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HNTB Environmental Planner in Boston, Massachusetts

What We're Looking For

Develop plans and policies to meet with social economic, and physical needs of communities, including land use transportation planning, transit planning, environmental planning, development, public facilities, and parks and recreational facilities. Performs all aspects of planning assignments and may begin to focus expertise. Work emphasizes design and technical aspects of projects but may include limited task assignee duties and tasks associated with business development. May oversee the work of less experienced staff.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Preparation of documentation pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA)

  • Review and analysis of existing site conditions and potential environmental impacts

  • Project team coordination to identify impact avoidance, minimization and mitigation measures

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's Degree Engineering, Environmental Science or related field

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes the design plan and identifies deliverables.

  • Compiles and analyzes data associated with multi-disciplines and proposes technical solutions. Collects raw data, organizes, researches, and applies recognized tools of analysis to provide comprehensive review of the data.

  • Prepares graphics, technical reports, fee proposals, and responses to Request for Proposals for planning projects.

  • Assists in the creation and presentation of project presentation materials, concepts, graphics and reports to the client and community groups.

  • May attend project team meeting with some client interaction and project consultants. Responsible for documenting meeting minutes, correspondences, and other forms related to projects within scope.

  • Assists in directing small-scale planning projects and portions of larger projects from concept development through submission drawings.

  • Coordinates with sub-consultants and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks. Some contact with clients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering or related field and 2 years of relevant experience

  • Master's Degree Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering, or related field and 1 year of experience


  • Understands how to operate Microsoft Office Suite and client-specific programs with little guidance from more experienced staff.

  • Gains knowledge of environmental laws (i.e., NEPA, local, state, and federal) and ensures legal compliance when writing documents and working with the client, with guidance from more experienced staff.

  • Understands the scoping and budgeting process.

  • Prepares environmental review documents with guidance from more experienced staff.

  • Communicates effectively by developing and delivering communications that convey a clear understanding of the project needs as guided by the Task Lead or Project Manager.

  • Actively learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning opportunities.

  • Uses resiliency to rebound from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Utilizes current technological innovations for completing more complex assignments.

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Planning Group

ReqID: R-07368