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Sr. Marine Fisheries Scientist

Boston, MA 02109
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Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for a Senior Marine Fisheries Scientist to be based in any AECOM office in the United States, preferably East Coast. In this role the qualified candidate will join our expanding Marine Sciences Practice. The ideal candidate for this position is one that can capitalize on existing client relationships to expand AECOMs profile and market share in the regional and national market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development). Specific project focus will include studies, surveys and assessments supporting the routing, siting, and permitting of offshore and terrestrial wind farms, solar generation facilities, electric transmission lines and substations, natural gas pipelines, and other related facilities.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of whats possible the worlds longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune s Worlds Most Admired Companies 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 Top 500 Design Firms and #1 2019 Top 200 Environmental Firms

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOMs global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Conduct studies, surveys and assessments supporting the routing, siting, and permitting of offshore and terrestrial wind farms, solar generation facilities, electric transmission lines and substations, natural gas pipelines, and other related facilities

  • Assess the impacts to marine fish species with the development of infrastructure projects on commercial, recreational, and endangered protected fisheries along the East Coast

  • Provide programmatic oversight on the development of environmental documents including Environmental Impact Statements, BOEM Sampling and Analysis Plans and Construction Operations Plan, particularly as it relates to the development of offshore wind farms.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Fisheries Biology

  • 10+ years of relevant experience to include actively working in fisheries science

  • Must be willing and able to travel when and as requested

  • Pre-employment motor vehicle record check will be conducted

  • Sponsorship for this position is not available

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Fisheries Biology is preferred

  • PhD is desired

  • 12+ years of experience to include actively working in fisheries science is preferred

  • Candidates with experience developing essential fish habitat assessments and working as a liaison to the commercial fishing industry along the East Coast is highly desired.

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of pelagic species, groundfish, commercial and recreational contexts and stakeholder engagement is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

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 persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Ecology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252319BR

Additional Locations US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200

Virtual: Yes

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.

Posted: 2021-08-02 Expires: 2022-02-10

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