The starting salary will be commensurate with level of education and work experience in the engineering and transportation industry. The salary range for Level III will be $92,500 - $109,000. The salary range for Level II will be $80,000 - $103,000. The salary range for Level I will be $58,500 – $74,000.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
This position is within the Oklahoma Department of Aerospace & Aeronautics’ Airport Division. The Department is searching for an Airport Engineer and is open to a wide range of experience levels from entry level to an experienced career engineer. Depending upon the selected candidate their experience level will dictate the responsibilities of the position as shown below. Regardless of experience level, this position’s overall goal will be supporting and executing the Division’s engineering and construction program activities, providing engineering expertise, guidance, and technical assistance to public airport sponsors, supporting the Division’s efforts to invest in public airport infrastructure across the state, and working with the Federal Aviation Administration to ensure a safe, efficient air transportation system. This position will allow partial tele-work and require travel both in-state and out of state.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Ability to write technical engineering reports.
Familiarity with pavement design, pavement inspections, AutoCAD and Arc GIS.
Basic knowledge of airport operations and construction management on an airport.
Excellent computer skills are required for the position. The selected candidate will have excellent working knowledge of current versions of Microsoft Office and be well versed in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Registered as a professional engineer, a master’s degree in engineering and three years of professional engineering experience subsequent to registration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional engineering experience, subsequent to registration, for the required master’s degree.
Registered as a professional engineer and hold a master’s degree in engineering or registered as a professional engineer and one year of professional engineering experience subsequent to registration.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is required.
Currently registered as an Engineer Intern with the Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors or the ability to become registered within 1 year of employment is preferred.
About Oklahoma Department of Aerospace and Aeronautics
The Oklahoma Department of Aerospace and Aeronautics serves as the lead government agency to support, promote, and advocate for the state’s second largest industry, aviation and aerospace. This includes providing funding, planning, programming and engineering expertise for Oklahoma’s airports and aviation infrastructure as well as ensuring the viability of the aerospace industry. The agency is responsible for the administration and/or coordination of a statewide system of airports, cooperating with and assisting local, state, and federal authorities in the development of aviation infrastructure and facilities, acting as the central resource point in state government for the up-and-coming Unmanned and Advanced Air Mobility sector, and fostering the success of the state’s overall aerospace industry. The Department administers a robust aerospace and aviation education grant program to help the aviation and aerospace industry with their workforce challenges by introducing Oklahoma students to the available STEM careers that the industry has to offer.