Talbert & Bright specializes in working with General Aviation and Commercial Service airports throughout the Southeast region and has independent office locations in Wilmington, NC; Charlotte, NC; Columbia, SC; and Richmond, VA. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 100% of employee’s health insurance coverage; vision & dental insurance; 401(k); disability insurance; medical and childcare flexible reimbursement plan; supplemental insurance plans; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave; and an incentive compensation program.

Our staff is comprised of a diverse group of engineers, planners, technicians, and administrative personnel who are all integral to the firm’s success and long-standing reputation as a leading aviation consultant in the Southeast. We provide many avenues for our staff to grow and develop professionally within the firm and encourage them to take on new roles and responsibilities. We are always looking for ambitious, hard-working professionals to join our team so please review the Open Positions below for our current staffing needs.

Open Positions

We are looking for a senior aviation planner to serve as the lead planner for the Wilmington, North Carolina office.

The individual will be responsible for the oversight and production of airport master plans; writing reports; and reviewing drawings. In addition, the individual will be responsible for managing planning projects; attending and presenting at airport and public meetings; and working with clients, the FAA, and the public. The senior planner will mentor junior staff members, participate in and provide guidance for the production of airport master plans.

Prior airport project experience and familiarity with the FAA Advisory Circular(150/5070-6B) for airport master plans are required.

Talbert & Bright specializes in working with commercial service and general aviation airports. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package including paying 100% of employee’s health insurance; providing vision & dental insurance; 401 (k); and profit sharing. The position presents the employee with minimal out-of-state travel, mostly day trips; this is a great opportunity for someone looking for time at home every night!


  • 8+ years of related experience.
  • BS in aviation, aviation planning, urban planning, civil engineering, or related field preferred but not required.
  • Aviation planning experience including prior experience with preparation of airport master plans.
  • Prior experience working with commercial airports or general aviation airports.


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