Atkins Global

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

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Atkins Global Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 01, 2018
Full time
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our   Los Angeles, California Office   as a  CEQA Project Manager.   Major Function/Role: Under direction, applies full competency in environmental planning work and broad knowledge of precedents in functional area of assignment. Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of environmental planning assignments in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope. Work may involve land utilization, urban planning, transportation or archaeological projects. Job Duties: Performs work which involves standard CEQA and NEPA documents with understanding of Section 4(f), Section 106, biological resources, and other components of an environmental document. Able to Manage projects and people. Will be both a document writer and reviewer. Education and Experience: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning or related field. This level may be achieved by Planners with five years experience since Bachelor's or four years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 6-7 years experience. Special Skills: Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. May be eligible for project management training. CEQA experience necessary. Professional Registrations: AICP certification preferred Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Atkins Global Austin, TX, USA
Aug 01, 2018
Full time
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our   Environmental team in Austin, Texas   as an   Scientist/ Ecologist II . Our office is located at the Domain, an upscale retail and business center, located in north Austin. This role will exercise technical expertise and provide project oversight for a diverse range of projects in the field of infrastructure environmental science and consulting. This position will support senior technical staff in the field and in the office, performing natural resource surveys, collecting and analyzing data, preparing reports, supporting cost estimates, and interacting occasionally with clients, subcontractors, private parties, members of the public, and regulatory agencies. You may also participate in business development and marketing efforts over time JOB DUTIES Conduct natural resource field investigations, including but not limited to identification of waters of the United States, including wetland delineations; threatened and endangered species coordination; habitat evaluations including presence/absence surveys; specimen collection; handling construction monitoring; stormwater and erosion control monitoring and compliance; soil/water sampling; data entry, processing, and interpretation; and Phase I site assessments. Prepares technical report of findings; supports preparation of permits and NEPA documents, and provides peer reviews of reports prepared by others. Serves and as in-field team leader for junior staff and technicians. Responsible for planning field work and coordinating with various parties as to when and where field work will occur.   Serves as an in-field team leader for health and safety requirements, including the preparation of safety documents and adherence to company safety protocols and procedures. Maintains field notes and other collected data in an organized and useful fashion to meet and safeguard project objectives. Effectively communicate the results of studies performed to supervisory and project management staff. Support proposal scope, technical approaches, and fee estimates. Serves as an in-field point of contact for clients, subcontractors, and various other parties. May assist in the management of projects. Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE   B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science including Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology, Forestry, Environmental Science, or related fields commensurate with the hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum three years' experience since Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has five years' experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE   B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science including Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology, Forestry, Environmental Science, or related fields commensurate with the hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum three years' experience since Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has five years' experience SPECIAL SKILLS   Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, self- motivating technical writing, computer and communication skills including public speaking desired.  The ideal candidate would have experience in identification of waters of the United States (including wetlands); Section 404/401 permitting; wildlife and/or botany surveys and compliance; NEPA studies and documentation; stormwater and erosion compliance experience; wetland and stream condition assessment; wetland and stream mitigation; basic stream hydrologic principles; GIS skills; and GPS equipment familiarity. The successful applicant must have a general understanding of one or more of the following industries: infrastructure, transportation, state and local governments, or water quality.  Prior experience with Galveston, Fort Worth, and Albuquerque Districts of the USACE and TxDOT preferred.  Prior absence and presence survey experience as well as USFWS scientific permits or ability to obtain permits also preferred. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Routine travel is to be expected. Must be confident working in harsh and inhospitable outdoor climates in the southwestern and Midwestern US during all times of the year. Must maintain a keen awareness of safety protocols in the field and in the office. Will occasionally operate a company truck or rental vehicle.   Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com  
Atkins Global Atlanta, GA, USA
Aug 01, 2018
Full time
Atkins is currently seeking a   Senior NEPA Project Manager/Environmental Planner   to join our rapidly expanding NEPA Transportation group in our   Atlanta, Georgia   office.   Job Description The candidate must be knowledgeable with State and Federal environmental laws, policies, practices, and procedures related to environmental analysis of transportation projects and must have previous experience conducting environmental evaluations and planning analyses for all phases of transportation projects. The candidate will be expected to work on multiple projects at the same time under strict deadlines. The ideal candidate for this position will apply their NEPA and state and federal regulatory knowledge towards leading pursuits, managing on-call contracts and leading the completion of NEPA documentation for complex transportation projects. The most qualified individual will have strong analytical, verbal, organization, and written skills. The individual must have at least 10 years of related environmental planning experience and must be able to work with minimal supervision. The individual must be able to work in a team or individual setting, have a solid background in technical writing, be able to take initiative, and use problem solving skills when provided a challenge.   This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-career professional to take the next step in their career to join a growing and exciting practice team, as you build a rewarding career path with a national environmental leader. The candidate, with minimal supervision, will apply environmental planning principles and fundamental theories as it relates to transportation projects. You will research, compile, analyze, and synthesize data on economic, social, and physical factors associated with implementation of complex or controversial transportation improvements on regional highways, interchanges, and local streets. The position will require a significant amount of analyzing and writing environmental technical studies, correspondences, and reports regarding transportation planning and environmental analyses. This position requires strong documents management skills and the ability to prepare presentations, ad-hoc reports, scopes, and proposals, as necessary. You will balance your time working and reviewing on specific technical documents (i.e. Noise, Air Quality, Hazards), as well as generalist activities. Keys to your success will be your experience in preparing environmental documentation, ability to develop innovative solutions, and your skills communicating complex environmental analytical concepts to a non-technical audience. Key duties and responsibilities of this position will include: • Prepare and review scope, schedule, and budget of work to be completed.   • Coordinate activities and work products with other staff resources and offices, as needed.   • Provide management and technical assistance on CEs/EAs/EISs and documentation in compliance with NEPA, GEPA, and other applicable federal, state, and local requirements. • Perform project delivery activities such as report writing, undertaking and reviewing data collection and survey fieldwork, performing data and literature review, and developing recommendations for clients.   • Prepare legally defensible impact analyses, identify Best Management Practices and suitable avoidance and minimization measures for capital projects in the transportation sectors.   • Conduct desktop environmental screening reviews for regulatory triggers, permits, biological, cultural, water quality, soils, and related resources.   • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments. Job Requirements & Education Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in Planning or a related field, a Masters degree is not required but is a plus; • 10+ years of experience with a demonstrated working knowledge of NEPA, including community impact analysis, environmental justice and indirect and cumulative effects;   • Aptitude for maintaining a professional attitude and attention to detail while working alone and within a team environment;   • 3+ years of experience serving in a NEPA/Environmental Lead role; • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills with clients and colleagues; • Strong organizational, task and time management, deductive reasoning, and analytical skills; • Proficiency with the MS Office suite of software. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com