AECOM Entry Level Environmental Planner in Orange, California
United States of America - California, Orange
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Environmental Planner for employment in the Orange, CA office. The job will involve, under the general direction of the Team Leader, the preparation of various CEQA and NEPA documents, regulatory permit application preparation, technical report review, research, and general technical writing in support of the aformentioned. Currently AECOM prepares environmental impact assessment for surface, air, and marine transportation, transit, water, power, oil and gas, and land development projects. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, and have excellent technical writing and interpersonal communication skills, and be highly client service focused. Most importantly, the candidate must have a positive attitude and a passion for learning and developing their skills as a planner. Candidate should be familiar with California planning law, CEQA, NEPA, federal regulatory and compliance guidelines.
AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Supports planning studies and reports for new and updated plans, programs and regulations.
Reviews or assists in the review of development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans and regulations.
Prepares and presents detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies.
Collects a variety of statistical data and prepares reports and maps on topics, such as census information, land use, transportation tax base data and occupancy rates.
Assists in evaluating re-zonings, ordinance amendments, site plans, special use permits, variances and other proposals.
Coordinates community review of public and private development projects.
Provides information to the public regarding development regulations.
Assists in resolving citizen and customer issues.
Under direct supervision, conducts field evaluations and assessments.
Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Environmental Science or Geography
Due to some project assignments, must be a U.S. Citizen
Familiarity with California planning law, CEQA, NEPA, federal regulatory and compliance guidelines
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Knowledge of Google Earth
Strong written and oral communication skills
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Planning
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 233893BR
Clearance Required No
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.