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General Information


Job title: Aviation Project Manager/Planner
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Job location: Charlotte, NC  28205 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/05/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Job category:Aviation/Airports
Civil Engineering
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Job Description

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WK Dickson believes that our people are our most valuable asset. From engineers to urban planners and scientists to surveyors, WK Dickson offers its clients a vast network of talent and passion.

WK Dickson’s people are the best in the business, and our success comes from the personal drive of each of us. Our firm was built on the philosophy that people do business with people they like. That goes for our coworkers, too. We work hard. We take risks. We succeed together.

Job Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include: preparing airspace analysis, land acquisition assistance, permitting, grant applications/management for airport projects, advising airport management operations, assistance with client management and marketing services to current and potential clients.

•Work closely with design engineers
•Market services to potential, current and former clients consistent with company goals and objectives.
•Provide the Business Unit Leader with essential project information.
•Develop scope, schedule, budget and coordinate with internal and external subcontractors.
•Assume primary responsibility for project profit and loss.
•Utilize all technical resources to complete projects in an accurate, neat, and timely manner.
•Establish and continuously monitor project budgets.
•Review projects for submittal ensuring accuracy, neatness, and timeliness on all
•Assist in formulating plans, costs estimates, timeframes, and specifications of projects.
•Represent firm and clients at various meetings.
•Perform QC reviews and coordinate QA process in accordance with company policy.
•Maintain positive communication and working relationship with staff, clients and subcontractors.
•Mentor staff and insure adequate training.
•Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
•Assist the Business Unit Leader with achieving company goals.
•Insure adherence to company policies and procedures.
•Ensure compliance with all company safety policies and rules.
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Job Requirements

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Must possess a BS Degree in Engineering or physical/environmental planning
•ArcGIS and Civil 3D experience is preferred
•Seven (7) to 10 years’ experience, Master's Degree from accredited planning or aviation management may be considered as experience.
•PE or AICP required
•Must have strong leadership skills with ability to mentor younger staff
•Must have ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with project team and client
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Company Benefits:

Employees are able to take advantage of our:
•Exclusive ‘Talent Development Program’
•Project Management Curriculum
•Coaching/Mentoring Program

In addition WK Dickson offers its employees a competitive benefits package including:
•Competitive salaries
•Medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision care plans
•Matching 401K program
•Life insurance
•Short and long term disability benefits
•Supplemental insurance option
•Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
•Paid Holidays
•Continuing education / tuition reimbursement
•Professional registration reimbursement
•Flexible spending account (FSA)
•Performance-based incentives
•Spot bonuses
•Employee referral bonuses
•Flex-time policy (half-day Fridays)
•Moving and relocation assistance
•Business casual work environment
•Company-sponsored social events
•Community giving and charitable programs

Specific programs vary by region, in accordance with the competitive environments of local areas.
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