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AECOM Sr. Environmental Permitting Specialist/Project Manager in Providence, Rhode Island

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM's Environmental business group is actively seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Wetland Scientist / Environmental Permitting Specialist to join our team in Chelmsford, MA or Rocky, Hill, CT or Providence, RI.

In this role the person will work with a team of talented environmental professionals and apply their academic knowledge in the environmental field. The successful person will have the ability to work independently on selected projects, as well as part of a collaborative team on various larger projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The position may also include field team management, project management, data analysis, and report writing.

The responsibilities of this position include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Conducting botanical surveys for state- and federal-listed plant species, jurisdictional wetland delineations in CT and New England States

  • Habitat/plant community assessment and related natural resources field work.

  • Permitting support

  • Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments

  • Must be able to effectively work in tandem with program and project managers, clients, and other disciplines within AECOM

  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives

  • Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources

  • Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance

  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures

  • Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

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

  • Prior permitting experience in New England, wetlands delineations, and relevant fieldwork

  • Demonstrated relevant technical writing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office a must (samples may be requested at time of interview)

  • Valid US Driver’s License required, as a condition of employment must pass AECOM's motor vehicle records review

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree is botany, environmental science, soil science, wetland science or related field is preferred

  • Demonstrated experience with GPS and GIS a bonus

  • Certification as a Certified Soil Scientist/Professional Wetland Scientist highly desirable

Additional Information

  • Some travel, regionally and possibly nationally will be required

  • Must be willing to work across global time zones that may be outside of your own region

  • This is a hybrid work-model requiring 3-days per week in one of the offices located in MA, CT or RI.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation support is not available for this position

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Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $80,000.00 - $120,000.00.

About AECOM

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 absence, 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.

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: REF28530R

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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