job opportunity – Terrestrial Ecologist – AECOM (Winnipeg)

About the Business Line – Environment
Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary:
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Terrestrial Ecologist for immediate employment in the Winnipeg Office.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide terrestrial assessments to inform environmental assessment permitting applications, environmental screenings and environmental baseline monitoring programs
  • Design field programs for terrestrial baseline assessments, and monitoring programs to support environmental assessments
  • Field data collection
  • Preparation and presentation of technical reports, presentations; and proposals
  • Attending meetings with stakeholders, communities, clients, regulators and provincial and/or federal agencies
  • Conduct interviews with stakeholders as a part of establishing environmental baselines
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to guide planning and design processes

Minimum Requirements:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in biology, ecology, environmental sciences, environmental studies or a related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience, or a relevant combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of ecosystem sciences, terrestrial ecology, and environmental planning 
  • Knowledge of environmental assessment methods, and application environmental legislation (both provincial for Manitoba, and federal)
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree
  • Professional certifications and/or designations (such as Registered Professional Biologist in Manitoba)

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.

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world,  AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

Requisition/Vacancy No.  145485BR
Position Title:  Terrestrial Ecologist
Job Category:  Planning
Business Line:  Environment
Country: Canada
State/Province/Region:  CAN – Manitoba
City – Winnipeg

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