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Senior Environmental Planner

New York NY

What We're Looking For

Develop plans and policies to meet with social economic, and physical needs of communities. Directs the technical production of planning assignments and teams. May serve as a Project Manager on a limited basis for select large scale projects. Oversee the work of less experienced staff. Direct, coordinate and review technical work performed by other project team members.

Senior planner focused on managing environmental planning work in our New York office for transportation based projects throughout NY, NJ and CT. This may involve, bridge, highway and rail transit projects. The successful candidate will locally lead environmental planning projects and tasks, including NEPA (with a particular focus on US DOT), SEQR/CEQR, EO215 compliance, while engaging HNTB’s regional and national environmental practitioners and specialists.

The position has a strong focus on preparing work programs and budgets, directing multi-disciplinary environmental studies, leading the preparation of environmental permitting applications, stakeholder outreach, and leading, drafting and writing technical documents. Would also serve as a Project Manager for select projects, and direct, coordinate and review technical work performed by other team members.


Primary Focus Will Include:

Leading multi-disciplinary environmental studies

Leading the preparation of environmental permitting applications

Leading, drafting and writing technical documents

Stakeholder outreach

Developing work plans and budgets


Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

Master's Degree in Planning or relevant field

RLA, RA, PE registration or AICP, CEP certification


What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

Coordinates with project manager, project designer and other disciplines on multiple large scale and complex planning, environmental planning, urban design or landscape architectural projects to ensure that the client's technical requirements of projects are fully met. Performs quality checks to ensure client requirements are met.

Performs various project support tasks where planning involvement is required or requested on major, complex projects.

Prepares scopes of work, fee proposals and responds to RFP’s.

Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation

May review invoices, billings and budgets.

Assist management with implementation of office-wide technical standards and maintenance of technical resources.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Science, Planning, Biology, Ecology, Geology or relevant field

10 years of relevant experience


About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com/en/public/

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.



Posted July 27, 2020

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