Principal Airfield Engineer - 4029

Denver, CO

Principal Airfield Engineer - 4029

RS&H is seeking a talented Principal Airfield Engineer / Project Manager for our Denver, CO office!


As a Senior Civil Airfield Engineer, activities include serving as a Senior Project Manager or Project Director on large, complex multidiscipline projects and typically directs/mentors discipline associates and Project Managers in professional, technical, and operational best practices.


** Along with resume, please provide a project list that includes your role on the project and the project value**


You will independently direct the development and evaluation of engineering reports and plan and specification criteria for a variety of projects, as well as supervises engineering design development, design detailing, code analysis, construction document production, construction administration, coordination with project team, client communication, proposal coordination, marketing, presentations, and management of other discipline-related activities.


RS&H is passionate about aviation. We choose to design and manage a wide variety of civil projects at airports throughout the U.S. and abroad. Our projects reach hundreds of millions of dollars in construction value. Our Associates focus on innovative design and technical excellence with a passion for completing projects on time, within budget and to our client's complete satisfaction. RS&H fosters valued service and rewards our staff who are creative, organized, self-motivated and collegial. You will have an opportunity to advance your career and professional development as the engineering discipline leader on airport projects. You will have the opportunity to lead, develop and deliver projects of varying sizes and complexity, initiate and maintain client contact and assist the team in winning the work.


This is a unique opportunity to join a team that will embrace your ideas to even better serve our great family of airport clients. 





  • Bachelors or Masters of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering or other professionally recognized equivalent disciplines from an accredited ABET university
  • 15+ years of experience with 10+ years in Civil design of airport-related facilities at medium and/or large hub airports
  • Colorado PE registration or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting
  • Previous project management and team leader experience is preferred
  • Client Management experience and capabilities
  • Ability to travel across the region to existing/potential Airport Clients
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required for use in completing an assignment



The Team

Joining our Aviation team means an opportunity to explore your potential and apply your diverse skills to serve the large and small airports of the aviation industry as a trusted advisor.  You can do this in a collaborative and team-oriented environment among other driven professionals. Service areas include airfields, buildings, facility planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship & resiliency.  Join RS&H to define and master challenges, advance professionally, and build strong and lasting relationships.

The Company

RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: Requires employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in Colorado: 


  • Hiring Salary Range: $69.31 to $103.96 annually/per hour — Colorado location only. Pay for this role is based on market and business conditions and is commensurate on individual education, qualifications, experience, and/or work location. 
  • Benefit Clause: 
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