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Airport Planner

Job Details

Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
4 Year Degree


Armstrong Consultants, as a Lochner Company, is a professional consulting firm specializing exclusively in airport planning, engineering, and construction administration services. Our purpose is to provide opportunities for future generations by partnering with communities to improve their airports. Since 1973, Armstrong has brought an unmatched level of expertise, commitment, and perspective to the field of aviation. Our firm delivers innovative solutions to today’s
most pressing airport challenges.

At Armstrong Consultants we are:

  • Client-Focused: We are collaborative and attentive to the unique needs and goals of each project.

  • Performance-Driven: We are problem solvers dedicated to transforming transportation infrastructure challenges

  • into opportunities for innovation.

  • Community-Minded: We are vested in the work we do as stewards of public funds used to improve the

  • communities we serve.

  • Socially Responsible: We give back to our communities by supporting various charitable organizations and

  • causes.

  • Growth Oriented: We invest in programs to attract, retain, and develop employees so Lochner becomes a longterm

  • home for top talent.

Airport Planner 

The Airport Planner will aid in developing and writing planning studies that assess and document impacts to the natural environment, cultural resources, and human environment.


  • Assist in the preparation of Airport Master Plan, Airport Layout Plan and other planning studies.

  • Assist in public meetings to present Airport Master Plans, and coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration

  • Coordinate with various federal, state, and local agencies.

  • Read, interpret, and compose Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, NEPA documentation, and noise/land use studies.

  • Administer environmental field surveys for biological, archeological, cultural, wetland and other resources.

  • Evaluate potential environmental impacts associated with airport improvement projects receiving Federal and/or State financial assistance.

  • Perform other duties and departmental functions as assigned.



  • 1-5 years’ experience in writing airport planning documents. Previous aviation planning or environmental internship

  • is highly desired.

  • Aviation Management Degree

  • Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.


Salary Range

The salary range for this position is between $49,000 and $55,000 per annum, based on experience and qualifications.




Aligning with our performance-driven nature, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a variety of
benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

Armstrong provides a comprehensive total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive Premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) with Employer Contribution
  • Flexible Work Schedules (Hybrid and compressed work week)
  • Wellness Program for Physical and Mental Health
  • Education and Training Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Daily office walks
  • Referral Bonus

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Requirements
The physical requirements must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, stoop, crawl, and lifting. The
employee must frequently lift and/or move light equipment up to 20 pounds. Must be alert to equipment in the field,
occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure
to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Armstrong is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Lochner provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of
any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local

All positions at Lochner require an applicant who has accepted an employment offer to undergo a background check.
Background checks include SSN/SIN validation, motor vehicle verification, education verification, employment verification,
a criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists. All employment offers are contingent upon
successful results of the background check.


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