Position Summary Responsible for preparing environmental analyses and applying environmental regulations to an array of planning documents including National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) documentation.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Familiarity with data sources to complete environmental analyses including wetlands, forests, streams, soils, plants, and wildlife
Collects and analyzes data to support the preparation of environmental documents (e.g., Biological Assessments, Section 4(f) evaluations) and NEPA studies
Reviews, interprets, and integrates various technical studies into NEPA documentation
Assists with the preparation of NEPA documents including Categorical Exclusions (CE) and sections of Environmental Assessments (EA), and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
Meets deadlines in accordance with project schedules
Participates in preparation of public involvement materials and attends public meetings
Assists with or is familiar with consultation requirements common to the NEPA process (e.g., Section 7 & 10 of the Endangered Species Act, or Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act)
Assists in the preparation of scopes of work, fee proposals, and responses to RFP’s
Assists with processes of scoping, developing purpose and need, developing and analyzing alternatives, and preparing documents in compliance with NEPA
Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, planning, or a related field
3-7 years of experience in environmental planning or related field
Experience working with and/or for Public Agencies in completing NEPA Planning studies for transportation projects
Knowledge of NEPA regulations and requirements including, at minimum, 40 CFR 1500-1508
Master’s degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, planning, or a related field preferred
Experience working with one or more of the following agencies USACE, GLO, USFS, BLM, FHWA, FRA, FTA, FERC, and DOD, and appropriate State agencies such as State DOTs and State Natural Resource Regulatory Agencies is preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
Proficiency or familiarity with ArcMap, and/or other GIS programs preferred
Internal Number: 14420
About Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT)
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #57 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
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