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AECOM Biologist I in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Environmental Scientist for employment in the Pittsburgh or Williamsport, PA offices with a background in environmental and regulatory compliance. The position will provide many challenges, an opportunity to work with multiple industrial clients, and an opportunity to gain experience in multiple environmental consulting disciplines.

This person will be responsible for executing project tasks for industrial and commercial clients under the direction and mentorship of senior technical staff. Projects may include wetland and stream identification, threatened and endangered species surveys, reporting, federal/state/local permitting, and additional field support activities.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

This position is expected to begin in January, 2022.

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.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Executing all work safely and in a professional manner;

  • Preparing calculations, reports, permit applications, compliance plans, and other technical

  • documents;

  • Supporting environmental investigation and remediation projects; and

  • Complying with the AECOM quality management system

  • Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.

  • Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.

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

  • Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS of Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, or a similar field

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Willingness of overnight travel

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • GIS

Additional Information:

  • Employee may be asked to submit a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) at the time of hire, as this position could require operating a vehicle when visiting field/job sites.

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Relocation 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 Ecology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258858BR

Additional Locations US - Williamsport, PA - 715 Washington Boulevard

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.

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