Jacobs

At Jacobs, our focus on building long-term client relationships has helped us become one of the largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. Our 54,000 employees in 230+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

Jacobs Phoenix, AZ, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Full time
Job Summary : Jacobs is seeking an enthusiastic environmental professional to support our NEPA planning work. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully serve our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs. As a member of a supportive team of environmental peers, you will assist with conducting analyses in support of NEPA, ESA, CWA and other applicable regulations. The candidate must demonstrate solid technical writing skills, an understanding of environmental compliance documents, excellent organizational skills, and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. The candidate will function as environmental task support for NEPA and environmental (biological/cultural/Clean Water Act) technical specialists. This position involves working as a part of a team of people supporting projects across the southwestern United States. This position is located in Phoenix, AZ, and could include period travel. What we have to offer : Become part of a team of supportive, respectful, and inclusive peers who are consistently recognized by our clients for outstanding service. Design a career path focused on your aptitudes and goals. Develop proficiency in NEPA and a variety of environmental focus areas, such as (but not limited to) water quality, noise, environmental justice, threatened and endangered species, cultural resources. Work in an environment that supports collaboration, learning, and creative approaches to problem solving, where you are recognized for your contributions. Work on projects for state Departments of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Defense, and other markets. Work for a company that promotes a healthy work-life balance.  Responsibilities : Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member. Conduct research on a variety of subjects to support document preparation. Write and edit reports. Participate in public outreach efforts.  Collect and compile information required for meeting agendas, committee reports, and presentations; assist with drafting these types of documents  Qualifications   A maximum of 5 years of experience is required; if no experience, must be a recent grad with some internship experience. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) software is required; Experience with ArcGIS is preferred Valid driver’s license and safe driving record required Exceptional writing and verbal skills and ability to work in a collaborative team approach internally and externally is required Ability to manage scope, schedule and budgets effectively is required Ability to produce high quality work products that meet and exceed client expectations required Background knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act requirements and processes is required Ability to travel locally and nationally to support project work is required At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs. Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Irvine, California, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Full time
As an Associate Environmental Planner working out of one of our southern California offices, you will work with Environmental Planners and Scientists performing environmental planning for federal, state, and municipal agencies.  As part of an interactive team you will assist in completing environmental documentation and obtaining necessary environmental regulatory permits for transportation and other linear and horizontal infrastructure projects.   This position may also support construction compliance activities by development of mitigation monitoring and reporting plans (MMRPs) and ensuring environmental commitments are included in contract documents or performing monitoring of construction activities as needed. Knowledge, Understanding, and Implementation of : Experience with federal, state, and local laws, ordinances and regulations Development and implementation of mitigation monitoring plans and other construction compliance procedures Experience with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and document preparation Federal, state, and local agency regulatory permitting The successful candidate will safely perform the following work : Independently perform quality NEPA/CEQA analysis in support of a variety of projects. Manage mid-level and large NEPA and CEQA efforts Obtain environmental permits Develop MMRPs Observe construction activities for compliance to ensure environmental commitments are implemented and reported properly Assist in development of health and safety plans in support of field efforts Lead field efforts on uneven terrain in all weather conditions Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with environmental professionals, engineers, clients, outside agencies, and the public as required. Legally operate a motorized vehicle and maintain a valid driver’s license. Perform work on a computer in an office environment.     Qualifications : BA or BS in Environmental Planning or a related degree from an accredited school, Valid driver’s license Five to ten years’ professional planning and/or engagement in planning activities with a recognized association or society Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing with a variety of stakeholders including other environmental professionals, engineers, outside agencies, and the public as required Ability to independently develop quality environmental analysis and documents for review by peer or senior quality assurance staff Willingness and ability to work in a team environment Ability and willingness to perform fieldwork in adverse weather conditions traversing uneven terrain and clearly document field observations• Experience with data-analysis functions of Esri GIS software Experience using industry standard word processing, spreadsheet, database, and GIS software Ability to manage time effectively and meet accelerated deadline   Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Yakima, Washington, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Full time
