Senior Climate Risk Assessment Specialist

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Tysons, Virginia, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
The Senior Climate Risk Management Consultant will work with multiple federal DoD and civilian government clients, using the latest climate science, assessments, and projections to identify and assess mission-specific risks and develop risk mitigation strategies and recommendations from an asset to portfolio level. This position will support climate adaptation and resilience programs for multiple, diverse projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment. The primary work location is LMI Headquarters in Tysons, VA with occasional visits to client sites in the greater Washington, DC area.

  • Providing technical climate science expertise across integrated project teams, assessing climate risk in a diverse array of near and long term strategic planning activities including, but not limited to, master planning; facility design, construction, and operations; energy resilience, fleet management, national security, BRAC, workforce planning, supply chains, and mission critical infrastructure.
  • Conducting technical research on a broad range of climate hazards, risks, and risk mitigation strategies as well as environmental and sustainability topics including, but not limited to, sustainable building technologies, energy and water efficiency, climate change adaptation and mitigation, environmental remediation technologies, and analytical methods.
  • Providing project management support to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Compiling, analyzing, and managing large, complex data sets and translating into succinct presentations, reports, and policy recommendations for diverse federal stakeholders.
  • Preparing climate adaptation plans and risk assessments and working with subject matter experts to develop well-informed risk mitigation strategies.
  • Tracking and assessing impact of climate and environmental policies, procedures, and processes at the federal government, state government, and federal intra-agency level.
  • Demonstrating LMI capabilities to current and potential federal clients to support capability and business development goals. Scheduling, managing, and documenting client engagements.
  • Supporting LMI Mid-level and Senior Consultants with day-to-day program activities including, but not limited to:
  • Pursuing opportunities to demonstrate LMI thought leadership in climate risk management through publications, conference speaking events, and public and private climate-related forums.

  • Master's degree in environmental science, engineering, geology, chemistry, or other physical science.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in an environmental and/or sustainability field, which may include up to 1 year of internship.
  • Demonstrated personal and professional interest and leadership in climate change risk management and a strong ability to translate complex scientific data relevant to a client's specific mission, portfolio, and/or assets.
  • Strong skills in MS Office applications. Advanced analytical abilities in MS Excel required. Experience with Tableau and Access preferred.
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills and ability to develop climate risk solutions including development of decision support frameworks and analytic tools that integrate within existing LMI and/or client systems, processes, and protocols.
  • Strong technical reading, writing, and proofreading skills in performing quality assessment/quality control.
  • Demonstrated professionalism in client settings, including interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently. Must be able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines with minimal supervision, and efficiently manage time across multiple tasks.
  • Working knowledge of current federal and state climate and environmental policy/regulations.
  • Ability to contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, promoting teamwork and fostering positive communication. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships in LMI's multidisciplinary environment.
  • Availability for travel as required. Limited local travel to client sites in Washington, DC is typical.
  • Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. For this position, LMI will only consider applicants with current security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances. Please note that only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

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