• Aviation Planner IV

    Location US-NY-Albany | US-NJ-Parsippany | US-OH-Cleveland | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-MA-Norwell | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MA-Concord
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    Engineering - Aviation

    For more than half a century, CHA has provided planning, design, construction, and asset management services to the nation’s top airports. Through this work on countless aviation projects totaling hundreds of millions of dollars, our dedicated aviation professionals have built strong working relationships with the FAA and state transportation offices. We have an in-depth understanding of state and federal regulations, as well as the technical requirements and challenges faced by modern airports.


    CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a highly motivated Aviation Planner IV for the following offices:

    • Albany, NY
    • Parsippany,NJ
    • Cleveland,OH
    • Indianapolis, IN
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Norwell, MA
    • Concord, MA


    • Responsible for planning and coordination of airport master plans, environmental reports, and related studies at commercial service and general aviation airports.
    • Candidate will work with a team of planners and engineers, assisting with projects including airport master plans, airport layout plans, site selection studies, obstruction analysis, forecasting, noise and environmental evaluations, sustainability evaluations, etc.
    • Airline terminal building planning (e.g., sizing, layout, aprons, integration).
    • Able to present projects and plans in a public setting and translate technical knowledge into laymen terms.
    • Experience working with airport boards, FAA, regulatory agencies, and other organizations.
    • Develop work plans to coincide milestones of a project.
    • Select procedures and check complete reports and calculations.
    • Lead entry and junior level staff.
    • May assist or be involved in the technical scope of proposal development.
    • Some travel is required.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Civil Engineering or related discipline required. Master’s degree in related disciplines preferred.


    • 5+ years of relevant airport planning experience.
    • Applicable certifications are encouraged: AICP, AAAE Certified Member, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation, etc.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Experience with AEDT/INM, ESRI / ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MS Illustrator, Google Sketchup and AviPLAN / PathPlanner / AeroTURN preferred.
    • Must possess strong communication skills; both written and verbal.
    • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • Valid driver's license.


    CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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