Mid-Level Environmental Planner - Water Resources

Overview

On Site
Full Time

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Job Details

Why CDM Smith?

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Join Us! CDM Smith - where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it's a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Description

We're looking to hire the best, brightest, and boldest in the industry. Our employees are the heart of our company. We value passionate individuals who are motivated to learn, deliver world-class solutions, and bring diverse perspectives.

In this position, you will be joining teams locally and across the country, working on a diverse portfolio of projects with our Water Services Group. Your tasks could include:

-Under light supervision, gathers, compiles, and analyzes land use, economic forecasting, population growth, and other related data to create basic to high complexity modeling and forecasting for water resources, air quality, environmental impact studies.

-Performs field investigations, surveys, studies, or other research in order to compile and analyze data for environmental impact studies.

-Performs soil, water, air, etc. sampling, wetland delineation, wildlife/habitat surveys, and similar site investigations and documentation of results.

-Under light supervision, prepares environmental studies (e.g., NEPA and CEQA documents, field reports, feasibility studies, etc.) of basic to high complexity.

-Collaborates with scientists, engineers, and construction staff to implement the approved approach (e.g., restoration, remediation, mitigation etc.).

-Provides advice and expertise on selected project approach.

-Performs oversight of construction activities to ensure compliance with approved approach.

-Reviews land use plans for compliance with applicable local, state and federal environmental and conservation laws.

-Escalates any legal compliance issues as necessary.

-Contributes to firm's TKM by assisting in the development of white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc.

-Provides technical guidance, training, and serves as a mentor to junior staff to support their development and growth within the discipline and firm. May supervise the work of junior staff on project work, surveys etc.

-May create or work with a team to create a poster or other presentation material for a conference.

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Urban, Community or Regional Planning or related discipline.

-5 years of related experience Domestic and/or international travel may be required.

-The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

-Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Skills and Abilities

-Solid knowledge of principles and methods for large scale land use including the relative costs and benefits.

-Solid knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

-Solid knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills.

EEO Statement

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Agency Disclaimer

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Additional Compensation

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.