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DOWL Job Listing

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Airport Planner for Seattle, WA or Anchorage, AK

DOWL is currently hiring for an Airport Planner for both our Seattle and Anchorage offices.


This is a regular position to lead and support airport planning and design projects and to a lesser extent other transportation projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Project management and technical support for airport master plans, airport layout plans, aviation system plans, regional transportation plans, environmental assessments and analysis, and support for airport and transportation design projects.
2. Prepare for and assist with the conduct of project public meetings.
3. Write and edit project reports and other project documents and prepare associated graphics.
4. Assist with airport and transportation marketing and proposals.
5. Manage project schedules and budgets.
6. Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in all work tasks.

Qualifications. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Baccalaureate degree or four years college-level course work in aviation, environmental sciences, planning, engineering or a closely related program. At least 3 years of experience in airport planning, airport engineering, airport management, and/or transportation planning/engineering.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to create and interpret graphs and understand statistical analysis.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to clients, co-workers, and the public.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
• Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Outlook software. CADD skills are helpful but not required.

Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that 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.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

DOWL is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority, Female, Veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications accepted online only at company careers webpage -

WAOA Presents Awards During Fall Conference

Saturday, September 27, 2014

During the WAOA Fall Conference, 4 awards were given out.

Myslik, Inc. and GDA Engineers were both presented the Corporate Award of Excellence.  These awards are presented to a company whose professionalism and recent contributions to the Association and the Airport Industry have made a significant difference towards fostering aviation.

John Stopka was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Arguably the most prestigious of all of the WAOA Awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those individuals who have spent the bulk of their career in the pursuit of improving Aviation throughout the State of Wyoming.  In order to be eligible for this award, an individual must have spent a minimum of 20 years of service involved in some facet of the Aviation industry within the State of Wyoming.  Nominated by WAOA membership, the nominee must have the unanimous consent of the Board of Directors to be recognized as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

Dave Haring was presented the President’s Award of Excellence.  Selected by WAOA President Glenn Januska, the award recognized Haring’s contributions to both WAOA and Aviation within the State of Wyoming and his commitment to the industry.

Continuing Education

Friday, September 06, 2013

In 2012 the WAOA Board approved a comprehensive redrafting of our Continuing Education Policy, application form, and application approval process.  For more information on the policy, which addresses internships, conferences, and educational assistance please click on the read more below:

Continuing Education

WAOA Fall Conference Dates

Monday, January 21, 2013

The dates for the WAOA fall conference are September 15th through the 17th at the Snow King Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Please mark your calendars!

WAOA Spring Board Meeting

Monday, January 21, 2013

On January 16th the WAOA Board held a meeting in conjunction with the Legislative Reception at Little America, Cheyenne.  Minutes of the meeting are available by clicking on the following link:

WAOA Issues Awards

Monday, October 05, 2009

WAOA issued two awards at the Wyoming Aviation Conference September 10th - 12th, 2009.

Dr. Kim Kenville, Professor for the North Dakota Aerospace School, received WAOA’s Enlightenment Award.  This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated significant achievement in the field of aviation education.

Glenn Januska, Manager of the Casper/Natrona County International Airport, received Airport Manager of the Year.  This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated superior effort over the course of the past year in the realm of leadership, airport operations, public relations, property development, safety, air service development, and/or tenant relations.