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Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Senior Aviation Civil Engineer
position in the Orlando, FL or Sarasota, FL office with consideration of remote work arrangements.
Hanson is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.
Inception to completion project involvement, and a great mix of client-facing interaction and technical design and production defines the scope of this job. The position will be responsible for all elements of airside and landside airport engineering including, but not limited to, the design of pavements, drainage, security and wildlife fencing, and utilities; lighting and navigational aid design layout; and airport support structure and site development projects. Client assistance in capital improvement program (CIP) development and project visioning prior to the design phase will be an integral part in this role. Additionally, the candidate will routinely be tasked with construction phase administration of the associated projects where they will have the opportunity to witness first-hand the progress as each of the projects become reality.
The target candidatewill offer 12-20 years of civil engineering experience within the aviation industry and be seeking an environment that offers both autonomous work circumstances balanced with the comradery of working as part of a team. This candidate will exhibit the personality and personal initiative to undertake tasks and interact with clients with modest guidance and possess the fortitude and demeanor to function effectively within a construction environment.
The ideal candidatewill additionally have experience managing subordinate design staff across multiple offices in varying regions, be seeking an opportunity as a team leader, possess a practical project accounting knowledge and a verifiable ability to produce high-quality products within budget, have experience with multipleproject delivery methods including design-build, and function equally effective in both client-facing and internal-facing circumstances.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Attend and/or facilitate meetings with current and future airport clients. Partner with airport staff to develop effective capital improvement programs (CIP). Coordinate with the Federal Aviation Administration and the Florida Department of Transportation on behalf of our client. Perform design engineering duties including need assessments and justification, preparation of supporting calculations, authoring of engineering reports and technical documentation, and development and review of project bidding documents. Perform construction administration duties including shop drawing review, review of contractor payroll and pay applications, evaluating construction progress for compliance withcontract documents, and the direction of testing and engineering support personnel and subconsultants. Coordinate and communicate field construction activities with client, contractor, and design team. Provide technical supportto aviation planning team members as needed Mentor and offer technical guidance to design staff.
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering with appropriate course work in the concentrations of transportation, airports, and/or construction.
A minimum of 12 years of civil design experience, preferably in the airport discipline.
Atminimum, possess a Professional Engineer (PE) registration in the State of Florida, or the ability to obtain registration within 6 months from the date of initial employment.
AutoCAD/Civil 3D proficiencies.
Thorough knowledge of and the ability to apply Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular criteria, and other related FAA guidance.
Experience and the ability to practice productively in an airport environment/ aviation industry.
Familiarity with navigation on an airfield and common airport driving and safety protocols.
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project experience and familiarity with and an established professional network within the industry.
Effective written and oral communication skills are required, including being able to communicate complex technical concepts both visually and in text, to other engineers, clients, and public stakeholders.
Must be able to build productive relationships withinternal and external client bases.
A history of effective teambuilding and leadership of project teams over a broad project range.
Must be able towork independently and as a team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills.
Ability and willingness to assist early-career staff in setting and achieving annual goals.
Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.
Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments and towork overtime to meet project demands, including daytrips or evening attendance of local client meetings.
Flex schedule may include working from homepart-time, if desired.
Must possess a valid driver’s license
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Hanson UK, formerly Hanson Trust plc, is a British based building materials company, headquartered in Maidenhead. The company has been a subsidiary of the German company HeidelbergCement since August 2007, and was formerly listed on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.