Environmental Planner IV

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Mar 15, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Oakland **Job Summary** AECOM has an opening for an Environmental Planner IV in Northern California. The candidate will primarily lead environmental clearance and associated work on roadway transportation projects on the State highway facilities. Work will include interaction with senior project managers and task leaders; California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) staff; and representatives from cities, counties, and local, regional, state, and federal agencies. May serve as a project manager, deputy project manager, task manager, or technical specialist depending on the project assignment. The position may be located in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, or Sacramento. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: + Responding to a variety of ongoing requests to support Caltrans projects, including refining task needs, scoping and costing tasks, and identifying and assigning staff + Providing oversight, authority, and accountability for projects + Overseeing multiple projects simultaneously within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensuring quality standards on project deliverables + Providing leadership in mentoring personnel + Research, writing, and impact analysis for a wide range of CEQA and NEPA documents;Subconsultant and technical staff management; + Financial management and reporting on ongoing tasks + Environmental permitting support; and Meeting coordination and moderation. + Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others. + Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed planning products. + Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant as to a technical specialty, a type of facility, industry, equipment or program function. + Monitors and ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws. + Oversees specialized planning functions, such as large-scale new development proposals and environmental studies. + Provides overall management of IE-related planning issues. + Advises the Planning Director on all planning-related matters. + Advises various councils, boards, commissions and elected officials in planning related issues + Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities. + Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications. **About AECOM** At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle. We are proud to be recognized for excellence: + _Fortune_ ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020 + \#1 in Transportation and General Building in _Engineering-News Record_ 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms” + VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer + Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019 **DCSA—Environment** With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes. **Minimum Requirements** + BA/BS in Environmental Planning or related field + 6 years of experience in successfully coordinating and managing CEQA/NEPA document preparation and technical studies for Caltrans projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. **Preferred Qualifications** + 8+ years of experience in successfully coordinating and managing CEQA/NEPA document preparation and technical studies for Caltrans projects. + Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills to effectively manage projects and interact with teams of staff, subconsultants, and clients + Ability to write a range of CEQA and NEPA documents and supporting technical documentation for Caltrans projects + Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of competence and experience in working with teams, clients, subcontractors, and regulatory personnel, and Exceptional detail orientation and attention to quality. + Experience in marketing and business development efforts in pursuit of new projects **What We Offer** When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. **Job Category** Planning **Business Line** Environment **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full-Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 246327BR **Additional Locations** US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St, US - San Francisco, CA - 300 California Street, US - San Jose , CA 95113 4 N. Second Street, Suite 675 **Virtual:** No Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.