An agency on the move, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. Powered by a growing data-analytics discipline – and working in conjunction with municipalities, public agencies and the private sector – we’re finding new ways to improve the Bay State’s transportation infrastructure.
Incumbents of this position prepare or review plans, designs, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects relating to aviation; prepare and/or review reports, studies and analytical data; perform calculations relating to airspace reviews; and perform related work as required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts Airspace Reviews in accordance with MGL Chapter 90.
Prepare engineering designs, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects on airports such as runway, taxiway rehabilitation projects, safety area improvements, etc. suitable for Bidding.
Review engineering plans, details, specifications and engineering cost estimates submitted by consultants for various project at airports using good sound engineering principles.
Review bids to determine the lowest, responsible, eligible and valid bidder for various types of airport projects.
Observe construction operations at airports.
Perform duties of a resident engineer for statewide airport projects such as pavement rehabilitation and/or pavement markings.
Conduct field investigations to determine the proper course of action – either repair or reconstruct and have the ability to make recommendations.
Review Grant Applications, including entering data into airport information management software.
Review and Processes Payment Vouchers.
Maintains, categorizes, and updates to all electronic files which includes as-builts, aerial mapping, Master Plans, Airport Layout Plans, and miscellaneous illustrations and drawings that have been received from Airports, through their consultants.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil engineering including terminology.
Knowledge of general report writing.
Ability to analyze and determine the applicable of engineering data, to draw conclusions and to make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as engineering construction plans, and technical specifications.
Ability to understand, apply and explain the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, etc. of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations using formulas to solve engineering problems.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to gather information by examining records and documents and through questioning individuals.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
Ability to write concisely, to express thoughts clearly and to develop ideas in logical sequence.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression.
Ability to exercise sound judgment.
Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others; ability to deal tactfully with others; and the ability to work in a team setting.
Please note: this position requires access to certain areas of airports that may be restricted to the public. Massport requires background checks in order to acess those areas. Successful completion of those background checks is a requirement of the position.
If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Alaina Seitz, Human Resources Specialist, at 857-368-8596.
Internal Number: 190005BO
Our mission is to deliver excellent customer service to people traveling in the Commonwealth by providing transportation infrastructure which is safe, reliable, robust and resilient. We work to provide a transportation system which can strengthen the state’s economy and improve the quality of life for all.