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Consultant

Employer
WSP
Location
San Mateo, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Climate Change
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
**Consultant**

Req ID **14561**

**Consultant**

**Who We Are**

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

**Our Business**

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Woods Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

**This Opportunity**

WSP is currently initiating a search for a **Consultant (Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change)** for our **Boulder, CO** office. The following locations will also be considered: Chicago, IL; New York or California. Be involved in projects with our Climate, Resilience & Sustainability Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients objectives and solves their challenges.

The individual will support a clientfacing team in the design, implementation, and management of organizational sustainability and resilience programs. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility and capacity to work on a wide variety of projects and the demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional teams. Candidates should be passionate about sustainability and climate resilience, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products.

**Your Impact**

+ Developing entity-wide inventories and product life cycle assessment for energy, GHG, water, waste, and other resources.

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

+ Developing and maintaining data management systems and business intelligence tools.

+ Designing sustainability or climate risk management 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.

+ Conducting climate- and water-related risk and opportunity assessments.

+ Researching and leading sustainability programs and initiatives.

+ Producing sustainability reports, disclosures, and other communications.

+ Supporting business development activities with existing and prospective clients.

+ Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSPs Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

+ Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

**Who You Are**

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Energy, Sustainability, or a related discipline.

+ 0-1 years of related experience in sustainability, energy, climate change, and/or management consulting

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, and use of programs including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

+ Familiarity with sustainability issues and frameworks such as CDP, GRI, TCFD, and the GHG Protocol.

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

+ Ability to work independently, multitask, and manage time efficiently.

+ Ability to collaborate remotely across geographies and platforms.

+ Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSPs health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

+ Excellent research skills with analytical mindset.

+ Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

+ Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

+ Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools.

+ Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Masters Degree

WSP Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employees career. These benefits include coverage related to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life; retirement savings; paid sick leave; paid vacation (or other personal time); paid parental leave; and paid time off for purposes of bereavement, voting, and/or attendance at naturalization proceedings.

Compensation:

Expected Salary (all locations): $47,200-$93,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and offer for this position, based on the successful applicants education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to internal equity and specific geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicants sex or other status protected by local, state, and/or federal law.

Expected Salary (Colorado only): $53,200- $89,900

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position within the state of Colorado, based on the successful applicants education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and specific geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicants sex or other status protected by local, state, and/or federal law.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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**Additional Requirements**

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

**Additional Details**

+ **Travel Required:** 10%

+ **Job Status:** New Graduate

+ **Employee Type:** Full

+ **Primary Location:** BOULDER - PEARL EAST CIR

+ **All locations:** Guam, US-CA-Foster City, US-CA-Fresno, US-CA-Irvine, US-CA-Long Beach, US-CA-Rancho Cordova, US-CA-Riverside, US-CA-Roseville, US-CA-Sacramento, US-CA-San Bernardino, US-CA-San Diego, US-CA-San Francisco, US-CA-San Jose, US-CA-Santa Barbara, US-CO-Boulder, US-IL-Chicago

**About WSP**

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employees 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

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

**NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:**

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

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