AECOM 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)

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

  • Complete energy modeling and investigations for LEED compliance as required

  • Undertake daylight calculation and simulation analyses as required

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

  • Develop sustainable master plans for Clients within a team environment

  • Complete data review/analytics for energy and water

  • 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

  • 2+ 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196214BR

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.