Environmental Planner

  • Meridian, Idaho, USA
  • Aug 18, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Planner for immediate employment for the Meridian, ID office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Analyze environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents, with specific focus on land use, recreation, socioeconomics, environmental justice, transportation, or other social science resource areas

  • Assist on a variety of environmental studies for land use planning and infrastructure projects including mining, transportation, power, and development-related projects in Idaho and the Pacific Northwest

  • Plan/coordinate public meetings and other public outreach and engagement tasks, including travel logistics, project newsletters, notices, public announcements, and related materials

  • Support environmental planning practice on proposals by researching requirements and assessing efforts required for development of environmental documentation and permitting

  • Coordinate interdisciplinary teams through analysis of environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents

  • Coordinate efforts of planning staff and technical subject matter experts, editing, GIS to adhere to scope, schedule, and budget on preparation of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements in compliance with NEPA and/or other regulatory requirements

  • Contribute to business development activities, including client relations and proposal development for new project work

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences or related field

  • 5+ years' experience successfully supporting environmental impact analysis documents and associated technical studies

  • Experience preparing environmental documents associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) specifically

  • Understanding of the environmental regulatory framework for Idaho and the Pacific Northwest, including applicable state and federal laws

  • Strong research and analytical abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight, or preparation of technical reports

  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background working with Idaho Department of Transportation and/or federal government agencies, particularly US Forest Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, or Bureau of Land Management on environmental documents and permits

  • Familiarity with public outreach processes and complex Project Records

  • Experience working as consultant

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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