Airport Planning Expert


Additional Info

Full NameParsons
Mobile02 614 2416
Experience1 to 2 years

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None
Job Description:

Ready to put your management skills to work on marquee environmental projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of program tasks on complex projects? Parsons is now hiring an Airport Planning Expert for our rapidly expanding portfolio of environmental projects.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your planning knowledge and engineering techniques will propel your career forward. We need our Project Planner at this level to apply diverse and intensive proficiency in the use of technical theories, practices, and company policies. In this role you will provide technical direction and manage a team of urban/environmental planning professionals and technicians on large projects, or on several smaller projects or studies, involving the development of plans for the utilization of land and physical facilities of cities, counties, and metropolitan areas. Our Managers are responsible for the technical excellence of the tasks and analyses performed, regulatory compliance, and for on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. Assists the Project Manager in preparing Project Management Plans, Project Control Statements, and Quality Control files for annual QA project audits.

As the airport planning subject matter expert (SME), provides direct support to the Client for strategic technical and business goals, project management, and leadership across a portfolio of airports. Typical responsibilities include:

Strategic – Technical

Air traffic forecasting
Flight schedule and airline operations analysis
Capacity-demand analysis
Airfield capacity and geometric layout planning
Obstacle limitation surface planning
Terminal capacity and functional layout planning
Cargo facilities capacity, location and functional layout planning
Landside facilities capacity, location and layout planning
Airport support facilities capacity, location and layout planning
Commercial facilities planning
Overall Airport Master Planning
Land use planning
Strategic – Business

Project justification
Stakeholder requirement analysis
Options development and analysis
Cost analysis
Management presentations
Project Management

Plans, directs, and supervises airport/urban/environmental planning project(s) of large scope and complexity.
Scope of work and project schedule development
Tender evaluation
Engages services and manages outside consultants when warranted
Consultant deliverables review
Schedule management and cost compliance
Stakeholder and management review presentations
Adherence to safety and quality requirements

Serves as a staff manager, technical leader, and a recognized SME.
Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.
Monitors productivity and proficiency of assigned personnel.
Reviews work produced by those assigned to ensure that all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations are followed, that current techniques are utilized, and that quality is acceptable.
Establishes budget estimates & staffing requirements for defined scope and schedule.
Sets departmental goals and objectives
Sets priorities and directing resource deployment
Sets and maintaining planning standards and SOP’s
Provides inter-departmental and external stakeholder coordination
Provides staff performance review and career development
Defines requirements for outsourced consultancy services
Maintains active membership in appropriate professional organizations and societies. Represents the Company at conferences, seminars, meetings, etc.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture/Engineering, Airport Planning, or other related technical field, 20+ years of related work experience with at least 10 years of experience in Airport Planning. Appropriate professional certifications/ affiliations from internationally recognized authority highly desirable.

Expert knowledge of airport/urban/environmental planning practices and procedures, with a strong background in Master Planning and other related planning studies for small/medium/large airports.

Thorough understanding of ICAO/IATA regulations, as well as other international and local regulatory standards to ensure project compliance with national laws.

Working knowledge and proficiency in application of project and staff management principles. Proven ability for performing in a supervisory capacity on a project.

Proficiency in utilizing PC and various software packages typically used in airport/urban/environmental planning assignments is required.

Excellent written and oral communication skills (fluent in English, understanding of Arabic highly desirable).

Listing ID: 5845fd0837f84072

December 9, 2020 1:43 pm

175 days, 3 hours