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AECOM Sustainability Consultant in Calgary, Alberta

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM, a global leader in engineering, design, and construction, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Sustainability Consultant with expertise in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions quantification and management. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in advancing AECOM's commitment to sustainability.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (i.e., chemical engineering, green engineering, environmental science/engineering)

  • 5+ years of intermediate-level experience in GHG Canadian regulatory inventory quantification and/or verification

  • 2+ years of direct experience with GHG accounting standards (such as the GHG Protocol, ISO 14064) and supporting corporate emissions management

  • Previous experience working as a technical consultant

  • Proven ability to lead projects and small technical teams

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for reporting, presentations, and proposal contributions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting Scope 3 value chain GHG assessments (screening level and detailed quantification)

  • Progressing towards a professional engineering designation (P.Eng.)

  • Knowledge of energy efficiency, GHG management, and decarbonization mechanisms and technologies

  • Familiarity with emissions-reduction target setting approaches, including the Science-based Target Initiative

  • Direct experience in supporting emissions management within the oil and gas (upstream and midstream) and energy/utilities sectors

  • Understanding of low carbon technologies, renewable energy, and emerging technologies such as CCUS, hydrogen, etc.

  • Familiarity with sustainability reporting frameworks such as TCFD, CDP, GRI, SASB, and others

  • Experience in GHG emission reduction initiatives and defining decarbonization strategies with cost/benefit analysis

  • Experience with mobile emission sources (e.g., cars, trucks, construction/mining equipment, etc.)

  • Independent research and analytical skills with a keen interest in staying updated on new standards, certifications, and technologies

Additional Assets:

  • ISO 14064-1, 14064-2, and/or 14064-3 certification

  • Understanding of embodied carbon modeling

  • Experience in conducting life cycle assessments with a focus on carbon

  • Familiarity with climate and ESG disclosure

  • Knowledge and experience with the carbon offset market

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10097715

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid