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Environmental Planner III

Los Angeles County, California, US
Closing date
Jun 27, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Project Management
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
United States of America - California, Los Angeles
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking an Environmental Planner III to be based in our Los Angeles, CA office.
Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
- Management and/or preparation of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentation, including Categorical Exemptions, Initial Studies, Mitigated Negative Declarations, and Environment Impact Reports.
- Project management including development and tracking schedules, and coordination with technical staff.
- Tasks include occasional site visits, research, data collection, and technical writing.
- Assist in supporting marketing pursuits, preparation of proposals, and formulating cost estimates.
- Support senior staff with business development
- Attend and/or present at project and public meetings, and assist in preparing meeting materials and compiling meeting results, including PowerPoint presentations, and other materials.
- Preparation of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, including Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, Findings of No Significant Impacts, and Environment Impact Statement sections.
- Manage small and medium-sized projects and serve as a deputy project manager or task lead on larger, more complex projects.
- Oversee the work of junior staff and mentor others.
- Work directly with clients and subconsultants.
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
- BA/BS in Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, or related field + four years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Preferred Qualifications
- Master's in Environmental Studies, Urban Planning or related field
- 5+ years' experience successfully managing and preparing CEQA and NEPA documentation
- Experience as Project Manager or Deputy Manager roles on environmental planning projects
- Experience preparing NEPA and CEQA environmental documents with extensive knowledge of current regulations and guidance
- Understanding of the environmental regulatory framework in California, including applicable state and federal laws.
- Strong individual and collaborative research and analytical abilities
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of technical reports
- Strong organizational skills, database software usage and an ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously
- Actively participated in management of environmental projects including client interaction, schedule and budget controls, and invoicing
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. 247653BR
Additional Locations US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street
Virtual: Yes
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.

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