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AECOM Senior Ecologist in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Company Description

We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

Seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist with 8 plus years of industry experience with skills in wetland and waterway assessment and permitting, ecological assessments, and agency coordination.

This position would be located at our offices in Hunt Valley, MD or Baltimore, MD. Work may include planning, concept designing, regulatory compliance and permitting on current and future projects in Maryland and across the Mid-Atlantic Area. Tasks will include providing scientific support for field investigations, feasibility studies, design and construction inspection phases of projects including report writing, field data collection and coordinating in the field with resource and regulatory agencies and clients.


  • Lead or support high profile, complex planning projects, such as waterway assessments, permitting, wetland assessments and other permitting projects.

  • Lead or participate in fieldwork Prepare written and graphic reports and make presentations.

  • Prepare basic data and scientific documents Develop and help manage project budgets and schedules.

  • Must be able to travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic region with some overnight stays possible.

  • Desired Skills and Experience: Bachelor´s degree in environmental sciences, natural resources, or related field and 8 years of directly applicable experience.

  • Ability to write well, distill supporting information in the scientific literature, communicate technical issues to a wide range of readers.

  • Strong, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Understanding of personal role in supporting the marketing of company services by delivering high-quality, accurate work products to external and internal clients.

  • Proficient in using software applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite and ArcGIS.

  • Experience performing stream assessments, biological assessments, and field surveys in the mid- Atlantic region.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world. We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.



  • BA\ BS + 8 Years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and / or education. in Environmental Science or related field.

  • 8 + years of related water resources experience.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • US Citizenship Required


  • MS Degree in Environmental Science with 8+ Years of experience

  • Both tidal and non- tidal wetlands assessment and permitting experience

Additional Information

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

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10071522

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science