• Environmental Planner III

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID 0718-19095
    HNTB Job Title
    Environmental Planner III
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Environmental Planning
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    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.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is seeing a Environmental Planner III in our Atlanta, GA office


    This position develops technical solutions and strategies for small-scale planning projects or for portions of larger projects. Responsible for proactively and other project team members in development of solutions. May serve as Project Manager on a limited basis for select small scale projects Task assignee on multiple projects


    Job Summary

    Develop plans and policies to meet with social economic, and physical needs of communities, including land use transportation planning, transit planning, environmental planning, development, public facilities, and parks and recreational facilities. Develops technical solutions and strategies for medium to large sized planning projects to ensure that the client’s technical requirements for all planning aspects of projects are fully met. May serve as a Project Manager on a limited basis for select medium scale projects. Regular task assignee on multiple projects. Responsible for proactively involving other project team members in development of solutions. Oversee the work of less experienced staff.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Prepares technical plans and reports, written reports, scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to RFP’s for medium to large sized planning projects.
    • Coordinates and interfaces with other project team members during the course of a project.
    • Coordinates with clients on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks and to performs quality checks to ensure client requirements are met.
    • Identifies and recommends appropriate technical procedures that should be used on a project.
    • Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation. Conducts public meetings/hearings/community workshops and interfaces with client groups and community stakeholders.
    • Prepares scopes of work, fee proposals and responds to RFP’s.
    • May review budgets, invoicing and billing.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    - Environmental analysis, data collection, preparing written documentation of data and analyses that will be reviewed by both technical and non-technical audiences.
    - Coordinate general field assessments including but not limited to wetland delineations, endangered species/habitat biological assessments and surveys, land use studies, socio-economic studies, and historical/archaeological studies. 
    - Coordinate with project team members, clients and government agencies assist with the interpretation of environmental regulations and permits
    - Direct, coordinate and review technical work performed by other environmental project team members, particularly sub-consultants.
    - Perform quality reviews of environmental deliverables and plan sets to ensure mitigation commitments and client requirements are met.
    - Prepare scopes of work, fee proposals and respond to RFP’s.
    - Participate on design-build teams on the owner’s behalf or the contractor's behalf.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Geology or related field
    5 years of related experience

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    -  Bachelors Degree in Planning, Environmental Science or related field preferred
    - RLA, RA, PE registration or AICP, CEP certification

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment:  Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions.  Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    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.


    “EEO is the Law” Poster

    “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed