Federal Aviation Administration

The Airport Environmental Program helps airports implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal environmental laws and regulations. This includes airport noise compatibility planning (Part 150), airport noise and access restrictions (Part 161), environmental review for airport development, and the application of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.

Federal Aviation Administration Burlington, MA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary Serves as a planner responsible for various airport and aviation planning activities for the Office of Airports (ARP), New England Region. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Analyzes and interprets criteria related to all aspects of airport and aviation planning. Reviews, provides technical guidance and accepts airport master and system plans prepared by airport sponsors, State aeronautical agencies, and metropolitan planning agencies. Assists environmental specialists in the collection of data and develops documents required for satisfying requirements of National Environmental Policy Act. Reviews airport sustainability programs and other environmental programs. Provides assistance to Airport Sponsors to ensure land use compatibility including consultation in the development of zoning requirements on and off airports. Ensures planning results are in compliance with applicable Grant Assurances. Provides technical guidance for the preparation and coordination of local, metro, and state system airport demand forecasts and Airport Layout Plans. Reviews and approves local airport demand forecasts and Airport Layout Plans. Assists in the development of the ADO/RO Airports Capital Improvement Program (ACIP) and may assist with the administration of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program. Assists environmental specialists in the collection of data and develops documents required for satisfying requirements of National Environmental Policy Act. Reviews airport sustainability programs and other environmental programs. Provides assistance to Airport Sponsors to ensure land use compatibility including consultation in the development of zoning requirements on and off airports. Ensures planning results are in compliance with applicable Grant Assurances. Assists in developing the ADO input to the National Plan of integrated Airports System (NPIAS) and conducts reviews to ensure that FAA guidance is being met during the initial submittal of NPIAS entry/removal requests. Reviews and approves land use compatibility plans, change in land use requests, land releases, and land acquisition documents. These actions may require review of appraisals submitted by sponsors to ensure that land acquired under a project is properly configured, has good title and cost is reasonable. Ensures conformance with the Uniform Relocation Act. Prepares correspondence for review by management. Correspondence may include Congressional responses, briefing papers, approval letters, and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development. Provides advisory and technical guidance to the public on all aspects of project implementation, including airport planning and programming, airspace, airport design standards, and contract administration. Participates in community activities, such as Advisory Committees, public workshops, and public meetings or hearings. Provides technical guidance and reviews planning consultant contracts, including determination of reasonableness of cost, to ensure that selection is in accordance with professional services procurement requirements. Approves payments on AP funded projects. Reviews benefit/cost and life-cycle costs analyses. Reviews and makes recommendation for modification of standards requests to management and/or RO May forward recommendations to RO for approval Conducts project justifications and eligibility analyses to ensure projects are ready for grant funding. Provides recommendation for grant funding and programming. Maintains project status using the Office of Airports database system (SOAR). Possesses a complete understanding Of grant project management and associated financial reports. Performs project close-out review and prepares recommendation to management for grant financial completion, including eligible final payment or recovery as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned. Travel Required 50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com