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AECOM Energy Analyst in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for an Energy Analyst to join our growing Energy Team, preferably in the Arlington, VA / Washington D.C area but other offices in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States will also be considered. This team works on a variety of grid modernization, smart city, resilience, and sustainability related initiatives for municipal, utility, and private clients. Topics covered by this team include, but may not be limited to, climate action planning, sustainability planning, smart electric mobility (e.g., EV Charging, Electric Shared-Mobility), smart street lighting, smart sensors & networks, microgrids, distributed generation, energy efficiency, district energy systems, net-zero buildings & communities, monitoring base commissioning infrastructure, energy-water nexus, and coordinated infrastructure investment.

Additional responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Collaborate with team members for clients and partners in the energy industry and with City government.

  • Qualitative research,

  • Data analysis,

  • Deliverable development, and

  • Client interfacing.

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, and climate 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.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer


AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and behind the meter services – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience should include a background in one or more of the following: energy, sustainability, resilience, smart city technology, or climate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Bachelors degree in engineering, economics, policy, business, or related field

  • Masters degree desired in engineering, business, economics, policy, or related field

  • 6+ years of relevant experience preferred in energy savings projects, sustainability, resilience, smart city technology, climate, or project management

  • 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 and coding on platforms such as R/shiny

  • US Security Clearance is a plus

  • Previous utility or municipal government work experience

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) preferred

  • Familiarity with fault detection and diagnostic analytics platforms, including integration with building automation systems and related programming experience (ex. Python)

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 Sciences

Business Line Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247272BR

Additional Locations US - Germantown, MD - 20501 Seneca Meadows Parkway, US - Raleigh, NC - 701 Corporate Center Dr, US - WASHINGTON, DC - 2000 K Street, NW

Virtual: Yes

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.