AECOM Smart Energy Analyst in Chicago, Illinois
United States of America - Illinois, Chicago
AECOM is seeking an Analyst to join the Smart Energy team in Chicago and Detroit. This team works on a variety of grid modernization, smart city, resilience, and sustainability related initiatives for municipal, utility, and private clients. Example topics covered by this team include smart electric mobility (e.g., EV Charging, Electric Shared-Mobility), smart street lighting, smart sensors & networks, microgrids, distributed generation, energy efficiency, district energy systems, net-zero buildings & communities, monitoring base commissioning infrastructure, energy-water nexus, and coordinated infrastructure investment.
The Analyst will work closely with senior team members to drive forward collaborations for clients and partners in the energy industry and with City government. Primary tasks will include qualitative research, data analysis, presentation development, and client interfacing. Applicant will be expected to synthesis concepts into written and visual reports for both non-technical and technical audiences.
Success in this position requires a dynamic individual with high energy and motivation with an acute passion for developing energy efficiency, strategic energy management, smart energy, and sustainability solutions. Critical requirements include teamwork skills, knowledge of the energy/infrastructure industries, and the ability to develop high quality and creative project deliverables in a fast-paced and ever-evolving industry.
Under direct supervision, provides analysis on projects. Executes work plans and task definition, participates in data collection.
Participates in development of solutions to client problems under the guidance of a more senior manager.
Assigned as a consultant to a wide variety of areas.
The candidate will need a strong and demonstrated interest in the topics covered by this team and to effectively communicate (written & oral) with peers and clients. This position will require an individual that is willing to perform a variety of tasks and work both independently and as part of a team. Minimum requirements also include:
BA/BS in engineering, economics, policy, business or related field plus 0 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Strong presentation skills, including presentation material design (PowerPoint)
Strong writing skills and ability to communicate complex processes or ideas simplistically.
Strong communication skills (written and oral)
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
A general knowledge of the financial, technical and political aspects driving both the energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, smart energy and utility industries and energy infrastructure development (Utility energy efficiency programs, statewide energy planning, building optimization, data analytics and renewables and, energy conservation measures)
Quantitative analysis experience (cost/benefit, trend identification, geo-spatial, metric/KPIs, etc.)
Previous background with data analysis, engineering, and/or technical concepts is preferred.
Graduate degree in engineering, economics, policy, business or related field
Demonstrated experience leading teams preferred
1-2 years of work experience is preferred
Previous work experience and/or background in energy, sustainability, resilience, smart city technology, climate, or project management
Previous utility or municipal government work experience is a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Project
Submit a 2-page writing sample
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 Cost Management and Consulting Services
Business Line Power & Industrial
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 220867BR
Clearance Required 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.