Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

  • Serpentine Pavilion

    Fusing art, architecture and engineering

    Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

    United Kingdom

    Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

    Amy Koerbel

    Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

  • Hyperloop

    Realizing new transportation technologies

    United States

    There’s a lot of power and possibility when we bridge the gap between the innovation of technologies and the traditional approach of existing infrastructure.

    Andrew Bui

    Director, AECOM Ventures

  • Moses Mabidha Stadium

    Focusing on legacy, culture and location

    South Africa

    Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

    Tim Ter Haar

    Managing Director, Buildings + Places

  • Bloomberg European Headquarters

    Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

    United Kingdom

    Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

    Coralie Soudee

    Associate, Commercial Cost Management

  • Taizhou Bridge

    Connecting with long-span suspension


    In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

    Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

    Managing Director, Transportation

  • Connected and Automated Vehicles

    Expanding mobility options

    United States

    We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

    Veronica Siranosian

    Director, AECOM Ventures

leadership. Our <a href="" target="_blank">core values </a> define who we are,
company that is <a href="" target="_blank">pioneering the future </a>. Our teams around t
down to not only <a href="" target="_blank">delivering a better world </a>, but working to “ma
e that champions <a href="" target="_blank">inclusion, diversity </a> and overall <a href="" target="_blank">employee well-being </a> through programs su

AECOM Energy & Sustainability Engineer in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a talented and highly motivated engineer to join the High Performance Buildings and Communities team in Southern California (based in either Los Angeles or Orange, CA). The multi-disciplined team provides energy design leadership and consulting on sustainable buildings and communities and our projects range from the design of net zero buildings through the sustainable planning of major global eco-cities.

The role will be predominately centered in energy planning where technical expertise of building and infrastructure systems is applied at a campus and city-scale to develop implementable strategies to meet and exceed energy and resilience goals. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of community- and portfolio-level energy strategies, looking at, but not limited to: energy conservation, renewable energy and storage, district energy, and microgrids

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

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

  • Work or leading others in a multi-disciplinary team to undertake analysis and produce reports for deadlines

  • Understand and react to the changing design of the overall building/community and be able to communicate their ideas clearly

  • Develop and communicate ideas clearly and concisely

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Building Sciences, Planning or related field with strong technical skills

  • Team-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced office with minimal supervision

  • Excellent written, graphical and verbal communication skills

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

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Professional Engineer License

  • Experience of energy master planning and assessment of low carbon infrastructure

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

  • Experience in leading teams in technical project delivery and/or project management

  • Experience and knowledge of energy simulation software and other industry standard packages (e.g. IES, EnergyPlus, OpenStudio, etc.)

  • Experience with energy codes and standards including ASHRAE 90.1 and Title 24 Part 6

  • Knowledge of sustainability assessment systems (such as LEED, Green Globes, and BREEAM)

  • Additional certifications/licenses e.g. P.E., LEED AP, ENV SP are a plus

  • Knowledge of a programming language (python, R, C++, etc.)

  • Experience using the Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator)

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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199048BR

Clearance Required 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.



Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.