Airport Senior Civil Engineer

  • McCarran International Airport
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 08, 2019
Full Time Aviation or Harbor Engineering Public Works
  • Salary: $73,465.60 - $113,859.20 Annually

Job Description

About the Position

Provides project or day-to-day staff leadership or and supervision for civil engineering design and/or construction projects and programs; performs professional level engineering planning, design and/or construction oversight for a variety of construction, remodeling and major repair projects of airport and County or local agency buildings, flood control, transit, wastewater and other public facilities.This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months.

Note: This classification is designated exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and is therefore, not eligible for overtime.

The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and four years of full-time professional level civil design and project management experience.Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess valid registration as a professional Engineer in the State of Nevada. If registered in another state, must obtain Nevada registration within one year of date of hire. Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of hire.

A current detailed resume with verifiable job information (job title, duties performed, employer address and phone number, specific employment start and end dates, hours worked per week, etc.) is required and must be electronically attached to your application. If you need assistance with attaching your resume call (702) 261-5110. Your application and resume will be rated; points will be awarded based on expertise in the following areas: overseeing professional level civil engineering design and construction work; coordinating and conferring with staff, consultants, engineers, architects and/or construction contractors, specifically in the area of project design management; ensuring work complies with contract specifications, applicable codes and standards; preparing, reviewing and interpreting construction drawings, plans and specifications, sketches, diagrams, written reports, correspondence and agreements for completeness and accuracy; using civil design/analysis software; using AutoCAD software; design and construction of airports; setting priorities, coordinating multiple activities and meeting critical deadlines; planning construction projects to minimize adverse impacts on operating facilities; and getting approvals and permits from various agencies.

Working Conditions: Work with exposure to potential hazards at various construction sites.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment.

Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's upon acceptance of job offer. Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc.

Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal.

Physical Demands

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites; strength and stamina to inspect various construction projects and facilities; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Examples of Duties

Prepares project designs, cost estimates, specifications, and project schedules. Administers design contracts with and confers with consultants, engineers, architects, and/or construction contractors; schedules projects; provides technical oversight, inspects work in progress and ensures that all work complies with contract specifications and applicable codes and standards. Conducts feasibility and cost studies; develops engineering solutions to complex problems related to such areas as bridges, storm or sanitary sewers, roadways, water systems, flood control systems, and office or plant facility design and retrofitting; recommends alternative approaches, including the use of contract services and the incorporation of new methods and materials. Participates in writing requests for proposal and contract specifications for design and construction services; participates in the selection of contractors and administers professional service contracts. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Maintains accurate records and prepares a variety of periodic and special reports. Coordinates and provides technical oversight to staff performing design and remodeling projects; depending upon assignment, provides project or ongoing leadership or and supervision to staff, including work assignment, review, and evaluation; may participates in selection and disciplinary procedures. Maintains liaison with various airport, utility, governmental agency, and County and agency departmental staff; ensures that codes and standards are met in assigned projects. Monitors developments in equipment, materials and techniques in the civil engineering design and construction field; gathers information, develops alternatives and makes recommendations. Confers with airport, County, consultants, and contractors or agency staff regarding physical facility project requirements, including space criteria, cost estimates and related matters. Reviews and authorizes requests for payment and change orders; tracks and document project and/or program costs. Confers with maintenance staff and recommends solutions to facility design, maintenance, and operational problems. Drives a personal, County or departmental agency motor vehicle in order to drive to project sites and meetings.
Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2019 5:00 PM Pacific