AECOM Sr. Marine Fisheries Scientist in Raleigh, North Carolina
AECOM has a position available for a Senior Marine Fisheries Scientist to be based in any AECOM office on the East Coast. In this role the qualified candidate will join our expanding Marine Sciences Practice. The ideal candidate for this position is one that can capitalize on existing client relationships to expand AECOM’s profile and market share in the regional and national market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development). Specific project focus will include studies, surveys and assessments supporting the routing, siting, and permitting of offshore and terrestrial wind farms, solar generation facilities, electric transmission lines and substations, natural gas pipelines, and other related facilities.
At AECOM, 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.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.
Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Conduct studies, surveys and assessments supporting the routing, siting, and permitting of offshore and terrestrial wind farms, solar generation facilities, electric transmission lines and substations, natural gas pipelines, and other related facilities
Assess the impacts to marine fish species with the development of infrastructure projects on commercial, recreational, and endangered protected fisheries along the East Coast
Provide programmatic oversight on the development of environmental documents including Environmental Impact Statements, BOEM Sampling and Analysis Plans and Construction Operations Plan, particularly as it relates to the development of offshore wind farms.
BS in Fisheries Biology
10+ years of relevant experience to include actively working in fisheries science
Must be willing and able to travel when and as requested
Pre-employment motor vehicle record check will be conducted
Sponsorship for this position is not available
MS in Fisheries Biology is preferred
PhD is desired
12+ years of experience to include actively working in fisheries science is preferred
Candidates with experience developing essential fish habitat assessments and working as a liaison to the commercial fishing industry along the East Coast is highly desired.
Demonstrated experience and understanding of pelagic species, groundfish, commercial and recreational contexts and stakeholder engagement is preferred
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires employers to provide the following compensation and benefits information for positions that may be performed in Colorado:
Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. (For executive level positions: Bonus opportunities are tied to both company and individual performance and vary from year-to-year.) The salary range for this position is: $98,000 - $181,000.
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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness, and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Ecology
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 252319BR
Additional Locations US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200
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.