Aviation Planner

Aviation Planner

Career Area: Client Services

What We're Looking For:
What We're Looking For:

Are you ready to take flight with Barge Design Solutions, Inc.? We're seeking a talented Aviation Planner to join our Transportation Center and be at the forefront of expanding our services and client base. As a key player in our team, you'll work hand-in-hand with our dynamic transportation and aviation teams, driving towards excellence in quality, profitability, and continuous growth. Join us and be part of a thriving environment where your expertise will soar to new heights!

Responsibilities for this position include:
  • Performing planning activities as part of a larger planning team
  • Working collaboratively with engineering teams to support design projects
  • Participating in the production of high-quality exhibits and documents to communicate the results of the planning study elements
  • Leading planning projects and working closely with our clients
  • Contributing significantly to the overall success of the team and the team's projects
  • Pursuing certifications (AICP, AAAE CM, PMP), as appropriate


Education & Experience Qualifications:
Education & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in aviation management, aeronautical science, planning, engineering, or a related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in aviation planning, working at a Part 139 or GA airport or similar experience
  • Strong verbal, writing, and presentation communication skills needed.
  • Ability to interact with employees, other consultants, clients and others with respect and professionalism.
  • Ability to work in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment responsive to deadlines
  • Demonstrated understanding of airport planning issues/solutions and ability to undertake technical assignments
  • Knowledge of FARs, FAA Advisory Circulars, and FAA orders that apply to airport planning
  • Previous experience working with TDOT-Aeronautics
  • At least 2 years of experience in a consulting firm environment
  • Ability to work in AutoCAD and GIS software


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 550+ people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s Top 500 Design Firms and Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled