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AECOM Assistant Habitat Restoration Crew Leader in San Diego, California

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Job Description

AECOM’s San Diego Natural Resources group is actively seeking an ecological restoration crew member for full-time employment. The candidate will support numerous projects in the southern California region, and report to the Field Director formally with day to day supervision from the Crew Leader.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Under the direction of the Crew Leader and Field Director, provide field labor for all aspects of habitat restoration including but not limited to nonnative species control (manual, mechanical, and chemical), native seed application and container plant installation and maintenance, construction and maintenance of temporary irrigation systems, and erosion control.

  • Act as back-up for the Crew Leader in his/her absence.

  • Work on complex projects with support and guidance from the Field Director and Crew Leader.

  • Maintain the Annex (National City) and Clover Flat (Campo) facilities – e.g., irrigation, climate control, and security systems.

  • Maintain seed cleaning and other equipment.

  • Maintenance of Qualified Applicator Certificate.

  • Consult with supervisor about unusual problems and developments.

  • Participation in and enthusiasm for AECOM’s health and safety culture. Compliance and enforcement of OSHA and AECOM specific safety policies.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Must Have Skills/Experience (Including any required Certifications):

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience in native habitat fieldwork.

  • Knowledge and understanding of equipment and techniques used to perform habitat restoration.

  • Knowledge and familiarity with use and repair of small power equipment, such as weed eaters, chain saws, and blowers.

  • Willingness to perform herbicide application.

  • Native plant species knowledge and identification.

  • Elementary GPS capabilities.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record to drive between job sites.

  • Majority of daily tasks require moving and working in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, variable outdoor conditions including heat, dusts, chemicals, moisture, and dryness.

  • Position requires frequently lifting, carrying, and loading equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. such as extinguishers, Indian pumps and small power equipment without assistance and up to 50lbs. with assistance.

  • Often performing repetitive bending & stooping, power gripping/squeezing to perform maintenance tasks and operating equipment.

  • Position requires wearing personal protective equipment, including safety glasses/goggles, gloves, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, hearing protection and face shield.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with electronic data collection devices.

  • CPR/First Aid certified.

  • English/Spanish bilingual.

  • Operation of specialized equipment such as bulldozers.

  • Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude. Ability to lead, as needed.

  • Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions.

  • Ability to effectively express his or herself orally to other project staff.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship Opportunities for US Employment Authorization are not available for this position.

  • Relocation Benefits are not available for this position.

  • Non-Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (California only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly range for this position is $18.99 - $33.23/hr

  • 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.

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: J10097862

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site

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