Senior Environmental Planner

Employer
HDR
Location
Westchester, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
2131598159
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Senior Environmental Planner are to plan and direct large, complex transportation (transit and highway), maritime, private land, and infrastructure improvement projects. This will include preparation, planning, managing, and analysis/review of technical studies, CEQA and NEPA documents with an emphasis in FHWA, Caltrans, LA Metro, FTA and/or FRA environmental guidance, processes and procedures, permit applications, and similar reports/documents. Oversee all aspects of projects including client contact, budget control, invoicing, schedule, personnel allocation/planning, public interest facilitation, technical approach, and subcontractor involvement. Perform final review of all documents, reports, presentation, technical memorandums, and other work products with a focus on transportation-related projects (transit and highway) and technical adequacy. Requires extensive public participation, agency coordination, planning, and programming experience. This position will also support transportation marketing efforts.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

BS/MS degree in Environmental Sciences, City Planning (or related field).
9+ years technical and/or field experience in complex environmental planning projects.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite. Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills.
Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving and research abilities. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Familiarity and understanding of various transportation agency procedures including Caltrans, FHWA, LA Metro, FTA and FRA.
This position will be based in Company's Los Angeles office.

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