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Sustainability Consultant

Washington, DC
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Sustainability Consultant

JobID: 23339-1181844

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description: **Business Line** Architecture

**Position Title** Sustainability Consultant

United States of America - Washington, D.C.


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Sustainability Consultant for immediate employment in the Washington, DC 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 position will deliver on current projects, contribute to project pursuits, and other business development opportunities.

The successful candidate will support the Sustainable Design Director and assist AECOM project managers with project support and client deliverables in areas including, but not limited to: sustainability assessments, planning and program development, LEED, Green Globes, WELL, and other rating system consulting, energy and daylight modeling, performance indicators and metrics development, client and stakeholder engagement.

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

+ Complete energy modeling and investigations for LEED compliance and life cycle costs analyses

+ Undertake daylight calculation and simulation analyses

+ 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 review latest sustainability guidelines and guidance such as WELL, SITES, Living Future, etc

+ Manage project tasks and smaller 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, Engineering, Architecture, or related field

+ 3+ 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 AP (BD+C) 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

+ Effective communication skills and ability to work with multi-disciplined teams

+ 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, with emphasis on MS Word, Excel/spreadsheets (data management and visualization) and PowerPoint

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to proficiently communicate with clients, elected leaders, executives, and larger groups to build collaborative relationships

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

+ Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

**Preferred Qualifications**

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

+ Licensed Professional in architecture or engineering

+ Experience developing and managing sustainability programs

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

+ Experience in lighting simulation and modeling with IES VE or Revit Lighting

+ Experience in Revit

+ Experience in Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop

+ 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

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

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

**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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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.


_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_** _Architecture and Design_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _166738BR_


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