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Program Manager, Tenant Construction and Alteration Process (TCAP), LGA Redevelopment, Project Position

Job ID: 33578
Department: Aviation
Location: LaGuardia Airport


Do you wish to serve in a role which is central to the $4B redevelopment of a major transportation center and economic engine for New York City?  The TCAP Program Manager position at LaGuardia Airport will fill this critical role, acting as the owner of TCAP as it is applied to the Agency’s oversight of LaGuardia Gateway Partner’s Redevelopment Program to design and construct a new, modern Terminal B and associated apron, a central heating and refrigeration plant, associated roads, bridges, and utilities network, all within an active airport environment!

All Redevelopment Program design and construction is performed by the Public Private Partner (PPP) LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), and be governed by the TCAP Process.  The TCAP Program Manager will provide program management and coordination of the TCAP Process for the design and construction of new facilities associated with the LGA Redevelopment Program.  Specifically, the TCAP Program Manager shall facilitate all work related to TCAP including tenant correspondence, submittal tracking and management, documentation control, resolution of rider comments as well as managing tenant alteration closeouts for the Facility.  The TCAP Program Manager will collaborate with LGA program management, LGP staff as well as with peers from Port Authority engineering (quality assurance, design and construction) personnel, health and safety inspectors, in addition to Facility Operations and Maintenance in order to facilitate timely reviews of LGP TCAP submissions to meet critical program milestones.

Reporting to the Manager of Physical Plant and Redevelopment, and Manager of Facility Projects the TCAP Program Manager will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with the LGA Redevelopment Program Director and Redevelopment Project Managers assigned to the program.
    • Provide program management and coordination of the TCAP for design and construction of new facilities associated with LGA Redevelopment. 
    • This includes terminal building shell & fit-out, aeronautical apron & taxiways, central heating and refrigeration plant, hydrant aircraft fueling infrastructure, and a new on-airport roadway/bridge network.
    • Collaborate with LGA project management staff, LGP management staff, as well as Port Authority engineering, quality assurance, design and construction staff, to facilitate reviews of LGP submissions and implement all tenant applications for work associated with LGA Redevelopment
  • Facilitate all work related to TCAP including tenant correspondence, submittal tracking and management through the eBuilder Construction Management Software workflow, document control, issuance of alteration permits, issuance of temporary and final certificates of occupancy, coordination, resolution and issuance of rider comments, as well as managing tenant alteration closeouts.
  • Oversee and technical coordination of design, construction and airport facility comments.
    • In addition to building code reviews by engineering quality assurance, there will be reviews by engineering design to confirm compliance with commercial design guidelines, sustainable design requirements, security protocols and contract requirements/provisions for work. 
    • Engineering construction will also review designs for compliance with phasing, staging, traffic control, environmental commitments and lease obligations
  • Provide external coordination, issuance of rider comments, reporting and evaluating progress, and preparing and/or reviewing presentation materials and letters to third parties, with a focus on resolution of conflicts among and between PA departments, NYC agencies, utility companies, airlines, local community, and all other LGA stakeholders




Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Engineering (or related field) from an accredited program.
  • Experience in concurrent complex, transportation infrastructure and technology projects, including knowledge of design, construction and procurement processes.
  • Knowledge of industry standard procedures related to engineering design and construction review, approval, and permitting.
  • Experience in managing and influencing diverse work groups, project teams and internal and external stakeholders, including Regulatory Agencies.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Experience utilizing the eBuilder software platform. 
  • Experience managing TAAs (Tenant Application Alterations).
  • Knowledge of Port Authority policies and procedures related to the code compliance review and TCAP procedures.
  • Experience in concurrent complex, transportation infrastructure and technology projects, including knowledge of design, construction and procurement in an airport environment.
  • Professional Engineer's or Registered Architect's License in NY or NJ.
  • Demonstrated strong managerial skills to provide requisite oversight for support staff.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Work for one of the world’s most vital and vibrant operations of transportation network! We want dynamic candidates who have a clear interest in a career in public service and show a passion for all areas of aviation/airport management.
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of NY & NJ builds, operates, and maintains critical transportation and trade assets.  Its networks of aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities annually moves millions of people and transports vital cargo through the New York/New Jersey region.  The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, home to the iconic One World Trade Center.

The Port Authority of NY & NJ operates one of the world’s busiest airport system – John F. Kennedy International (JFK), Newark Liberty International (EWR), LaGuardia (LGA), New York Stewart International (SWF) and Teterboro (TEB) airports.  Our airports produce revenues of $2.4 billion and are staffed by more than 1,500 aviation professionals. The mission of the Aviation department is to plan, develop, provide, promote, operate and maintain a unified system of safe and secure regional airport facilities, providing the region with unsurpassed global access and restoring the region to its preeminent status as the nation’s gateway for passengers and cargo and to do so with sensitively for the community and the environment. 

The agency’s airports handled more than 130 million passengers and 2 million tons of cargo. 

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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