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HNTB Environmental Planner in Overland Park, Kansas

What We're Looking For

With minimal supervision develops technical solutions and strategies for small-scale planning projects or for portions of larger projects. Responsible for proactively overseeing other project team members in development of solutions. May serve as a task leader or project manager on a limited basis for select small scale project. Task assignee on multiple projects.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Develop content for NEPA Documents on corridor projects, transit projects, and transportation planning initiatives.

  • Serve as an environmental resource for projects by developing materials, maps and doing research

  • Understand state and federal environmental regulations and permitting requirements.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Urban Planning or related field.

  • Professional Engineer (PE), American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP), Professional Transportation Planner (PTP), Certified Environmental Professional (CEP), Envision, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leads aspects of internal and external coordination with project team members, including other discipline areas involved with the project.

  • Develops and maintains client meetings and interactions.

  • Conducts or directs research on issues, policies, and concepts pertaining to planning, and formulates recommendations.

  • Develops conceptual planning alternatives for urban and transportation planning projects.

  • Leads tasks under general direction related to the preparation and production of technical plans, studies, written reports, and environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects.

  • Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation.

  • Coordinates with clients, sub-consultants, and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.

  • Assists in directing teams for small or medium sized tasks for projects.

  • Mentors and provides direction on the work of less experienced staff.

  • Assists in the preparation of scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to RFP’s for projects.

  • Writes major sections of and leads production of plans, studies, reports, and environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects. Also coordinates and synthesizes the contributions of others.

  • Research data sources, gathers data, and conducts analysis of data for use in projects.

  • Develops planning and analysis strategies using tools such as GIS, traffic, or safety software to manipulate data, assess scenarios, and perform project analysis.

  • Leads planning processes and technical solutions that best meet the project needs.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, or related field and 6 years related professional experience

  • Master's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, or related field and 5 yrs of relevant experience

Competencies:

  • Remains aware of new software tools available and stays current with the latest industry tools.

  • Integrates different sources of data to provide findings and recommendations to more experienced staff to move the project forward and determine solutions.

  • Provides direction to less experienced staff.

  • Develops a research plan and supervises the research and technical analysis of less experienced staff.

  • Leads the preparation of the report by writing portions of the report and reviewing and incorporating materials from others.

  • Manages a portion of the agenda by leading the discussion of an agenda item.

  • Manages ambiguity by operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

  • Collaborates by building partnerships and working cooperatively with external partners (i.e., clients, sub-contractors) to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively by developing and delivering communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Maintains customer focus by building strong client relationships and delivering client-centric solutions.

  • Plans, aligns, and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational objectives.

  • Uses resources to find solutions and get the assignment done with a high level of independence.

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Locations:

Kansas City, MO, Overland Park, KS

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Planning Group

ReqID: R-09577

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