United States of America - California, San Diego
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Manager/Biologist for immediate employment with the Natural Resources Group in the San Diego, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects and career opportunities.
This role may involve working part-time to full-time as embedded staff at the County of San Diego, reviewing applicant prepared studies for adequacy and consistency with County Guidelines. Experience working with or for the County of San Diego is highly desirable. Duties with the AECOM Natural Resources Group may also include working on and/or managing projects involving impact assessments, restoration, habitat management, and mitigation planning; regulatory compliance and permitting efforts including CEQA/NEPA, 404/401, CESA, and ESA, and preparing or reviewing environmental documents and management plans.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:
Full-time or part-time embedded staff position at the County of San Diego
Preparation of large, complex natural resources documents such as Biological Technical Reports, Biological Assessments, Habitat Management Plans, Restoration Plans, Eagle Conservation Plans, and/or Jurisdictional Delineation Reports. Operates as primary author or senior reviewer as appropriate.
Manage projects/tasks that include all aspects of environmental analysis (e.g., biological, cultural, air quality, traffic, etc.).
Technical lead, task manager, or project manager on projects with large-scale field efforts and intensive schedules.
Technical lead, task manager, or project manager on large-scale compliance projects requiring adherence to permit conditions.
Preparation of permit applications for federal, state, and local regulatory entities.
Performs project management duties such as forecasting, tracking, accounting updates, invoicing, progress reports, and scheduling.
Adheres to contracts obligations for scope, fee, schedule, and deliverables
Develops work breakdown structure for control and integrity of work to be performed as and defined by the contract
Monitors and analyzes project costs, commitments, accruals, and changes, and takes corrective action where necessary
Identifies trends and deviations in financial performance to project team with recommended courses of action.
Operates as technical lead and/or primary point of contact for clients and resource agencies on projects.
Performs client management duties such as recurring status meetings, milestone check ins, and day-to-day interfacing.
Supports career development of junior staff.
Works with team to prepare competitive proposals.
Contributes to growth of practice through business development.
Thrives independently and as part of a team; is innovative and a problem solver.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field (biology, ecology, or project management/controls) with 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of education and/or experience.
Master’s Degree in related field (biology)
7+ years of experience in natural resources/biology/project management-related work
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly spreadsheet skills and ability to quickly learn new computer applications including Oracle-based proprietary programs
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of CEQA and regulatory permitting
Willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives
Ability to work in a high-paced environment
Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy
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 Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 222844BR
Clearance Required 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.