Environmental Planner II

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San Jose, California, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
AECOM is seeking an Environmental Planner II to be based in our San Jose, CA office.

Responsibilities include but aren't limited to the following:
  • Interprets and applies applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Initiates actions necessary to correct deficiencies or violations of regulations.
  • Assists with updates and maintenance of Comprehensive Plan, transportation plan and land development regulations.
  • Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans.
  • Conducts review of various development applications, including plats, permits, site plans, variance requests and rezonings.
  • Conducts extensive research in specific or general project areas.
  • Writes and presents formal and technical reports, working papers and correspondence.
  • Identifies community problems, issues and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning.
  • Develops long range plans for communities with common developmental issues.
  • Develops strategies to promote economic and community development, or efficient land use consistent with community goals.
  • Evaluates adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs.
  • Recommends priorities, schedules and funding sources to implement public improvements plan.
  • Supports planning studies and reports for new and updated plans, programs and regulations.
  • Reviews or assists in the review of development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans, policies and regulations.
  • Prepares and presents detailed reports, or coordinates such reports by others, on facility, infrastructure and land use development proposals to government bodies.
  • Collects a variety of published and other vetted data to prepare summaries, reports and maps on topics, such as demography, land use, transportation patterns, water discharge, air emissions, climate change, among others.
  • Assists in preparing federal, state and local permit applications consistent with current regulation and proposed actions.
  • Coordinates community outreach and review of public and private development projects.
  • Provides for the dissemination of information to the public regarding development regulations.
  • Assists in resolving citizen and customer issues.
  • Under direct supervision, conducts field evaluations and assessments.


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-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 500 Design Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly┬« Gold Employer

  • AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government - delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle - from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients
  • Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in urban planning, architecture, environmental science, transportation, civil engineering, public policy, preservation or related area of study + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices and techniques of planning and regulatory compliance (i.e., CEQA/NEPA) is preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and oral communication skills are also preferred.

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.

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