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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Assistant Consultant - Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change (ID# 46963) in Chicago, Illinois

Assistant Consultant - Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change (ID# 46963) Chicago, IL

Category: Environmental

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 0-5

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Water & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Assistant Consultant - Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change. The Consultant will support a clientfacing team in the design, implementation, and management of organizational sustainability programs. Candidates should be passionate about sustainability, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products. This position could work out of WSP's offices in San Diego or San Francisco, CA; Boulder, CO; Portland, OR; Chicago, IL; Bethelehem, PA; or Chicago, IL.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining data management systems and business intelligence tools

  • Developing entity-wide inventories for energy, GHG, water, waste, and other resources

  • Conducting verifications of entity-wide inventories for energy, GHG, water, waste, and other resources

  • Designing sustainability performance targets and accompanying strategies and achievement plans

  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to achieve energy, GHG, and resource reductions

  • Analyzing energy efficiency and renewable energy purchase options

  • Researching best-practice sustainability programs and initiatives

  • Producing sustainability reports, disclosures, and other communications

  • Supporting business development activities with existing and prospective clients

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Public Policy, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Engineering, Energy, or a related discipline

  • 0 - 5 years of related professional experience

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams on a wide variety of projects

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence, and integrity

  • Strong computer skills and use of programs including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

  • Ability to collaborate remotely across geographies and platforms

  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and manage time efficiently

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in one of the above-listed disciplines

  • Experience in sustainability, energy, and/or management consulting

  • Familiarity with sustainability issues and frameworks such as CDP, GRESB, GRI, and the GHG Protocol

  • Ability to develop and present analyses using programs including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Power BI

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

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