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AECOM Energy Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Energy Engineer to join our growing Energy Team. The successful candidate will serve as a technical advisor and perform technical tasks on a variety of projects including energy master planning, energy efficiency, decarbonization, electrification, distributed generation, renewable energy, district energy systems and more.

We are looking for a self-directed, accomplished engineer who is passionate about advancing clean, secure and sustainable energy solutions.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Task management

  • Engineering analysis

  • Feasibility studies

  • Participation in investment grade audits

  • Report preparation

  • Conduct energy audits, and develop energy savings calculations and develop cost estimates for energy conservation measures (ECMs) at large federal, commercial, and institutional facilities

  • Identify and quantify energy conservation measures

  • Analyze utility bill data to determine customer energy performance parameters

  • Perform energy savings calculations using building modeling (eQUEST, or Trane Trace) and temperature- bin analysis methods to calculate savings associated with ECM upgrades

  • Write ECM descriptions and supporting documents to be included in proposal submissions, and present proposals to clients at oral interviews

  • Financial analysis and reporting


AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy 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 the demand side of the meter – 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:

  • B.S. Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited University

  • 6 years of experience working on energy projects (MS. Degree can substitute 2 years)

  • Engineering analysis experience

  • Modeling using tools such as eQUEST and Trane Trace

  • Fluent with Microsoft Office products

  • Experience performing ASHRAE Level I, II and III level audits of facilities and energy consuming systems

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M)


  • Professional Engineering Certification

  • Experience in Energy Analysis and Energy Auditing, HVAC Design or EMS Design

  • Knowledgeable of HVAC equipment and systems, including chillers, boilers, air handlers, variable speed drives and motors

  • Possess a working knowledge of Energy Management Systems, and be able to develop control strategies to reduce energy consumption

  • DOD Security Clearance preferred

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation is not available for this position

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

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10061772

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering