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NEPA Planner

  • Job reference: NA-001734
  • Sector: Environment, Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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Why not...

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA team as a NEPA Planner.

Major Function/Role:
  • Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the solution of planning problems and the coordination of related project activities. Work may involve land utilization, urban planning, transportation or archaeological projects.


Job Duties:
  • Prepares all or part of technical reports.
  • Visits project sites and gathers data.
  • Analyzes zoning requirements, traffic and/or environmental impact of projects.
  • Provides written and graphic input for technical memo, feasibility studies, proposals and project status reports.
  • Coordinates graphic exhibit preparation and/or other portions of a planning project.
  • Coordinates technical work requirements with internal disciplines.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Education & Experience:
  • 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 years since Master's.
  • Typical incumbent has 3-5 years' experience.

Special Skills:
  • Technical writing, computer and communications skills desired. 
  • Similar environmental consultation experience related to GDOT and/or other linear projects (including projects with federal and state funding) preferred. 

Professional Registrations:
  • AICP certification preferred.

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.

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