Senior Aviation Project Manager

Bothell, WA and Federal Way, WA


2 to 4 weeks of vacation depending on experience

1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked

8 paid holidays

3 days paid bereavement leave, as needed

401k retirement account match

Health (PPO and HSA options), dental, and vision insurance fully covered for full-time employees and available for family and dependents

Life and disability insurance

Employee assistance program

Bonus program

Professional training and development opportunities

Reimbursement for continuing education

job Description

Century West Engineering is seeking a Senior Project Manager with airport business development, design, and project management experience. As a senior leader responsible for managing a diverse group of clients and in-house staff, you will play a key role in growing our aviation client base and staff presence throughout the Pacific Northwest. Candidates should have 10+ years of experience in relevant civil engineering design and project management with a focus on general aviation (GA) and/or Part 139 airports and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funded airport development projects. If you are motivated by contributing to the vitality of local communities, thrive on uncovering and solving client needs, and bring strong technical expertise to FAA-funded aviation projects, we want to hear from you!

Pay Range: $138,000 to $208,000 DOE

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage teams of in-house and subconsultant resources on complex projects
  • Evaluate target clients and opportunities for long-term profitability and fit for Century West’s services and culture
  • Implement successful client capture strategies including client outreach and proposal writing
  • Collaborate with senior leadership in developing and managing long-range strategic and operational planning
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or appropriate discipline
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Oregon, Washington, or Idaho or ability to apply for reciprocity
  • Experience and knowledge of FAA design standards and project development process
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience at GA and/or Part 139 Commercial Service Airports
  • Demonstrated experience delivering profitable projects
To Apply: If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to

An Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected status.