idaho | Airfield Engineer in Boise, ID

Airfield Engineer

  • City of Boise
  • $75,010.00 - 105,840.00 / Year *
  • 11045 W Bumblebee Dr
  • Boise, ID 83701
  • Full-Time
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Summary Statement

Performs administrative and professional engineering work in directing major engineering activities at the Boise Airport. Provides senior-level licensed professional engineering oversight, guides design teams, solves problems of the highest technical difficulty, performs design reviews to ensure compliance with standards, and mediates competing interests in a timely manner in the best interest of all parties concerned. Work requires considerable independent judgment and initiative.

Please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter to your application.

Essential Functions

Oversees and guides planning and design for airfield projects. Requires extensive knowledge and experience with FAA design standards and aviation operations. Directs and performs airfield construction administration and management activities. Constructs airfield infrastructure to include runways, taxiways, aircraft parking aprons, airfield lighting systems, safety areas, storm water drainage systems, and access roadways in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations. Oversees project design, construction, phasing, safety planning and reporting in accordance with airport design standards and FAA Airport Advisory Circulars. Works with various federal partners, coordinates airfield construction projects with airfield maintenance, airport operations, tenants and other stakeholders. (35%)

Prepares airport development plans to meet aviation and customer service demands. Plans, coordinates, and oversees consultants and contractors on airfield engineering design and construction projects. Evaluates the feasibility of proposed or ongoing projects, evaluates contract compliance, adheres to technical policies and determines appropriate solutions to existing airfield problems. Oversees and holds accountability for budget, schedule, procurement, contracting, design, construction, contract management, start-up, and maintenance requirements for airfield projects. Performs and oversees airfield planning, prioritization of projects, construction phasing, and resource planning. (20%)

Reviews technical work conducted by consultants, engineering staff, and others. Provides oversight for both internal and external projects. Provides issue analysis and develops resolutions. Oversees requests for bids and requests for proposals, reviews, revises, and develops technical contract specifications and standard construction drawings. (20%)

Administers Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Grant Program and ensures timely reporting and requests for reimbursement of expenses. Implements programs and tracks results to ensure compliance with Airport Improvement Program requirements to include FAA mandated sponsor assurances, FAA mandated contract provisions, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Americans with Disabilities Act, Buy American, Davis Bacon and other city and state federally mandated programs. (15%)

Participates in other facility and land-side development projects as needed. Coordinates and facilitates tenant-initiated construction projects to ensure compatibility with the Airport Layout Plan, general airport needs and the Airport's Minimum Standards. Provide technical assistance and insight on other airport facility developments as a component of design engineering. Leads other specific facility projects as assigned. (10%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%

Requirements

Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training

Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training

Must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Planning or related field.

Requires education and/or experience to attain the following:

Minimum of seven years progressively responsible experience in in the practice of complex project development and engineering project management specifically related to airfield construction, airport engineering and grant management.

Knowledge and experience in the principles and practices of engineering, and construction management, as would be demonstrated by possessing a professional license in engineering, demonstrated experience with Federal Aviation Administration standards and grant procedures, aviation planning, design standards and methods, airport operations, related environmental regulations, and safety rules; purchasing statutes, contract management, project management practices, construction materials and methods; computer operations, and applications.

Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve complex issues; communicate at a superior level verbally and in writing; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record.

Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training

Ten years airport design and construction work experience at an airport, performing similar facility management, and administrative duties. Professional Engineer's license.

Licensing And Other Requirements

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Idaho.

Valid Idaho driver's license.

Special Requirements

All applicants must be able to successfully pass City of Boise background check processes which include reference checks and criminal history checks.

Applicants must be able to pass, or have:

Driving Record Check

Education Verification

Transportation Security Administration background check (SIDA)

Working Conditions

The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts

Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear, touch and feel. Work in this position also includes close vision and distance vision. Employees will sit, stand, walk, run, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.

Working Environment

The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, extreme temperatures, in wet and humid conditions, with areas of dust, odors, mist, gases or other airborne matter. Employees work in/at heights, confined spaces and are exposed to mechanical, electrical hazards. Exposed to various hazards associated with municipal construction sites and projects. Work includes protected exposure to infectious bacteria, bodily fluids, and chemicals.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.