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AECOM Sustainability Consultant II in Santa Maria, California

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking Sustainability Consultant II for immediate, full-time employment. The position will support our growing decarbonization and sustainability practice and will deliver on current projects/workload, future pursuits and other industry and business development opportunities.

AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects and career opportunities. Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Support project teams and network with colleagues

  • Compile environmental, social, and economic data, organizing information in spreadsheets, software and other means

  • Research climate change mitigation and sustainability topics, including industry, market, and regulatory drivers, as well as stakeholder concerns and incorporate findings into projects and client briefings

  • Exhibit an understanding of local, regional, and national policies and guidance related to climate science and climate change planning

  • Demonstrate knowledge in the climate change arena, including having a solid understanding of the current state of the science including a working knowledge of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports

  • Greenhouse gas or carbon inventory and forecasting development using relevant protocols (e.g. USEPA, local regulators, WRI/ WBCSD, ISO)

  • Work within the practice and other AECOM discipline groups (e.g., information systems, engineering, planning) to incorporate findings and ensure sustainability is adequately integrated into project delivery

  • Occasional travel can be expected, but will likely not be regular or extensive

About AECOM’s Environment 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 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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Sustainability, or relevant field (e.g., resource economics, architecture, engineering, public policy)

  • 2+ years' professional experience in climate change / sustainability planning or management, environmental management or auditing, or climate policy and regulation

  • U.S Citizenship is required for this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years' professional experience in climate change / sustainability planning, environmental auditing, climate policy or regulation

  • Relevant Master’s Degree

  • Technical experience on decarbonization, climate change, or sustainability projects or can show verified experience supporting relevant programs.

  • Experience with at least one greenhouse gas inventory protocol or standard (e.g., USEPA, local regulators, WRI/ WBCSD, ISO, industry recognized standards not listed can be considered), or experience with at least one reporting and disclosure guidelines or standards (e.g., GRI, SASB, TCFD, TNFD, GRESB, CDP, SBTi, industry recognized standards not listed can be considered)

  • Will be adaptable and flexible, showing a willingness and ability to take on new tasks or areas

  • Exhibits client awareness and focus and be expected to grow that skill at AECOM

  • Direct experience with one or more greenhouse gas inventory protocol or standard (e.g., USEPA, local regulators, WRI/ WBCSD, ISO, industry recognized standards not listed can be considered)

  • Direct experience with one or more reporting and disclosure guidelines or standards (e.g., GRI, SASB, TCFD, IIRC, CDP, SBTi, industry recognized standards not listed can be considered)

  • Direct project experience with at least one of the following:

  • Life-cycle assessments (LCA) with Simapro, GaBi, GREET, CA-GREET, or equivalent

  • Accreditation or certification with sustainability assessment systems

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $59,284 - $109,677

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268929BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Fort Collins, CO - 1601 Prospect Pkwy, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Portland, OR - 888 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 600, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street, US - San Francisco, CA - 100 Pine Street, US - Santa Maria, CA - 2400 Professional Parkway, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

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.