AECOM Ecologist in Cincinnati, Ohio

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159370BR

Position Title Ecologist

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Ohio

City Cincinnati

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Environment

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

The Environment Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Ecologist for immediate employment in the Cincinnati, OH office. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary team-oriented environment. The Cincinnati ecology group conducts a wide variety of projects including environmental field assessments, environmental regulatory permitting, utility siting and licensing, environmental inspection, and many others. Successful candidate will primarily work on projects in Ohio and adjacent states as part of AECOM’s regional ecological group. Periodically there are opportunities to work on projects further than the typical project range if candidate is interested.

The following are major functions that the candidate can expect to do at AECOM:

  • Writing wetland delineation reports, function assessments, mitigation plans, and environmental compliance/permitting documents

  • Coordinating with various governmental agencies (USFWS, USACE, etc.)

  • Preparing biological evaluations/assessments preparing EIS and EAs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Biology or related field

  • 4+ years of data collection, data review and preparation of scientific documents (work performed in graduate school may satisfy this requirement) or demonstrated ability and / or experience

  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills

  • Must have valid driver's license

  • Knowledge of wetland delineations, stream assessments, technical reports, Section 401/404 permitting and mitigation requirements

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4–7 years of experience conducting wetland delineations and stream assessments, preferably in Ohio and surrounding states

  • Experience leading a wetland delineation crew and/or is on the cusp of a field leads abilities, i.e. they are familiar with the typical responsibilities of the field lead role

  • Experience with use of ArcGIS, Trimble GPS units and Terrasync software, managing tasks and managing personnel on field teams

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 http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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