AECOM Senior Environmental Planner/Project Manager in Los Angeles, California

Business Line Environment

Position Title Senior Environmental Planner/Project Manager

United States of America - California

Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM’s Impact Assessment and Permitting Department is actively seeking a talented and highly competent Senior Environmental Planner/Project Manager to join our dynamic Downtown Los Angeles office. The role involves direct client interaction, proactive business development, and the preparation of competitive proposals responding to RFPs/RFQs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs and manages CEQA/NEPA projects

  • Oversees the team and project ensuring work is completed on time and within budget

  • Lead teams of professionals in required technical studies in support of the CEQA/NEPA documentation

  • Manages and directs professional and technical staff to complete complex environmental projects

  • Performs work with minimal direction with periodic reporting to group manager

  • Oversees the preparation of work plans, organizes project studies, and prepares reports for large, complex projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Planning, Geography, or similar related field.

  • 8+ years' experience

  • Proven project management and client management skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experienced “seller-doer” with existing relationships with public agencies in Los Angeles County.

  • Ability to coordinate and manage large-scale environmental projects and applying environmental regulations.

  • Technical expertise in CEQA/NEPA

  • Strong writing and analytical skills and experience preparing scopes of work, budgets, proposals, and schedules.

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to speak effectively in public.

  • Candidate must have a proven sales record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Planning, Geography, or similar related field.

  • 15+ years' experience preferred

  • Experience with utility and/or transportation projects.

  • Certified planner.

  • Ability to mentor and lead junior staff.

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. 191906BR

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.