AECOM Environmental Planner in Meridian, Idaho

Business Line Environment

Position Title Environmental Planner

United States of America - Idaho

Meridian

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Planner for immediate employment for the Meridian, ID office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Analyze environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents, with specific focus on land use, recreation, socioeconomics, environmental justice, transportation, or other social science resource areas

  • Assist on a variety of environmental studies for land use planning and infrastructure projects including mining, transportation, power, and development-related projects in Idaho and the Pacific Northwest

  • Plan/coordinate public meetings and other public outreach and engagement tasks, including travel logistics, project newsletters, notices, public announcements, and related materials

  • Support environmental planning practice on proposals by researching requirements and assessing efforts required for development of environmental documentation and permitting

  • Coordinate interdisciplinary teams through analysis of environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents

  • Coordinate efforts of planning staff and technical subject matter experts, editing, GIS to adhere to scope, schedule, and budget on preparation of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements in compliance with NEPA and/or other regulatory requirements

  • Contribute to business development activities, including client relations and proposal development for new project work

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences or related field

  • 5+ years' experience successfully supporting environmental impact analysis documents and associated technical studies

  • Experience preparing environmental documents associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) specifically

  • Understanding of the environmental regulatory framework for Idaho and the Pacific Northwest, including applicable state and federal laws

  • Strong research and analytical abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight, or preparation of technical reports

  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background working with Idaho Department of Transportation and/or federal government agencies, particularly US Forest Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, or Bureau of Land Management on environmental documents and permits

  • Familiarity with public outreach processes and complex Project Records

  • Experience working as consultant

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185581BR

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.