AECOM Senior Transportation NEPA Planner in New Orleans, Louisiana

United States of America - Louisiana, New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation Planning Division is actively seeking a creative and talented Senior Transportation NEPA 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.

This is a sourcing requisition for future opportunities

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

  • 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

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

  • 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 Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194776BR

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.