Responsible for directing all aspects of the Field Maintenance department and its various functions at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) International Airport. Responsible for airport compliance with FAR Part 139, CFR 1540-1542 and other regulatory documents.  Assists with the coordination of the airport emergency plan, airside and landside maintenance programs, and the snow and ice control plan. Collaborates with the Director of Maintenance Services and Asset Management to establish departmental goals and objectives. Assists with the preparation and the administration of the operating and capital equipment budgets and the department’s annual strategic plan.  Possesses a thorough knowledge of airport operations and the interaction required between MAC departments, various FAA divisions, airlines, airport tenants and other agencies to ensure well-coordinated and efficient operations at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation, Business, or a related field
  • Three years of experience managing and supervising direct reports which include responsibility for hiring, coaching, rewarding, disciplining and terminating employees
  • Five years experience managing airport operations or airside/landside maintenance operations
  • Knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to airport operations
  • Clear, concise, thorough and persuasive presentation, facilitation, negotiation, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Strong writing skills for composing memos, policies, procedures, proposals, reports, and other specifications
  • Proven history of effective interpersonal communication, collaboration and listening skills to work with a variety of leaders, managers, employees and work groups inside and outside of MAC
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to respond to emergencies or snow events during off hours
  • Valid driver’s license

Inquiries and Information

Metropolitan Airports Commission