AECOM Senior Sustainability Consultant/Engineer in Orange, California

United States of America - California, Orange

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Sustainability Consultant for immediate employment for the Orange, CA (and/or Los Angeles) office.

AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting and challenging opportunities in a creative environment where they can grow, learn and thrive. The successful candidate will join the High Performance Buildings and Communities team within Buildings + Places business line. The team provides energy design leadership and consulting on sustainable buildings and communities projects/Our projects range from the design of net zero buildings through the sustainable planning of major global eco-cities.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; San Diego Airport; and the LA 2028 Olympics.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support design, engineering, and construction teams on green building projects and initiatives

  • Provide general sustainability and sustainable design consulting services

  • Work with AECOM discipline groups (e.g. architecture, landscape, engineering, information systems, planning, transportation, economists) to coordinate and ensure sustainability is integrated into project delivery

  • Prepare and coordinate LEED documentation, facilitate the LEED certification process (and/or Envision)

  • Complete energy modeling and investigations for LEED compliance as required.

  • Undertake daylight calculation and simulation analyses as required

  • Research sustainability topics, including client, industry, market, and regulatory drivers, market studies, as well as stakeholder concerns; incorporate findings into projects and client briefings.

  • Research and develop sustainability guidelines and guidance for buildings, sites and campuses

  • Manage clients, project tasks and projects

  • Participate in broader initiatives of the AECOM sustainability practice, network with colleagues, and engage in other regional project opportunities

  • Occasional travel opportunities to be expected

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sustainability, Planning, Engineering, Architecture, or related field

  • 5+ years of professional experience in sustainability consulting, management, green building consulting or other related experience in the consulting industry and/or private or public sector

  • LEED GA Accreditation

  • Working knowledge of the primary aspects of sustainable design

  • Experience in sustainability projects and can show verified experience facilitating and managing the LEED certification process

  • Aptitude for analytical reasoning, organized work habits, and good technical writing capabilities

  • Confident, self-motivated and able to work unsupervised as well as in a multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Strong MS office skills

  • Strong Excel/spreadsheets (data management and visualization) and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to proficiently communicate both internally and externally to build collaborative relationships

  • Ability to balance various project and company responsibilities and deadlines, while maintaining professionalism and quality

  • Strong work ethic coupled with a high energy level and passion for sustainability work

  • Strong data / information management skills including ability to synthesize quantitative and qualitative data, organize and correlate findings, and incorporate into client deliverables

  • Adaptable and flexible, showing a willingness and ability to take on new projects or areas with or without supervision, as required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in sustainability, sustainable design or sustainability management

  • Licensed Professional in planning, landscape architecture, architecture or engineering

  • LEED AP and/or Envision SP and/or ASHRAE BEMP

  • Experience developing and managing sustainability programs

  • Experience with computer energy simulation and modeling using Trane Trace, IES VE, Sefaira, or Green Building Studio

  • Experience in daylight simulation and modeling with IES VE or Revit

  • Experience in Revit

  • Experience in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop

  • Comfortable leading teams, taking on leadership roles and will accept opportunities to challenge him/herself

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group DCS

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199047BR

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.