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Staff Consultant, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

Concord, California, US
Closing date
Nov 28, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
ERM is seeking an energetic, self-starting Staff Consultant, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) . The position is ideally in our Walnut Creek, CA office. This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level professional looking to work with an expert consulting team on interesting climate advisory projects for a wide range of Fortune 500 and privately held clients.

ERM has enduring values, which are fundamental to our business conduct. We are passionate about our people, their safety, well-being and development. ERM employees take accountability, are client focused, and collaborate with colleagues across geographies. If you share our values and are motivated by opportunities to shape climate strategy and disclosure to make a real impact to our client's businesses, ERM is the right place for you.


* Conduct individual tasks associated with evaluating climate change risks and opportunities, conducting financial impact analysis and reporting according to leading frameworks.
* Assist in the analysis of emissions reductions levers such as energy efficiency measures, options for green power purchasing, and onsite renewables.
* Support life cycle assessments (LCA) for carbon intensity of products across their value chain.
* Support the development of climate change strategy, action planning, modeling, and setting of science-based targets.
* Provide input to climate-related target and goal setting for clients.
* Communicate with clients, ERM teams, and subcontractors (when applicable).
* Deliver tasks and projects on-schedule, on budget, and to a high level of quality.


* Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, environmental science, environmental management, environmental economics or other relevant disciplines.
* 3+ years of experience in climate change consulting or a related industry position.
* Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze and synthesize diverse qualitative and quantitative data and information.
* Experience with some or all the following topics: climate risk assessment, climate-related disclosures (TCFD), Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 1, 2, and 3 accounting and reporting, GHG inventory management plans, and SBTi and emissions reduction target-setting.
* Attention to detail.
* Ability to work well with a range of stakeholders, including diverse project teams, client contacts, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations.
* Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues, and recommend solutions.
* High-level proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs-comfort with complicated Excel formulas, pivot tables, etc., plus ability to present information succinctly and visually in PowerPoint; sophisticated data analysis a plus.
* Excellent verbal and written language skills are essential.


* A Master's degree is preferred.
* Experience in the power and/or oil and gas sector is preferred.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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