Aviation Engineer 1
Lakewood, CO

About $63,000 - $83,000 a year


This is a full time, regular position to manage or assist with comprehensive airport related engineering and design, airport layout plans, airport master plans, aviation system plans, airport environmental assessments and other airport and aviation related projects at airports ranging from small general aviation airports to commercial international airports. Work includes design, research, analysis, writing, public involvement assistance, and associated planning services primarily for airport projects, but sometimes also for other transportation and community planning and design projects. All airport design and planning efforts must be completed in accordance with all applicable FAA regulations, requirements, Orders and Advisory Circulars.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1. Support for airport design, planning, NEPA projects, and related aviation projects.
2. Support for client project coordination, marketing, and proposal development.
3. Projects primarily located within the Pacific Northwest, Mountain West, and Alaska.
4. Utilize FAA design criteria to prepare and oversee production of engineering drawings,
calculations, project correspondence and record-keeping, report and specifications writing/editing,
cost estimating, and related duties.
5. Prepare airport engineering, planning, NEPA and permitting documents.
9. Other engineering related duties as assigned.

Qualifications. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Candidates should possess a B.S. degree from an ABET accredited civil engineering or related program. Up to three years of civil engineering experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and certification as an Engineer Intern or Engineer In Training required.

Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to create and interpret graphs and understand statistical analysis.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals. Ability to respond to inquiries or
complaints from clients, co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to clients, co-workers, and the public both orally and written.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must be able to use Autodesk, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D, and Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Outlook software.
  • Ability to prioritize special projects and daily workload to ensure that all work is completed in a timely and efficient manner
Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Licenses & Certifications
Engineer In Training
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)