Aviation Planner

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Aviation Planner

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Aviation Planner position. Hanson office location is flexible including Indianapolis, Indiana, Chicago or Springfield, IL, St. Louis or St. Charles, MO, Nashville, TN, and Sarasota or Orlando, FL. Other geographies will be considered based on experience and the ability of the candidate to work autonomously and/or offer new client or market opportunities. Hanson supports a hybrid work environment. The expectation for working in the office will be dependent on work location and capabilities and vary based on specific project requirements.

About Us

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 500 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.

Position Profile

This position is expected serve as a technical and project resource in the Hanson aviation planning program. This position will serve airport planning clients in the Midwest, as well as in the southeast and southcentral U.S. geographies.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Preparing airport master plans, airport layout plans, site selection studies, obstruction analysis, forecasting, noise and environmental evaluations, terminal plans, sustainability evaluations, business plans, and other airport planning tasks and projects.
Assist the aviation market in smart airport planning programs and lead or assist in writing grant applications.
Communicate analysis results in the form of technical memoranda, reports, graphic displays, and presentations to government bodies and elected officials as part of the aviation planning process.
Participate in preparation of technical proposals, scope of work development, and external relationship building and technical presentations.
Client and project team coordination for the identified tasks
Other duties as assigned


Technical Skills:

Experience in complex and controversial projects
Experience with Microsoft Office software
Experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D and/or ArcGIS
Experience with AEDT and/or AviPlan Turn preferred
Experience with managing project financials preferred

Soft Skills:

Must be able to communicate complex technical concepts to technical staff, public officials, and the general public in both written and oral format
Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases
Must be able to work independently and as a team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills
Must demonstrate an interest in experiencing a variety of assignments and responsibilities

Required Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Planning, Aviation Management, Civil Engineering or a relevant field
Minimum of 5 years of relevant airport planning experience with increasing responsibilities and project leadership
Must have a strong working knowledge of FAA advisory circulars and orders
Experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with clients, airport boards, FAA and regulatory organizations

Preferred additional qualifications:

Master's degree in relevant field
Following certifications: AICP, AAE, CM, LEED, ENV SP, etc.
Proven experience as a project manager and/or task leader on airport planning projects
Experience in mentoring and supervising junior staff

Working at Hanson:

Must be willing and able to work overtime to meet project needs and deadlines
Travel to client location or regulatory agencies for project related tasks is expected
Some travel may involve overnight staysBenefits
Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:
Competitive compensation
Performance bonuses
401(k) with matching contribution
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Comprehensive health & well-being plans
Financial wellness plans
Work-life balance programs

Want to know more? Visitour benefits pagefor all the details.
We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It's important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You'll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to cultivate your career, including:
Monthly educational webinars
Leadership training
Lunch & learn development sessions
24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses
Mentorship opportunities
Award-winning internship program
Employee recognition
And so much more!

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Job Posting: 11916511

Posted On: May 20, 2024

Updated On: May 20, 2024

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