Aviation Planner, Syracuse, Buffalo or Albany, NY

  • C&S Companies
  • Syracuse, Buffalo or Albany, NY
  • 29 Mar, 2018
Full time Construction Design Engineering

Job Description

If you want your time, energy, talent, enthusiasm and personal passion for the wonders of flight to matter and result in meaningful improvements to our aviation system, then you belong on the C&S Companies’ team! We want the chance to meet the best and the brightest talent in the industry as our aviation practice continues to soar to new heights. Check us out and let’s meet up and see what we can do together!

C&S Companies is a national design and construction firm with over 400 employees and growing all the time. C&S Companies delivers critical infrastructure design, planning and construction services to clients nationwide. Providing a wide array of service solutions, C&S emphasizes a very personal, customer-centric approach to business. Our diverse services include Aviation; Civil/Site Infrastructure; Construction and Program Management; Construction/Design-Build; Energy; Environmental; Facilities; Architecture; Planning, Sustainability and Transportation. To learn more about C&S Companies go to www.cscos.com 


Position Overview

The ideal candidate will have a background to assist with strengthening the CAD capabilities in our growing planning practice, as well as the capabilities and desire to perform other aviation planning related tasks.  Working with C&S Staff and clients across the country, our Planners have the opportunity to learn multiple aspects of aviation planning, expanding their current aviation planning skills.  Candidates should possess strong CAD skills (preferably Civil 3D) and have experience developing Airport Layout Plan (ALP) drawing sets.

This is a full-time position with a comprehensive employee benefits package.  You have the option of residing in one of the following offices: Syracuse (HQ), Buffalo or Albany, NY.

Typical assignments include assisting with data collection and documentation, technical figure/drawing development including ALP drawing sets, technical report writing, planning-level cost estimating, etc.



  • Assist in the preparation of calculations, plans/drawings and support documentation for planning projects such as master plans, ALP updates, environmental assessments and other studies.
  • Coordinate with clients, teammates and stakeholder’s to develop planning alternatives.
  • Create technically accurate and aesthetically pleasing graphics and figures.
  • Maintain and/or grow knowledge of aviation planning/design guidance and trends.
  • Utilize established policies and procedures including CAD standards to complete work tasks.


Required Education & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in aviation planning.
  • Intermediate to advanced capabilities in AutoCad including
  • Bachelor’s Degree in planning, civil engineering or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior analytical skills and problem solving capabilities.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for aviation planning/design.
  • Ability to build relationships with internal staff and external clients across the country.


Desired Education & Experience

  • Strong graphic capabilities are a plus (i.e. Illustrator, InDesign or similar software).
  • Skills with GIS, SketchUp or similar 3D modeling software a plus.


At C&S Companies we believe work environment, culture, and the opportunity to learn and grow are key elements when considering a new job. Our informal, collaborative, and employee-focused atmosphere facilitates a self-managed and empowered workforce. With over 400 talented staff nationwide, we are just the right size to provide the resources and support you need without burdensome bureaucracy.

We foster a family-friendly and supportive workplace encouraging integrity, trust, freedom, fun, and accountability. We are passionate about what we do and recognize the importance of work-life balance. We sponsor a family-like feeling at C&S and not a formal, large corporate environment. Our employees work hard, but we also promote a fun and positive workplace.  


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C&S Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, disability, religious belief, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, age or gender, or any other protected category.