The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of 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 Planner who can support transportation, rail, water and energy sector work by completing documentation and permitting, National and State Environmental Policy Act analysis and documentation, preliminary to advanced impact assessments, Federal/State/Local regulatory permitting, project site investigations, interagency/interdisciplinary negotiations, public involvement planning/implementation, and environmental based-project management or assistant project management. Positions will be located in our Yakima and Spokane offices.
Demonstrated experience with Federal, State, and Local City/County permit application preparation, acquisition, and commitment tracking:
Joint Aquatic Resource Permit Application preparation, or similar regulatory tools
Corps of Engineers Section 404/10/CZM including 404 (b)(1) alternatives analysis
EPA/Ecology Section 401/402 NPDES; WDFW HPA; WSDNR Aquatic
Use Permits, Local Shorelines Management Act, Growth Management Act Critical Areas, Clearing and Grading, Floodplain Development
Other permits and approvals from government(s) and Tribes
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and document preparation
State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) analysis and document preparation
Demonstrated expertise in Environmental Impact Analysis including resources related to Social, Natural, and Economic Environments.
As part of a team interacts with clients, completes field assessments and supports or prepares environmental documentation, permit applications, and oversight of scientific discipline reports for projects in the transportation, water, and energy sectors.
NEPA, SEPA, and Permitting experience in:
Natural, Social and Economic Environment analysis and completion of discipline reports/documents
Development of field studies and work plans
Document preparation, production, publication, and distribution
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies, Planning, Policy, or another Scientific discipline (e.g. environmental science, ecology, biology) is required
A minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental documentation, permitting, planning, analysis, and studies is required
Excellent skills in technical writing, verbal communication and computer literacy is required
Experience in interagency/interdisciplinary coordination, risk identification and management is required
Proficiency with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is preferred
Proficiency with Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) preferred
Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems including ARC GIS and related software is preferred
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.