Environmental Planner 2
Phoenix, AZ  / Tucson, AZ  / Albuquerque, NM 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Environmental Planner 2, we'll count on you to:

  • Work as a member of our environmental sciences and planning section
  • Provide technical expertise at project level and assist with growing HDR's environmental program
  • Take responsibility for NEPA task management and staff management related to project tasks, as well as some marketing, business development and client management
  • Establish sequencing of environmental tasks/projects, from financial management of projects through successful completion, using our technology, standards and project delivery practices
  • Plan and direct medium -sized environmental tasks/projects for our core business groups, including transportation, water/wastewater, resources, federal facilities, and other programs as identified
  • Prepare, plan and analyze/review technical studies, NEPA documents and similar reports/documents
  • Accomplish work independently and through coordinating or supervising small to large technical and professional teams from local and regional offices
  • Support regional and national projects in specific areas of technical expertise and be closely involved in public participation and multiple agency coordination
  • Take responsibility for project management, including development and management of project budgets, schedules, and quality of products
  • Perform other duties as needed


Keywords: Environmental Planner 2, 161869, NEPA, environmental science, categorical exclusions, environmental assessments


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or closely related field
  • 5+ years environmental experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NEPA process
  • Experience developing categorical exclusions and environmental assessments
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Strong conceptual, organizational, problem-solving and research abilities
  • Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical specialization is preferred. For example: biology, HAZMAT, etc.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is must
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the environmental processes and requirements in Arizona and/or New Mexico is strongly preferred


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix
Other Locations: United States-Arizona-Tucson, United States-New Mexico-Albuquerque
Industry: Environment/Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Environmental Sci and Planning
Job Posting: Jun 29, 2021

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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