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Sr. NEPA Planner

  • Job reference: NA-001338
  • Sector: Environment, Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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Atkins is currently seeking a Sr. NEPA Planner to join our rapidly expanding NEPA Transportation group in Atlanta, Georgia.


The ideal candidate for this position will apply their NEPA and state and federal regulatory knowledge toward the assessment of transportation projects through management of NEPA projects including NEPA document preparation, oversight of special studies preparations by in-house staff and subconsultants, and review of NEPA documents.


- Monitor and update project schedules for assigned projects which includes a list of all required documentation and

permits, prioritized by project baseline schedules;

- Manage subconsultants and in-house technical tasks for compliance with baseline schedules;

- Provide project status updates at meetings and via tracking database;

- Preparation and Review of NEPA documents and oversight of documents prepared by other staff;

- Lead PIOH and PHOH meetings, coordinate materials for website

- Evaluation of impacts from transportation projects on the built, cultural and natural environment;

- Coordination with design professionals and overall project team to identify opportunities for avoiding and minimizing

potential impacts;

- Perform field investigations of projects including land use and community resources;

- Gather and analyze data related to indirect and cumulative impacts, environmental justice and community impacts;

- Lead public involvement and outreach activities







Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning or related field. Master's or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Planners with seven years experience since Bachelor's or six years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 8-10 years' experience.


- 8+ years of experience with a demonstrated working knowledge of NEPA, including coordination of supporting

technical studies and schedule management;

- Aptitude for maintaining a professional attitude and attention to detail while working alone and within a team


- 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.

- Similar environmental consultation experience related to GDOT and/or other linear projects (including projects with

federal and state funding).


AICP certification is preferred but not required.

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.


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