Senior Restoration Ecologist

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Jul 27, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Sacramento **Job Summary** AECOM is seeking a Senior Restoration Ecologist/Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer to join the Environmental Planning team in our Sacramento office. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate technical excellence and an established career in Landscape Architecture/Habitat Restoration, preferably with a portfolio that includes both private sector and public agency clients. The successful candidate would become a part of a dynamic northern California Environmental Planning team that enjoys excellent relationships with a wide range of local, regional, and state agencies, as well as private and nonprofit clients. Our Sacramento office has built a reputation for innovation, high-quality work, attentive client service, and a collegial office culture that fosters the highest degree of teamwork. The successful candidate would have a unique platform for developing and executing work, being able to integrate, to the benefit of our clients, ecological restoration and landscape design services with our expertise in environmental analysis and mitigation, urban design, policy planning, engineering and design, mitigation monitoring, and related disciplines. The successful candidate would help to win and execute projects related to riparian habitats, wetland restoration, parks and recreation planning and design, natural land management, and sustainable landscape design, as well as other project types, depending on the background and interest of the individual candidate. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of the landscape architectural and restoration business environment in the Sacramento area, and if the candidate had a knowledge of Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada, Bay Area, and/or Central Valley markets, that would be desirable, as well. Job responsibilities include but aren't limited to the following: + Active participation in marketing and business development for habitat restoration services and landscape design + Leading projects related to ecological restoration and landscape design;project management + Preparation and oversight of the preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E) + Landscape-level restoration planning and site-specific restoration design + Sustainable landscape design + Park and recreational design + Natural resources management + Conservation planning. **About AECOM** At AECOM, 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. We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle. We are proud to be recognized for excellence: + Named one of _Fortune_ magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year + Ranked #1 in _Engineering News-Record_ ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms” + Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in _Engineering News-Record_ ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms” + VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer DCS—Environment AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects. **Minimum Requirements** + BA/SA in Landscape Architecture or BS Ecological Restoration or a related field + 8 years of relevant (emphasis on landscape design, ecological restoration, parks and recreation facility plus an excellent knowledge of CA native plants and communities) experience or demonstrated equivalency of expertise and/or education. **Preferred Qualifications** + MA or MS preferred in Biological Sciences, Ecology, Watershed Planning, Natural Resource Management, Hydrology, Geomorphology, or Physical Geography + 10 years of experience with an emphasis on landscape design, ecological restoration, parks and recreation facility planning/design, construction document preparation. + Experience with both private and public sector projects is preferred + Knowledge of the marketplace in the Sacramento area, and if the candidate had a knowledge of Tahoe, Sierra Nevada, Bay Area, and/or Central Valley markets, that could be helpful, as well. + Excellent verbal and written communication skills. + Good presentation capabilities, experience in business development. + Experience managing budgets, schedules, and subconsultants (in architecture, engineering and construction support, for example). + Capability to work effectively with MS Word, Excel, and AutoCad. + Ability to work with people in a cooperative environment, as an ambassador for the firm and our clients. + Capable of managing multiple tasks **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. **Job Category** Sciences **Business Line** Environment **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full-Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 252333BR **Virtual:** No 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.