LeighFisher, a global transportation management consulting firm (a subsidiary of Jacobs), is seeking highly motivated individuals to work in its aviation division, business and finance practice based in the United States.  LeighFisher looks for outstanding candidates with strong academic credentials, a passion for numbers and problem-solving and a desire to work as part of a team on cutting-edge projects for our aviation clients.  For more information on LeighFisher, please visit our website.

LeighFisher Cincinnati, OH, USA, Burlingame, CA
27 Mar, 2018
Full time
LeighFisher, (a subsidiary of Jacobs), is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in its aviation division, business and finance practice based in the United States. LeighFisher looks for outstanding candidates with strong credentials and a passion for client service, who enjoy working as part of a team on cutting-edge projects for our aviation clients.  For more information on LeighFisher, please visit our website at http://www.leighfisher.com. Our recruitment brochure for this position can be found at:  Senior Level Advisory Professional-Airport Finance   Position Summary and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will play a leading role in the development and management of client relationships in the business and finance practice. Services provided by the practice (among others) include financial modeling; capital planning and funding (including AIP grant, BCAs, and PFC applications), bond feasibility services; airport rates and charges, use and lease agreement negotiations; public-private-partnerships (P3s) and asset valuation; economic analysis and forecasting; organization and management studies; and business advisory and management strategy services. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your expertise with members of LeighFisher’s management consulting team. Clients in North America will be the primary focus for the individual selected, however individuals with interest in expanding our international aviation consulting business will also be considered.     Additional responsibilities include: Develop and expand client relationships by delivering excellent value, consistent and dependable service, and high quality consulting Monitor and manage business development opportunities, structure and draft proposals, including written materials, pricing and presentations Provide deep technical leadership on complex projects Support LeighFisher initiatives (e.g., succession planning, industry focus pieces / publications) Willingness to travel at least 25% In summary, we are seeking self-motivated individuals with: An excellent academic record with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in in one or more of the following fields: accounting; aviation; banking; business; economics; finance; engineering; mathematics, actuarial, operations research, or statistics; public policy; urban planning/studies, real estate development or a related field is required (MBA, CFA, CPA, JD etc. desired) 10+ years of experience in the field of airport. airline, public, or transportation finance, preferably in consulting / client-facing positions or airport management, and with a demonstrated history of progressive growth Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to read, interpret, and draft complex legal or regulatory documents; able to present results of complex analyses in an understandable format Strong Excel modeling skills with the ability to direct consultants on the development of financial models to provide sound analytical advice; demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is also required Superb analytical, qualitative and strategic thinking and decision making capabilities Collaborative and team-oriented as well as highly resourceful and self-directed   Location: Opportunities are available in Burlingame, California (San Francisco Bay Area) and Cincinnati, Ohio offices.  Other locations may be considered depending on candidate’s credentials.   LeighFisher offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work side-by-side with recognized industry-leading professionals, all looking to create a firm without limits to creativity and professional growth. LeighFisher is an equal opportunity employer—all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume and cover letter. EOE/MFHV
LeighFisher Burlingame, CA, USA
27 Mar, 2018
Full time
LeighFisher, a global transportation management consulting firm (a subsidiary of Jacobs), is seeking highly motivated individuals to work in its aviation division, business and finance practice based in the United States.  LeighFisher looks for outstanding candidates with strong academic credentials, a passion for numbers and problem-solving and a desire to work as part of a team on cutting-edge projects for our aviation clients.  For more information on LeighFisher, please visit our website at http://www.leighfisher.com .   Position Summary and Responsibilities: The senior level terminal planning consultant plays an important role in planning and directing complex technical analyses for a variety of projects.  Primary work focuses on leading the development of terminal concept plans, facility requirements and space analyses, presenting recommended findings to client and stakeholder groups, and documenting study methodologies and results in technical reports.  Project types vary across several practice areas, including terminal plans, terminal area plans, master plans, airfield layouts, parking facility plans, and sustainability studies.     Qualifications: We are seeking self-motivated professionals with: An undergraduate degree in architecture, or a related field Minimum 7-8 years of architecture, or planning experience, in a lead role Aptitude in AutoCAD 2010 or newer, xref file structure, paperspace layouts, and plotting Ability to manage a team of multiple sub-consultants Excellent problem solving abilities and project management skills Superior analytical, interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills Strong spatial analysis and graphic capabilities (PowerPoint and Photoshop preferred; InDesign and Illustrator experience a plus) Interest in airports and aviation Ability to build effective relationships with clients Collaborative and team-oriented as well as highly resourceful and self-directed 3D modeling experience preferred but not required (i.e., Revit, 3D AutoCAD, and/or SketchUp)   Location:  Opportunities are available in our Burlingame, California (San Francisco area) office and may involve travel to client sites, with more travel opportunities commensurate with increased responsibilities. LeighFisher offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work side-by-side with recognized industry-leading professionals, all looking to create a firm without limits to creativity and professional growth.  LeighFisher is an equal opportunity employer—all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume and cover letter. EOE/MFHV
