RS&H Talent Acquisition

Senior Aviation Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis | US-GA-Atlanta | US-NC-Charlotte | US-TX-Dallas | US-MI-Plymouth | US-CO-Denver | US-CA-Los Angeles | US
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The Opportunity

RS&H is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer in our Aviation Practice in our St. Louis, MO or Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Plymouth offices. Remote work options are also available!



RS&H is passionate about engineering! We choose to design and manage a wide variety of infrastructure, transportation, and airport projects throughout the U.S. Our projects reach hundreds of millions of dollars in construction value for our clients and impact the travel patterns of the entire world! RS&H is a preferred consulting engineering firm by our clients. Our Associates focus on innovative design and technical excellence with a passion for completing projects on time, within budget, and to the complete satisfaction of our clients' high standards. RS&H fosters valued service and rewards our staff who are creative, organized, self-motivated, and collegial. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that will embrace your ideas to serve our great family of transportation and airport clients.  


RS&H will encourage and assist you to advance your career and professional development as you grow into roles such as project manager, area technical leader, and subject matter expert. You will have the opportunity to lead, develop, and deliver designs of varying sizes and complexity in our local and virtual team environment as well as engage in client relationship building and assist with winning the next big project all within an established infrastructure/aviation team.  


Job Summary: Power and lighting design for transportation facilities, floodlighting design for airport aprons, as well as designing airfield lighting, control, and navigational aid systems. You will lead the design and production of drawings for runway and taxiway lighting systems, NAVAIDs, and aviation infrastructure, develop calculations, specifications, engineering reports, and construction cost estimates, lead client meetings and site visits, perform construction administration, as well as assist with business development and proposals. You help train, mentor, and guide designs performed by mid-level and junior engineering staff. 


Opportunities will be available for cross-functional collaboration on building projects, photovoltaic developments, electric vehicle infrastructure, as well as RS&H’s space port projects. 


The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to jump into a highly flexible, team-oriented environment. We are looking for resourceful and innovative electrical engineers that enjoy working in a collaborative environment. If you are ready to make an impact, we welcome you! 



  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Minimum of 10 years' relevant experience (infrastructure/transportation consulting engineering, preferably aviation)
  • Proven experience leading designs of infrastructure and building electrical systems, power distribution, lighting, security, fire alarm, access control, communications.  
  • Proficiency with AGI32, SKM, Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD
  • Knowledgeable in FAA standards, National Electrical Code (NEC), industry best practices 
  • Willingness and ability to travel 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Please note: no agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy. Candidates should apply directly to this role to be considered. It is the responsibility of all third-party recruiting and employment agencies to know and adhere to our recruiting policy

The Team

Joining our Aviation team means an opportunity to explore your potential and apply your diverse skills to serve the large and small airports of the aviation industry as a trusted advisor.  You can do this in a collaborative and team-oriented environment among other driven professionals. Service areas include airfields, buildings, facility planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship & resiliency.  Join RS&H to define and master challenges, advance professionally, and build strong and lasting relationships. 

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 



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