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AECOM Assistant Sustainability Consultant (FY24 China) in Shanghai, China

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.

AECOM is seeking an Assistant Sustainability Consultant in China.

Job Description

  • Conducting and delivering technical work across a range of climate change and

  • sustainability projects;

  • Working within teams to deliver climate change and sustainability related projects;

  • Contributing to managing tasks and projects covering technical, quality and financial management;

  • Liaising and collaborating with colleagues, clients and their advisors to deliver work on time, budget and achieving technical excellence;

  • Contributing to the preparation of technical reports;

  • Multitasking: working across several projects and proposals, including infrastructure and major project climate and energy assessments, sustainable infrastructure, climate change/sustainability strategy, carbon footprinting and net zero planning enterprises, and project carbon assessment including Life Cycle Analysis (LCA);

  • Contributing to preparing costed proposals and other business development materials (e.g. for webinars, flyers, case studies, etc.);

  • Building long term client relationships.


  • Science or engineering education background i.e. relevant MSc or equivalent qualification in Energy, Environment, HVAC, Sustainability, Climate Change or relevant fields, and a strong undergraduate degree in STEM based major.

  • Familiarity with climate change science and impact, mitigation and adaptation concepts;

  • Holistic understanding of sustainability, with a particular interest in energy and climate change;

  • A desire to delivery technical excellence;

  • Great communication and presentation skills and fluency in English.

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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

ReqID: REF21656O

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Asia

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid