Aviation Project Engineer

  • Kansas City, Kansas, United States
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Aviation Project Engineer

We are looking to hire an Aviation Project Engineer. We offer opportunities to work on a variety of complex local airport agency and private clients. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience and hold a PE. The candidate must also have experience designing and managing aviation projects and developing plans, specifications, and estimates for airport agencies and private clients. 

Location 

This position will have a hybrid work schedule and when in the office could work out of any of the 45 Benesch locations. The following locations have an aviation team and or focus on aviation business development:  Atlanta, GA, Denver, CO, 4 locations throughout Nebraska (Bellevue, Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha) and 4 locations throughout Kansas (Kansas City, Wichita, Topeka, Manhattan), Kansas City, MO, and Nashville, TN. Remote work will be considered. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Design responsibility for elements such as pavement, drainage, utilities, lighting/NAVAIDS, security and fuel facilities
  • Responsible for project design calculation files, ensuring adequate independent quality control reviews
  • Manage the process of compiling and coordinating plans, specifications, cost estimates and pay items
  • Coordinate and review drafting and the assembly of plan sets
  • Develop and oversee task work plans for assigned team members
  • Engage in active team communication
  • Organize technical meetings among design staff
  • Perform occasional field construction observation, sometimes requiring out-of-town travel
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
What You Will Need
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline required
  • Experience with FAA design standards
  • P.E. license or planning to obtain license in near future
  • Demonstrate advanced use of CADD
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to perform complex analysis and design
  • Ability to assemble a complete design package for assigned elements or projects
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

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