Civil Engineer


Job Description:

The NISC IV program at Leidos is seeking a Civil Engineer to work in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Service Center in Des Moines, WA.

The Civil Engineer will provide engineering support to the FAA Seattle Terminal Engineering Center with project management and project planning for various Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON) installation and upgrade projects, and other National Airspace System (NAS) modernization projects.

We are seeking a talented and energetic candidate to work with the best and brightest employees around the country in creating innovative all-encompassing solutions for our programs. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.

In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.

Specific duties for this position include:
  • Assist with site specific engineering plans, including the site survey, cost estimates, resource requirements, and other project-specific details.
  • Assist in preparing Draft project scope agreements and project schedules.
  • Analyze and participate in the review of project architectural designs, plans and specifications, as well as proposed schedule and scope of work.
  • Analyze and prepare exterior site and grounds design at facilities to include concrete pavement, underground utilities, sidewalks, and walkways.
  • Prepare or update site specific engineering plans and drawings, red-line drawings, and "as built" drawings.
  • Assist with participation in coordinated reviews of facility designs, installation schedules, site visits, implementation schedules, and other related project communications with all project stakeholders including Air Traffic, Technical Operations, Engineering Services, Service Center, and non-FAA organizations.
  • Prepare engineering risk assessments, and provide recommendations and proposals of actions or improvements to mitigate potential risks resulting from site, facility, and project/program changes.

Please Note: Must be able to work onsite in Des Moines, WA (once temporary Pandemic remote work is over or when asked to return to the office).

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineer and 8+ years of prior relevant experience OR Master's with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. Note: Candidate with less experience may be considered.
  • Experience with commercial construction and project management of 5,000 -20,000 square foot commercial and/or industrial facilities.
  • Experience with AutoCAD tools.
  • Ability to obtain and/or Maintain Public Trust security clearance.

Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with FAA and the National Airspace System (NAS).

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