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AECOM Senior GHG & Decarbonization Business Advisor - ESG in New York, New York

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for a Senior GHG & Business Decarbonization Advisor .

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing team and practice within AECOM in the ESG space. We are seeking a candidate who can help with business development, client management and advise on technical matters.

This is a remote role and we are seeking candidates in Chelsmford MA, New York, NY or Arlington, VA.

General responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Make recommendations on work methods and procedures and technical innovations by devising practical and economical solutions to problems in own discipline.

  • Make recommendations on research requests, objectives, priorities, and timing.

  • Assess need for change and recommends development of standards.

  • Assess work against standards, objectives, and specifications.

  • Utilize advanced scientific principles, theories, practices, and existing technologies when working on unusually complex technical problems.

  • Interpret and record data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Develop solutions which are highly innovative. Assignments are often self-initiated. Acts as advisor to management and clients.

  • Oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + Intermediate to senior level experience (8+ years) experience in providing technical support on emissions inventories and emissions reductions

  • Direct experience in supporting emissions management (inventory and reductions) within a variety of sectors including manufacturing or oil and gas (upstream and midstream) or energy/utilities

  • Ability to lead projects and small technical teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate to senior level experience, 10+ years’ experience in providing technical support on emissions inventories and emissions reductions

  • Direct experience with GHG accounting standards (such as the GHG Protocol, ISO 14064) and experience in developing GHG inventories (EPA-regulatory and voluntary/corporate level).

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

  • Energy efficiency / GHG management; including a deep technical understanding of decarbonization mechanisms and technologies.

  • Knowledge of target setting approaches, including science-based targets.

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

  • Experience working on GHG emission reduction initiatives, defining decarbonization strategies (corporate-wide and field-level) which includes the associated cost/benefit analysis.

  • Independent research and analytical skills - you’re able to identify, review and synthesize key findings in scientific and engineering literature, reports – with a keen interest of staying on top of new standards, certifications, and technologies.

  • Ability to write concise, clear, and effective narratives in reporting, in presentations, and contributions to proposals and communicate effectively to a wide-variety of audiences, including technical and executive-level.

  • Direct experience in a consulting environment, including client-relationship management.

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 262002BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - New York, NY - 100 Park Ave

Virtual: Yes

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.