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Job Information

AECOM Entry-Level Natural Resource/Marine Scientist in Pocasset, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Pocasset

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Natural Resources/Marine Scientist for employment in the Pocasset, MA office.

This position is expected to start November/December 2021.

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Candidate will be required to perform field work potentially including sediment and water quality sampling (must be comfortable with boat based sampling), infrastructure/ wetland mapping using GPS, compilation of field data, data analysis and assistance with preparation of work plans, health and safety plans, technical reports, and data presentation (i.e., GIS);

  • Estimated office/field time: 60% / 40%. Must be willing to travel throughout the Northeastern US

  • Performs a variety of routine tasks to gain experience and familiarization with methods, practice and programs

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work as part of a larger team a must.

  • Prior GIS Platform experience and map making skills using GIS (preferred).

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Natural Resource Management, Marine Biology, Ecology, Wetland Science, Environmental Science, Geology, or related field

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous field biology/on-water sampling and survey experience

  • Ideal candidate will receive 40 hour HAZWOPER training. Selected Candidate will also receive First Aid/CPR training.

  • Candidate must be able to pass requirements of an OSHA screening physical (HAZWOPER).

  • Candidate must have excellent technical writing skills and ability to effectively express his or herself orally among internal staff, clients, and sub-contractors.

  • Office based tasks include conducting post-processing and reporting of field collected data, developing and managing geodatabases, and performing spatial analysis, aerial photographic interpretation, and GIS map production and visualization of field collected data using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and associated ESRI production mapping tools.

  • Candidate must be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently.

  • Candidate must exhibit a mature sense of professional responsibility and awareness of accepted standards of professional behavior.

  • Candidate must be experienced with basic computer programs; MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with statistics, GPS, ArcGIS or AutoCAD a plus.

Additional Details:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

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 Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257456BR

Additional Locations US - Chelmsford, MA - 250 Apollo Drive

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.