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AECOM Environmental Planner/Deputy Project Manager in Honolulu, Hawaii

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking an Environmental Planner/Deputy Project Manager to join our Environmental Planning & Permitting Group. The Environmental Planner/Deputy Project Manager will provide technical and project management support primarily for Federal projects, but may also support a broad range of multidisciplinary projects, including facility and community plans, military installation plans, special planning studies, permitting, and state environmental compliance processes. This position is based in our Honolulu, HI office. Hybrid work schedule is an option.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Participate in preparation of Hawaii Environmental Policy Act (HEPA) (Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 343) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, including writing technical sections (e.g., biological resources, land use, physical, social and/or economic issues) and/or coordinating document preparation across a multidisciplinary team.

  • Work independently and demonstrate competence in the area of environmental permitting, planning and compliance as well as preparation of technical reports and regulatory documents (Federal, State, local).

  • Interpret and apply applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations.

  • Support project managers with project management and technical responsibilities and interact with teams of staff, subconsultants, and clients.

  • Effectively multi-task to accommodate working on various simultaneous and diverse projects, and follow through to completion all assigned and delegated tasks.

  • Support marketing and business development efforts in pursuit of new projects.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (including but not limited to Environmental Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Science) plus 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 years and/or Master’s Degree in related field

  • Experience with state and local agencies in Hawaii.

  • Knowledge of Native Hawaiian cultural traditions and values.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Prior consulting experience.

  • Experience working on Federal contracts.

  • Familiarity with HEPA and other Hawaii planning laws and policies, NEPA, federal regulatory and compliance guidelines.

  • Familiarity with issues related to environmental planning, conservation planning, cultural and/or natural resources planning.

  • Proficiency with ArcGIS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Project, and/or Adobe applications.

  • Ability to create and maintain tracking spreadsheets and documents.

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team, identifying what needs to be accomplished and regularly completing tasks.

Additional Information

  • Candidates must have U.S. Citizenship.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10084443

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid