Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Aviation Group as a Sr. Planner in Houston, TX. Location of position is flexible. Willing to consider multiple locations for the right candidate.
Under general direction, provides technical expertise to diverse planning projects throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company-wide. May function as lead planner, project manager, or technical consultant. Work may involve airport planning, airport engineering support, or environmental projects.
Work involves planning and developing planning projects concerned with unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major company programs.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning or related field. Master's or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Planners with ten years experience since Bachelor's or nine years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 12-15 years experience. Some public agency experience desirable.
Strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. Experience with project management is preferred. Ideal candidate will have led various airport planning projects such as master plans, airport layout plans, alternative studies, noise studies, and environmental assessments. Ability to coordinate public involvement is a plus.
AICP Certification desired.
This position may include supervising other airport planning staff. Experience as a personnel supervisor is a plus.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
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