The Planning Section supports the Infrastructure Division to manage the whole life cycle (planning, design, construction, commissioning, repairing, modifying, replacing and decommissioning/disposal) of physical and infrastructure assets consistent with environmental regulations and best practices. The business unit’s role is to support extension the life of the Houston Airport System (HAS) physical assets and replace them when it is not feasible to extend the life of these assets. This Senior Staff Analyst (Managing Aviation Planner) will provide leadership support in the development of planning documents (i.e. Master Plans, Planning Definition Manuals etc.,) that detail the plans for enhancing the airfield, terminal, landside and support facilities at all three locations Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby (HOU) and Ellington Field (EFD) airports. This position will support the Division Manager - Chief Aviation Planner in serving as primary role of obtaining program requirements from stakeholders and managing consultant firm tasks as assigned.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a field directly related to the type of work being performed. Graduate degrees related to the type of work to be performed may substitute for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Five years of professional administrative, financial or analytical experience related to the type of work being performed are required. Professional experience related to the type of work to be performed may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS NONE
Additional Salary Information: Preference will be given to applicants with a master’s degree with an emphasis in aviation, aviation planning or related field.
•Advanced experience with leading aviation planning projects is required.
•Advanced Knowledge of current aviation industry regulations pertaining to airport terminal planning, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circulars and orders, International Civil Aviation Organizations (ICAO) airport design/operation standards and International Air Transportation Association (IATA) planning standards is required.
•Advanced knowledge of (Transportation Security Administration (TSA), (Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) standards and knowledge in Airport Operators operations.
•Experience in large or medium hub airports highly desired.
•Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Building Information Modeling BIM, AviPLAN or other dynamic simulation/modeling software is required.
•Intermediate level and/or higher in data mining.
•Solid experience in facility/infrastructure planning, developing phasing plans.
•Professional licensing American Institute of Certified Planners AICP, American Association of Airport Executives A.A.E. a plus.
Internal Number: PN #24840
About Houston Airport System
The Houston Airport System provides a safe and dynamic air services network that fosters economic vitality for the transportation industry and facilitates a strong level of global connectivity for diverse and growing population living throughout the greater Houston region.
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH):
• Located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston
• 29 passenger airlines
• Nearly 200 non-stop destinations
• Nearly 43 million passengers in 2015
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):
• Located approximately 7 miles south of Downtown Houston
• 5 passenger airlines
• Nearly 60 non-stop destinations
• More than 12 million passengers in 2015
Ellington Airport (EFD)/Houston Spaceport
•Located approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Houston
•Supports the operations of the U.S. military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
•Home to the nation’s 10th licensed commercial spaceport
•Houston Spaceport is a focal point for aerospace innovation
The three-airport system served more than 55 million passengers in 2015, an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark.
Together Houston Air...ports form one of North America's largest public airport systems and position Houston as the international passenger and cargo gateway to the south central United States and a primary gateway to Latin America.