Civil Engineer (Entry Level)
THIS IS A FULL-TIME PERMANENT (ENTRY-LEVEL) POSITION IN KANSAS CITY KS/MO. ARE YOU UP TO RELOCATING TO START A GREAT CAREER?
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Duties and Responsibilities:
This position serves as a Civil Engineer for the Office of Airports (ARP), in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Serves as the principal Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) organization responsible for all airport program matters in airport design, construction, maintenance, operations and safety.
Coordinates with senior engineer or supervisor on all aspects of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants-in-aid program regarding the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) and/or Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) funding eligibility, justification, and conformance with the approved Airport Layout Plan (ALP).
Reviews engineering design drawings, specifications, construction safety, and phasing plans for compliance with established requirements.
Attends pre-design, preconstruction and construction meetings to obtain data for senior level engineer or supervisor to ensure conformance with FAA approved project documents.
Reviews data from field inspections, status reports, and project closeout reports. Coordinates findings with senior engineer/supervisor to ensure projects meet technical compliance and alignment with requirements.
Coordinates with others within the organizational unit to share information and discuss status of projects.
Reviews professional services contracts, including change orders and supplemental agreements to determine eligibility of work. Prepares and submits final review determinations to senior engineer or supervisor for their approval.
Visits airports and current and proposed construction sites to observe construction progress and construction inspections.
Gathers data for preparation of correspondence including Congressional responses, briefing papers, approval letters, and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Candidate must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to (FV-F) or (FG 10) in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include experience in:
· Experience in applying engineering design principles.
· Experience evaluating engineering reports/studies.
· Experience gathering and analyzing data from a variety of sources.