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Job Information

AECOM Principal Sustainability Consultant - Infrastructure and Precincts in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

This is an exciting role that will see you providing technical Infrastructure and Precinct sustainability advice within our growing Sustainability Practice. With a strong history of working on some of the biggest and most influential infrastructure and precinct developments, our Sustainability Practice comprises a team of specialists working collectively and virtually across Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and Wellington.

Your primary role will be advising our clients on all matters pertaining to sustainability and resilience, with a focus on identifying and implementing measures to create efficient infrastructure, buildings and places. Working with a multidisciplinary team of planners, designers and engineers the role will see you collaborating with project stakeholders to drive optimised outcomes.

AECOM provides a great a place to work, where we place a high priority on a positive culture, fun and an engaging work environment. We offer career development and mentoring, as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. AECOM has been recognised for our commitment to gender equity, value diversity and we have a genuine focus on flexibility.

You will be an integral part of a high-performing team, and work on projects where you can influence the greatest change.

Some Of Your Key Responsibilities Will Include

  • Generating strategic partnerships and relationships with internal and external stakeholders and clients.

  • Providing industry leadership through presenting at and attending industry and AECOM events.

  • Work with our wider team to participate in pursuing new project opportunities.

  • Providing clear, consistent, evidence-based advice on the impacts of climate change and identifying measures to provide resilience.

  • Maintaining a technical industry knowledge and contributing to furthering the industry benchmarks through research and development.

  • Undertaking technical sustainability services as an integral member of the Infrastructure and Precinct Sustainability (IPS) team. This includes sustainable planning, design and construction advice with key services including rating tool planning and delivery (ISCA and Green Star) and development and delivery of strategic plans and frameworks.

Analysing client needs and identifying best practice technologies through whole of life considerations to embed sustainable and resilient measures.

Minimum Requirements

  • Be a passionate communicator with excellent communication skills and prior’ experience related to sustainable infrastructure and precincts to drive optimum design and engineering outcomes.

  • Have tertiary qualifications in sustainability, environmental science/management, urban planning or engineering.

  • Have experience using sustainability/wellness rating tools (Green Star (GBCA) and Infrastructure Sustainability (ISCA) will be well regarded) and ideally hold accredited status with some of these organisations.

  • Proficient report writer with the ability to achieve and maintain high levels of quality and consistency of outputs.

  • Ability to work autonomously and take responsibility for the quality of deliverables and meeting deadlines, including travel as required.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Having experience any of the following will be highly regarded:

  • Facilitation of workshops and stakeholder management

  • Whole-of-life net present value analysis

  • Energy/emissions, water and materials modelling

  • Feasibility studies and technical investigations

  • Facilitation of audits and/or reviews

  • Life cycle assessment (LCA) and multicriteria analysis

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing technical design documentation and reporting.

  • Experience managing projects and stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

Have tertiary qualifications in sustainability, environmental science/management, urban planning or engineering.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 246023BR

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.