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Airside Planner


At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — developing many of the world's most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 12,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our client's needs.
Arup’s Aviation Planning team operates globally delivering the planning for major airports across North America and around the world. We are committed to providing robust planning and advice founded on rigorous analysis, thorough knowledge of the aviation industry and technical skills second to none. Our business is growing along with our track record of exceptional aviation projects.
We are seeking an experienced Senior or Intermediate level Airside Planner to join the Aviation Planning group in our Toronto office.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Work independently or with minimal supervision on airside planning tasks, including:
    • Stands and apron planning
    • Airfield planning
    • Aircraft bridging and servicing
    • Aircraft movement simulations
    • Obstacle Limitation Surface (OLS) studies
  • Interface and work with relevant design disciplines in airport facilities design projects
  • Contribute to airport and terminal master planning projects
  • Report writing
  • Working with RFP team to provide relevant information Contributing to responses to RFPs
  • Bachelor’s or College degree required in Architecture, Civil Engineering or Transport Planning
  • Strong CAD (MicroStation is preferred), MS Excel and PathPlanner simulation software skills
  • Intermediate level MS Word and MS Power Pint skills
  • A minimum 8 years’ experience in airside planning, design, operations or a related field and a desire to build a long term airside planning and consulting career.
  • Professional experience and awareness of today’s aviation industry, including the aircraft technology and servicing, airside planning, design, construction, operation, and regulation of airports.
  • Knowledge of and experience in delivering airside planning work to meet international policies, regulations, and airport planning standards is required. (ICAO / IATA, FAA and other country-specific).
  • Verbal and written fluency in English is essential.
Desirable skills, knowledge and behaviors also include:
  • Airport Master Planning and Terminal Design/Planning
  • Advanced knowledge of CAD and graphics software packages, including 3D
  • Good presentation skills
  • MS Excel basic programming
  • Ability to multi-task be flexible in an environment where work load fluctuates
  • Be team oriented and support others during fluctuations in workflow
  • Advanced understanding of aircraft technology and operations, including aircraft servicing equipment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • A strong  candidate will take ownership and be highly organized
  • Command of one or more other languages is highly desirable
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Job Number: TOR00003A
Category: Transportation Planning
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date Posted: March 4, 2016
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