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Entry Level Airport Systems Engineer 

About the Organization Celebrating 70 years of business, Swanson Rink specializes in mechanical and electrical engineering for mission critical data centers, airports and corporate clients. Our firm partners with our clients to provide a high level of technical engineering and client service. We are looking for employees to help us continue our legacy for the next 70 years.  

As an Airport Systems Engineer you will support the design of critical airport systems such as performing analysis and design on process systems for airport projects in accordance with good engineering practice and Swanson Rink's standard of care. Airport systems include Baggage Handling Systems, Passenger Boarding Bridges and all associated sub systems, In-to-plane Fueling Systems and Passenger Security Screening Check Point Systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Designs baggage handling systems, gate systems and security screening checkpoint systems to meet contract requirements, including product selection and layout for complete functioning systems.

  2. Performs required design calculations to determine the peak node and motor throughput.

  3. Assists with planning studies and reports.

  4. Assists in field observations, testing and commissioning.

  5. Assists in cost estimating, simulations, life cycle analysis and control system design efforts.

We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company's business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the expected knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering, or a related field, from an ABET-accredited four-year college or university
  • Able to apply theoretical knowledge to achieve cost-effective, constructible design solutions

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; to express ideas; to share information; and to prepare clear, well-organized correspondence, reports and similar documents

  • Ability to work as a team by interacting effectively with coworkers, clients, and the design team

  • Familiarity with statistical methods, cost estimating, specifications preparation, control systems design, site survey and scheduling and phasing.

  • Preferred to have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

  • Must be able to pass Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security screening requirements

  • Ocassional travel is required.

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The work environment is what one would expect in a typical office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO/AA – M/F/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Employer

    Location Denver  
    Travel Requirements Occasional travel is required.  
    EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    We offer a competitive salary, exceptional work environment, and great benefits including health insurance, 401(k), and generous PTO (paid time off).  

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