We are seeking a Materials Lab Manager for a contract-to-hire role in Egg Harbor Township (Atlantic City), NJ.
It will involve R&D directly related to airports and airport operations. Our client will provide R&D services in the areas of airport pavement design and airport surface safety. Support the engineers in Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation by collecting, updating, and analyzing Construction Cycle data. We maintain and support the operations of the FAA’s National Airport Pavement Test Facility (NATPF) and the National Airport Pavement and Materials Research Center (NAPMRC). Our engineers develop, install, and conduct Field Instrumentation and Testing at airports throughout the country. Since its inception, we have supported, maintained, and achieved accreditation of the NextGen Pavement Materials Laboratory. Our engineers and technicians provide technical/mechanical support to Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, Visual Guidance of signage, lighting, and markings to reduce runway incursions and increase situational awareness. We develop and maintain the FAA’s Wildlife Strike Database and support Airport Design and Operations efforts to evaluate problematic geometry, identify operational issues at our nation’s airports, and increase safety through the evaluation of Innovative Sensor Technology. We also support evaluation of Environmental Effects of aircraft noise at airports and conduct Airport Safety Data Analysis of accidents to identify the top airport safety risks for mitigation.
Designs, plans civil engineering projects such as roads, airports, bridges, harbors, dam, irrigation systems, pipelines and power plants. Analyzes maps, blueprints, drawings, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design project. Calculates cost and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data, applying engineering and advanced mathematic principles. Inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering specifications. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software.
The position requirements are not flexible. Servo-hydraulic testing experience is a must have. The FAA will not bend as it is a certified lab.
We are seeking someone who has the ability to manage the Labs budget and control funding. Attention to testing details and accurate data reporting is paramount. The perfect candidate will also have their PE certification.