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Environmental Planner

Company: Stantec Inc.
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Environmental Planner - ( 210000X7 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our Impact Assessment, Permitting, and Compliance Practice in Northern California. The position is to be based out of our Chico, Redding, Sacramento, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, or Walnut Creek, Office; geographic alignment with other Stantec offices may be considered based on experience. Stantec offers flexible work locations, flexible work hours and a robust compensation and benefit package.

Your Key Responsibilities

* As an Environmental Planner, you will provide environmental and land use planning knowledge to help with transportation projects including but not limited to bridge rehabilitation/replacements, culvert replacements, roadway improvements, managed lanes projects, safety improvement and projects. You will assist and lead in project preliminary environmental constraints analyses, completing Preliminary Environmental Studies forms, project permitting, , environmental impact analysis and CEQA/NEPA support, biological and cultural assessment support, community impact assessments, Section 4(f) evaluations, cumulative impacts assessments, water quality assessments, and land use planning and coordination for a wide range of transportation projects. Experience with the delivery of task orders under Caltrans on-call contracts, local agency transportation projects through the Caltrans Local Assistance Program, , familiarity with CEQA and NEPA environmental review processes and permitting assessment process is required.

* As an Environmental Planner, you will contribute to and manage multi-disciplinary project teams consisting of internal technical staff, as well as subcontractors, in all phases of the execution and delivery of environmental compliance and permitting requirements for a wide range of infrastructure projects.

* This position requires strong skills as a self-starter, with ability to participate on multiple projects simultaneously.

* Must have a strong understanding of the project delivery requirements for transportation projects, including Federal Highway Administration, Caltrans Standard Environmental Reference, and Caltrans Local Assistance Procedures Manual - Chapter 6, Environmental Procedures in support of local agency transportation projects. This role will also include support to Stantec's Caltrans Program Team in delivering a wide range of task orders for current on-call contracts


Your Capabilities and Credentials


* 3 years of experience performing environmental planning and permitting work for California transportation clients, including local agencies and Caltrans.

* 5 years of experience performing environmental planning and permitting work for transportation projects.

* Strong research, analysis and reporting abilities.

* Focused on detail-orientation skills and capable of managing large data sets.

* Are self-starting, team-oriented professional with excellent written and communication skills that can manage multi-disciplinary teams comprised of internal staff and subcontractors.

* Should be familiar with review and analysis of scientific data, maps, and drawings.

* Experience with permitting and CEQA and NEPA.

* Provide support in managing task orders/projects and delivering high quality work products to Stantec's multi-disciplinary project teams.


* NEPA experience a plus.

* CWA 404/401 permitting a plus.

* Caltrans Experience (Capital and Local Assistance) desired.

* Ability to identify opportunities and build relationships with clients.

Education and Experience

* Basic: BA/BS degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Land Use Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or a related field. 5-8 years of experience.

* Preferred: Master's degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Land Use Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or a related field.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-Chico

Other Locations : United States-California-San Jose, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-California-Walnut Creek, United States-California-Redding, United States-California-San Francisco

Work Locations :

San Jose CA

Job : Environmental Planner

Organization : BC-1857 Environmental Services-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 20, 2021, 4:23:54 PM

Req ID: 210000X7

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec Inc., Walnut Creek , Environmental Planner, Other , Walnut Creek, California

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