AECOM Senior Environmental Planner - Transportation Focus in Sacramento, California
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AECOM has an opening for a Senior Environmental Planner - Transporation Focus in Northern California. The candidate will primarily lead environmental clearance and associated work on roadway transportation projects on the State highway facilities. Work will include interaction with senior project managers and task leaders; California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) staff; and representatives from cities, counties, and local, regional, state, and federal agencies. May serve as a project manager, deputy project manager, task manager, or technical specialist depending on the project assignment.
Job Summary/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responding to a variety of ongoing requests to support Caltrans projects, including refining task needs, scoping and costing tasks, and identifying and assigning staff
Providing oversight, authority, and accountability for projects
Overseeing multiple projects simultaneously within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensuring quality standards on project deliverables
Providing leadership in mentoring personnel
Research, writing, and impact analysis for a wide range of CEQA and NEPA documents
Subconsultant and technical staff management
Financial management and reporting on ongoing tasks
Environmental permitting support; and Meeting coordination and moderation.
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 in Environmental Planning or related field.
6 years of years of experience in successfully coordinating and managing CEQA/NEPA document preparation and technical studies for Caltrans projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Valid U.S. Driver's license is required for this role.
8+ years of experience in successfully coordinating and managing CEQA/NEPA document preparation and technical studies for Caltrans projects.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills to effectively manage projects and interact with teams of staff, subconsultants, and clients.
Ability to write a range of CEQA and NEPA documents and supporting technical documentation for Caltrans projects.
Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of competence and experience in working with teams, clients, subcontractors, and regulatory personnel.
Exceptional detail orientation and attention to quality
Experience in marketing and business development efforts in pursuit of new projects.
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.
Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $85,000.00 - $157,000.00.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Planning
Work Location Model: Hybrid