GENERAL DESCRIPTION:Oversees all phases of general aviation airport project activities, to include right-of-way acquisition, engineering design and construction and associated administrative and support activities. Reports to the Director, Aviation Division. Manages a group of professional and technical employees. Work requires extensive contact with high-level executives, governmental officials and private entities. Employees at this level are virtually self-supervising and assume direct accountability for the work product
The essential duties for this job include:
Acts as Department consultant to federal, state and local governmental agencies and officials regarding design, construction, improvement and maintenance of general aviation airports.
Develops work programs for the engineering staff in the development of air transportation in Texas.
Directs the review, processing and certification of airport design plans.
Represents the Department on state and national committees concerned with airport projects.
Serves as liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration.
May serve as the Division Director in their absence.