AECOM .Senior Sustainability Engineer in Fortitude Valley, Australia
Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley
This is an exciting role within our growing ANZ Sustainability Practice working across our Buildings + Places, and Civil Infrastructure business units, based in our Brisbane office. With a history of working on some of the most influential infrastructure, building and policy projects, our team comprises of specialists working collectively and virtually across Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and Wellington.
Your opportunity will focus on advising our clients on all matters pertaining to sustainability with a focus on maximising your impact on our efforts to mitigate future climate change and promote intergenerational equity.
You will be an integral part of a high performing team. We will empower you to deploy your most limited resource – time – to its greatest effect, working on projects where you can influence the greatest change. We are currently working on some of the largest buildings and civil infrastructure projects in Australia and New Zealand, and with your help, our legacy will be positive.
As part of this role you will:
Provide leadership in sustainability to internal and external project teams on our major infrastructure and/or buildings projects, delivering against our client promise and their sustainability aspirations.
Provide clear, consistent, evidence-based and up-to-date advice and communication to clients on the broad array of sustainability themes and issues and the urgent need to address the climate crisis.
Maintain a current working knowledge of industry and economy-wide issues (codes, legislation, carbon markets, initiatives and so on) related to sustainability, climate change and its impacts on our clients’ businesses.
Undertake technical sustainability investigations and design discipline coordination to optimise designs and generate efficiencies.
Develop bespoke solutions that help our clients strive towards low-carbon, net zero carbon and/or carbon neutral outcomes for their projects and procurement supply chain.
Proven experience working in similar Sustainability roles, ideally in a Professional Services Consultancy
Have a passion for driving optimum design and engineering outcomes.
Experience using infrastructure and/or buildings industry sustainability/wellness rating tools (Infrastructure Sustainability (ISCA), Green Star (GBCA), WELL Building Standard (IWBI), NABERS, LEED will be well regarded) and ideally hold accredited status with some or all of these organisations.
- Tertiary qualifications in sustainability, climate change, environmental science/engineering (or similar.
What we Offer
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.
We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.
Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;
Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;
Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary engineering projects;
State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;
Paid parental and partner leave;
Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;
Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;
Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;
Employee stock purchase plans;
Professional and technical development opportunities.
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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 Engineering
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 243819BR
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.