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C&S Engineers Aviation / Transportation Engineer in Sacramento, California


If you want your time, energy, talent, enthusiasm and personal passion for the wonders of flight to matter and result in meaningful improvements to our aviation system, then you belong on the C&S team! We want the chance to meet the best and the brightest talent in the industry as our aviation practice continues to soar to new heights. Check us out and let’s meet up and see what we can do together!

At C&S Companies we believe work environment, culture and the opportunity to learn and grow are key elements when considering a new job. Our informal, collaborative and employee-focused atmosphere facilitates a self-managed and empowered workforce. With over 400 talented staff, we are just the right size to provide the resources and support you need without burdensome bureaucracy.

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We foster a family-friendly and supportive workplace encouraging integrity, trust, freedom, fun and accountability. We are passionate about what we do and recognize the importance of work-life balance. We sponsor a family-like feeling at C&S and not a formal, large corporate environment. Our employees work hard, but we also promote a fun and positive workplace. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a unique work environment.

Aviation/Transportation Engineer

We are seeking an Engineer in our expanding West Coast practice; this position will offer an opportunity to work on aviation and transportation projects. We are seeking a professional with progressive civil engineering experience on site civil development projects. Candidate needs a high level of experience in AutoCAD, preferred Civil 3D experience, for the production of plans and engineering design support documents. Candidate needs to be able to move forward multiple projects concurrently and work closely with team members on design and coordination efforts for those projects. This is a full-time position. Short term travel to work out of other C&S offices may be required.

This position will involve technical support in aviation design engineering and construction management projects. Will also be responsible for preparing engineering calculations and reports to support design decisions. Preparation of cost estimates, specifications, construction plans is also required. May involve travel to perform on-site construction observation.


  • Hard working, detail oriented and technically sound with engineering principles and practices.

  • Self-starter and highly motivated to progress in career path with a growing firm.

  • Able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adoptions and modifications to create schematics.

  • Works with Project and/or Senior Engineer/Designer to clarify project scope and schedule of deliverables.

  • Prepare project plans and specifications.

  • Responsible for accuracy of design, specifications, drawings, etc.

  • Establish project design concepts, design criteria and scope, space requirements, etc.

  • Make engineering computations.

  • Project cost estimating.

  • Coordinate between trades, architect, client, etc.

  • Effective time-management, written and oral communication skills, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

  • Provide value-oriented design suggestions, review drawings, and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Minimum of 5-10 years practicing in the aviation or transportation engineering field

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • Experience with civil design, assembling plan sets, quantity takeoffs and technical specifications.

  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D proficient

  • EIT preferred, or ability to obtain within 24 months

  • Experience working with project teams, with architects and/or public sector clients preferred.

  • Ability to provide value-oriented design suggestions, review drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design & production standards.

Experience in contract document preparation; ability to read construction plans and specifications and general knowledge of construction administration.

WHO WE ARE: C&S Companies is a national design and construction firm with over 500 employees and growing all the time. For over 50 years, C&S has been a great place to build a rewarding career. We are headquartered in Syracuse, NY with offices in New York State, California, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.

C&S Companies delivers critical infrastructure design, planning and construction services to clients nationwide. Providing a wide array of service solutions, C&S emphasizes a very personal, customer-centric approach to business. Our diverse services include Aviation; Civil/Site Infrastructure; Construction and Program Management; Construction/Design-Build; Energy; Environmental; Facilities; Architecture; Planning, Sustainability and Transportation. To learn more about C&S Companies go to .

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)