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Manager of Aviation Economics

Company name
HNTB Companies

Kansas City, MO, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Architecture

Posted on
Apr 30,2019

Valid Through
Aug 13,2019

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Why Choose HNTB?
For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.At HNTB, we\u2019re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, \u201cWhat if?\u201d Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.For you, \u201ctogether\u201d can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB \u201ctogether\u201d also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And \u201ctogether\u201d means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. \u201cTogether\u201d means that we are engaged in the communities we serve \u2014 we live there \u2014 and are committed to their growth and development.
Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at
Corporation is currently seeking a Manager of Aviation Economics to join our National Aviation Planning Practice. Our aviation planning practice provides consulting services to airports throughout the United States by performing comprehensive master plan and targeted airfield/airspace, terminal, ground transportation and environmental planning services.
The candidate for this position will be a strategic member of the national aviation planning practice and will have responsibility for serving key aviation clients across the country. The candidate should have comprehensive experience with aviation economics, including forecasting and financial analysis, and will manage airport forecast, business and finance projects.  The ideal candidate will have proven planning capability, project management skills, and be a practice builder.
The position has high potential for professional growth. This position is based in Oakland, CA, LAX, LA, Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York City, Arlington, Miami, Boston, Denver, or Kansas City.
Job Summary
Determines objectives and requirements within the discipline, organizes programs and projects and develops standards and guides for diverse planning activities.
Essential Responsibility

Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with transportation planning, landscape architecture, urban design and/or planning leaders and other discipline/office leaders.
Determines objectives and requirements within the discipline, organizes programs and projects and develops standards and guides for diverse transportation planning, landscape architecture or urban design activities.
Supervises and coordinates project managers to ensure HNTB's 4 for 4 (Consistent delivery of quality work, on time, on budget and to the client's satisfaction on every project) performance.
Monitors design and technical continuity throughout projects.
Oversees maintenance of Manual of Professional Practice.
Understands and assists with all aspects of the profession within the office, including business development initiatives, project management, technical applications and design applications.
Coordinates among leadership within the office and the company on a regular basis.
Leads special assignments on behalf of the office, division, and service group.
Serves as client service leader for assigned market area or project manager for key clients and larger assignments. Maintains extensive client contacts.
Coordinates with group director and office leaders on strategic issues and achievement of business performance goals.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities- Supports aviation planning and design projects across the country. - Serves as the lead aviation economist for HNTB\u2019s aviation planning practice with a focus on growing the aviation forecast, business, and finance group. - Develop aviation forecasts to support a wide variety of aviation projects at both commercial service and general aviation airports. - Lead financial analysis including benefit-cost analysis, capital program development, revenue analysis, and letters of intent. - Manage data analytics for a range of projects. - Direct the development of written reports and deliverables. - Prepare and deliver presentations for dissemination of technical information to clients, stakeholders, and the public. - Closely coordinate with other HNTB service lines. - Recruit, grow, mentor, and oversee aviation economics staff. - Lead business development and proposal preparation efforts to help grow the aviation practice. - Perform related work as required.
Basic Qualification Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, or related field 12 years related experience 10 years related experience (with Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, or related field)
Preferred Qualification/Skills- Bachelor\u2019s degree in a field that provides a strong foundation for forecasting and financial analysis, such as Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering. - Extensive knowledge of best practices, methods, and principles utilized in aviation forecasting and financial analysis. - Strong understanding of evolving trends in the aviation industry. - High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). - Extensive knowledge of analytical techniques and interpreting simulation results. - Experience developing forecasts for commercial and general aviation airports. - Understanding of airport systems and interrelationships including developing forecasts for system plans. - Experience preparing funding plans for aviation planning projects. - Understanding of aviation finance and FAA rules and regulations concerning grant funding. - Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communications skills. Willingness to travel to client sites. - Ability to apply advanced professional knowledge of the principles of management, business, marketing and administration in performing complex airport planning projects. - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at client organizations.
General Work Conditions Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.  The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.
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HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. With nearly a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program delivery and construction management.

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