AECOM Environmental Scientist II in Anchorage, Alaska

Business Line Environment

Position Title Environmental Scientist II

United States of America - Alaska


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Scientist for immediate employment for the Anchorage, AK office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

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

  • Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.

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

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

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

  • 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.

  • Analyze environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents, with specific focus on biology, botany, chemistry, ecology, environmental, toxicology areas

  • Coordinate with GIS on spatial aspects of environmental documents, presentations, outreach, or video deliverables

  • Assist on a variety of environmental studies for land use and infrastructure projects including oil and gas, mining, power, water, transportation, and development-related projects in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

  • Support Natural Resources, NEPA, and permitting resource areas on proposals by researching requirements and assessing efforts required for permitting

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences or related field

  • 2+ years' experience successfully supporting environmental impact analysis documents and associated technical studies

  • Strong research and analytical abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of technical reports

  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preparing environmental documents associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) specifically.

  • Understanding of the environmental regulatory framework for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, including applicable state and federal laws

  • Background working with federal government agencies, particularly US Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, or US Forest Service on environmental documents and permits

  • Experience interacting with state and local regulatory agency representatives in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

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

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181215BR

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.