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AECOM Senior Energy and Carbon Consultant in St Albans, United Kingdom

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.

Job Description

AECOM’s Sustainable Development Group are industry leaders in the field of low carbon design and sustainability in the built environment. Our projects range from working with Government to support Building Regulations and National planning policy aimed at reducing climate change, to developing energy and sustainability strategies to support the low carbon design and planning of major new development and the decarbonisation of our cities and towns.

We are seeing an increasing demand for our consultancy services to assist building developers, organisations, cities and regions to develop deliverable strategies and action plans for achieving net zero carbon emissions.

We are seeking a senior energy/carbon consultant to join our established Sustainable Development Group to support this area of work.

Your key responsibilities, with support from the team, will include the following:

  • Working as part of a close knit team undertaking IES modelling to support internal and external clients to meet legislative and environmental/net zero commitments and targets.

  • Support team leads by undertaking QA of colleagues’ work to ensure a high quality standard of work is maintained.

  • Help develop the skills of junior staff.

  • Undertake building energy modelling in IES and other analyses with the appropriate tools.

  • Input to new-build projects and masterplans on how to minimise energy demands and seek to achieve net zero performance.

  • Provide consultancy support to organisations (public and private sector) to develop carbon reduction strategies.

  • Contribute to the development of energy strategies to support building design teams and energy statements to support planning applications.


  • IES modelling experience essential, Apache HVAC and/or EPC accreditation desirable;

  • An ability to communicate effectively, be client-facing and able to write concise and clear reports;

  • Have a good understanding of and interest in sustainable development issues as they relate to the built environment;

  • A science, engineering or building-related degree.

Additional Information

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: J10084053

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid