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Requisition Number 17-0068
Post Date 9/8/2017
Title Senior Sustainability Planner
City All C&S Offices
Description If you want your time, energy, talent, enthusiasm and personal passion for the wonders of flight to matter and result in meaningful improvements to our aviation system, then you belong on the C&S team! We want the chance to meet the best and the brightest talent in the industry as our aviation practice continues to soar to new heights. Check us out and let’s meet up and see what we can do together!

At C&S Companies we believe work environment, culture and the opportunity to learn and grow are key elements when considering a new job. Our informal, collaborative and employee-focused atmosphere facilitates a self-managed and empowered workforce. With over 400 talented staff, we are just the right size to provide the resources and support you need without burdensome bureaucracy.

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We foster a family-friendly and supportive workplace encouraging integrity, trust, freedom, fun and accountability. We are passionate about what we do and recognize the importance of work-life balance. We sponsor a family-like feeling at C&S and not a formal, large corporate environment. Our employees work hard, but we also promote a fun and positive workplace.

C&S embraces sustainability as a goal to strive for, a framework that guides our activities and decisions, and an opportunity to provide value to our clients and communities through a holistic approach to planning, design, and construction. Our aviation sustainability practice develops sustainability plans for airports across the country, leads stakeholder engagement efforts, and supports the integration of sustainability in design and construction projects – closely collaborating with C&S’s Engineering professionals. We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to contribute to this exciting work.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing sustainability plans and/or major design and construction projects that have leveraged sustainability rating systems. The candidate will also have strong communication and facilitation skills. Specific assignments will depend on the skills of the individual.


 Manage all aspects of the project from identification of opportunities through project close out.
 This includes participating and developing material for proposals and project interviews, determining scope of work, estimating fees, negotiating contracts, budgeting and cost control, scope and schedule control, staff resource management and quality control of all assigned planning projects.
 Serve as primary client contact.
 Lead public and stakeholder engagement sessions.
 Coordinate efforts with local, state, regional and federal transportation agencies.
 Maintain current knowledge of aviation industry services, sustainability projects and trends.
 Willingness to travel to client sites across the United States.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: See below….

Minimum Education & Experience Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in sustainability, environmental, planning, civil engineering or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
AICP, LEED AP, ENV SP, and/or PE certification preferred.
 Specialized experience in sustainability.
 Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.
 Leadership experience including business development, project management and ability to manage and direct others.

In return for your hard work and efforts, C&S provides a unique work environment focused on quality, learning, and professional growth. We provide opportunity for advancement, recognition and rewards programs, and an excellent salary and benefits package for our employees.

WHO WE ARE: C&S Companies is a national design and construction firm with over 400 employees and growing all the time. For close to 50 years, C&S has been a great place to build a rewarding career. We are headquartered in Syracuse, NY with offices in New York State, California, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.

C&S Companies delivers critical infrastructure design, planning and construction services to clients nationwide. Providing a wide array of service solutions, C&S emphasizes a very personal, customer-centric approach to business. Our diverse services include Aviation; Civil/Site Infrastructure; Construction and Program Management; Construction/Design-Build; Energy; Environmental; Facilities; Architecture; Planning, Sustainability and Transportation. To learn more about C&S Companies go to

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C&S Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, disability, religious belief, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, age or gender, or any other protected category.

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