1+ months

Engineering Design Manager - Airports

Charlotte, NC 28202
Be involved in projects with our growing Aviation Team and contribute to solving our client’s airport infrastructure objectives and challenges.   Our Aviation Technical Excellence Center provides engineering and planning services for airports’ horizontal infrastructure, vertical facilities, terminals and supports WSP's projects around the world. 
The ideal candidate will have experience in airport design, and construction management; including project involvement in a variety of landside and airside projects, rehabilitation and reconstruction of airfield pavements, grading and drainage design, storm water management, utility engineering, etc. The selected candidate will be a team player, self-motivated with good communication skills and will supervise less experienced engineers and/or sub consultants either face to face or remotely. The selected candidate will be required to work on multiple concurrent projects which will require planning the work, prioritizing tasks, and following through to confirm that tasks assigned to others are progressing as required.  This position will also provide the selected candidate the opportunity to work with our growing portfolio of airports and support our design delivery team in the Southeast region.
WSP is currently initiating a search for an Engineering Design Manager with airport development experience for our Charlotte, NC or Raleigh, NC offices. The ideal candidate will have experience in airport development, including a variety of landside and airside projects, including rehabilitation and reconstruction of runways, taxiways and aprons. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Involved from project inception to completion in the design and construction administration of airport design projects, including grading, drainage, pavement design, specifications, and construction safety plans
  • Collaborating, coordinating and/or leading design teams consisting of multi-discipline design engineers and technicians
  • AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D design duties
  • Perform Quantity Take-Offs, considering costs and quantities of material, equipment and labor
  • Perform airfield civil design including airfield pavement design
  • 3D visualization and air space analysis
  • Analyze GIS data, client as-builts, survey data, geotechnical data, subsurface utility information and data needed for project development
  • Write technical engineering reports
  • Perform engineering calculations and support the assembly of construction specifications.


Talent is the essential of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in North Carolina or the ability to get licensed/register in North Carolina within 24 months of hire
         7 plus years of professional experience in all aspects of site civil engineering for design, including grading and drainage design, utility design, etc.,
  • Prior experience with FAA’s advisory circulars and their application in airport layout and geometric design a plus,
  • Must have experience in design tools such as AutoCAD Civil3D.
This position will support civil engineering at airports, not aerospace engineering.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout their career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, you ready to get started? 
WSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately. 
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation


Posted: 2020-07-28 Expires: 2020-09-27

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Charlotte, NC 28202

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