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Transportation/Environmental Planner/Scientist

Transportation Planner
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We create the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

Imagine being part of a dynamic team that designs innovative solutions for our diverse set of clients. Our Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning group provides comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services. As a transportation planner, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of planning and design projects as a team member under the guidance and supervision of a more senior planner or engineer. The ideal candidate will be a problem solver who takes initiative with demonstrated knowledge in engineering and planning projects, basic understanding of regulatory requirements, good overall communication skills including technical writing skills, and demonstrated experience with data analysis and modeling (MS Excel / Access, GIS, modeling software).

Your Key Responsibilities

Stantec's Raleigh, NC office is looking for a Transportation/Environmental Planner/Scientist to help develop transportation projects in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other federal and state environmental regulations.

  • Perform research, conduct environmental analyses (field and desktop), develop recommendations, and prepare technical reports under NEPA
  • Prepare NEPA documentation including environmental impact statements (EISs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Categorical Exclusions (CEs)
  • Produce materials for agency meetings and public meetings, including presentations, informational handouts, and mapping
  • Assistance with graphic design, materials preparation, and map production
  • Provide quality assurance and quality control for all final products to ensure technical accurateness and regulatory compliance
  • Client interactions/meeting attendance at project and marketing meetings
  • Uses knowledge of the general concepts of environmental and transportation planning
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic understanding of general concepts of planning
  • Developing cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite
  • Proficient in ArcGIS
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to prioritize and balance sometimes heavy workloads to achieve goals while keeping up with a highly mobile and changing environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with experience presenting and facilitating meetings
  • Must be able to travel as needed for project assignments
  • Must have a good driving record and valid driver's license

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Planning, Engineering, Environmental or related field. Minimum of 0-2 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers. Some travel may be required, such as delivering plans or documents to reviewing agencies or clients or to attend meetings. May occasionally visit study areas, construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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