Sr. Manager of Site Management, Airports

Job area Corporate Functions
Location Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America
Contract type Full time

Sr Manager of Installation Airports

Marietta, GA

Vanderlande’s Sr Manager Installations is responsible for the mechanical and electrical Installation of all Airports projects for our customers throughout North America.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as a trusted and dependable advocate for site management team members in your group to quickly resolve issues including but not limited to the following:
    • HR
    • Payroll
    • Engineering, Supply Chain, Procurement
    • Planning, Project Management
    • Finance
  • Build competence and increase overall team performance through creating a culture of mutual accountability.
  • Create development plans to determine what training, coaching, mentoring or other stimuli is required to grow current team members to the next level.
  • Organize your group as required to safely, efficiently, and profitably deliver Vanderlande projects in the field.
  • Coach and mentor team members towards developing communications skills and client relationships.
  • Work closely with other parts of the VI organization (Engineering, Planning, Project Management, Supply Chain, Procurement) to develop mutually beneficial process improvements to improve our performance.
  • Accountable for the on-site management of all Airports projects in NA
  • Ensure adequate training for all staff and sub-contractors has been provided.
  • Improve installation management systems, processes, standards and best practices
  • Formulate strategic and installation objectives
  • Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions as well implementing corrective action plans
  • Improve efficiencies across installations


  • Develop team members in preparedness to address commercial challenges with their duties including management of change orders, risk, and compliance when delivering our projects.
  • Accountable to deliver all installation projects on time and within budget.
  • Ensure all installations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way
  • Manage installation budgets and forecasts
  • Reduce overall cost of installations across Airports
  • Examine financial data and use them to improve profitability


  • Perform quality controls and monitor production KPIs
  • Responsible for managing the delivery of a high quality installation


  • Working closely with the VI North American Safety Manager, lead the further development of the VI safety culture in the delivery of our projects.
  • Responsible for the safe management of installations, alterations, additions, and/or repairs of electrical systems, associated materials, and equipment within the material handling industry.
  • Find ways to increase quality of service and safety performance


  • Directly responsible for leading and managing sub-contractors
  • Ensuring all project estimates are accurate and submitted on time
  • Management of sub contracts, material needs and oversee project installation efficiency
  • Support our Contract Manager in selection of subcontract

Required Education and Experience

  • Recognized certification with installation trade, electrical / mechanical
  • In depth knowledge of installation processes
  • At least 10 year’s experience with managing installations or construction projects
  • OSHA or similar recognized qualification
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in position of leadership of skilled labor in the delivery of complex projects and systems.
  • Demonstrable experience in growing and developing junior team members.
  • Experience serving as on-site representative while building relationships with clients. 
  • Ability to obtain required security clearances to work in VI project sites

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree in technical field
  • OSHA Certification

Knowledge-skills Abilities

  • Strong ability to lead team to change
  • Ability to manage budgets and negotiation
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • International and multicultural awareness
  • Resource planning and site organization
  • Safety awareness on the project managers level
  • Analytical and strategic
  • Pro-active and decisive

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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