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Environmental Project Manager/Ecologist (Hybrid)

Company: AtkinsR--alis
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Why join us?

It's an exciting time at AtkinsR--alis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsR--alis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive. We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsR--alis!

We are seeking an Environmental Project Manager/Ecologist in Austin, Dallas, or San Antonio, TX. This position offers a hybrid work schedule of three days in-office, and two days remote/work from home. If you have the desire to solve challenges on a variety of infrastructure projects across Texas and elsewhere, this position might be for you. We routinely work on roadway, aviation, municipal, and projects for private industry.

About Us:

Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Prepare technical reports and permit applications in support of projects and provides peer reviews of reports prepared by others.
  • Oversee or conduct a variety of natural resources field investigations; including, but not limited to: Waters of the United States/wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat assessments, presence/absence surveys, mitigation monitoring, Phase I environmental site assessments, and construction environmental compliance.
  • Serve as a mentor to junior scientists to assist in their training and career development. Supervise and review the work of junior professionals, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.
  • Prepare and/or assists with project work plans, scopes, schedule and budgets, and communicate these to project team members; monitor/manage project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives. Qualifications
    • B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of natural resources science; M.S. or graduate level coursework preferred but not required.
    • Typical incumbent has five to ten years' experience. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum five years' experience with Bachelor's degree, or four years' experience with Master's degree.
    • Demonstrated experience working with Federal and State Agencies such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), or Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) strongly desired.
    • Demonstrated experience working with TxDOT and performing NEPA tasks.
    • Knowledge of GPS mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
    • Professional registrations - Professional Wetland Scientist, Certified Wildlife Biologist, or other certification is desirable, but not required.
    • The ideal candidate would have direct experience and knowledge across several Texas ecoregions and be willing to work independently and occasionally remotely from the office.
    • Proven analytical skills, technical writing, computer and communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; good public speaking ability;
    • Ability to work in inhospitable outdoor climates of Texas during all seasons.
    • Travel will be required (-15%). What we offer at AtkinsR--alis:

      AtkinsR--alis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life. We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsR--alis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:
      • Competitive salary
      • Flexible work schedules
      • Group Insurance
      • Paid Family Leave
      • Two Floating Holidays
      • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
      • Pet Insurance
      • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
      • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
      • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college
        If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

        AtkinsR--alis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

        Please review AtkinsR--alis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

        AtkinsR--alis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

        By submitting your personal information to AtkinsR--alis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

        Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsR--alis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

        Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

        In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsR--alis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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        At AtkinsR--alis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

Keywords: AtkinsR--alis, Austin , Environmental Project Manager/Ecologist (Hybrid), Executive , Austin, Texas

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