Job Summary: The rapidly expanding Environmental Science and Planning practice is looking for a mid-level Biologist. The position is based out of Jacobs’ Yakima or Spokane office. Some travel to project locations may be required and there is the possibility for some work to be done remotely. Staff must reside in Washington State and must be capable of meeting project-specific workload demands. The main duties include supporting transportation, rail, water, utility, and energy sector work by assisting in stream assessments, environmental construction related monitoring, wetland delineations, biological assessments, wildlife habitat surveys, mitigation planning, ESA consultation, permitting, and restoration/mitigation site monitoring. Knowledge of western flora, fauna and natural systems of Washington State Stream assessment including riparian vegetation; physical in-stream habitat; biological connectivity; water quality and quantity; and fish presence, fish habitat use, and stream typing Wetland identification and delineation using the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regional supplements, wetland rating using Ecology’s wetland rating systems Endangered Species Act (ESA) surveys, habitat analysis, and biological assessment/evaluation report preparation Mitigation and restoration plan preparation Section 404/401 Clean Water Act document and permit application preparation Monitoring construction projects for compliance with environmental permits and approvals Independently completes data collection for biological studies and planning processes, including habitat assessments and wetland delineations Prepares stream/wetland technical reports and permit applications for projects in the transportation, transit, utilities, water, and energy sectors  Completes ESA compliance for threatened and endangered species surveys and habitat assessments Qualifications   BA, BS or MS in Environmental Sciences (e.g. biology, environmental science, ecology, botany) is required A minimum of 5 years of experience as a scientist, biologist, or science based field technician; or similar position (a Master's degree may count as 1 year of additional experience; internships and related technical assignments may be considered for the required experience.) Familiarity with Pacific Northwest flora and fauna of Washington is required Excellent technical writing, verbal communication skills, and computer literacy is required Preferred Qualifications : Professional experience or assisting others in stream assessment, wetland delineation, wildlife studies, and/or mitigation/restoration plans. Assisting in the completion of field assessments in support of permit applications/documents for projects in the transportation, transit, utilities, water, and energy sectors. It is desirable that candidates have experience with environmental compliance monitoring during construction. This may include Water Quality Monitoring and Protection Plans (WQMPP), Best Management Practices (BMP) implementation, Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) plans, and completion of a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) course within 30-60 days of employment. Assisting in species-based wildlife and fisheries studies, generally requires species specific certifications and permits to conduct surveys. Assisting in species-based plant studies including vegetation community studies such as rangeland, tidal marsh, riparian, Oregon white oak, forest land. Completing or assisting in the completion of technical biology studies. Experience with local (city or county), state, or federal and permitting. College course(s) in wetlands, streams, and/or wildlife ecology. College course(s) in local, state, and federal permitting policies. Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) or Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations. Professional registration (Wetland Professional in Training, Associate Wildlife Biologist, WSDOT ESA Junior BA Author, etc.) Active in professional society/organization (SWS, SERNW, WTS, APWA, etc.) Proficiency with ARC GIS, CAD, or GPS. At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs. Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Englewood, Colorado, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Full time
Job Summary : Jacobs is seeking an enthusiastic environmental professional to support our NEPA planning work. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully serve our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs. As a member of a supportive team of environmental peers, you will assist with conducting analyses in support of NEPA, ESA, CWA and other applicable regulations. The candidate must demonstrate solid technical writing skills, an understanding of environmental compliance documents, excellent organizational skills, and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. The candidate will function as environmental task support for NEPA and environmental (biological/cultural/Clean Water Act) technical specialists. This position involves working as a part of a team of people supporting projects across the southwestern United States. This position is located in Phoenix, AZ, and could include period travel. What we have to offer : Become part of a team of supportive, respectful, and inclusive peers who are consistently recognized by our clients for outstanding service. Design a career path focused on your aptitudes and goals. Develop proficiency in NEPA and a variety of environmental focus areas, such as (but not limited to) water quality, noise, environmental justice, threatened and endangered species, cultural resources. Work in an environment that supports collaboration, learning, and creative approaches to problem solving, where you are recognized for your contributions. Work on projects for state Departments of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Defense, and other markets. Work for a company that promotes a healthy work-life balance.  Responsibilities : Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member. Conduct research on a variety of subjects to support document preparation. Write and edit reports. Participate in public outreach efforts.  Collect and compile information required for meeting agendas, committee reports, and presentations; assist with drafting these types of documents Qualifications   A minimum of 5 years of experience is required Experience with DOT, FHWA or other transportation work Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) software is required; Experience with ArcGIS is preferred Valid driver’s license and safe driving record required Exceptional writing and verbal skills and ability to work in a collaborative team approach internally and externally is required Ability to manage scope, schedule and budgets effectively is required Ability to produce high quality work products that meet and exceed client expectations required Background knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act requirements and processes is required Ability to travel locally and nationally to support project work is required At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs. Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Mendota Heights, MN, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Full time