LeighFisher Burlingame, CA, USA
27 Mar, 2018
Full time
LeighFisher, a global transportation management consulting firm (a subsidiary of Jacobs), is seeking highly motivated individuals to work in its aviation division, business and finance practice based in the United States.  LeighFisher looks for outstanding candidates with strong academic credentials, a passion for numbers and problem-solving and a desire to work as part of a team on cutting-edge projects for our aviation clients.  For more information on LeighFisher, please visit our website at http://www.leighfisher.com .   Potential project opportunities include: • Develop programs and plans for airfield, terminal, access, and parking facilities at large hub airports • Model and simulate passenger and vehicle activity in airport terminals, roadways, and runway/taxiway systems • Assess impacts of transportation networking companies (i.e. Uber, Lyft) on airport ground access • Develop software tools to analyze aviation-related data and to effectively communicate the results of these analyses • Conduct strategic and integrated environmental, sustainability, and climate change assessments This is a unique opportunity to leverage your expertise with members of LeighFisher’s management consulting team. The position is expected to be located in our Burlingame, CA office and focus on clients in North America.   Minimum qualifications for this position are: • Demonstrated passion for aviation • A Masters degree (preferred) or four-year undergraduate degree (minimum) in Engineering (Operations Research, Mechanical, Civil, or Transportation) or Architecture (Design or Planning) • Experience with CAD, ArcGIS, big data analysis, statistical analysis, databases (SQL), large-scale data analysis (R, Python), and transportation simulation software (VISSIM, Synchro, TAAM, AirTOP) is preferred • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Superb analytical, qualitative, and strategic thinking and decision making capabilities To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume, and university transcript. More information on LeighFisher can be found online at http://www.leighfisher.com. LeighFisher offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work side-by-side with recognized industry-leading professionals, all looking to create a firm without limits to creativity and professional growth.  LeighFisher is an equal opportunity employer—all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume and cover letter. EOE/MFHV 
LeighFisher Cincinnati, OH, USA, Burlingame, CA
27 Mar, 2018
Full time
LeighFisher, a global transportation management consulting firm (a subsidiary of Jacobs), is seeking highly motivated individuals to work in its aviation division, business and finance practice based in the United States.  LeighFisher looks for outstanding candidates with strong academic credentials, a passion for numbers and problem-solving and a desire to work as part of a team on cutting-edge projects for our aviation clients.  For more information on LeighFisher, please visit our website at http://www.leighfisher.com.   Position Summary and Responsibilities: The business and finance practice provides a wide range of services to airport management clients.  Successful candidates will support our consultants through industry research, financial modeling, benchmarking, forecasting, analyzing scenarios and alternatives, and preparing reports and presentations for stakeholders.  This is a unique opportunity to gain industry expertise, support complex aviation projects, work in a fast-pasted environment, and develop airport financial management skills through interaction with our clients and members of LeighFisher’s management consulting team.    Specific responsibilities could include: Leading technical studies and analyses related to economics and forecasting, Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) applications, and Airport Improvement Program (AIP) programs.  Developing complex financial models using excel spreadsheets for, revenue bond feasibility studies;  evaluation of public-private-partnership (P3) transactions; calculation of rates and charges for, or negotiations with, airlines, rental car, or other airport tenants; non-aeronautical revenue and commercial development, and Benefit Cost Analysis (BCAs). Management studies, development and analysis of policy alternatives, development of communication materials, support on stakeholder engagement efforts, and development of project and initiative based execution strategies. Delivering consistent, dependable service and high quality work products, and continually develop industry knowledge and client contacts and supervise junior consultants and analysts. Assist in business development opportunities and support LeighFisher initiatives (e.g., industry research, focus pieces and conference materials). May involve 10-25% travel to client sites, with additional travel as roles and responsibilities increase.   Qualifications: In summary, we are seeking self-motivated individuals with: An excellent academic record with an undergraduate degree in one or more of the following fields: accounting; aviation; banking; business consulting; economics; finance; marketing; mathematics, actuarial, operations research, or statistics; public policy; or a related field. A graduate degree or 3-10 years of experience in the field of airport, airline, public, or transportation finance, business advisory services, consulting, client-facing positions or airport management.  Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to read, interpret and draft complex legal or regulatory documents such as bond documents, leases, or FAA/DOT policy ; able to present results of complex analyses in an understandable format. Advanced Excel modeling skills including the development of financial models to provide sound analytical advice; demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is also required. Superb analytical, qualitative and strategic thinking and decision making capabilities. Collaborative and team-oriented as well as highly resourceful and self-directed.   Location : Opportunities are available in Burlingame, California (San Francisco Bay Area) and Cincinnati, Ohio offices.  Other locations may be considered depending on candidate’s credentials. LeighFisher offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work side-by-side with recognized industry-leading professionals, all looking to create a firm without limits to creativity and professional growth.  LeighFisher is an equal opportunity employer—all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume and cover letter.  EOE/MFHV