Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services•
5 - 7 years
Posted 197 days ago
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
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
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