Environmental Scientist - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee   contract

Redstone Arsenal
United States

United States of America - Alabama, Redstone Arsenal

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Scientist specializing in environmental compliance, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, and/or permitting for a current contract with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, Alabama. AECOM is a subcontractor on the MDA Technical, Engineering, Advisory and Management Support (TEAMS) Environmental Management contract with offices located on Redstone Arsenal, AL.

The successful applicant will join the TEAMS group and work with Environmental Scientists and Engineers in a demanding and intellectually-stimulating environment.

The emphasis of this position is on environmental compliance, planning, and permitting; and environmental impact assessment and NEPA reporting. Applicants for this position must demonstrate general knowledge of the natural and man-made environments subject to evaluation in NEPA studies; specialization in one or more NEPA technical resource areas is a plus; and technical expertise in one or more specific areas of environmental compliance, planning and permitting.

This position requires a positive, resilient, self-starter with an ability to quickly learn on the job, adapt to changing circumstances, and effectively interface with internal and external project team participants. Strong reading, writing, and analytical skills are a prerequisite of employment.

The candidate will work as part of multidisciplinary teams that support the preparation of NEPA and other planning studies and reports; preparation of permits; evaluations of compliance; and site assessments. Specific job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide research and technical writing to support development of environmental documents

  • Assist to develop, describe, and evaluate alternative options for Federal agency programs, plans, and policies

  • Set parameters for and develop baseline data for natural, cultural, and socioeconomic resources

  • Interpret and apply environmental statutes, regulations and Executive Orders for compliance with relevant local, state, and federal laws

  • Support regulatory consultations with resource management agencies

  • Assist with client or stakeholder meeting preparation, facilitation, and documentation

  • Assist with permit preparation for regulatory submittal

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.

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.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, biology, ecology, natural resources, wetlands management, geology, chemistry, or an earth science-related field with 2+ years of experience

Candidate must be able to travel and participate in field work and site assessments

Qualified applicants must be a US citizen and eligible for a US Secret-level Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years industry experience

Strong experience with environmental compliance and permitting, including ability to work on complex projects, within interdisciplinary teams, and balance a demanding workload, as well as interface with Clients

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258283BR

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.