Environmental Planner

Roseville, California, US
May 26, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy, transportation and urbanization. Our Natural Resources & Impact Assessment Group provides environmental impact documentation and permitting services for a broad range of interesting clients and projects, working across multiple market sectors and geographies.
GHD is looking for an experienced Environmental Planner to work in one of our Northern California offices (Santa Rosa, Roseville, Sacramento, San Francisco, Concord, or Eureka).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Prepare environmental impact analyses in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and/or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a wide range of projects including transportation, water, energy, and land use development.
  • Coordinate and prepare a variety of State and federal resource agency permit applications
  • Collect, interpret, and organize a variety of data in multiple formats
  • Conduct research and coordinate with public and private clients, internal and external engineering partners, technical subconsultants, and regulatory/resource agencies
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting project directors, project managers, and deputy project managers based on the size and complexity of the project

  • BA/BS or higher, in environmental sciences, urban planning, geography, public administration, or a closely related field. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) professional certification is a plus
  • Minimum three years of experience providing most or all essential duties and responsibilities noted above. Project experience involving environmental documents for federal agencies, Caltrans, and/or city/county general/specific plans is attractive
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic, team player, and ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously
  • Commitment to producing quality work within established budgets and schedules
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other MS Office Suite software, and internet research applications
Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative, and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients, and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.
Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction, and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.