AECOM Senior Environmental Planner in Los Angeles, California
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AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Senior-level Environmental Planning professional to join our Environmental Planning and Permitting (EPP) team in Southern California. You will work with a diverse team of technical leaders across a broad range of practice areas delivering environmental planning, impact assessment, permitting and compliance services to our key clients. Our EPP team serves numerous federal, state and local government, non-governmental organization, and private industry clients, delivering a variety of resource management, infrastructure, and development-related projects. The role would involve serving as a seller-doer, involving managing projects or tasks involving CEQA/NEPA documentation, technical studies, and permitting, and leading and supporting business development activities. The successful candidate will have excellent written and spoken communication skills, leadership experience (project teams, clients, and technical), organizational and time management skills, and flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects.
Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:
Providing CEQA and NEPA and permitting expertise, oversight, and accountability for projects.
Serving as Project Manager on different size projects, including financial management and reporting, subconsultant oversight, and technical staff management.
May also serve as a contract manager, task manager, or technical subject matter expert, depending on the contract and project assignment.
Overseeing multiple projects simultaneously within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensuring quality standards on project deliverables.
Responding to a variety of ongoing requests to support projects under our existing contracts, including refining task needs, scoping and costing tasks, and identifying and assigning staff.
Engaging in business development activities and pursuits. Prepare effective technical proposals and take an active role in the development of new business with new and existing clients. Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.
Providing leadership in mentoring personnel, including reviewing their work for accuracy and clarity and providing constructive feedback.
Acting as a quality verifier for technical work products.
Participating in professional associations/events relevant to the industry.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
Bachelor's Degree Environmental Planning or related field plus 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education in CEQA/NEPA document preparation, project/task management, proposal and/or task order preparation for CEQA/NEPA documents.
Valid driver's license required.
10+ years of experience in CEQA/NEPA document preparation and business development for environmental planning projects
Contract management experience
Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of competence and experience in working with teams, clients, and subcontractors
Exceptional detail orientation and attention to quality
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills to effectively manage tasks and interact with teams of staff, subconsultants, and clients
Due to the nature of this role, U.S Citizenship is required.
Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $145,000.00.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
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 aecom.com 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.
Business Line: Geography OH
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Planning
Work Location Model: Hybrid