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Stantec ESG/Sustainability Consultant in Irvine, California

ESG/Sustainability Consultant - ( 210001VO )


2,600 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Air Quality, Climate Change, and Noise group is dedicated to helping our clients with Environmental Social Governance (ESG) and climate change issues professionally and proactively. Our professional engineers and scientists provide specialized services to a wide variety of sectors including mining, manufacturing, industry, transportation, and government. We offer a full suite of services including ESG, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission quantification and verification, climate change adaptation and planning, as well as planning and policy studies.

We have an immediate opening for an Intermediate ESG Consultant to join our team in our Western US offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support Corporate Sustainability Reports (CSRs), ESG frameworks, strategies, rating systems.

  • Provide technical delivery of ESG projects.

  • Participate in the development of ESG programs and strategy for clients.

  • Assist with providing technical expertise on ESG issues, policies, guidelines and requirements.

  • Be knowledgeable in ESG trends and best practices.

  • Collaborate with client corporate ESG professionals.

  • Present to various audiences.

  • Synthesis and presentation of data.

  • Assist with preparation of sustainability briefings, strategy, action planning and public sustainability reports.

  • Assist wtih preparing proposals and scoping of projects.

  • Stay up to date on industry trends and reporting frameworks.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to grow our ESG offerings and client base.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Experience with Task force on Climate-Related Financial disclosures

  • Experience developing public sustainability and climate change reports

  • Strong facilitation and engagement experience/knowledge considered an asset

  • Strong quantitative and computer skills with Microsoft Office software.

  • Able to work independently with some supervision and in a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Flexibility in scheduling is required for occasional travel

Education and Experience

  • BS in engineering, environmental science, energy, sustainability, or related degree; MS/PhD a plus.

  • 5 years of professional experience in sustainability, climate change, and/or management consulting.

  • Strong experience with sustainability frameworks including TCFD, SASB, CDP, DJSI, GRI, etc., monitoring trends, evaluating changes/impacts

  • Experience consulting on ESG issues and developing ESG strategies

Additional Notes

  • Must be business oriented and have a natural inclination to understand how things work, to fix things, to find ways around problems and to jump from problem to problem.

  • Must be at ease with simple as well as complex tasks, practical and intellectual tasks.

  • Be a results-oriented individual with the ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento

Other Locations : United States-California-San Jose, United States-Washington-Bellevue, United States-California-Bakersfield, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Washington-Lynnwood, United States-California-Irvine, United States-California-Walnut Creek, United States-Oregon-Portland

Job : Environmental Scientist

Organization : BC-1857 Environmental Services-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Aug 5, 2021, 2:38:04 PM

Req ID: 210001VO

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

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