AECOM Senior Transportation/Environmental Planner in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Transportation/Environmental Planner

United States of America - Colorado

Greenwood Village

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation Planning Division is actively seeking a creative and talented Senior Transportation/Environmental Planner for immediate employment in the Denver, Colorado Office. 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 appropriately qualified candidate needs to demonstrate strong writing and organizational skills, works well independently and with the team, and has the ability to communicate clearly. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, diverse, and challenging opportunities. The appropriately qualified candidate can look forward to contributing to projects that include environmental planning (NEPA) roadway and transit projects, on-call contracts and multimodal plans. The individual will play a key role in supporting the execution of large-scale plans and projects from initiation through completion.

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

  • Project scoping, narratives to support documents, report compilation, responses to comments and project close-out

  • Coordinate with the internal team and clients effectively

  • Mentor others within the group

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, transportation planning, urban planning, transportation, GIS, public policy, or related area of study (Master's degree in relevant discipline can substitute for up to two years of experience)

  • 8+ years relevant 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

  • Technical Skills:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years relevant planning experience

  • Collect, organize and manage documentation in support of NEPA projects. Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • 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

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.

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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. 188856BR

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.