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Civil Engineer, Mid-level – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  

cobec · 25 days ago

Position: Civil Engineer, Mid-level – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)            


Function: Civil Engineering


Location: Central Service Areas 


Salary Range: $90k- $130k


Remote Work Option: Yes, with occasional on-site duties.



Cobec is consistently breaking the current mold for delivering services to our government clients. What does that mean? That means believing in a “people first” mentality, building high performance teams and empowering people to make informed decisions without going through a large bureaucratic system. Cobec values the well-being of employees and bestows tremendous trust in those people to negotiate work and non-work obligations. Cobec is where someone can bring their whole self to work and be themselves, never having to compromise their authenticity just to fit in. Lastly, we believe in the work we do, the goals and missions of our customers and the interpersonal relationships we have with clients, stakeholders and our people.


Values and Expectations

The successful candidate for this role embodies the same values as Cobec. We realize experience is important, however; Cobec believes a person’s abilities and skills that align with our values (Relationships, Leadership, Passion, Accountability, Integrity, Innovation, Quality, Teamwork, Diversity, Commitment, & Respect) are the most important drivers for success in this role.

In addition to exhibiting our values, a successful candidate for this role is expected to be a high performer, organized, dynamic, and have a positive attitude.


Job Summary


This position will provide experienced Civil Engineering support to Technical Operations within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Years of Relevant Experience


The position requires 7+ years of relevant experience providing civil engineering support, specific experience within the FAA or FAA Technical Operations is desired and preferred.



Essential Job Functions


The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related, and/or a logical assignment for this position.  Other duties may be required and assigned.


  •  Create required plans, drawings and specifications using computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) software

·      Develop civil/site design drawings, calculations, cost estimates, reports, and specifications, for civil works projects consisting of buildings, equipment sheleters, communication centers, site layout, utilities, pavement, erosion control and grading.

·      Conduct and/or directs site investigations of project sites, new and existing, to determine feasibility of proposed project or cause/solution to site problem

·      Resolve specific civil/site design or construction problems with customers (Installations, field construction, etc.)

·      Conceptualize, Design/develop Civil and Structural requirements of new facilities as well as restoration and modernization of existing facilities. Capable of preparing Civil and Structural specifications, preparing scope of work and cost estimates.

·      Direct the survey and Investigation at the projects site to determine condition of facilities and to secure necessary data prior to initiation of design.

·      Evaluates engineering plans and design objectives including conducting surveys and investigations to establish the necessary data to initiate engineering designs.

·      Reviews designs for constructability, drafting specifications, determining and evaluating construction sequencing, researching and preparing appropriate levels of cost estimates, such as Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE) and contract correspondence including responses to submittals and Request for Information (RFI), and reviewing and evaluating third party cost estimates through all phases of the planning and final design process.

·      Plan and monitor small to large scale facilities engineering projects to assure compliance with applicable objectives, standards and requirements

·      Review contractor/manufacturer shop drawings and equipment submittals to evaluate the adequacy and practicability of the system design in conformance with contract requirements

·      Assess construction projects for quality assurance to assure compliance with contract documents and appropriate building codes.

·      Negotiate contract modifications.

·      Review construction contracts to assure compliance with laws and regulations.




Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required, candidates with degrees in Civil Engineering &/or other related engineering fields are preferred.

Master’s degree is a plus and may count as additional years of experience



Skills Requirements

·      Must be willing to work in a fast-paced work environment and be flexible to work on more than one program.

·      Engineer with minimum 4-6 years of directly applicable civil-site design experience

·      Experience with Hydraflow, ICPR, and various other hydrologic and hydraulic modeling & design programs

·      Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, and other general software tools

·      Strong analytical and technical writing skills

·      Receive assignments in the form of objectives and establish goals to meet objectives

·      Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

·      Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations

·      Inspect construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering specifications




Security Requirements

Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years. Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance.



Occasional travel required as needed by client/s and/or company



Cobec Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state and local law.

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Last updated on Mar 21, 2024

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