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Entry Level Environmental Planner – Northern California

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21d ago

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  • Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Urban, Regional or Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Natural Resources or other related technical area
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team to prepare environmental documentation for fast-paced utility projects
  • Ability to foster relationships with large project teams, clients, client contractor staff, and third-party consultants
  • Ability to work in the Bay Area or Sacramento area, with travel occasionally to the client office and project sites within the state for planning reviews.
  • United States Citizenship
  • Ideally, You’ll Also Have:
  • 1-2 years of experience coordinating and leading tasks and deliverables with multiple technical leads and stakeholders
  • Ability to represent Jacobs during project meetings (in person field meets and conference calls) in order to provide status updates, track action items, and identify potential risks to project schedules.
  • Strong self-starter with ability to balance work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills.
  • Experience with GIS, kmz files (Google Earth), and informational databases.
  • Ability to grow and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic program that often requires responses to client inquiries to be provided within 24 hours

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • At Jacobs, we’re focused on advancing our clients’ environmental stewardship, energy infrastructure modernization, and sustainability initiatives.
  • We’re seeking an Entry Level Environmental Planner to support fast-paced energy infrastructure maintenance and replacement projects, thereby supporting our clients’ ability to adapt and thrive – both today and into tomorrow as the world changes and we face unprecedented challenges. You will work both individually and within a team, serving as a key team member who leads and supports others, engages in regular client and team interaction, coordinates and collaborates with multiple client technical leads, and organizes and summarizes technical material for multiple projects simultaneously in support of projects across California. Your work will contribute to realizing safer infrastructure operations, healthier communities, and protection of our world’s natural resources. You’ll be a dedicated resource to one of our Northern California offices (preferred locations are: Bay Area or Sacramento). You’ll have the opportunity to grow your core skills in task coordination and leadership while leading planning and permitting strategy efforts in order to avoid and/or minimize environmental impacts for a variety of utility projects.
  • You’ll bring your whole self to your project team and be surrounded by mentorship and career opportunities to help you thrive. Our global team is here to provide you with the tools to keep your career growing.
  • At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


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Full time

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