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ICF Environmental Planner - Transportation in Austin, Texas


Environmental Planner - Transportation

Remote Texas - Must be located in Texas

We are the Environment & Planning Division of ICF. We are passionate about serving our clients, our people, and the communities where we live and work. We are consultants, planners, scientists, project managers, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to outstanding service. If you have a hunger to learn and a desire to solve the most challenging environmental and regulatory issues our clients have to offer, we encourage you to learn more about ICF ( and apply to join our team.

ICF’s Texas-based transportation team is seeking an Environmental Planner - Transportation with experience in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and experience consulting for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The successful candidate would leverage their environmental and regulatory expertise to support diverse projects for clients in the transportation and infrastructure sectors. The candidate would be given immediate opportunities to tackle new challenges and build client relationships while working with and learning from some of the most talented project managers and technical experts in the state of Texas. This role is perfect for an early-career TxDOT environmental consultant looking for the next step in expanding their skills and growing their career.

Why you will love working here: ·

  • Work that matters: Our services help ensure infrastructure development is done thoughtfully and sustainably

  • Professional growth: Our markets are booming, creating significant opportunities for motivated consultants to grow their careers

  • Quality of life: Flexible workplace arrangements, work-life balance

  • Investment in the community: Donation matching, volunteer opportunities

  • Investment in you: Tuition reimbursement, access to professional development resources, 401k matching, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • And many, many more (Ask your recruiter for more details!)

What you will do:

  • Support management of NEPA transportation projects that involve a wide range of technical field studies, analyses, and regulatory and permitting tasks

  • Analyze guidance and regulations to support Project Managers, subject matter experts, and clients navigating regulatory compliance

  • Author, edit, and review technical reports for clients in accordance with NEPA and TxDOT guidelines

  • Provide technical input and administrative coordination on complex projects involving NEPA, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, federal and state laws, and agency consultations

  • Grow in leadership on our Transportation team and help to mentor, train, and guide junior staff

What you need to have (minimum qualifications):

  • BS/BA in Biology, Natural Resource Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Planning or a similar field

  • 5+ years of experience in environmental consulting or applicable fields (government, consulting, academia)

  • 2+ years experience providing consulting services for TxDOT

What we would like you to have (preferred qualifications):

  • Experience supporting studies for TxDOT projects, overseeing technical studies and providing regulatory guidance · An understanding of TxDOT SOPs and industry best-practices · TxDOT Pre-Certifications(2.14.1, in particular )

  • Technical writing skills and ability to review, QA/QC, and provide feedback to technical staff

  • Strong knowledge of environmental consulting practices and environmental laws · Ability to present solutions to complex problems to clients and regulators

  • Business-minded with an eye towards client engagement and market growth

ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. If you perform well in

a fast-paced, engaging, and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF ( and consider applying to join our team.



Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy ( .

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position.

The pay range for this position based on full-time employment is:

$71,958.00 - $122,328.00

Texas Remote Office (TX99)