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Environmental Planner / Archaeologist (Kansas City, MO, US)

11 Jan 2022 4:01 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

Environmental Planner/Archaeologist

  •  Kansas City, Missouri
  •  Engineering

Job Description


We are excited to share that TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2021.   For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements.  At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients.  We’re looking for top talent to grow with our firm.


TranSystems is seeking an Environmental Planner to support our Midwest Area on a variety of planning and design projects.  A candidate for this position should have strong listening and communication skills with the ability to apply planning theory and knowledge in assisting more experienced planners in meeting clients’ planning needs in the areas of transportation/transit planning, environmental planning and documentation, community planning, land use planning and associated specialties. Additionally, the ideal candidate is someone who is motivated, eager to learn, a team player, and takes pride in their work.


What you'll be challenged to do:

  • Conduct research on potentially historic structures and below ground cultural resources.
  • Provide documentation in support of authoring reports in compliance with Section 106 of the Historic Preservation Act.
  • Provide research and support related to Section 4(f) and Section 6(f) properties.
  • Perform field investigations related to the above tasks. In addition, provide field assistance to related to environmental documentation, primarily wetland delineation and threatened and endangered species review.
  • Perform GIS tasks to support the Environmental and Planning teams.
  • Perform in a team environment with Engineers, Planners, and Environmental Scientists.
  • Receive instructions from a Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer as to the assigned tasks, budget for tasks, and general deliverables necessary to meet client expectations.  Ask questions if task assignments aren’t clear.
  • Represent the Planning Team in both internal project status meetings and by supporting Project Managers at external meetings with clients.
  • Keep Project Manager informed of design status and any potential impacts to project schedule, scope, or required effort.
  • Grow professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks; participating in professional societies. These activities can be accomplished in person or virtually, if needed.


What you bring to our firm:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology or Architectural History from an accredited university
  • Proficient in Microsoft OfficeProficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • 0-2 years of experience



What we’d prefer for you to bring to our firm:

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Master’s Degree in Archaeology or Architectural History from an accredited university
  • Meets the qualifications of a registered professional archeologist (RPA)


TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Find Out More!

Register of Professional Archaeologists
411 East Northfield Drive, Box 9
Brownsburg, IN  46112

Phone: (317) 798-3001

Grievance Hotline: (410) 246-2150

You do not have to be an RPA/RA to file a Grievance

Email: info@rpanet.org

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