PAE, Inc Civil Engineer, PE in Sheppard AFB, Texas

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Civil Engineer, PE


  • Prepares drawings, specifications, schedules and cost estimates for design projects.

  • Directs inspectors in construction management activities. Solves construction issues as they arise.

  • Provides leadership and mentoring to subordinate engineers and engineering technicians.

  • Develops engineering standards for installation facilities construction.

  • Develops and champions the installation’s goal to provide quality facilities.

  • Evaluates plans/criteria and completes special analyses supporting engineering efforts accomplished by others. Provides technical expertise on a variety of engineering activities.

  • Liaises with customers and supervisors to plan, manage, design and supervise the construction of projects. Is customer oriented.


  • Assist Contract Programmer in development of programming documentation.

  • Confer with customer/supervisor to determine project details, such as scope of work, timing of work, phasing requirements, plan preparation, acceptance issues, special conditions, or other matters.

  • Assess customer needs/requirements and analyze proposed site factors to scope work and prepare concept design strategies. Work with programmers on scope issues arising from initial investigations.

  • Develop plans for installation of systems, utilization of facilities, or construction of structures that comply with programmed scope and costs. Determine work classification of project scope and work with contract programmers on issues arising from such determinations.

  • Draft/supervise drafting of detailed plans and construction documents. Assure drawings are prepared in compliance with appropriate drawing (tri-service) standards. Prepare detailed statements of work for construction projects.

  • Determine material quantities, labor requirements and other factors, and use such information in preparing detailed, accurate projections of construction costs. Prepare documents presenting costs for use in programming projects, preparing budgeting plans and assessing validity of contractor bids.

  • Stamp drawings with professional seal/ obtain seal from licensed engineers/architects.

  • Lead or participate with other designers to collaborate in multi-discipline projects.

  • Participate in contract solicitation, bid review, award, and pre-work activities. Assure contract documents (e.g. signed drawings, purchase requests, submittal listings, etc) are promptly prepared, executed and delivered.

  • Review contract submittals for compliance with contract specifications. Inspect project site and evaluate contractor compliance with contract requirements. Oversee activities of project inspectors to assure regular and accurate daily inspection of contractor work.

  • Assure complete and appropriate project closeout, including fiscal closeout, as built and record drawing completion, etc.

  • Investigate existing conditions of structures or systems to assess their adequacy/suitability for use.

  • Provide input to the Base Community Planner in development of the General Plan. Collaborate with the Community Planner, Contract Programmer and shop craftsmen in developing long range infrastructure plans. Provides expertise in prioritization of work in preparing those plans.

  • Prepare reports and document project activities and data.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering; Texas engineering license required. Ten (10) years design experience and graduate degree work preferred.

  • Possess analytical abilities necessary to handle extremely complex administrative, organizational, and contract matters.

  • Have a basic knowledge of computers—able to input and extract data, prepare briefings, transmit documents.

  • Possess excellent oral, written, and communication skills; Able to address a variety of audiences.

  • Able to give attention to detail and execute on multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Able to deal with customers and company employees in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.

  • Able to qualify for a SECRET security clearance.


Physical Demands:

This classification’s activities range from, an office environment with extended sitting demands to a field environment with climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 30 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to a field environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards. May be required to work a flexible work schedule and alternating work days to meet mission and customer requirements.


  • Professional Engineer License (PE)

  • Valid State Drivers License

  • License

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.