Senior Environmental Planner (Nepa)

Nashville, Tennessee, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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

Company is seeking a highly motivated Senior Environmental NEPA Planner to work in our Transportation Business Group and as a member of our environmental sciences and planning section in our Brentwood, Tennessee office. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise in our Transportation Business Group and assisting Company's transportation environmental team in Tennessee and Kentucky. The primary duties of the Senior Environmental NEPA Planner are to assist with the management of a variety of sizes of environmental projects. This will include
providing technical NEPA guidance;
preparation of NEPA documents, preparation, planning, managing, and/or analysis/review of technical studies;
other writing assignments as necessary;
assistance with public outreach activities; and
oversight of all aspects of environmental projects including scope, schedule and budget.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of the NEPA process for transportation projects, environmental procedures, and expectations. The candidate will participate environmental and planning tasks/projects for Company's core business groups including transportation, water/wastewater, resources, federal facilities, and other programs as identified. This will include the preparation, planning, and analysis/review of technical studies, NEPA documents, and similar reports/documents. Work will be accomplished independently and through coordinating or supervising small to large technical and professional teams from local and regional offices. This position often supports regional and national projects in specific areas of technical expertise and is closely involved in public participation and multiple agency coordination. The position will be responsible for operating successfully as part of an interdisciplinary team and coordinating with team members.

Required Qualifications

BS or Masters in environmental planning, environmental science or related fields of study.
At least 10 years experience in environmental planning and/or NEPA planning.
Demonstrated knowledge of NEPA.
Demonstrated knowledge of TESA and the environmental process in Tennessee is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated leadership, collaboration, and staff management skills.
Self starter with excellent writing and communication skills.
Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving and research skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in Company's employee-owned culture is a must.
Local candidates are strongly preferred.

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