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HNTB Aviation Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

What We're Looking For

Boston: HNTB-Massachusetts has a 68-year history of providing engineering and planning services to public transportation agencies in the Commonwealth. Our 100-person Transportation Practice in the Boston office has delivered some of the most complex, challenging and award-winning infrastructure projects that have shaped the skyline and transportation network of Boston and surrounding communities, such as the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge and I-495/I-90 Interchange.

Located in the desirable Back Bay area and just steps from MBTA subway, commuter rail and bus, as well as easy access to Bluebikes and parking garages, HNTB’s Boston Office is a collaborative group of professionals who value both client development and professional development. The office has several committees for areas in which we are most passionate about, such as Mentoring and Diversity & Inclusion. In addition, the EDGE (Engagement, Development, Growth, and Enrichment) group offers special events, such as happy hours, family outings and community fundraisers.

Responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position works closely with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge, experience and client relationships to assist in the execution and evaluation of project designs. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project execution using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. May mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.

  • Assist in the development of project specifications.

  • Responsible for development of discipline specific engineering project elements/deliverables such as reports, designs, and plans.

  • Aids in the coordination and productivity of project team members.

  • Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineering project team members.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and on multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs quality control reviews of discipline - specific engineering project elements/deliverables.

  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work within discipline.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 3 years of relevant experience

  • PhD in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience

  • Massachusetts Professional Engineer License required

  • Familiarity with contract document preparation and cost estimating

  • Familiarity with FAA Advisory Circular’s and Engineering Briefs

  • Familiarity with pavement design and FAARField Design Software

  • Experience with construction phase services and construction phasing and sequencing

  • Strong AutoCAD Civil3D experience

  • Familiarity with modeling of aircraft and vehicle turning movement simulations in AeroTURN, AutoTURN, Path Planner, and/or AviPLAN

  • Massport experience. Familiarity of Massport organization and procedures

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.

  • Assist in the development of project specifications.

  • Responsible for development of discipline specific engineering project elements/deliverables such as reports, designs, and plans.

  • Aids in the coordination and productivity of project team members.

  • Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineering project team members.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and on multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs quality control reviews of discipline - specific engineering project elements/deliverables.

  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work within discipline.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 3 year of relevant experience

  • PhD in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience

Competencies:

  • Enhances action orientation by taking on tough challenges in experienced areas with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Able to function in an independent fashion with infrequent oversight.

  • Collaborates to build partnerships and working with other departments to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively by developing and delivering communications that convey a clear understanding of the project need to other disciplines.

  • Displays sound decision quality for processes and making timely decisions that keep the project moving forward; applying sound engineering judgement.

  • Develops the technical skills of lower-level technical staff to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

  • Directs work for self and others by planning, delegating, and providing direction. Seeks help when experiencing obstacles. Provides technical oversight to lower job classifications.

  • Demonstrates nimble learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning opportunities.

  • Uses resourcefulness in securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently with support.

  • Drives self-development by actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged both technically and in task leadership using both formal (courses) and informal (feedback) development channels.

  • Being tech savvy by showing proficiency in using and customizing tools for design efficiency on the job, understanding what software applications are needed to accomplish tasks, and knowing which software to use for various applications and its limitations. Comfortable learning new software and hardware.

  • Optimizes work processes by using knowledge of the most effective and efficient ways to get things done with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Understands and is able to coordinate interdisciplinary efforts.

  • Independently progresses the majority of designs and tasks required of the discipline.

  • Exhibits experience with Microsoft Office Suite, and MicroStation and/or AutoCad.

  • Exhibits a thorough understanding of the application related to engineering, geometric and algebraic principles.

  • Manages time, proactively forecasting, and communicating project development needs.

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-07611

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