Airfield Civil Engineer (Airport) Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Airfield Civil Engineer – Airport

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Aviation

Job Role: Responsible for developing civil airfield planning, design, and construction improvement documents, working with experienced aviation planning and design staff.

Regular contact with planning and design team members, contractors, and subconsultants for ongoing planning, design, and construction projects.

Performing a wide array of aviation-related civil design, planning, construction support, and client management services for General Aviation and Commercial Air Service Airports.

Plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of small and large multi-discipline projects involving design of airport engineering projects including runways, taxiways, aprons, vehicle service roads, airfield lighting and signage installation, navigational aids, drainage improvements, utility relocation and protection, and pavement rehabilitation.

Involved from cradle to the finish in the planning, design, and construction administration of airports, including grading, drainage, pavement design, specifications, and construction safety plans.

Collaborating and/or coordinating delivery teams consisting of multi-discipline design engineers and technicians

AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D design manager duties

Analyze GIS data, client as-builts, survey data, geotechnical data, subsurface utility information and data needed for project development.

Mentor and develop staff, provide leadership and an environment which encourages teamwork, initiative, and growth.

Supervision, coordination, and production of several projects concurrently.

Builds and maintains positive client relationships.

Coordination with clients, funding agencies, state aviation officials, FAA, and local permit Agencies.


  • BS Civil Engineering.
  • 10 or more years of airport/airfield planning or civil engineering design experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D Design.
  • Experience with airport improvements from planning through the design and construction phase; and
  • Proficient in FAA Advisory Circulars and Airport Design and Engineering Standards.

If you qualify for the above, kindly send your cv to on or before 18th March 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.