PlaceWorks is searching for an entry-level technical specialist with a specific interest in or experience with noise, air quality, and CEQA compliance, to join the Environmental Team in our Berkeley or Santa Ana office. We are looking for an individual with approximately 0 – 3 years of technical experience (such as through a college degree, accreditation program, or internship) conducting environmental noise, acoustics, and vibration impact assessments and/or air quality technical analyses and studies, who is self-starting, outgoing, collaborative, and passionate about helping shape and improve communities and the environment.
Working in a collaborative and casual work environment under the guidance of skilled project managers and other senior staff, this technical specialist will support project teams by conducting noise and vibration impact assessments and modeling, air quality and greenhouse gas technical analyses (modeling and interpreting data), and other technical studies to prepare environmental impact assessment documentation per the CEQA and NEPA for a variety of project types. Typical projects of our environmental practice include environmental review of general and specific plans, schools, parks, mixed-use development, commercial centers, and infrastructure projects.
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HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this opportunity, submit your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample as a single PDF with the email subject line, “Entry-level Noise/AQ Technical Specialist” to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email or cover letter, please indicate the location you are interested in.
Based in California, PlaceWorks is one of the premier planning, design, and environmental services firms in the U.S. The firm’s expertise and services span a wide range of practices, including city planning, urban design, landscape architecture, environmental review, GIS, and community participation. Our interdisciplinary, holistic approach integrates sustainability, economic vitality, community goals, and collaboration with our clients in the planning and design process. We are passionate about our work and together with our clients, will continue to create great places. To learn more about the work we do, please visit our website: www.placeworks.com.
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