Aviation Analyst (Entry Level - Noise Specialist)

  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • 4 World Trade Center, New York, NY, United States
  • Apr 04, 2017
Full time Air Quality Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Science/Engineering

Job Description

The Aviation Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is currently seeking a Entry Level applicants with an interest in operations and environmental areas. The selected candidate will also assist with the four ongoing Part 150 Noise Compatibility Planning Studies, providing support for the program managers and interfacing with the consultants on an as needed basis.  This position may require attending meetings with community groups and local elected officials, on occasion, after normal business hours.


Reporting to the manager of the Aviation Noise Office, the selected candidate will assist the manager in daily activities of the unit.  The selected candidate will also be required to provide logistical support to the noise monitoring contractor to monitor function of deployed portable noise monitoring units and also enable installation and removal of noise monitoring units in various locations throughout the Port District. The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Operating and managing Airport Noise & Operations Management System (ANOMS) to analyze noise complaint data to determine trends and causal effects
  • Operating and managing the noise complaint collection system
  • Investigating and validating aircraft noise violations
  • Preparing reports and presentations on noise complaint information and runway operations data
  • Managing the consultants and contracts related to noise complaint data collection, noise monitor maintenance, and flight tracking data


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in aviation or environmental related field from an accredited college or university
  • Any noted education or professional experience manipulating aeronautic/environmental data sets
  • Experience in Aviation industry related to environment or operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write, and proofread a variety of general business documents and collateral materials


 Ideal candidates will present the following profile: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in aviation or environmental related field
  • Experience in quantitative analysis of aviation emissions, aviation alternative fuels, aircraft design related to emissions and noise/performance
  • Any experience manipulating aeronautic data sets using environmental aviation models and database programs
  • Experience in Aviation industry related to environment or operations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including interacting with stakeholders within and outside of the Agency
  • Familiarity with the aviation terminology
  • Familiarity with FAR Part 139 or Part 150 requirements
  • Experience in working with diverse groups of staff
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively administer consultant contracts
  • Ability to contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, promoting teamwork, and fostering positive communication 

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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