1+ months

Project Manager, Baggage Handling Systems

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35597 

Intro

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

This job is a member of the Corporate Affairs Team within the Airport Affairs & Facilities Division.They will be responsible for the planning, programming, design and implementation of automated baggage handling systems (BHS), in-line bag screening sub-systems, inbound baggage systems and mail sortation systems in accordance with AA’s standard specifications for baggage handling systems.

What you'll do
  • Development of project planning documents including but not limited to alternative system configurations and preliminary project budgets and schedules for consideration by upper management
  • American’s interface and representative with outside agencies including Airport authorities and Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • Interface with internal departments and user groups at field locations
  • Directly responsible for oversight and management of approved project budgets and schedules
  • Directly responsible for oversight and management of outside engineers, consultants and contractors
  • Preparation of Requests for Qualifications, Requests for Proposal and Contractor Bid Solicitations 
  • Evaluation and selection of outside consultants, venders and contractors
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Contract negotiations with consultants, contractors and venders/suppliers
  • Uses project management principles and practices to coordinate and manage the activities of multiple groups including headquarters departments, field user groups, consultants, contractors, venders/suppliers, TSA and airport authorities
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in project management involving the planning, programming, design and implementation of automated baggage sortation systems

 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Thorough understanding of TSA’s Planning Guidelines and Design Standards (PGDS)

 

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Working knowledge of automated sortation controls systems and principles
  • Working knowledge and understanding of baggage systems electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the competitive bidding, contract negotiations and contract award processes
  • Working knowledge of contract preparation and development including design services, stipulated sum and time & material type contracts
  • Thorough understanding of TSA’s Planning Guidelines and Design Standards (PGDS)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Must be able to travel
What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35597 

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Posted: 2019-12-10 Expires: 2020-02-06

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