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Job Description

  Are you looking for an opportunity that will take your career to new heights? Are you an experienced Professional Civil Engineer who has a strong interest in transportation engineering, and more specifically within the aviation sector? Are you looking for an opportunity where you can make an impact, work on a variety of projects, and be provided with challenges to continuously learn and expand your responsibilities? If you answered “yes”, then consider joining our team in downtown Saint Paul! As a member of our employee-owned and integrated team of multi-disciplined professionals, you will work alongside a group of passionate engineers, designers, technicians, and planners to provide engineering services to airports across the country including small general aviation airports, large international commercial airports, and military bases. You will be responsible for planning and designing a variety of complex site development and airfield design projects and you will have the opportunity to develop or enhance your project management skills by overseeing the entire lifecycle of projects from conceptual design through construction administration. As shown by our extensive portfolio, you will contribute to the rehabilitation and construction of runways, taxiways, aprons, utilities, roadways, NAVAIDS, fueling facilities, and security enhancements, which will provide you with a variety of challenging project opportunities.   
For this opportunity we are seeking an experienced professional who resides within a regular commuting distance of our office in Saint Paul. Hybrid arrangements (3 days in office / 2 days remote) will be strongly considered for qualified candidates who demonstrate an ability to work, collaborate, communicate, and learn successfully in a hybrid work environment. 

Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation or Municipal Engineering.  
    • Registered as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain registration within six (6) months of employment.
    • Minimum of five years of progressive design experience related to site development, municipal, or transportation projects; well-versed in the design of roadways, utilities, site grading, drainage and storm water management.
    • Emerging interest or prior experience leading project teams and managing project scopes, schedules, financials, and technical requirements.
    • Proficiency preparing plan sets, specifications, and construction cost estimates.
    • Ability to apply effective written and verbal communication when developing proposals, preparing technical reports, participating in or leading project team meetings, and delivering client or public presentations.
    • Flexibility to travel as needed (10%) for team meetings, client consultations, public meetings, site assessments/visits, marketing presentations/interviews, conferences, etc.; Occasional overnight travel may be required.
    • In possession of a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record. 

Advantageous Qualifications

    • Previous training or experience with Civil 3D and/or AutoCAD.
    • Previous training or experience with ArcGIS.
    • Previous design experience with airfield or airport infrastructure projects.  
    • Previous experience preparing proposals and contract documentation.
    • Familiarity with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and procedures. 

Upon acceptance of a conditional offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete a standard pre-employment background screening, which consists of Social Security verification, educational verification, review of criminal convictions, and driving history.
In addition, to be considered for this opportunity and to perform the assigned responsibilities, the selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States and must be able to complete and pass any background, security, and/or drug test requests required by TKDA, clients, and state and/or federal agencies responsible for aviation operations as an on-going condition of employment.

*Notice to Recruiters and Placement Agencies*TKDA will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or placement agencies unless a service agreement is in place. In the event TKDA receives an unsolicited resume without a service agreement in place, TKDA will not be obligated to pay a service fee of any amount nor will TKDA be held liable to terms or conditions under any agreement of any kind that has not been authorized in writing by a TKDA officer.