Civil / CIM Designer

Website Massport Massachusetts Port Authority

Logan International Airport

Manages the preparation and produces contract documents in Civil 3D for Capital Programs in-house designs. The Civil/CIM Designer also manages and coordinates the work of other available in-house and/or consultant drafters as the need arises. The designer’s duties also includes scheduling the work to meet project deadlines.

All staff in CP&EA (Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs) is dedicated to:

Advancing Departments’s Vision of:
Transforming our industry through innovation; creating value for our clients and delivering “best- in-class” infrastructure projects for our customers.

Supporting Department’s Mission of:
Exceling in delivering projects that enhance our customer’s experience by programming, designing and building safe, efficient and sustainable infrastructure. By committing to doing this by being inclusive, leveraging technology and finding opportunities to continuously improve in our project management and delivery.

Essential Tasks of the JobA.    Perform typical designer/drafting functions for various horizontal in-house design projects.
B.    Maintains a drawing/model register with the status of each drawing/model and assigns work to others as required and available.
C.    Ensures drawing consistency throughout by performing quality assurance checks as work progresses.
D.    Establishes plans and profiles based on survey information and Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular (FAA AC) design requirements.
E.    Works with engineering and aviation staff to develop construction phasing consistent with available work zones.
F.    Works with engineers to develop project design and drafting production schedules and adherence to those schedules.
G.    Works with engineering staff to prepare layout of airfield electrical components based on FAA AC design requirements.
H.    Ensures use of Civil 3D/BIM/CIM capabilities within the work and incorporates new technology as it becomes available.
I.    Works with engineering staff to prepare layout of airfield markings based on FAA AC design requirements.
J.    Works with Assistant Project Managers to provide training and expand in-house design and drafting capabilities.
K.    Ensures compliance with MPA Civil 3D standards and provides input on improving such standards where applicable.
L.    Prepares conceptual graphics for inclusion in presentations and the Capital Investment Plan (CIP) as requested.
M.    Assists engineers with quantity take-offs from Civil 3D models.
N.    Performs/assists with field measurements for design needs.
O.    Assist with field observation during construction when necessary.
P.    Ability to work with a diverse group of engineers, architects, administrative, planning and others in an office environment.


A.    Provide technical expertise and support to project managers on selected projects.
B.    Works closely with the rest of the Design Technologies Integration Group (DTIG) to ensure Airport Geospatial Information Systems (AGIS) is put into effect and utilized.
C.    Performs other duties to assist with the Capital Investment Plan (CIP) as assigned.



Job Requirements and QualificationsEDUCATION LEVEL: Associate Degree in Engineering or Architecture

EXPERIENCE IN RELATED FIELD: 5 + years of experience preparing engineering drawings using AutoCAD or Civil 3D.


1.    Proficiency with Civil 3D.
2.    Understanding of fundamental civil engineering.
3.    Understanding of BIM (Building Information Modeling).
4.    Familiarity with cost estimating, scheduling, and office software.
5.    Able to organize and file electronic information, prioritize work and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
6.    Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
7.    Massachusetts Class D (III) driver’s license.
8.    Ability to pass a Massport background check and obtain a Massport Security Badge.
9.    Ability to pass Massport pre-placement physical, controlled substance testing and background security check.



Supplemental InformationWORK SCHEDULE: Ability to work a 37.5-hour work week and ability to work additional hours asworkload demands.

Massport requires employees to obtain and maintain full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.  Massport will allow for limited exemptions where a reasonable accommodation can be reached for any employee who is unable to receive vaccination due to medical disability or who is unwilling to receive vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief.  New hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination or request for reasonable accommodation prior to their hire date.

Employees will safeguard all protected information in accordance with all applicable federal and state regulations and Massport policy and procedures.

We have high standards to excel in all we do, which includes hiring the most talented people to maintain our facilities and achieve our goals. We strive for diversity in our workforce, and to make Massport a leader among our peers in transportation safety and security, customer service, and environmental management.

At Massport, our business is all about connecting. We support and take pride in the employees that make those connections possible each and every day. Further, Massport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity and inclusivity.

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