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Environmental NEPA Planner

  • Job reference: NA-002477
  • Sector: Environment
  • Location: Atlanta
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA NEPA Transportation Group as an Environmental NEPA Planner.


The ideal candidate for this position will apply their NEPA, GEPA, and state and federal regulatory knowledge towards the assessment of transportation projects, along with preparation of or assistance with the preparation of environmental documents (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments/FONSIs and Environmental Impact Statements).

  • Evaluation of impacts from transportation and planning projects on the built,
  • Coordination with design professionals and overall project team to identify op
  • potential impacts;
  • Perform field investigations of projects including land use and community res
  • Gather and analyze data related to indirect and cumulative impacts, environm
  • Assisting with public involvement and outreach activities;
  • Preparing NEPA/GEPA documentation for transportation projects.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning or related field. This level may be achieved by Planners with two years experience since Bachelor's or one year since Master's. Typical degreed incumbent has 4-5 years experience.

  • Aptitude for maintaining a professional attitude and attention to detail while working alone and within a team
  • environment;
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills with clients and colleagues;
  • Strong organizational, task and time management, deductive reasoning, and analytical skills;
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite of software.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with similar environmental consultation experience related to transportation or other linear projects including projects with federal funding; experience with GDOT is a plus.
  • Experience with GIS and Microstation a plus.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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