Delta Airlines Careers – Director, Maintenance Operations

Job Responsibilities:

  • Employ best methods for sourcing, contracting and managing facilities maintenance and janitorial contracts, ensuring compliance with all Delta policies and procedures.
  • Lead through demonstration of Delta’s core values as outlined in the Rules of the Road.
  • Act as primary technical point of contact for building maintenance, facilities standards, capital planning, contracting for services and project management.
  • Manage all internal capital projects, outside of the LAX Sky Way Redevelopment Program, coordinating real estate professionals, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Plan and lead the Facilities Maintenance implementation for the new Terminal 3 facilities.
  • Evaluate and develop strategic opportunities to take on maintenance of priority building systems for the new T3 facilities.
  • Work with diverse team members to develop behaviors, skills and knowledge needed to ensure optimal performance.
  • Thoroughly understand the LAWA/LADBS processes for timely approvals and project implementation.
  • Leverage experienced technical leadership to make real-time decisions when not all facts are known
  • Maintain effective relationships with internal customers to understand operational requirements, customer service needs and financial information to drive optimal business decisions.
  • Manage a capital and maintenance contract budget of approximately $70M, demonstrating effective resource management at Delta’s LAX airport facilities.
  • Develop process and manage the handling of non-capital projects requested by internal stakeholders, which can be performed as Indefinite
  • Quantity (IQ) work under the applicable FMO contract, or as separate contracts.
  • Develop both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.
  • Develops and reviews budgets, business cases, schedules, timelines, reports and briefing and financial support for all Delta and airport projects; heavy interface with ACS, Marketing, Network, Cargo, Technical Operations, Finance, Legal and other business units.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously and perform with a high level of accuracy.
  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline, Master’s in quantitative or related field preferred (Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Construction Management).
  • Experience in sourcing and contracting greater than $1 million.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Demonstrated, effective collaboration skills with a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Must be performing satisfactorily in current position.
  • Flexible working hours (weekends and off hours) will be required from time to time for responsive support of 24×7 airport operations.
  • 10+ years of qualified work experience including demonstrated effective project management or facilities management.
  • Professional Engineering license preferred.
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally in public situations and to all levels of management, both internally and externally.

Job Details:

Company:  Delta Air Lines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Fresno, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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