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AECOM Senior Energy Consultant in Seattle, Washington

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 is seeking a Senior Energy Consultant to join the Energy & ESG Advisory team (various locations and hybrid). This team works on a variety of grid modernization, resilience, and decarbonization related initiatives for public, utility, and private clients. Example topics covered by this team include building and transportation decarbonization, microgrids, distributed generation, energy efficiency, district energy systems, net-zero buildings & communities, energy-water nexus, and coordinated infrastructure investment.

Responsibilities for the position include, but may not be limited to, the following:

The Energy and Sustainability Consultant will work closely with team members to drive forward collaborations for clients and partners.

  • Primary tasks will include project management, qualitative research, data analysis, presentation development, and client interfacing.

  • Applicant will be expected to synthesis concepts into written and visual reports for both non-technical and technical audiences.

  • Success in this position requires a dynamic individual with high energy and motivation with an acute passion for developing energy efficiency, strategic energy management, smart energy, and sustainability solutions.

  • Critical requirements include teamwork skills, knowledge of the energy/infrastructure industries, and the ability to develop high quality and creative project deliverables in a fast-paced and ever-evolving industry.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Previous work experience and/or background in energy, sustainability, resilience, decarbonization technologies, climate, or project management

Preferred Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Degree in engineering, economics, policy, business or related field

  • Graduate Degree in engineering (Mechanical Engineering preferred), economics, policy, business or related

  • Previous management consulting experience

  • Strong writing skills and ability to communicate complex processes or ideas simplistically

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, and leadership skills

  • A general knowledge of the financial, technical and political aspects driving both the energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, and utility industries and energy infrastructure development (Utility energy efficiency programs, statewide energy planning, building optimization, data analytics and renewables and, energy conservation measures)

  • Previous client management skills

  • Project management certification or training

  • Experience in any of these additional topics is preferred: Utility rate design and modeling, GHG inventorying/carbon accounting, electric transmission pricing and RTO operations, model creation

  • Relevant certifications such as PE, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), LEED, WELL, Envision

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation support is not available for this position

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $92,869.86 - $171,809.24.

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.

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: J10079378

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid