Civil Engineering Lab Manager (Airport Pavement)

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
Egg Harbor, New Jersey

REQ#: RQ35823

General Dynamics Information Technology is currently hiring a full-time Materials Laboratory Manager for the NextGen Pavement Materials Laboratory at the FAA’s National Airport Pavement Test Facility. This position is located in Atlantic City Airport – William J. Hughes Technical Center.  The Materials Laboratory Manager will play a key role in the organization, and will be responsible for directing and supervising the activities of the personnel assigned to the laboratory where airport pavement materials are tested in accordance with ASTM, AASHTO and other industry recognized test methods.  This is a challenging position and will require an individual with a strong technical background combined with strong leadership capabilities.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance to FAA on airport pavement materials laboratory testing.
  • Maintain accreditation based on AASHTO R18 criteria including AMRL/CCRL requirements.
  • Development of laboratory standard operating procedures and ensure laboratory safety.
  • Directly responsible for managing budget, personnel, and equipment.
  • Ensure testing are in compliance with ASTM and AASHTO standards and requirements.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • 6 years of full-time professional civil engineering experience in civil engineering materials testing of asphalt, concrete, aggregate, and soils including experience testing with servo-hydraulic testing equipment.
  • Comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of advanced concepts principles, practices, and techniques of engineering/science in the civil engineering discipline
  • Possession of a current certificate of registration in active status as a professional engineer in any State of the United States in civil engineering discipline. Must be maintained during employment as the Materials Laboratory Manager.
  • Previous experience in airport pavement materials laboratory testing.

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum: B.S. in Civil Engineering, M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer certification required (or within 6 months of hire)


  • Insurance – Health, Dental, Life, Long Term Care, etc.
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k
  • Tuition Reimbursement


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.