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3 weeks

Airport Planner


Type: Salaried

Salary: Dependent on experience and skills

An introduction to our unique company…

Waterman Aspen welcomes engineers and technical specialists to make their mark on some of the biggest infrastructure projects across the UK on a secondment basis.

We specialise in providing the right people, with the right skills for the job, at the right time – for as long as our clients need them.

We are proud of how much we value and support our colleagues – taking people from the very start of their careers to Chartered status and beyond. We have big ambitions for the future, and we’d love for you to be part of it.

Your career with Waterman Aspen…

You’ll get all the benefits of being employed by us, while working on a variety of projects for our clients. Joining Waterman Aspen as an Airport Planner will see you as a key member of the Aviation team and you can expect:

  • A varied client base for you to apply and develop your skills
  • Professional subscription to a professional body of your choice
  • Career development and support to reach your professional goals (CEng, EngTech, Incorporated)
  • Buy-in from clients to assist in your professional progression
  • Further exposure to the industry – increasing your awareness, knowledge and sharpening your skills

Experience required…


  • A Bachelor degree, or preferably a Masters degree, or other equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline such as air transport management, airport planning, engineering, architecture, or transport planning.
  • A proven track record in an Airport planning role with either a consultancy or airport operator – with strong experience in airport master planning, terminal and/or airside spatial planning; capacity analysis, terminal facilities planning, support facilities planning, and familiar with CAA, EASA, ICAO and IATA and other standards applicable to aviation.
  • Strong spatial planning and master planning skills, including the ability to use Auto CAD for the development of airport layout drawings.
  • Strong data analysis and presentational skills.
  • Competent task management skills and experience.
  • Experience in Writing of technical reports and presentations.


  • Chartership with a relevant professional body.
  • Working knowledge and experience of simulation & modelling tools for airfield and terminal facilities will be favourably considered e.g. AirTOP or CAST.
  • Experience of Vertiport design and Urban Air Mobility Masterplanning.
  • Knowledge and experience of presentation of material at design meetings and all other project related meetings.
  • Awareness and experience of tenders or technical input into tenders for new schemes.

You’ll get this and so much more…

A salary in line with your experience, skills and location along with an industry-leading benefits package:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • Contribution to commuting mileage
  • Permanent health insurance
  • 25 days annual leave (buy up to 5 more)
  • Company pension contribution
  • Salary sacrifice to buy additional benefits
  • 1 paid Waterman Aspen in the Community Day to volunteer in your local community