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HNTB Senior Environmental Planner/Scientist in Allentown, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

We are looking for a technically skilled environmental planner/scientist with strong leadership skills who is ready to join HNTB Pennsylvania's rapidly expanding environmental and planning group. This position will lead the NEPA and permitting task for major transportation clients such as Amtrak, SEPTA, PA Turnpike and state DOTs in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. The senior planner/scientist will primarily work independently while contributing to the overall effort of the design team to deliver quality work, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction on every project. This position will oversee and provide guidance to younger professionals in the development of NEPA documentation, permitting and related coordination as well as project managers to help navigate the transportation project delivery process. Notable projects that this position will work on include highway, bridge, and rail projects with clients such as PennDOT, Amtrak, SEPTA, Pennsylvania Turnpike, and DRPA. The position could be located in our King of Prussia, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Allentown or Pittsburgh offices.

What You’ll Do:

  • Under minimal direction, performs a variety of more highly complex professional planning, environmental planning, landscape architecture and urban design project responsibilities, and leads technical tasks.

  • Writes and/or reviews major sections of and leads production of plans, studies, reports, and environmental documents for projects. Coordinates and synthesizes the contributions of others.

  • Leads, prepares, and reviews graphics, technical reports, work plans, scopes of work, fee proposals, and responses to Request for Proposals for projects. Prepares and reviews budgets, invoicing, and billing.

  • Leads public and stakeholder engagement and presents information to the community.

  • Provides guidance and mentors staff.

  • Leads coordination with clients, sub-consultants, and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.

  • Recommends process and system improvements that result in greater efficiencies, enhanced capacities, and improved service delivery.

  • Supports department managers and office leadership with strategic planning, staffing/training, and other special projects.

  • May serve as project manager or task lead.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Geography, or related field and 10 years related experience, or

  • Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Geography, or related field and 9 yrs of relevant experience

What You’ll Bring:

  • Provides consultation on National Environmental Policy Act documentation and related studies, evaluates methodologies to efficiently progress through environmental permitting, and makes recommendations to lesser experienced staff, project managers and clients.

  • Oversees and independently produces NEPA documentation, waterway and wetland permitting, and resource agency coordination. Presents and defends reports to public, agency and client audiences.

  • Directly manages and proactively builds client relationships and supports marketing and proposal efforts.

What We Prefer:

  • Experience leading the production of NEPA documentation (CE, EA, EIS) on complex rail, roadway, bridge and other related infrastructure projects.

  • Experience leading permit application development for infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland.

  • Proficiency in the usage of ArcGIS to assess and interpret impacts of projects and to produce graphics for use in reports.

Additional Information

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Allentown, PA (Lehigh Valley), Harrisburg, PA, King of Prussia, PA (Norristown), Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania), Pittsburgh, PA















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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Planning Group

ReqID: R-20394