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AECOM Associate Principal in New York, New York

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.

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 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.

Job Description

AECOM has an opening for a Sustainability Supervisor (Associate Principal) to support our growing decarbonization initiatives across our business. Achieving net zero emissions applies both to our internal operations as well as to how we engage and support our clients to achieve their own net-zero targets. We're cutting both our own carbon impact and helping clients achieve net zero through strategies, services, and solutions that reduce operational and embodied carbon now and in the future.

The successful candidate will support the development and manage the implementation of decarbonization programs, projects, and initiatives for internal and external clients. The built environment accounts for almost half of all carbon emissions emitted each year. As a large infrastructure firm, our biggest impact in addressing the climate emergency is through the work we do for our clients. ScopeX is AECOM’s approach to reducing the carbon footprint of the projects we deliver. It is a way to systematize the decisions involved in how we conceptualize, design and implement projects to consider carbon.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate day-to-day aspects of a technical workstream, including cross-business collaboration, ensuring the quality of work product, effective communications, scheduling, and utilizing technical staff to ensure work product completion.

  • Manage development and delivery of presentations, reports, and workshops related to decarbonization services.

  • Deliver effective presentations and responses to questions and inquiries from colleagues, clients, and industry professionals in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Lead the development of standard operating procedures and best practices for decarbonization across AECOM’s portfolio of projects

  • Provide operational leadership in support of AECOM’s decarbonization practice

  • Provides solutions to client challenges developed from a foundation of understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals

  • Develops work plans, task definitions and participates in data collection, and helps to develop solutions to client problems with a focus on financial analysis and capital investment

  • Leads and supervises a team of consultants and/or other staff.

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.


Minimum qualifications:

BA/BS plus Six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering or related field

  • Demonstrated experience with AECOM’s business model and operational structure

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

Offered rate of compensation (NY locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $150,000 - $160,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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

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.

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: J10085599

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid