Under administrative direction of the Chief of Planning and Engineering, is responsible for leading airport planning activities ranging from small to large projects addressing airport development, infrastructure, and land use needs. This position leads projects on airport capacity, facility throughput balance, to support leadership decisions on capital investments. The candidate leads the planning of all airport divisions; providing strategic thinking and analysis, input to design for airside and landside projects, and developing operational standards. This position analyzes, researches airfield, landside and terminal infrastructure and ensures all projects are planned per the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) rules, guidelines and additional requirements. In addition, the candidate is responsible for adherence to all local, regional, state and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) mandates. The candidate must be familiar with FAA guidance, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and must be able to research, compile, and analyze data related to various studies and projects.
A minimum of four (4) years of progressive and responsible planning experience in a similar or related field in the public, private or military sector is required;
Previous experience in coordinating airport planning projects with state, regional, federal agencies, and airlines is preferred;
Knowledge and understanding of FAA Advisory Circulars and industrial standards on airport passenger terminal, airside, landside elements planning, design and operations is preferred;
Strong management, analytical, verbal and written communication skills are required;
Computer skill including the Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD are strongly preferred;
Must successfully complete a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) 10 year fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check and employment background check and Security Threat Assessment;
Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test;
Must be able to lift and carry thirty (30) pounds;
A valid State of Ohio Driver's License is required.
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