Senior Airport Engineer, Aviation Planning, WTC – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • New York

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 0-2 years

Job Description


The Aviation Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is currently seeking an experienced Senior Airport Architect/Engineer to join the aviation planning team that will help transform The Port Authority’s airports into world-class 21st Century airports. The successful candidate will have broad understanding in the following aviation planning disciplines: landside, terminal and airside.

The Senior Airport Architect/Engineer will be responsible for:
• Developing, overseeing and analyzing airport simulation models (landside, terminal and airside)
• Preparation of internal and external stakeholder presentations and briefing materials
• Reviews, directs, and oversees technical work for a wide variety of airport planning projects associated with JFK Redevelopment
• Review and develop capacity analyses for airport facilities
• Develops concepts and alternative drawings using computer aided and GIS software
• Prepares and delivers of a wide variety of airport planning projects and technical reports encompassing terminal, airside, and support facilities components for JFK
• Highly responsive to stakeholder requests
• Prepares internal and external stakeholder presentations and briefing materials
• Coordinates with the FAA and other stakeholders for the preparation of Airport Layout Plan (ALP) updates for projects submission
• Develops site development plan and lease exhibits to support JFK Redevelopment needs
• Provides planning technical support for airport operations and technical guidelines on land use, airport zoning, airport planning standards and other applicable planning code & criteria
• The applicant must be able to travel to all Port Authority airports, as needed

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Urban Planning
• Progressive experience in Aviation facility planning and design to include the development of planning strategies, airport terminal and other supporting infrastructure needs analyses
• Experience working independently, developing planning strategies, setting priorities and balancing multiple concurrent projects
• Experience preparing and delivering site plans, terminal or other airport infrastructure functional drawings, conceptual drawings, or presentation materials
• Knowledge of AutoCAD
• Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Advisory Circulars and other industry publications and standards as they relate to airport terminal and master planning, zoning, airport design, capacity & demand and state & local codes & industry design standards
• This is a JFK Redevelopment Long Term Project role

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
• Master’s degree in architecture or Engineering
• Demonstrated ability to devise innovative solutions to airport planning problems, resolve conflicts independently & make sound decisions
• Knowledge of industry best practices and world-class airport facilities planning and design
• Knowledge of, AviPlan, Revit, TAAM, VISSIM tools
• Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing)
• Registered Architect or Professional Engineer (PE) License in New York and/or New Jersey

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