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AECOM Global Energy Director – Integrated Services Delivery in Chicago, Illinois

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM seeks a dynamic Global Energy Director - Integrated Services to coordinate an integrated offer of permitting, engineering, and energy services to support our client’s transition to no and low carbon energy delivery.

This leadership position will coordinate between AECOM’s Environment & Energy Business Line and all other AECOM Business lines to deliver an integrated offer across the development lifecycle to our existing and new Energy Clients.

The position will be based in one our North American offices and will require global travel to leverage our leading positions in the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand markets.

The successful candidate will have worked for 15+ years in the Energy Sector and will poses knowledge of the full range of services required to develop renewable energy, future fuels, grid modernization, and transportation and organization decarbonization infrastructure.

A proven track record of successful project management and successful collaboration to lead diverse teams drawn from different practices is essential.

About AECOM’s Environment + Energy Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental, energy, infrastructure and program management consulting firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science, and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 15 years of experience in the Energy Sector Infrastructure programs or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 6 years of leadership in integrated service delivery and program management.

  • Experience in the development of renewable energy, future fuels, grid modernization, or transportation and organization decarbonization infrastructure including program management functions (e.g., scope, schedule, and budget).

  • Track record managing and/or coordinating both internal and external subject matter experts in the areas of permitting, engineering, and supply chain.

  • Working knowledge of design standards and impacts on energy technology decisions, project development impacts, and project delivery.

  • Valid Driver License required

Preferred Qualifications:

An advanced degree in Business, Planning or Program Management is preferred.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position.

  • Travel is required for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10077805

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Global Business Lines

Career Area: Program & Project Management