Engineer in Training, Aviation

San Antonio, TX/Remote
Added: April 17, 2024

Woolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by blending site and architectural design excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert is certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place To Work®. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients.


This position is primarily responsible for performing engineering functions specific to aviation/airfield design under the direction of a Professional Engineer.

Essential Functions :

  • Performs engineering computations, conducts evaluations, design analyses, and design development.
  • Prepares reports, recommendations and opinions for approval by a supervising Professional Engineer.
  • Applies standard engineering practices and techniques to adjust and correlate data; recognizes and resolves discrepancies in results and follows operations through a series of related steps or processes.
  • Works as a member of a project team in the development of data and/or applications.
  • Uses AutoDesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD to develop engineering and design documents.
  • Participates in firm-wide quality initiatives.
  • May serve as a field engineer during construction of a project.
  • Provides daily support to engineering projects through contact with and advice from engineers on the team.
  • Creates documents from foundational material relative to a project that provides underlying support for decisions made by engineers on the team.
  • Applies prescribed techniques and procedures based on standardized and established criteria that result in tasks required by the specifications of the project.
  • Perform drainage calculations including Rational Method, Urban Hydrograph Procedure (UHP), Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) and other Hydraulic design software.
  • Interpret contours, develop drainage basins and flow characteristics.
  • Must be able to develop a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).
  • Design detention ponds based on the existing and developed flow characteristics.
  • Develop Master Drainage Studies on large watersheds.
  • Uses knowledge gained as the basis for adding responsibilities over time.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 1 year industry experience
  • Engineer in Training certification preferred.
  • Must be mentally and physically capable of performing all essential duties required of the position.
  • Must be able to read, analyze and interpret basic scientific, technical, financial and legal documents.
  • Must be able to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations.
  • Must have average verbal and written communication skills for both internal and external relationships.
  • Must be able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries from clients, regulatory agencies, and/or members of the business community.
  • Experience with CLOMR and LOMR for flood control is highly desirable.
  • Must have Microsoft Office suite skills.
  • Must be familiar with discipline related software applications.
  • Must possess a highly proficient expertise in AutoDesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD software.
  • Familiarity with FAA Design Advisory Circulars a plus.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to operate and manipulate standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to occasionally reach, bend, climb and/or balance.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn...

As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.

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