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Job Information

AECOM Airfield/terminal planner in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke

Job Summary

AECOM is a global provider of technical services to airport owners, investors, airlines and aviation clients, leading and supporting programs for airports of all sizes and forms. We operate a Global Aviation network of expertise and local knowledge, enabling AECOM’s multidisciplined, skilled professionals to deliver integrated, collaborative aviation solutions across projects and continents, from finance and analysis to master planning, program management, design and construction services. We have undertaken significant project at over 150 of the world’s major airports. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm with revenue of approximately $20.2 billion during fiscal year 2018.

we are looking for an experienced Planner to be part of the UK&I aviation team, providing aviation masterplanning services across the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region, and to support the global business as required.

Our core EMEA aviation teams are based in the UK (Basingstoke, Telford, Manchester, Croydon) and Madrid, and focus on delivery of aviation projects ranging from initial planning studies, concept and preliminary design, through to detailed design and implementation. We often work alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams, delivering sustainable cost effective solutions to our clients, whether they are local or national authorities or private developers. Work is often fast paced and requires creativity, tenacity and excellent communication to achieve the right result for our clients whilst respecting the requirements of wider stakeholders and maintaining the highest industry standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking a wide variety of aviation planning projects involving due diligence, feasibility studies and masterplanning on landside, terminal and airside developments;

  • Undertaking the assessment of the capacities of runways, taxiways systems, aprons, terminals, surface access and cargo facilities;

  • Reviewing development plans and advising clients;

  • Assessing project phasing and capex against requirements;

  • Coordinating analysis with other AECOM disciplines where required;

  • Preparation and delivery of presentations, analysis and reports within tight deadlines and across multiple projects simultaneously;

  • Work winning, including the identifying and tracking prospects; developing client relationships and preparing proposals

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant and demonstrable aviation experience which should include planning, designing, procurement and construction of aviation airfields, buildings, developments, and working winning

  • Excellent working knowledge of ICAO planning and design standards and regulations and IATA planning guidelines

  • Understanding of appropriate national standards such as those of the FAA , EASA and UK CAA is desirable;

  • Experience of simulation modelling (landside, airside)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree educated or equivalent in aviation design, civil engineering, architecture, transportation or similar.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Aviation

Business Line Global Aviation

Business Group Global Aviation

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234139BR

Additional Locations UK - Croydon - Bedford Park

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.