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Senior Environmental Planner

Linthicum MD


Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.



Michael Baker International has a long-established environmental (NEPA) planning, environmental studies and permitting practice, mostly relating to transportation projects. Our make-up includes resources scientists, task managers, project managers, planners, and engineers. Our multi-disciplinary professionals provide integrated solutions for a full range of regulatory, technical, and permitting services.

We participate in all practice and market sectors. More than 200 environmental professionals across the U.S. provide progressive, sustainable and innovative planning and permitting services to maximize the efficiency of project deliver to keep projects on time and in budget.



Michael Baker International seeks a Senior Environmental Planner with 8+ years of experience managing projects for our client’s environmental permitting activities in Maryland, and throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge in permitting, and obtaining timely environmental determinations for environmental impact statements and assessments, planning and zoning studies as well as project and staff management skills.


Responsibilities include:

Managing environmental permitting responsibilities for a variety of environmental projects including from concept through construction

Managing and participating in the preparation of environmental studies and technical reports including environmental impact statements, environmental site assessments/investigations, planning and zoning studies, 4f, feasibility studies, wetland delineations and functional assessments, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys, storm water pollution prevention plans, public outreach, agency coordination, etc.

Prepare and submit permit applications for state and local agencies including agency consultation and follow-up

Establishing and tracking project milestones in the permit/approval processes

Knowledge of major federal statutes and implementing regulations including NEPA/SEQRA, NPDES/SPDES, NHPA, among others.



Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Natural Resources, Planning, Engineering or related discipline

8+ years of experience

Environmental permitting experience required; Maryland preferred

Experience in the State of Maryland with MDE is preferred.

Transportation (both surface and aviation) NEPA experience is preferred

To be successful, you’ll need to be bright, organized, and determined; you’ll also need to be able to build relationships with a wide variety of people. You will need the ability to multitask and prioritize competing project obligations.

Excellent English language skills, written and verbal, are essential to long term success in this role.

You’ll need to be able to quickly get up to speed on our policy, procedures and relevant software while acquiring an understanding of the company’s service offerings, and the client’s standards and procedures relevant to your projects.

Naturally, you’ll need computer skills (Microsoft Office).



Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Apply: https://www.mbakerintl.com/careers

Posted July 1, 2019

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