Oct 14, 2023

Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Specialist

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**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 a skilled **Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analyst** to join our growing California community and environmental planning practice. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate experienced in air quality and GHG analysis, particularly under the California Environmental Quality Act, looking to grow their career with more complex assignments, projects throughout California, or broader work in sustainability planning. With our multi-disciplinary firm, depending on interest and skills, in addition to air quality tasks, the candidate could have opportunities for other types of environmental analysis, contributing to long-range policy documents, assisting with climate action planning, and developing strategies related to sustainability and environmental justice. While the position will be mapped to our Sacramento office, we are flexible with respect to the typical place of work. This individual would be a key team member within our Environmental Planning and Permitting Group, working alongside environmental scientists and planners of various disciplines to provide planning and environmental review services to private and public sector clients across a range of industries. **The roles and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:** + Estimating air pollutant emissions using both industry standard models and applying industry standard methodology to off-model calculations + Conducting air quality and greenhouse gas analyses and reporting under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) + Collect and analyze data to inform dispersion modeling and analysis. + Successfully leading tasks and executing assignments on time, on budget, and meeting our quality objectives. + Collaborating with other air quality specialists, other project team members, and project managers + Applying a technically sound and often creative approach to analyses and mitigation design that meets statutory, regulatory, and case law guidance. + Develop technical presentations. + Evaluate the effectiveness of design features and strategies in achieving emission reductions. + Contribute to marketing efforts and proposals in collaboration with senior staff. + Provide technical peer review of deliverables. + Continually develop technical knowledge and build capabilities in air pollutant emissions assessment. **About AECOM’s Environment Business Line** Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative. AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles. AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks. **Qualifications** **Minimum Qualifications:** + Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education conducting air quality and greenhouse gas analyses and reporting under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). + Valid U.S. Driver's license is required for this role. **Preferred Qualifications** : + 5+ years of relevant experience. + Prior CEQA experience + Strong computing skills including high level use of spreadsheets and word processing. + Strong communication skills, including verbal and written, to impart technical information and interact with clients and regulatory personnel. + Demonstrated knowledge of, and capabilities in understanding and applying the state statutory and regulatory framework to real world projects. **Additional Information** + Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required. + Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $65,000 - 85,000.00. 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. **About AECOM** AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM. **Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity** You will have 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. 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. 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. **ReqID:** J10088794 **Business Line:** Environment **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West **Career Area:** Science **Work Location Model:** Hybrid