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Senior Ecologist

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Atlanta
R-108367

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Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is currently seeking a Senior Ecologist to join our rapidly expanding Environmental Sciences group in Atlanta, Georgia. The ideal candidate for this position will apply their ecological and environmental knowledge toward the assessment of project sites, along with preparation and review of environmental documents and regulatory applications.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis 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. AtkinsRéalis 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?

  • Provide project task schedules for assigned projects which includes a list of all required ecology documentation and permits, prioritized by project baseline schedules.

  • Provide project status updates at meetings and via tracking database.

  • Evaluation of impacts from transportation projects on the natural environment.

  • Coordinate with design professionals and overall project team for accurate depiction of natural resources on construction plans and to identify opportunities for avoiding and minimizing potential impacts.

  • Perform and lead field investigations of projects sites including wetland and stream delineations with functional assessments according to applicable methodologies.

  • Perform GPS field mapping, post processing, and distribution of GPS-mapped resources in multiple formats.

  • Document, examine, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data on projects of varying complexity and size within Georgia and the southeast.

  • Evaluate, map, and describe on-site habitats while identifying those potentially suitable to support protected species.

  • Prepare documentation and technical reports detailing the findings of ecological surveys and coordinate with state and federal agencies.

  • Prepare special provisions and permit applications for various regulatory agencies, including the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD); Conduct site reviews with the USACE and/or Georgia EPD and participate in project meetings.

What you will contribute to the team?

  • B.A./B.S. or M.S. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum five years experience since Bachelor's degree or four years experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has six to seven years' experience.

  • Aptitude for maintaining a professional attitude and attention to detail while working alone and within a team environment.

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills with clients and colleagues.

  • Strong organizational, task and time management, deductive reasoning, and analytical skills.

  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite of software, ArcGIS or ArcPro, andGPS.

  • Preference will be given to candidates that have experience working with GDOT.

  • Similar environmental consultation experience related to GDOT and/or other linear projects (including projects with federal funding) and regulatory consultation experience with USACE and/or Georgia EPD.

Strong botanical identification skills within the southeast, specifically within the ecoregions comprising Georgia.

Experience with review and interpretation of construction plans.

Completion of training courses required for GDOT pre-qualification in the area of Ecology.

Experience with National Environmental Policy Act documentation and/or Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments is preferred, but not required. 

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Group 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

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet eran /Disability.

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https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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