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Job Information

AECOM Sustainability Manager in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Washington, D.C., Washington, DC

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Sustainability Manager for immediate employment for the Arlington, VA office.

Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to develop sustainable solutions for our clients.

  • Lead sustainability workshops both internally and externally

  • Direct and coordinate requirements for documentation in LEED Online for projects requiring a USGBC rating.

  • Perform specialized calculations individual to project needs, including but not limited to daylight studies, energy modeling, and vapor barrier analysis.

  • Bring a broad understanding of both sustainability principles and LEED credits to project discussions

  • Technical writing, such as design narratives, briefings, analytical reports, and specifications

  • 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

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with sustainability, planning and architectural projects

  • LEED Accredited Professional with Specialty (BD+C, ID+C, O+M, etc)

  • Working knowledge of the primary aspects of sustainable design

  • Two (2) year sustainability projects experience and can show verified experience facilitating and managing the LEED certification process

  • Two (2) year experience with MS office, including Excel/spreadsheets (data management and visualization) and PowerPoint presentations

  • Two (2) years data / information management experience including ability to synthesize quantitative and qualitative data, organize and correlate findings, and incorporate into client deliverables

  • US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Experience developing and managing sustainability programs

  • 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

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

  • Experience in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop

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 Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 255186BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd

Virtual: 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.