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Senior Environmental Planner (Project Manager II)

Michael Baker International
Long Beach, CA 90802
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Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker Internationals focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR).
Michael Baker Internationals Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients.
Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at www.mbakerintl.com . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer


Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world's infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.


We create, integrate, visualize and communicate planning concepts as they move from the initial vision through implementation. Our planning professionals build strong client partnerships, working with residents, businesses, developers, educational and medical organizations, state and local governments, the military and other federal agencies to successfully plan the future of their communities or institutions. At Michael Baker International, we focus on people and places, improving communities and creating more sustainable, convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient, and attractive places.


Michael Baker is seeking a seasoned CEQA practitioner to conduct EIR peer reviews and to manage or assist with environmental planning projects of varying complexity in the Los Angeles area. One of the primary roles of this position is to assist with EIR peer review services for the City of Los Angeles and the position involves maintaining office hours at the Department of City Planning's office in Los Angeles City Hall for 1-2 days per week. The balance of the work week would be spent in either of Michael Baker's downtown Los Angeles or Long Beach offices, or working remotely. We are seeking candidates with 8 years of progressively responsible experience on CEQA projects. The ideal candidate will be capable of providing meaningful comments on EIRs prepared by other consultants for major land development projects in the City of Los Angeles. Strong client/industry relationships in southern California with public and/or private entities is also preferable.

  • The best part of being a Senior Environmental Planner at Michael Baker is that no two days will be the same. You will face different challenges every day as you manage and/or assist with complex environmental planning efforts.
  • As noted above, one of the primary roles of this position is to assist with EIR peer review services for the City of Los Angeles. You will be part of a Michael Baker team that assists the Department of City Planning with the review of EIRs for major land development projects. Examples of projects undertaken by this team include mixed-use projects in Hollywood, Venice, and the Arts District; high-rise buildings in downtown Los Angeles; hillside and other residential development in the suburban portions of Los Angeles; and commercial development throughout the City. The position involves maintaining office hours at Los Angeles City Hall for 1-2 days per week. The balance of the work week would be spent in either of Michael Baker's downtown Los Angeles or Long Beach offices, or working remotely.
  • In addition to EIR peer review services, as a Senior Environmental Planner, this position will involve the management and preparation of EIRs and other CEQA/NEPA documents for clients specifically in the Los Angeles area.
  • Team coordination, some business development pursuits and working both with our local professionals and the other offices of Michael Baker International are all in a day's work.
  • You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping Michael Baker International provide innovative solutions to environmental planning challenges, big and small, and Making a Difference for the clients and communities we serve!


  • You'll need a minimum of Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Planning, Ecology or a related field, a Master's degree is desirable, and a minimum of 8 years of experience, ideally, but not necessarily, including peer-review experience, in CEQA and/or NEPA document preparation.
  • To be successful, you'll need to be bright, organized, and determined; you'll also need to be able to build relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • A desire to produce first-class work products is essential; you'll need a demonstrated personal commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • You'll need to be able to quickly get up to speed on our policy, procedures and relevant software while acquiring an understanding of the company's service offerings, and the standards relevant to your projects.


    Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-08-07
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