Develops and recommends short and long-term plans for the Birmingham Airport Authority by conducting major technical research, executing major projects, analyzing, and presenting data, coordinating with governmental representatives, neighborhood organizations, consultants, and staff members.
Supports the Authority in attaining its short and long-term goals by assisting in the preparation, updating, and monitoring of the Five (5) Year Plan and Airport Capital Improvement Program (ACIP)
Manages and coordinates the activities of Planning Consultants by preparing RFQ's and RFP's, administering planning contracts, and by reviewing, inspecting, and commenting on planning documents and drawings submitted by Planning Consultants
Coordinates and administers FAA Capital Grant Projects by compiling, maintaining, and submitting required documents and by ensuring that they conform to established schedules and budget requirements
Review FAA Orders, Advisory Circulars, and other industry guidance to ensure staff and consultants are utilizing the most recent aviation literature and are abreast of industry guidelines
Four-year college/university degree required. Preference in planning, airport/aviation management, engineering, architecture, Urban Planning, geography/GIS, mathematics, or closely related field
Proven knowledge and application of aviation skills including understanding of FAA guidelines and requirements for airport planning and geometry
Three (3) years professional experience in planning in the aviation industry preferred
Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to compile, analyze, and evaluate data
Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY This is not a supervisory position.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to handle multiple tasks and to work as a team member
Experience with GIS, AutoCAD, and/or graphic design software
Strong research skills related to aviation, planning, and environmental topics
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment is indoors and outdoors. Exposure to environmental conditions to include all weather conditions i.e., hot, and cold temperatures, humid, wet conditions, traffic, bright/dim light, fumes/noxious odors, dusts, and pollen.
The position does not require the use of protective clothing and equipment.
The Birmingham Airport Authority is a dynamic and exciting place to work. Our mission is to provide world-class customer service in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. Of course, we can only do that with a great team of employees who are committed to upholding our core values. Our employee family acts as ambassadors who represent the airport and the Authority with professionalism and integrity. Our employees are committed to making every passenger’s travel through our airport a positive and pleasant experience.
The Birmingham Airport Authority offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package of affordable health, dental, vision, and life insurances for employees and their families. The Authority also provides paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and retirement benefits.
The Authority is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practice laws. The Authority strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. The policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.