AECOM Senior Environmental Planner in Sacramento, California
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We will give you 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.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
AECOM Environment is seeking an experienced, Senior Environmental Planner for immediate employment in our Oakland, CA office.
The successful candidate will join our northern California Environmental Planning and Permitting team. You will work with a diverse team of technical leaders to deliver environmental planning, impact assessment, permitting and compliance services to our clients. Our Northern California Environmental Planning and Permitting team supports 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 successful candidate would be responsible for managing and providing technical leadership for transportation and water infrastructure projects and collaborating with engineers and scientists across a range of disciplines to deliver unique, innovative solutions.
As part of our team, the successful applicant will support environmental planning services throughout a project life cycle, including:
Managing the preparation of CEQA/NEPA documentation and other permitting documentation for transportation and water infrastructure projects.
Researching, conceptualizing, planning, and writing drafts of documents related to project planning, impact assessment, and permitting.
Collaborating with technical and professional staff from our Transportation and Water business lines to evaluate project feasibility and refine proposed projects based on environmental and engineering considerations.
Providing leadership in mentoring personnel, including reviewing their work for accuracy and clarity and providing constructive feedback.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
AECOM’s environmental planning and permitting practice is part of an expert global team that is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, technical practice network. Collaboration with diverse, integrated teams of scientists and engineers is a key element of our success and provides opportunities to learn, solve problems and innovate with experts from across the organization. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we are excited to support your career growth. 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 related field (Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, or Environmental Engineering) or similar.
8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/ or education.
10+ years' experience successfully managing and coordinating environmental impact documents and associated technical studies
Master's Degree in related field
Experience preparing a wide range of environmental documents to support transportation and water infrastructure projects
Experience working directly with clients
Experience preparing successful proposals
Strong research and analytical abilities
Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight and preparation of technical reports and proposals
Ability to balance work on several projects simultaneously
Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.
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 $106,000 - $197,000.00.
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.
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