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WSP USA Sr. Environmental/Transportation Planner in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sr. Environmental/Transportation Planner

Req ID 11965

Sr. Environmental/Transportation Planner

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP USA is currently seeking a Sr. Environmental/Transportation Planner to make a significant contribution to WSP USA’s strategic plan to increase our presence in the North Carolina transportation market for NEPA planning and transportation planning. The Environmental/Transportation Planner will conduct transportation planning studies and analysis, in the Southeast United States, and be based out of the Raleigh, NC office, or potentially for the Charlotte, NC office. Responsibilities will involve conducting a wide range of environmental planning activities including, documentation for transportation projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), data analysis, assessment of demographic data, geographic information systems (GIS) mapping and analysis and task lead for environmental and planning efforts. Opportunities may also exist to assist with corridor studies, data analytics, comprehensive transportation plans, master transit plans, travel demand modeling, cost estimating and long range transportation plans.

Your Impact

  • Conducts or assists with a range of environmental studies for NEPA documentation, including needs assessments, modal analyses, community impact assessments, and coordination with specialty disciplines such as cultural resources, ecology and noise and air analysts.

  • Collecting, analyzing and interpreting data (i.e. economic, demographic, land use, fiscal, etc.) and using data management tools such as GIS.

  • Composing correspondence and reports for project activities.

  • Technical writing and report preparation.

  • Assisting with managing project tasks, including staffing, budget and quality.

  • Participating and coordinating public and stakeholder public meetings and public participation/outreach processes.

  • Successfully delivering projects.

  • Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.

  • Conduct research as appropriate and assist with proposal development.

  • Remain current in latest environmental planning subject matter, practices, regulations, and techniques.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning, Urban Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience.)

  • 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible experience in environmental documentation and transportation planning.

  • Experience working with State Departments of Transportation, local governments, and transit agencies.

  • Specific experience conducting environmental studies for the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

  • Ability to effectively present and communicate ideas orally and in written form.

  • Critical, strategic and creative thinking skills.

  • Experience with discipline-specific software (i.e., ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up).

  • Proficiency with business writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools.

  • Developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, and identify the most effective solutions to accomplish objectives of assigned projects.

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with transportation agencies and understanding federal and state environmental regulations and policies.


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 10%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: RALEIGH - FAYETTEVILLE ST

  • All locations: US-NC-Charlotte, US-NC-Raleigh

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.