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Senior Environmental Planner (Transportation)  

Location Irvine, CA  
Category Environmental Consulting  

LSA is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner (Transportation) for its Irvine office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience successfully preparing and managing CEQA and NEPA documents with specific knowledge of Caltrans, FHWA, and FTA requirements. The primary duty of this role is to manage CEQA, NEPA and other environmental compliance documents for a wide range of local government and transportation clients. Some experience with non-transportation projects (e.g., private development, infrastructure) is also desired. Strong emphasis will be placed on previous technical experience with transportation agencies, quality of work, and the ability to manage project budgets and schedules.

Position Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible and applicable experience with environmental documentation for transportation projects.
  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field. A master’s degree is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Public speaking skills are desirable.
  • Ability to plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of large, multi-discipline projects or medium-sized projects with a high degree of technical complexity.
  • Experience meeting tight deadlines.
  • Experience with budget control and invoicing.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • The position will also include business development, marketing, and proposal preparation
  • Successful marketing experience and client development and retention skills are desirable.
About the Organization LSA is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.

LSA's employee-owners are its most valuable resource. LSA fosters professional development and personal growth in an environment that offers opportunities for training and enrichment. LSA takes great pride in its work and looks for talented, dedicated professionals to join its team. We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people. If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to plan and manage projects, we would like to hear from you.

LSA offers competitive pay, and for all eligible employees medical, dental, vision, long term disability, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan with 401k safe harbor match.

For more details about our employee benefits package please visit our Careers Page on our company website.

EOE Statement LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

LSA provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions at LSA are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Except where required or permitted by law, employment decisions will not be influenced by an individual’s actual or perceived—or association with others of an actual or perceived—age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, State, or local laws.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 5/24/2022  
Exemption None Specified 

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