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Parsons Corporation Senior Planning Engineer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

You express yourself in a way that moves people to connect with your ideas

You speak and write in a way that resonates with your audience, and one of your secrets is empathy. You connect with people, and that allows you to speak to their needs and core interests. You're perceived as being open and straightforward, so important in encouraging a harmonious work environment. What's more, you listen empathetically. Please communicate with us today!

Ready to put your urban planning to work on marquee environmental projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of analytical tasks on complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Planner for our rapidly expanding portfolio of environmental projects.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your planning knowledge and engineering techniques will propel your career forward. We need our Senior Planners at this level to apply diverse and intensive proficiency in the use of technical theories, practices, and company policies. In this role you will independently develop plans for utilization of land and physical facilities of cities, counties, and metropolitan areas, applying intensive and diverse knowledge of planning principles and practices in broad areas of assignment. Plans, schedules, conducts, and/or coordinates detailed phases of planning work for a number of large and important projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs various assignments requiring conventional planning expertise, but typically include complexities such as conflicting planning requirements and/or difficult coordination requirements.

  • Gathers, compiles, and analyzes data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting land use.

  • Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, and land planning and development specialists to devise and recommend arrangements of land and physical facilities for residential, commercial, transportation, industrial, and community uses.

  • Develops recommendations based on governmental measures affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal.

  • Prepares, coordinates, and facilitates public involvement and consensus building meetings and workshops.

  • Reviews a nd evaluates environmental impact reports.

  • Coordinates Reuse and Redevelopment Master Plans.

  • Oversees work assignments of technicians and/or lower level Planners.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Urban/Environmental Planning or related field

  • 10+ years of related work experience

  • Certified Planner Certification is preferred at this level

  • Thorough knowledge of urban/environmental planning practices and procedures

  • Proficiency in utilizing PC and various software packages typically used in urban/environmental planning assignments is required

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Thorough understanding of local statutes and environmental rules and regulations

Collaborate, Participate, Create!

Some of our best work is born out of great collaborations between individuals, with other teams, and between anyone who wants to see an idea through. If you're comfortable participating in brainstorming discussions, you're a fit! Our safe, inclusive environment encourages every member of our diverse staff to speak out and share ideas. There are no limits to opportunities for anyone in our welcoming organization. Care to pitch in?

Find out how good it feels to work in a supportive environment

The people who work at our organization have pep in their step when they come to work - some even before they've had their coffee! Morale is high. How could it be otherwise when people cooperate and come together to win. Management leads by example, recognizing and rewarding your best efforts. In our diverse workplace, everyone is appreciated for who they are as well as what they contribute. It's easy to succeed when you enjoy your work, and when your workplace is glad to have you.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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