Senior Environmental Planner

  • BL Companies
  • Hartford, CT, USA
  • Apr 12, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

BL Companies has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Environmental Planner to join the Engineering / Transportation Team in our Hartford, CT office.

The Senior Environmental Planner will collaborate with Project Managers, Engineers and Scientists on the implementation of project scopes of work related to environmental documentation and permitting. These scopes may include conducting and / or gathering information from staff and project scientists regarding general field assessments including, but not limited to wetlands, coastal resources, flood hazard areas, noise and air quality, wildlife and endangered species / habitat assessments and surveys, land use studies, conformity with state and local plans for conservation and development, census and traffic data, socio-economic studies, environmental justice communities, hazardous sites, historical/archaeological studies, Section 4(f) resources and Section 106 and parkland impact assessments.

Additionally, the Sr. Planner will complete cost estimates, coordinate fieldwork, completes project information analysis, research, field investigations and report preparation to support the completion of environmental documentation under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), State level environmental documentation as well as Federal, State and local permits within various states, and other related projects.

The candidate will also participate in BL’s leadership development programs and will have a unique opportunity to make a broad and significant contribution to BL’s growth while advancing their leadership skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Natural Science or Environmental or Public Policy, i.e. Biology, Ecology, Geology, Marine Studies, Hydrology, Wildlife Biology, other environmental policy or environmental science related degree.
  • 8 or more years of experience in Natural Science or Environmental or Public Policy or related field.
  • AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) Certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in use of current BL platforms of AutoCAD, GIS, Microsoft Office products such as MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Knowledge of GIS and other software to compile mapping, prepare graphics and aid in permitting plan preparation.
  • Understanding of NEPA and corresponding State level environmental documentation requirements.
  • Knowledge of applicable environmental laws and regulations which apply to the scope of work.

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