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AECOM Senior Energy Planner in Burnaby, British Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Senior Energy Modeler/Planner to join our High Performance Buildings + Communities team to be based in the following locations: Markham, Mississauga, Burnaby, Kitchener.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

The Energy Planner’s role is to apply their expertise in building and infrastructure systems and energy analysis to the development of energy master plans and decarbonization plans for cities, agencies, campuses, and governments in the US and across the world. This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about decarbonizing the built environment and wants to broaden their influence in enabling this transition. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the development of community- and portfolio-level energy strategies, looking at, but not limited to: energy and water conservation, onsite generation and storage, district energy, microgrids, infrastructure resilience, and monitoring and control systems.

  • Technical assessment of building/campus energy demand and potential supply strategies using a combination of modeling, proprietary analysis tools, and the development of customized tools.

  • Contribution to proposals and the management of small- to medium-sized projects

  • Stakeholder engagement, such as conducting interviews and facilitating charettes and workshops

  • Preparing and presenting results and professional recommendations, in report or presentation format, to clients and teams.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Building Sciences or a related field

  • 8 years' experience working in the energy or sustainable design sector

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters' degree preferred in engineering, planning, or sustainability-related field

  • Additional certifications/licenses e.g. PE, CEM, LEED AP, ENV SP

  • Experience of energy or utilities master planning

  • Experience in the assessment of distributed generation assets (solar PV, battery energy storage, etc.)

  • Experience with energy codes and standards

  • Excellent written, graphical, and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and research skills

  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time

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

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

  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Suite, and in particular, Excel for data analytics.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation compensation may be available for this position

  • Remote working may be an option for this position

  • Sponsorship may be available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265158BR

Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W

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.