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AECOM Energy Project Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for an Energy Project Manager 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.

In this role you will help lead energy efficiency, electrification, and other strategic energy projects and programs with clients. The Energy team works on a variety of energy efficiency, grid modernization, smart city, resilience, and sustainability related initiatives for municipal, utility, and private clients. Sample topics covered by this team include energy audits and sustainability operations, 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.

The Project Manager will work closely with team members to advance collaborations for clients and partners in the energy industry and with City government. The PM will be responsible for directing technical staff to achieve project execution, meeting all quality, safety, budget, and schedule goals.

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 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. The candidate will need a strong and demonstrated interest in the topics covered by this team.


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 EmployerDCS—EnergyAECOM’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 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience should include one or more of the following areas:

  • federal,

  • utility / municipal government work

  • advanced manufacturing and/or life science project experience

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS preferred in engineering, economics, policy, business, or related field

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

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) preferred

  • Project management certification or training desired

  • US Security Clearance is a plus

  • A general knowledge of the financial, technical and political aspects driving both the energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, smart energy and utility industries and energy infrastructure development (Utility energy efficiency programs, statewide energy planning, building optimization, data analytics and renewables and, energy conservation measures)

  • Strong writing skills and ability to communicate complex processes or ideas simplistically

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247273BR

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.