This position will support leading and growing Renewable Energy Planning and Permitting services and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.  As a Senior Project Manager supporting Jacobs Renewable Energy Planning and Permitting Practice you will provide senior support for planning, permitting, compliance expertise to our power, utility, and renewable energy clients. Working with other members of the team, you will further and create relationships and networks across our Building, Infrastructure and Advanced Facilities Line of Business and with key clients. During your time with us, you will build upon your previous experience with environmental planning and permitting and managing environmental impact analyses under state and federal requirements. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.  Our Senior Project Manager will: Manage project scope, schedule, and budget from project proposal through project closeout. Excel in change management, facilitating and motivating teams, staff mentoring and skill development, and client communication. Coordinate compliance with NEPA, federal and state environmental regulations, and other laws relating to the protection of natural resources.  Supervise field technicians and/or field crews. Review technical reports as necessary.  Support clients during agency consultation. Provide attention to detail when making technical evaluations, reviewing reports or writing proposals. Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess the ability to deliver high quality deliverables to clients, regulatory agencies, and internal team members.  Possess understanding of the implications of environmental regulations including compliance risks and enforcement negotiation.  Possess strong business acumen that is applied in all aspects of project execution and client interactions. Enjoy mentoring junior staff in technical expertise, environmental consulting, and client interactions/relationships for career development and department growth.  Develop internal relationships to support the overall growth and success of Jacobs.   Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineer or equivalent focused on environmental. A minimum of 12 to 18 years of experience in the planning, permitting and compliance in the United States, including permitting for renewable energy, utility, transmission, and/or oil & gas (pipeline) projects. Experience working with wind and solar projects from planning through construction and operation. Demonstrated Project Management and client development skills and technical expertise as applied to planning and permitting projects for power, utility, and/or renewable energy clients.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  The ideal candidate should possess and can demonstrate some of the following skills and knowledge: Master’s degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineer or equivalent focused on environmental. At least 15 years of experience in the planning, permitting and compliance in the United States, including permitting for renewable energy, utility, transmission, and/or oil & gas (pipeline) projects.   Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Part time
Oversees processes and prepares reports and regulatory permits and approvals in compliance with various environmental laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act, etc. We are seeking an experienced environmental planner to manage the environmental tasks for small and mid-size projects requiring NEPA compliance on a part-time basis to assist us in managing our current workload. Technical/Functional Responsibilities: Collects environmental, social and/or economic data to be used in developing alternatives to study under NEPA and in assessing impacts. Leads processes of scoping, developing purpose and need, developing alternatives and preparing documents in compliance with NEPA. Leads or conducts public and agency involvement programs. Prepares and/or contributes to NEPA documents, including Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs).  Performs various aspects of environmental planning assignments, applying knowledge of environmental planning principles. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and be able to work in a collaborative team. Works under general supervision, participates in setting assignment objectives, schedules, budgets, and deadlines; work is reviewed for adequacy on completion. Works on EAs or task management on larger EISs. May provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel. Collaborative team approach internally and externally; regular client contact; contact with public and regulatory agencies. Some fieldwork as required on a per-task basis.   Qualifications Training and Experience                  Position requires an undergraduate degree. Minimum of 10 years work experience in researching/writing NEPA environmental documents, permitting, or similar.  Experience with NEPA and regulatory permitting processes, primarily for CEs; also for EAs and ElSs. Direct experience with associated environmental regulations/laws, regulatory and land management agency requirements, and permitting coordination and documentation, and experience working with local, state and federal agencies and public utilities. Excellent technical writing, organizational, and verbal communication skills are a must. Experience with fast-paced projects and formal quality control procedures is also required. Understanding of and experience with environmental compliance processes for public infrastructure (transportation and water) projects. Knowledge of and experience with environmental requirements and processes of state and federal regulatory and land management agencies. Experience conducting research, preparing technical reports, synthesizing data, and preparing environmental documents. Experience interacting with clients to communicate findings and develop environmental process strategies. Experience representing clients on project teams and in agency-to-agency coordination. Experience in public and agency participation, meetings, and scoping processes. Experience in biology or archaeology is a plus. Training and experience applying geographic information system (GIS) technology to projects is a plus. Experience in Clean Water Act investigation and permitting including conducting field work, preparing preliminary jurisdictional delineations, documenting project impacts, and preparing permit applications, preconstruction notifications, and individual permits is a plus.  Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com