NEPA Specialist

  • Miami, Florida, USA
  • Jun 19, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Cultural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented NEPA Specialist/Ecologist. This position is a role within our Impact Assessment & Permitting practice in Miami, Florida.

The successful applicant will join a network of existing AECOM NEPA and Impact Assessment and Permitting (IAP) specialists across the US, and will have the resources of more than 3,500 environmental planning staff available to assist in project delivery.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biology, Ecology, Natural resources, Wetlands management, Geology, Environmental planning, or an earth science-related field

  • 6+ years of experience in related field, preferably NEPA consulting to the FHWA, USACE, USFWS, DoD, and other Federal clients as well as Florida State clients such as FDOT, FDEP, FFWCC, etc. or demonstrated equivalency of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specific and established experience in providing NEPA consulting services in Florida in multiple locations

  • Existing, mature, and tested Client relationships with an ability to help generate new work for the Team, Office, and Company

  • High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently with limited supervision, as well as in a collaborative team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and teams to scope, schedule, and budget

  • Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written (writing sample required)

  • Solid report writing and organizational skills

  • Strong working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications, including MS Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Organizational management skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work

  • Position requires field work and candidate must be able to travel

  • Experience working in a fast-paced consulting environment

  • Strong experience with NEPA (and Natural/Cultural Resources Management), including ability to manage projects, interdisciplinary teams, and workload, as well as interface successfully with Clients

  • Demonstrated proposal writing skills, including major (SF330) and minor (Task Order) Proposals

  • Demonstrated ability to market and win work successfully and effectively

  • Ability to assist in the development a successful Federal Environmental Planning market practice, resourced for delivery by existing AECOM assets

  • Familiar with Federal NEPA and Natural/Cultural resources requirements and processes

  • Excellent and relevant references

  • Master’s degree in relevant field

  • 10+ years industry experience

  • Professional certification(s) – PMP, CEP, PE, or similar

  • Knowledge of GIS and MSProject or Primavera

  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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