AECOM Environmental Inspector/Wetlands Scientist in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150965BR

Position Title Environmental Inspector/Wetlands Scientist

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Massachusetts

City Chelmsford

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking science and engineering/construction professionals to work on projects in New England and New York.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Environmental field compliance and construction oversight with focused on FERC regulated natural gas pipeline projects, relating to working in and near wetlands and water bodies

  • Serve as a full-time Environmental Inspector

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Biology/Wetlands Science or related field, along with demonstrated experience implementing and monitoring environmental permit conditions in a construction setting

  • 4+ years of professional environmental inspection/monitoring of linear construction projects

  • Experience with FERC BMPs and inspection protocols

  • Technical background and training in wetlands science/delineation and restoration

  • Ability to work long hours (with paid overtime) in a construction environment and some weekends is needed, as well as the ability to be located proximal to a project with per diem provided

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a larger team

  • Certifications as Certified Erosion Control Specialist, PWS, etc.

  • US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification as CPESC, CESSWI, or PWS

  • Experience with automated inspection reporting

  • Background in Massachusetts, Connecticut and/or New York natural resources regulations, especially water resources as it relates to linear infrastructure projects

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.