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HNTB Senior Environmental Planner in Kansas City, Missouri

What We're Looking For

Bring your best to this exciting opportunity for a senior environmental planning and management position. You will be leading all aspects of CEQA and NEPA documents for rail, transit, and road and highway projects. This position will focus primarily on transformative rail and transit projects with key Bay Area clients and possibly assist with road and highway projects. The role entails coordinating with project managers, project designers, and other disciplines on multiple large scale and complex environmental transportation planning and urban design projects. Technical excellence, client satisfaction, and collaborative team work is expected. Join our growing team of environmental professionals!

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Managing CEQA and NEPA Environmental Documents for FRA and FTA (scoping to design)

  • Providing QC for environmental technical studies

  • Authoring technical environmental studies (sub-specialties open) or providing key strategic advice on approaches to completing studies

  • Managing budgets, environmental scopes, and schedules

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Sciences, or Urban Planning or related field.

  • American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP), Professional Transportation Planner (PTP), Certified Environmental Professional (CEP), Envision

  • Strong writing and analytical skills

  • Experienced transportation background with NEPA and CEQA topics and project delivery processes

  • environmental technical discipline expertise

  • Grant writing a bonus/Caltrans experience a bonus

  • Equity community outreach experience

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under minimal direction, performs a variety of more highly complex professional planning, environmental planning, landscape architecture and urban design project responsibilities, and leads technical tasks.

  • Writes and/or reviews major sections of and leads production of plans, studies, reports, and environmental documents for projects. Coordinates and synthesizes the contributions of others.

  • Leads, prepares, and reviews graphics, technical reports, work plans, scopes of work, fee proposals, and responses to Request for Proposals for projects. Prepares and reviews budgets, invoicing, and billing.

  • Leads public and stakeholder engagement and presents information to the community.

  • Provides guidance and mentors staff.

  • Leads coordination with clients, sub-consultants, and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.

  • Recommends process and system improvements that result in greater efficiencies, enhanced capacities, and improved service delivery.

  • Supports department managers and office leadership with strategic planning, staffing/training, and other special projects.

  • May serve as project manager or task lead.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Geography, or related field and 10 years related experience

  • Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Geography, or related field and 9 yrs of relevant experience

Additional Information

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Planning Group

ReqID: R-11376