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Social Performance and Resilience Scientist

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Dec 17, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Environmental Justice
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Social Performance & Resilience Scientist. The qualified candidate preferred to be in the eastern US. AECOM is seeking a dynamic individual meeting the criteria below, at a minimum; someone who works well with others and is comfortable in small or large groups; and who can prepare high-quality technical documentation/reports. The qualified candidate should possess both an understanding of the nuances and cultural requirements of this type of work, coupled with a technical understanding of the comprehensive services AECOM provides as related to equity, environmental justice, and climate resilience needs. Responsibilities and skills will include but are not limited to the following:

Advise, conduct, and support the preparation of large complex environmental justice impact assessments.

Have a high level of competency working of environmental justice and climate change analyses for NEPA documentation.

Serve as a subject matter expert in one or more of the following areas: environmental justice, environmental health, social vulnerability, ESG reporting and accounting.

Fully qualified scientist. Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices, and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.

Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

Work under only general direction. Independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

Solve problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

Participate in planning to achieve prescribed objectives.

Conduct analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.

Formulate hypothesis, perform independent research and make recommendations.

About AECOM's Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science, and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world's most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM's Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG). We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

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