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AECOM Senior Specialist Sustainable Building Design in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Ar Riyad, Riyadh

Job Summary

The Sustainable Development Division within the project Environment Department is searching or a dynamic and innovative sustainability leader to join the Sustainable Planning and Design Team. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for an experienced career professional with highly developed technical knowledge and leadership experience. This role is critical in supporting the implementation of project’s Regenerative Development Management System in the planning and design phases of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the effective, high quality and timely interface between the Environment and other project Departments in relation to asset design for nominated projects across project

  • Drives the implementation of best practice and innovative design through an integrated development process with the objective of achieving project sustainability goals for the buildings and iconic assets.

  • Interfaces closely with the Sustainable Development Division to ensure appropriate, rigorous, and timely assessment of project development projects.

  • Responsible for proactively engaging with planning and design teams on all building design related environmental and sustainability issues.

  • Guides building designers and sustainability specialists in the sustainability compliance of the assets.

  • Manages the compliance review of the Sustainable Building documentation

  • Provides technical support and guidance related to sustainability within project and to external stakeholders where interface is required (e.g. developers/ consultants/ suppliers).

Minimum Requirements

  • Twelve (12) or more years’ experience across the fields of sustainability and energy in buildings.

  • Professional qualification and work experience with development, and/or implementation of ‘Sustainability Rating Systems’ such as USGBC LEED, Mostadam, Passive House or equivalent and a strong understanding of energy management.

  • Proven track record of successfully leading a sustainability program, policies and regulatory frameworks or processes such as ISO50001 energy management systems; ISO14064 (quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals); building energy auditing; energy modelling; lighting design; commissioning and/or Measurement & Verification.

  • Experience should ideally span the development life cycle from conceptualization, feasibility, engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, and decommissioning.

  • Strong technical sustainability skills across building design services including effective management of resources and assets, i.e. Life Cycle Analysis.

  • Strong written and verbal communication & report writing skills.

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal/ people management, and mentoring skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in MEP Engineering or architectural engineering.

  • Other qualifications in sustainability related to design/engineering such as CEM or CEA from the association of energy engineers (AEE) or equivalent.

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241822BR

Clearance Required No

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.