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Jacobs Environmental Planner - Transit in Baltimore, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking an enthusiastic environmental professional to support transportation sector work. As a member of a team, you will oversee and conduct analyses in support of NEPA and other applicable regulations. The candidate must demonstrate experience in the preparation of technical reports, environmental compliance documents, public involvement programs, and regulatory permits for projects in the transportation sector. The candidate will function in a variety of roles on projects including environmental task lead, reviewer as well as a technical specialist. This position involves working as a part of a team of people supporting projects across the mid-Atlantic region. This position location is located in our Baltimore, MD office.

When you join us you’ll be responsible for the preparation of reports and regulatory permits and approvals in compliance with various environmental laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Section 4(f), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, etc.

You’ll have the opportunity to lead preparation of complex EISs, EAs, and other environmental compliance documents in the project planning stages. Works as a part of a diverse team of scientists, planners, engineers, and community involvement specialists in the preparation of technical studies and public and agency involvement communications in preparing complex environmental studies; may provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel.

The successful candidate must have exceptional writing and verbal skills and be able to work in a collaborative team environment internally and externally. You’ll utilize your expertise by collecting and analyzing environmental, social and economic data to be used in developing alternatives to study under the NEPA and related federal and state environmental disclosure laws.

We’ll look to you to assist with processes of scoping, developing purpose and need, developing and analyzing alternatives, and preparing documents in compliance with NEPA. In this role you’ll have regular client and internal interaction in a collaborative manner. Additionally, the final candidate will participate in competitive bid presentations to clients, regulatory agencies and public. As well as assist and support in conducting public and agency involvement programs.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelors or masters in planning, environmental law, biology, or related environmental science program

• Substantial years of experience in planning, environmental analysis, and/or transportation studies

• Valid driver’s license and safe driving record

• Experience working with state DOTs, FHWA, or other transportation agencies

• Experience utilizing GIS mapping and analytical software, such as ESRI ArcGIS products

• Exceptional writing and verbal skills and ability to work in a collaborative team approach internally and externally required

• Demonstrated ability to manage scope, schedule and budgets effectively

• Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work products that meet and exceed client expectations

• Demonstrated ability to lead NEPA and permitting processes

• Ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative team of professionals

• Ability to travel regionally to support project work

• Able to work in an open, collaborative environment

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.