Simpson Engineers & Associates has an opening for an enthusiastic, highly organized, entry-level planner to join our experienced team. The ideal candidate should possess a “can-do” attitude and excellent verbal and written communication skills. We are looking for a full-time staff person to apply their basic understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and regulatory guidance towards the assessment of transportation and other infrastructure projects.
Job Duties include assisting in:
Preparation of NEPA documentation (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments/FONSIs;
Development and implementation of public involvement plans;
Impact analysis, both beneficial and negative, of projects;
Research, data-gathering and analysis;
Preparation of Community Impact Assessments;
Creation of maps and GIS analysis; and
Performing such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
Education and Experience
A 4-year Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to transportation planning (including but not limited to planning, geography, public administration, environmental policy, engineering and/or natural resources); or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master’s degree in a related field is a plus.
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:
Angela Ray, Office Manager
Simpson Engineers & Associates, P.C.
5640 Dillard Drive, Suite 200
Cary, NC 27518
Desired experience and abilities includes:
Knowledge of the planning process;
Strong writing and organization skills;
Ability to conduct research, technical analysis, and distill the information for the general public’s consumption;
Ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team members and under management guidance to meet project deliverables and deadlines;
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
Ability to communicate clearly;
Familiarity with ARCGIS software or other GIS platforms is a plus; andDesire
Familiarity with federal and state environmental laws and regulations including NEPA, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act and other compliance regulations is a plus.
Internal Number: 001
About Simpson Engineers & Associates
Simpson Engineers & Associates, PC (SEA) is a minority business enterprise offering civil engineering services to both public & private agencies. Established in January, 2004, and located in Cary, North Carolina, the firm is committed to producing quality work in a timely manner & maintaining long-term client relationships. As former employees with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), the staff is knowledgeable of departmental policies & procedures. This association allows SEA to be an unlimited resource in the engineering community. Also, the 100+ years of combined staff experience makes SEA competitive in the transportation field.
Simpson Engineers & Associates, PC is a properly registered corporation with the Secretary of State and with the South Carolina State Board of Registration for Engineers and Land Surveyors. SEA has been approved as a certified disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) with the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
We have the financial ability to undertake the work and to assume the liability of the work. The employees and owner of SEA are not involved in any activity that may constitute a conflict of interest in p...ursuing this assignment or executing any work for which we may be selected for the referenced project.