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Principal Sustainability Consultant


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Job Summary

This is an exciting opportunity 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 Perth, 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, engineers, modellers, analysts, and economists the role will see you collaborating both internal teams and externally with project stakeholders to drive optimised outcomes across a range of projects, including some of Perth’s largest infrastructure construction programs.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • Providing industry leadership and visibility 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 Advisory group. 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 of or training in sustainable infrastructure and precincts to drive optimum design and engineering outcomes.

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

  • Familiar with data analysis and basic data manipulation

  • 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

  • Risk assessment and treatment option development for climate hazards and community / asset vulnerabilities

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing technical design documentation and reporting.

  • Experience managing projects and stakeholders

  • Consultancy experience

Preferred Qualifications

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

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 Engineering - Transportation - Advisory

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257494BR

Virtual: No

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.

Job details
Date posted
22 Nov 2021
Executive Management & Consulting
Enviro/Geo Testing & Analysis
$160k ~ $182k
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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