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Job #: R-00073182
Location: Remote, US
Category: Project Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group is looking for an Engineering Planner to join the NISV IV Program. The Engineering Planner will provide support to various Air Traffic Control Centers, TRACONS, Towers, and Headquarters and Regional offices.  Prepares and coordinates the plans and schedules for new or existing programs.

Support consists of development of site implementation and transition planning for National and Regional, Facilities and Equipment, Capital Investment Plan (CIP) projects.  Determines, monitors, and reviews costs, operational budgets and schedules, and manpower requirements. Supports and participates in negotiations with customer. Analyzes effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resources. Resolves proposal preparation problems and assesses the progress against established plans and parameters. Formulates and recommends corrective action measures such as schedule revisions, manpower adjustments, fund allocations, and work requirements.

Engineering Planner responsibilities

The Engineering Planner will support the FAA Terminal Facilities Planning (TFP) Team for the program management and implementation of Facilities and Equipment (F&E) products into NAS Terminal Facilities. Activities will include Quick Look surveys, and development of Facility Improvement Analysis (FIA), Analysis Scope (AS), Business Case (BC), and Requirement Document (RD) products to support deliberations concerning Sustainment, Improvement, or Replacement of Airport Traffic Control Towers (ATCTs) and Terminal Radar Approach Controls (TRACONS). Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide engineering support to the Terminal Facilities Planning Service Area for development of documentation concerning decisions to sustain, improve, or replace FAA TRACONs and ATCTs.
  • Provide expertise to conduct research, evaluations, and studies; present recommendations/solutions related to short and long-term program planning requirements as they relate to Life Cycle planning.
  • Provide expertise to review, evaluate and originate Terminal requirements based on Jacob’s Life Cycle and Condition Assessment reports.
  • Provides planning, scheduling, networking and coordination assistance among all service area and headquarters organizations; involving NAS implementation and integration efforts and related to budget considerations as it applies to Life Cycle planning.
  • Assist in monitoring schedules for Terminal Facilities integration.
  • Provide support and representation at Service Area Program Management reviews.
  • Analyze Facilities Planning documents for accuracy, provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Classifies and summarizes data for the preparation and submission of reports on a recurring basis.
  • Provides assistance and recommendations to FAA managers and staff who directly affect the conduct and attainment of agency goals.
  • Will provide support to the FAA Terminal Planning Program, specifically the Terminal Sustainment Lead.
  • Will provide support to the Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Area Service Center, Planning & Requirements Groups (PRG) as necessary.
  • Budget development and financial tracking of project-based milestones.
  • Proactive monitoring of Terminal program reflections in FAA tracking systems including the Corporate Work Plan (CWP).
  • Maintain terminal requirements in the CWP, including scoring and prioritizing the requirements on a weekly basis to ensure compliance with the 3-D Work Plan initiative.
  • Ensure yearly budget requirements are entered and maintained in CWP to comply with the Facility Infrastructure Portfolio timelines.
  • Develop White papers, briefings, correspondence to highlight and resolve technical issues.
  • Participate in working groups and forums to achieve uniformity for standard operating procedures.
  • Review documents including Facilities Improvement Analysis (FIA), Requirements Documents (RD), Requirement Document Workbook (RDWB), Analysis Scope (AS), and Business Case (BC).
  • Provide support in developing project timelines, showing critical phases and identifying critical Facility needs.
  • Provide development, review and comment on the Facility Improvement Analysis (FIA) and Workbook (FIAWB).
  • Provide development, review and comment on the Investment Analysis Document (IAD) Alternative Scope (AS) and Business Case (BC) and Workbook (BCWB).
  • Provide development, review and comment on the Requirements Document (RD) and Requirements Document Workbook (RDWB).
  • Participate in the Quick Look (QL) process by obtaining Line-of-Site (LOS) questionnaires and Airport Layout Plans (ALP), performing QL data collection, post analysis, QL report, and QL briefing to key stakeholders.
  • Provide support in developing project timelines, showing critical phases and identifying critical facility needs.
  • Provide support in the Condition Assessments and Life Cycle Analysis.
  • Provide support in the coordination and planning required to adapt, install and maintain various programs/projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • Typical Education and Experience Requirements:
    • 4+ years relevant experience with BS/BA, or 2+ years relevant experience with Master’s Degree.
    • Federal Aviation Experience including extensive knowledge of the National Airspace System (NAS) and the FAA Air Traffic Organization (ATO), particularly Terminal Operations.
    • Program Management Experience.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written with proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint).
  • Strong ability to interface with senior management.
  • Must be a proactive, flexible, team player and adjust to multiple tasking.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, self-motivation and follow-up.
  • Must have superior communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Knowledge of FAA Terminal Facilities and Equipment Requirements.
  • FAA Facility, Service Area, or Headquarters Managerial or Support Experience
  • Experience working with FAA Corporate Work Plan and associated platforms.
  • Knowledge of Project Planning Programs such as Microsoft Project and Primavera.
  • Database experience including the entry, collection, quality assurance and downloading of both file based and tabular data.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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