From airport master plan development to new runway design, Michael Baker International knows the business of airports – from the smallest general aviation facilities to the busiest international airports in the world. For more than 80 years, we have provided planning, design, and construction services to airports worldwide, serving as an on-call “extension of staff” to many of our aviation clients. Michael Baker's award-winning personnel have a reputation for taking their understanding of the local airport community / environment and incorporating related elements into their designs and plans. Knowing that airports are a key economic driver and source of pride for the geographic areas they serve, we proudly perform as partners in more than facilities and other infrastructure. We partner in success.
The successful candidate will be responsible for driving production of airfield designs. The candidate will be responsible for helping guide the staff in the development of construction plans and specifications. The candidate will also be responsible for task management of multiple projects.
- A typical day depends entirely on what type of project you may be working on.
- Working on an airfield design project would include coordinating the design team for the development of construction documents and specifications.
- This position would also be responsible for performing QC reviews throughout the life of the design.
- As a technical lead one could expect to coordinate all aspects of a particular project with the design team and sub-consultants on a daily basis and also provide technical reviews throughout the project.
- All of this could be performed on multiple projects every day.
- There isn’t necessarily a typical day in the life of an Aviation Civil Engineer, every day is a new adventure.
- We are committed to the growth of our internal personnel and we support this with world class learning and development, including internal training that leads to career advancement.
- The career path beyond a Civil Engineer II in the aviation group includes a few potential opportunities for growth depending on your desired path. One could become a Technical Manager becoming responsible for technical project management for multiple projects. One could become a Project Manager becoming responsible for all aspects of project management and managing the client throughout the life of a project.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
- Minimum 6 – 8 years of civil engineering design experience with a concentration in airfield design. A Master’s degree can be substituted for 1-2 years of experience.
- Licensed Professional Engineer.
- Proficient with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D design
- Airfield civil design including airfield pavement design
- Ability to analyze GIS data
- Ability to write technical engineering reports
- Ability to manage and prioritize project assignments to meet competing deadlines.
- Attention to detail and effective decision making, organization, and editing skills.
- Good interpersonal, communication, and conceptual thinking skills.
- Work independently and within a team setting to support projects and assignments.
- What would make me stand out as a candidate?
- Level and type of aviation experience.
- Broad knowledge of aviation planning, programming, design, and construction.
- Overall knowledge of the aviation industry.
- Knowledge and experience with the AIP and the grant programs.
- Knowledge of FAA Airports policies and procedures.