The Corporate Real Estate team is composed of Planning and Development, Airport Affairs and Environmental. These three teams work together to secure lease spaces, design and manage all major construction and renovation projects, and develop and incorporate sustainability initiatives and environmental obligations at our hubs, stations and city locations across the world.
Job overview and responsibilities Senior Design Manager - in CRE's Planning and Development Group will oversee conceptual and detail design, facility programs, space planning, and the United Planning and Design standards. Projects will range from small to large scale facility projects in hubs, line stations, and commercial buildings. Design manager in this role will also perform analysis and provide programming recommendations for immediate and short term growth at airport facilities throughout the United network.
Required • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or Construction Management • 12+ years in experience in Interior Design, Architecture, Commercial Real Estate development • 8+ years as Project Lead over multiple stakeholders and consultants • Proven capability to innovate and influence change • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to learn quickly and adapt accordingly as projects continually shift and evolve • Ability to build strong internal and external business relationships • Knowledgeable in architecture and engineering techniques • Understand best practices in design, materials, and construction methodologies • Experience writing scope of work for design and engineering services, managing scope of work, and leading design focused discussions with the A/E and UAL stakeholders • Experience leading stakeholder groups, design teams, project management and construction management teams • Ability to quickly assess a situation, mobilize cross functional teams, and develop plans for meeting outcomes • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Ability to learn new software. • Presentation Skills; Adobe Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship • Approximately 25% domestic travel, occasional international travel required • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Preferred • Registered Architect, Registered Interior Designer, LEED • 8+ years experience in Aviation Design and Planning. • Strategic long term planning, sustainable design, building facilities standards, Auto CAD, BIM, Project Management Best Practices • Familiarity with FAA Advisory Circulars and Orders; ACRP Standards (LOS); and International Air Transportation Association (IATA) planning standards are a plus. Knowledge of applicable design codes including ADA.
Internal Number: WHQ00017490-JC
About United Airlines
At United Airlines, The Corporate Real Estate team is composed of Planning and Development, Airport Affairs and Environmental. These three teams work together to secure lease spaces, design and manage all major construction and renovation projects, and develop and incorporate sustainability initiatives and environmental obligations at our hubs, stations and city locations across the world.