Ecologist II

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Posted 57 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 60,000.00 - 75,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Data collection
Report writing
Writing
Regulatory Compliance
Documentation
Management
Budget
Data
ArcGIS
Global Positioning System
Tablet

Job Details

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, exceptionally talented Ecologist for immediate employment in the Cincinnati, OH office. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. This position provides unlimited career growth potential while collaborating with a team comprised of a variety of staff and project managers in support of AECOM's clients, including natural gas, electric utilities, and renewables. AECOM's Environmental Planning and Permitting group conducts a variety of projects including impact assessments, environmental field assessments, environmental regulatory permitting, utility siting and licensing, environmental inspection, and others. The group primarily works on projects in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia and adjacent states as part of AECOM's Mid-Atlantic regional team. There are opportunities to work on large-scale projects or projects further afield than the typical project range if the candidate is interested.

The position reports to Cincinnati, OH and a remote/office hybrid work schedule may be considered. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Stream, wetland, wildlife habitat assessments, delineations, and other surveys

  • Writing wetland delineation and other ecological reports, function assessments, mitigation plans, and environmental compliance/permitting documents (Clean Water Act Permits, Section 401 and 404, and others).

  • Managing tasks and projects according to approved scopes of work and delivering quality reports on schedule and within budget.

  • Coordinating with various governmental agencies.

  • Preparing biological evaluations/assessments.

  • Assisting the Field Task Leader for wetland/waterbody and wildlife habitat assessments, including adherence to field safety requirements.

  • Assists in the preparation of permit applications and other supporting permitting documents.

  • Work may include extended hours, night work, weekend work, and/or overnight travel.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental. Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Biology, or related field + 2 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid Driver's License and as a condition of employment must be able to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review.

  • Due to the nature of work, ship is required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of data collection, data review, and preparation of scientific documents including wetland reports, habitat assessment or species-specific reports.

  • ArcGIS, Survey equipment (GPS units, tablets, etc.) experience.

  • Solid report writing skills and permitting knowledge.


Additional Information

  • The position requires fieldwork, and the candidate must be able to travel (including overnight).

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $60,000.00 - $75,000.00.

About AECOM

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10106354

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid