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Biologist

Company: Jacobs
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

**Your Impact:**

When it comes to environmental consulting, we're helping our clients protect our world's natural resources. As the biologist/ecologist you will provide support and expertise in field biology, regulatory strategy, CEQA analysis, permitting, and project management. You'll apply your strong background in botanical, avian, wetland, general wildlife and/or familiarity and experience with land use and biological/water resource permitting to challenging natural resources projects.

Based in Oakland, CA you'll have the opportunity to perform both field and office work, including field work during construction of projects, coordination of environmental compliance across large projects, focused biological surveys, and project management. You'll serve as a key team member, building upon your experience and mentoring others. You'll be challenged as you support multiple projects with a variety of assignments, possibly including dynamic energy (pipeline and/or transmission line), transportation, water storage, and/or renewable energy projects. Bring your enthusiasm and desire to conserve our natural resources, and we'll help you grow what drives you.

**Here's What You'll Need:**

Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or similar discipline

Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible work history in biology environmental consulting experience

Experience leading and serving on teams of field scientists

Experience contributing to environmental impact evaluation (CEQA), siting reports, and environmental permit applications, including field surveys and reporting, resource and impact evaluations, and Section 7 ESA Consultation.

Experience with environmental permitting of linear projects including: USACE 404 wetland permitting, 401 certifications, and other environmental permitting.

Experience performing various biological field surveys for planning and construction.

Experience managing teams of compliance monitors.

Demonstrated experience with preparation of resource agency permitting documents and other technical reports.

Ability to foster relationships with large project teams, client, client's contractors and regulatory agency staff.

Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and field personnel, while still engaging in regular field work and compliance monitoring.

Experience with project management and preparing proposals.

Ability to travel and work in the field. Ideally,

You'll Also Have:

Master's degree or other graduate degree is preferred

Possession of a state [Scientific Collecting/MOU] or federal permit [10(a)1(A)] for listed species

OSHA 40-hr HazWoper and OSHA 10-hr Construction Safety Training

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs, Oakland , Biologist, Other , Oakland, California

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