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Senior Biologist/Project Manager

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Aecom Technology Corporation San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 4 months ago

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Biologist/Project Manager 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.

Primary duties will include technical strategizing, study design, analysis, and reporting for complex wildlife species population effects analyses and risk assessments in support of permit applications and/or compliance. Expertise in statistical analyses and modeling is required.Duties will also manage large-to-small scale projects involving impact assessments, habitat management, and mitigation planning; leading regulatory compliance and permitting efforts including CESA, ESA, BGEPA, and MBTA; and preparing environmental documents and management plans.

Candidate will also consult with resource agency staff, lead complex environmental and/or species-related permitting projects and participate in public review processes. Candidate will contribute to the growth of the department through marketing pursuits including proposal preparation, interviews, and active business development. Successful marketing, especially in the renewable energy market sector, is required.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Manages a team in preparation of large, complex natural resources documents such as Biological Technical Reports, Biological Assessments, Habitat Management Plans, Eagle Conservation Plans, and Habitat Conservation Plans

  • Operates as a primary author as appropriate

  • Manages projects/tasks focused on natural resources

  • Manages projects with large-scale field efforts and intensive schedules

  • Manages large-scale compliance projects requiring adherence to permit conditions

  • Manages 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

  • Reviews contracts for an understanding of scope, fee, schedule, and deliverables, and all other contractual obligations

  • 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 a 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

  • Collaborates with other senior staff in the office in a team-based environment

  • Successfully prepares competitive proposals

  • Interviews well with a large or small team for a variety of clients

  • Contributes to the growth of practice through business development

  • Thrives independently and as part of a team; is innovative and a problem solver

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in science or related field required

  • 10+ years of experience in natural resources/project management

  • Strong proficiency with statistical software, such as analyzing large multi-year data sets utilizing programs such as SPSS and R

  • Proficiency in GIS and Microsoft Office tools, particularly Access and Excel, also required

  • Ability to quickly learn new computer applications, including Oracle-based proprietary programs, also desired

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in related field preferred (biology, ecology, or project management/controls)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 197293BR

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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Senior Biologist/Project Manager

Expired Job

Aecom Technology Corporation