AECOM Environmental Planner in Portland, Oregon

Business Line Environment

Position Title Environmental Planner

United States of America - Oregon


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Planner for immediate employment for the Portland, OR office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Analyze environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents, with specific focus on federal, state, and local land use.

  • Assist on a variety of environmental studies for federal land use planning and infrastructure projects including power, water, transportation, and development-related projects in the Pacific Northwest

  • Support environmental planning practice on proposals by researching requirements and assessing efforts required for permitting

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Urban Planning or related field

  • 5+ years' experience successfully supporting environmental impact analysis documents and associated technical studies

  • Experience supporting larger teams in the preparation environmental documents

  • Understanding of the environmental regulatory framework for the Pacific Northwest, including applicable state and federal laws

  • Strong research and analytical abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of technical reports

  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously, working efficiently and with attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in preparing technical analyses for environmental documents such as that required for NEPA, CEQA, SEPA or state-specific energy facility siting.

  • Experience interacting with state and local regulatory agency representatives in the Pacific Northwest

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. 187226BR

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.