Senior Airport Planner

High Street Wanstead, England, gb
Company: Flood Modeller
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-08-04 18:18:17

Your Impact:

Jacobs Transportation has an enviable reputation in Highways, Rail and Aviation. Our internationally respected Aviation team are active at all major UK airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester, with a growing portfolio of overseas commissions. Our experts lead and support a wide range of airport projects globally, working for major clients to create better, efficient, and more sustainable aviation solutions. 

Jacobs are seeking experienced Senior Airport Planners to join our growing Aviation Business, working on a number of high-profile airport development projects. You will be part of a friendly, dynamic, divers and international team where we work in a flexible manner, but all share the passion for aircraft and airports.

Role & Responsibilities
As a Senior Planner within our Transportation business you will work with other planning experts and specialists in the team. You will be responsible for the leadership of tasks and small projects and provide direction to junior airport planners in the team. In conjunction with the Technical Director and Team Leads, you will assist in developing the airport planning capability in terms of staff, tools and training, and support the team to significantly grow the project and client portfolio for airport planning commissions. 

As part of the Aviation Planning team, you will utilise your experience in delivery performance, excellent communication skills and flair for creative problem solving do deliver innovative solutions for our clients. Building on your knowledge of current aviation industry initiatives and passion for airport development, you will proactively drive innovation and foster a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement, demonstrating adaptability and commitment to supporting others across the team in delivering a high-quality service.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed today and into tomorrow. Jacobs is committed developing its people and to continuous progress. Your team lead and management will assist you in formulating your career ambitions and how to achieve them. Our internal e3 learning platform offers online and instructor-led courses, encompassing soft topics as well as role-specific lessons.

Here's What You'll Need:

• Experience in international aviation/airport projects
• Knowledge of EASA, ICAO and IATA standards
• Extensive capacity analysis and facility requirements experience
• Understanding and application of simulation tools
• Bid preparation
• Good Office software capability
• Project Management

You will have demonstrable experience in the following areas, with a required specialism in at least one of them:
• Airside Planning and Design
• Terminal Planning and Design
• Airport Operations (terminal or airside)
• Airport Master Planning

Ideally you will also have:
• Post graduate qualification in Airport Planning or similar degree 
• Industry network and profile
• Practical application of specialist Airport Planning Software CAST, ArcPort, AviPlan, Vissim)
• Practical application of AutoCAD software
• Civil-engineering background
• Experience in traffic forecasting and analysis
• Experience of air traffic management
• Experience in airport business planning and capital expenditure.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

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