Project Manager - Aviation (AUS)

Location:Austin, TX |Minimum Experience:10+ years


IEA Inc. is seeking a Project Manager – Aviation to join our Aviation Team in Austin, Texas.

This individual will direct and coordinate aviation engineering projects for IEA statewide. This will include managing a wide array of aviation projects with commercial and general aviation clients. This individual will collaborate and coordinate with multi-discipline design engineers and technicians.

This individual will also perform outreach and marketing to obtain work from commercial and general aviation clients.

Job Requirements

  • Apply knowledge of engineering to design and manage aviation projects.
  • Propose approaches to solving new problems encountered.
  • Identify discrepancies in results.
  • Provide guidance to a team of engineers and designers.
  • Perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
  • Prepare technical documents.
  • Preparation and implementation of effective presentations, participation in client meetings and regular interaction with clients, subcontractors and other stakeholders in both field and office settings.
  • Regularly work on multiple, unique assignments simultaneously.
  • Responsive and consistent in communications.
  • Travel will be required with occasional overnight stays.
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills required for technical reports and proposals a plus.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent from an ABET/EAC accredited program with major course work in Civil Engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience in civil engineering, preferably with aviation project experience
  • Texas Professional Engineer, or ability to acquire within 6 months if licensed in another state.
  • Texas Aviation experience is a plus.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license in the State of Texas.


  • Proficient in design software packages such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, aviation specialty programs
  • Familiarity with ProjectWise is a plus.
  • Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc.) experience is required.


  • In Person or by Mail. Complete an employment application. Include a copy of your resume and deliver to one of our offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, or Houston.
  • Online. Fill out and submit this online application. Upload your resume with the application.