Aviation Team Lead Job at Garver – 4.1 in Lexington, KY

For six decades Garver has designed projects for more than 250 aviation clients. Garver understands the complexities of airport systems held together by runways, roadways, facilities, and electrical systems that need to work in tandem to accommodate daily needs for travel and transport. Garver’s Aviation Team maintains a diverse, skilled design team dedicated to providing the expertise and leadership to assist our clients in meeting both current and future needs.

Garver’s East Region is looking for an aviation team leader to join our diverse, skilled team. The Kentucky Aviation Team Lead will have the opportunity to manage a wide array of aviation projects with general and commercial aviation clients. These efforts will be supported in their efforts by an accountable, organized staff of experienced engineers. This position is suited to technically savvy engineers who thrive on collaborating with colleagues to create lasting, quality infrastructure.

Responsibilities for this role include:
Project management of aviation design projects for commercial service and general aviation airports

Construction administration and oversite for aviation clients

Market research and business development to create/ expand industry relationships, pursue and win engineering and planning projects at commercial service and general aviation airports

Collaborate and coordinate with multi-disciple design engineers and technicians

Provide outstanding client service

Grow With Us

Garver offers its employees programs such as company-paid professional memberships, company support for industry licenses and continuing education opportunities that foster a progressive atmosphere. Garver provides the tools, resources, and environment to develop leaders, stimulate ideas, and accomplish projects. By offering highly competitive salary packages, attractive benefits, and a comprehensive wellness program; Garver walks the talk when it comes to work-life balance.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program

Licensed Professional Engineer

8+ years of experience in civil engineering, preferably with aviation project experience

Responsive and consistent in communications

Proficient in design software packages such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, aviation specialty programs

Travel will be required with occasional overnight stays.

Preferred Skills

Previous experience working with a multi-disciplined team while overseeing project execution

Experience in managing construction projects at airports

Licensed pilot or other aviation-related experience

Founded in 1919, Garver is an employee-owned multi-disciplined engineering, planning, architectural, and environmental services firm with nearly 900 employees across the United States. Offering a wide range of services focused on aviation, construction, facilities design, federal, survey, transportation, water, and wastewater, Garver sits in the top 125 of the Engineering News-Record’s prestigious Top 500 Design Firms list and is consistently recognized as a best firm to work for. Learn more at GarverUSA.com.

Garver is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based upon an individual’s capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.


About the Company

Company: Garver – 4.1

Company Location:  Lexington, KY

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