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Jacobs Environmental Planner in San Jose, California

Environmental Planner



The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global networkof employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Ouremployees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-classprojects that transform the future development patterns of thosecommunities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering,architectural and interior design, construction and program management, anddesign-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfullyservice our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide ouremployees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to ourclient’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR)in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, TopContractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top TransportationCompanies.

As an Environmental Planner in the San Jose, CA office, you willsupport the Environmental Planning and Permitting Practice and have a hand intransforming tomorrow. You will have the chance to provide planningsupport on a variety of fast-paced infrastructure and advanced facilitiesprojects and develop your planning and permitting skills. You will also havethe opportunity to grow your core skills in task coordination and leadership whilebeing supported by a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide,mentor, and shape your career.


  • Conducting research and drafting environmental impact assessment documents

  • Preparing permit application packages

  • Compiling project records and maintaining document storage

  • Organizing and summarizing technical material for several projects simultaneously

  • Traveling to client offices or sites in support ofplanning and/or construction projects

  • Coordinating with diverse technical disciplines to plan and facilitate project delivery



  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in an environmental, natural science, orplanning-related field with a minimum 3.0 GPA

  • 0 years of experience

  • Familiaritywith California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental PolicyAct (NEPA), and/orregulatory permitting processes

  • Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills and organizational skills

  • Abilityto balance work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong self-starter who enjoys a challenge and working as part of amultidisciplinary team


  • This position requires 3 days a week at the client's office (in San Jose).

If you’re upfor the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you! Join our teamand help us lay the foundation for human progress.


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose

Req ID: BI 00059L