Environmental Planner

Denver, Colorado
02 Sep 2016
08 Feb 2017
BI 0000PN
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

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

Jacobs is seeking an environmental professional to support transportation sector work as well as other sectors in the infrastructure market. The candidate will prepare technical reports and environmental compliance documents. This includes collection of social, economic and natural resource data to be used in developing and analyzing alternatives under National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations. The candidate will conduct impact analyses in support of NEPA and other applicable regulations and develop impact mitigation measures. The candidate will function in a support role on projects and may conduct public and agency involvement tasks. This position involves working as a part of a team of people to support a variety of infrastructure projects both in this region and other regions. This position is located in Denver, CO.

Position Requirements:

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

• Ability to travel locally and nationally to support project work

• Exceptional technical writing and verbal skills

• Demonstrated ability to conduct GIS analysis and prepare maps/graphics to support technical documents and public outreach efforts

• Working knowledge of NEPA as applied to transportation projects

• Working knowledge of data repositories and ability to collect desktop data for NEPA analyses with minimal oversight

• Working knowledge of Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Executive Order 12898, Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, and Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements

• Ability to review and interpret preliminary design and construction plans


• BS, MS, or MURP in planning, environmental science, or environmental law is required

• Minimum 2 years of experience in planning, environmental analysis, and/or transportation studies is required

• Valid driver's license and safe driving record

US Citizenship is required