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AECOM Ecologist - Permitting Specialist in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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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 nearly 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 has a career opportunity for an Ecologist - Permitting Specialist to join one of the largest and deeply skilled Environmental Planning and Permitting Groups in the Northeast. This position is a fixed, flexible hours, part-time role offering a remote work model within the New England area.

This position will support projects involving renewable energy (solar, offshore wind and battery storage) siting and permitting, natural resource inventory/habitat assessment and technical reporting and power sector (electric transmission) siting and permitting. Additional work would include supporting coastal/marine studies, fisheries assessments, road and bridge permitting, and supporting a wide variety of projects in the state and local markets and Federal Projects.

Responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Support projects involving renewable energy (solar, offshore wind and battery storage) siting and permitting, natural resource inventory/habitat assessment and technical reporting and power sector (electric transmission) siting and permitting

  • May also include supporting coastal/marine studies, fisheries assessments, road and bridge permitting, and supporting a wide variety of projects in the state and local markets and Federal Projects

  • Attending Client and Project team meetings in an office setting as needed

Qualifications

  • BA/BS plus 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Recent, relevant experience should include two or more of the following:

  • supporting projects involving renewable energy (solar, offshore wind and/or battery storage) siting and permitting, natural resource inventory/habitat assessment and technical reporting

  • power sector (electric transmission)

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, Biology, Natural Resources or related field is desired

  • Siting and permitting. projects in an ecologist/environmental permitting specialist role is preferred

Additional Information

Additional information

  • This position can be remote within the New England area and will include time in the office - as needed - for meetings with clients and/or project teams

  • This position is for a fixed, part-time opportunity (with flexible hours)

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • Relocation support is not available for this role

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

Offered rate of compensation in (Massachusetts location only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $68,700 - $100,000.

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 absences, 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.

About AECOM

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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10100607

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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