AECOM Entry Level Airport Planner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry Level Airport Planner

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Airport Planner for immediate employment in the Philadelphia, PA office. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow their career and contribute to an amazing company. The incumbent can look forward to a variety of exciting projects including: airspace, airside, terminal, landside, and environmental components contributing to both the immediate development needs of an airport (such as terminal gate modifications) to long range master planning.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing planning exhibits using AutoCAD, GIS, Google sketchup, Adobe Suites, and other programs

  • Assessing aircraft gate positions using Aviplan

  • Analyzing airspace surfaces and obstructions for impacts using GIS, CAD, and other analytical tools

  • Preparing airport layout plans under the supervision using AutoCAD

  • General data gathering, research, analysis, and exhibit development

  • CAD and GIS application usage

  • Technical report writing

  • Participating in meetings as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD

  • Possess well developed technical writing and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated industry-specific experience and knowledge pertaining to aircraft gate parking

  • ALP preparation

  • Experience using GIS, Sketchup, InDesign, and/or Illustrator

  • Ability to apply higher-end spreadsheet functionality and analytic techniques

  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of common FAA Advisory Circulars pertaining to airport planning, airport capital improvement planning, and environmental planning processes

  • Working knowledge of common aviation simulator tools

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183431BR

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.