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AECOM Environmental Planner in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Planner to be based out of Boston, Massachusetts but can work out of the Chelmsford, Massachusetts or Manchester, New Hampshire offices occasionally.

This position is expected to begin in December 2023.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs desktop site reviews for identification of environmental resources utilizing public facing websites and databases.

  • Reviews transportation design plans for potential environmental impacts. Transportation design can include transit stations, roadway, utility, or railroad track components.

  • Prepares and reviews documents, reports, letters, presentations, technical memoranda, and other work products with a focus on regulatory compliance, technical adequacy, and impact assessment.

  • Interfaces with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders.

  • Prepares and reviews planning, engineering studies, reports, and permit applications with a focus on regulatory compliance and technical adequacy with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), natural and water resource evaluations, and contaminated and hazardous materials management.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or related field.

  • 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.


  • Experience with wetland delineations and Land Use permitting.

  • Experience developing regulatory permit applications.

  • Familiar with local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Experience with linear utility or transportation projects.

  • Transit or transportation experience in DOT agencies.

  • Experience with the preparation of environmental documents.

  • Highly motivated and accountable.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite as well as overall strong computer proficiency.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent technical writing, research, analytic, and graphic skills.

Additional Information

  • We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10094697

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid