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AECOM Senior Energy Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Energy Engineer to join our growing Energy Team. As a Senior Energy Engineer you will be responsible for developing and delivering energy efficiency and decarbonization solutions to AECOM’s diverse clients. Client market segments include public and private sector clients including investment real estate, multifamily residential, healthcare, higher education, corporate, and manufacturing facilities. The primary area of focus will be the East Coast with emphasis on New York, with a secondary focus on supporting overall US portfolio of projects.

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.

The successful candidate is a dynamic individual with high energy and motivation and a passion for developing energy efficiency solutions in a decarbonizing world. Critical skillsets include teamwork skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills, an understanding of the energy industry, a comprehensive understanding of complex HVAC systems, and strong data analysis skills.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong writing skills and ability to present technical solutions to a non-technical audience as well as the ability to produce and present high quality deliverables to our clients.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying, developing, and executing smart energy and energy efficiency projects by developing and implementing site-specific scopes of work, managing client relationships, and ensuring project success and profitability

  • Observing and analyzing building energy performance

  • Detailed analysis of clients’ energy use and cost

  • Leading and delivering energy auditing, retro- commissioning, and other project scopes of work designed to help AECOM clients reduce energy use and lessen their carbon emissions

  • Collaboratively engaging AECOM clients’ site engineering personnel in support of project success

  • Identifying utility incentive opportunities

  • Analysis of clients’ energy data in support of HVAC system optimization

  • Analysis of capital project opportunities and resulting payback and ROI

  • Meeting established targets and goals

  • Leading project teams on large scale assignments


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering or related field

  • 8 years of directly relevant experience

  • Demonstrated experience with ASHRAE energy audit reporting protocols and reporting standards

  • Experience leading energy audits of large, complex buildings and presenting results in written report format

  • Experience analyzing HVAC system performance data to identify and support energy efficiency opportunities in buildings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced engineering degree

  • PE

  • Certified Energy Manager certification

  • Working knowledge of the energy industry sufficient to understand AECOM clients’ diverse sources of energy

  • Familiarity with utility incentives in supports of their customers’ energy reduction projects

  • Familiarity with renewable energy resources

  • An understanding of New York City local laws driving the city’s 80/50 initiative

  • Significant experience with energy intensive and specialty uses facilities

  • Energy modeling skills

  • Familiarity with SkySpark software

  • Experience with professional development of more junior energy engineers

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

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 - Mechanical

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271175BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street, US - Piscataway, NJ - 30 Knightsbridge Rd

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.