AECOM Senior Transportation/Environmental Planner in New Orleans, Louisiana
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Senior Transportation/Environmental Planner
United States of America - Louisiana
AECOM’s Transportation Planning Division is actively seeking a creative and talented Senior Transportation/Environmental Planner for immediate employment in Louisiana. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an educational and career path in transportation and/or environmental planning, with proven experience in supporting transportation NEPA and other related projects. The selected candidate can look forward to contributing to projects that include environmental planning (NEPA) roadway and transit projects, on-call contracts and multimodal plans.
Play a key role in supporting the execution of large-scale plans and projects from initiation through completion. This includes project scoping, narratives to support documents, report compilation, responses to comments and project close-out Mentor others within the group
Collect, organize and manage documentation in support of NEPA projects
Respond to questions and requests from project team members, clients, and other stakeholders
Supports meetings with clients, members of the public, and other stakeholders
This position may require occasional travel
Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, transportation planning, urban planning, transportation, GIS, public policy, or related area of study
8+ years relevant transportation or NEPA/ planning experience
Solid background in transportation and environmental planning
Strong research and writing skills, detail-oriented and able to communicate ideas and synthesize/compile text for reports
Ability to support public outreach with diverse communities
Strong understanding of pertinent environmental federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations, including recent changes, procedures and practices
Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, research, and data collection and analysis, including GIS
Knowledge of transportation planning guidance, requirements, and processes
Knowledge of the NEPA process and related environmental requirements and processes
Ability to manage and support planning projects in accordance with FTA and FHWA procedures, including planning and environmental linkage (PEL) studies
Working knowledge of GIS and graphics development for studies and reports
Knowledge of public outreach techniques and experience engaging the public in projects
Advanced degree preferred
AICP or active involvement in APA or other professional organizations and registrations preferred
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.
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Job Category Planning
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 190229BR
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.