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AECOM Junior Socio-Economic Specialist in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM 's Environment team is actively seeking an Environmental Scientist to be based in either Burnaby, BC and/or Calgary, AB. A strong researcher with an understanding of statistics and data collection and analysis to support socio-economics discipline for both federal and provincial impact assessments. As the successful candidate, you will contribute to projects by applying your qualitative and quantitative research skills and your topical knowledge. You will work closely with the Impact Assessment and Permitting team to carry out projects. As a motivated research analyst, you will have the opportunity to develop knowledge and to grow personally and professionally through mentorship and professional development.

We are seeking a highly motivated and accountable candidate that can work collaboratively with other team members and is an effective communicator. Strong organizational skills and an ability to work well collaboratively in a fast-paced environment are essential qualities.

As part of our team, the successful applicant will work on various environmental projects, and will contribute to deliverables required throughout a project life cycle, including:

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative research and analysis

  • Develop data collection instruments; collect data from surveys, interviews, focus groups, observations and document review; and clean, structure and analyze data

  • Summarize findings through statistical analysis, with data visualizations tools and in writing that are clear and relevant

  • Contribute to development of reports and other deliverables

  • Assist with project scheduling and coordination tasks

  • Contribute to proposal development


Minimum Requirements :

  • Degree in social or environmental sciences, environmental planning, or other related discipline

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working with a wide range of stakeholders (e.g., community members, program staff, leadership) is considered an asset

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing

  • Strong computer literacy skills, including high proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of applications, database management and statistical packages.

  • Ability to set priorities, work under pressure, deliver high quality products and meet deadlines.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10071428

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada