specs and in compliance with all applicable regulatory codes and related requirement
Supports the design and construction team in the timely procurement of permits required by applicable regulatory authorities
Collaborate with Airport Affairs team to provide input and guidance to airline consortia systemwide to reduce project costs and maintenance costs of services including facilities maintenance on baggage handling systems, jet-bridges and janitorial services
In conjunction with Airport Affairs and business unit owners, partner in the development of strategic planning for company facilities, including providing guidance related to cost and schedule estimates for various potential design and construction
Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or a related field
Minimum 10 years of directly-related experience in design, construction, or related fields
A motivated self-starter who thrives in a collaborative team environment
Polished executive presence with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Minimum 5 years of management experience leading individual employees and multiple, diverse teams with a demonstrated track record of growing leaders and independent thinkers. Other managerial experience such as managing complex stakeholders, and creating cross-functional strategic plans may be considered in lieu of the minimum management requirement
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Strong organizational, analytical, negotiation and problem-solving skills
Expert-level knowledge and understanding of all phases of design and construction project delivery methods, project controls, construction documentation and phasing
Seasoned veteran with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with internal colleagues/executives and third party business partners, including architects, general contractors, construction managers, consultants and other service providers to ensure timely project completion within budget, schedule and quality requirements
Experience working as an owner’s representative for the interests of the real estate owner/leaseholder, preferably within the aviation industry
Experience managing P&L or department budgets and project teams through all phases in the development and construction process
Expert ability to communicate (written and verbal) well at all levels of an organization
Presentation skills to present business cases to sponsor an initiative
Ability to work with design & construction related software and automated tools, Microsoft Office and Excel/PowerPoint
**Hawaiian Airlines is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT - regulation, 49 CFR part 40) and all applicants are advised that post-offer and/or pre-employment drug testing will be conducted to determine the presence of Marijuana, Cocaine, Opioids, PCP (Phencyclidine), and Amphetamine prior to any offer of employment or transfer into a safety-sensitive position. Failure to submit to testing or positive indications of drug use will render the applicant ineligible for employment with Hawaiian Airlines and any employment offer will be withdrawn.
Graduate degree in construction management, architecture/design, engineering or a related field
Relevant design or construction professional certifications and related professional training
Minimum 5 years design/construction experience within aviation industry, preferably within an airline or airport environment
At least 5 years experience working with federal, state and local airport authorities and/or relevant governmental jurisdictions on major capital improvement infrastructure aviation-related projects
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 17 years (2004-2020) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation and was named No. 1 U.S. airline by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Reader’s Choice Awards. Consumer surveys by Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai?i.
Now in its 93rd year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai?i's biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers approximately 130 flights within the Hawaiian Islands, daily nonstop flights between Hawai?i and 16 U.S. gateway cities – more than any other airline – as well as service connecting Honolulu and American Samoa, Japan, South Korea, Sydney, and Tahiti. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hawaiian’s Auckland flights remain suspended.
The airline is committed to connecting people with aloha by offering complimentary meals for all guests on transpacific routes and the convenience of no change fees on Main Cabin and Premium Cabin seats. HawaiianMiles members also enjoy flexibility with miles that never expire.
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