Position Purpose Provide planning and program management services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner. The Aviation Practice Area has the need for an experienced Planner that can manage clients and projects as a team player/builder. The work involves runways, taxiways, aprons, terminal buildings, roads, parking lots, water service, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and all facets of work related to airports.
*This position can be located in: Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Denver, CO; St. Paul, MN; or Sioux Falls, SD
Provide professional planning, technical, and program management
Prepare site analysis, concept design, design development, and presentations
Use software and equipment to prepare and revise technical drawings and plans using company established standard procedures
Provide quality control by reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
Communicate consistently with the project manager, client and contractor
Read and interpret plans to assist with client management and effectively communicate to answer inquiries from coworkers, clients, or the public
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
May serve as project manager on designated projects
Participate and facilitate in meetings with stakeholders and clients
Confer with project team members and clients to lead, prepare, and participate in project proposals and interviews
Assist with design, plans, specifications, reports, maps, schedules, estimates, data collection, and documents and agreements as needed
A Bachelor’s Degree in planning, civil engineering, airport/aviation management, or a related field and 5-10 years of experience is required.
A Master’s Degree and an AICP are highly desired.
Experience preparing airport master plan studies at general aviation and commercial service airports including related technical analysis
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work less than 30 hours per week with 90% of the time spent in the office and 10% in the field.
*This position has the opportunity to work remotely. *
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Internal Number: 18-0096
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