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Parsons Corporation Sustainability & Resilience Specialist - Infrastructure in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented experience Sustainability Professional to join our team! In this role you will get to work on sustainable and resilient infrastructure projects that change the fabric of our community and benefit the triple bottom line. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, versatile, enthusiastic and able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

In this role you will complete a wide variety of technical activities and analyses as part of multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high-quality sustainability and resilience (S&R) client services. You will apply sustainability and resilience strategies to the life cycle of infrastructure projects in collaboration with design, construction, and client teams. You will hone your technical skills as well as gain experience in business development and employee engagement in support of our Sustainability core value.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Acting as a member of one or more multidisciplinary teams to apply sustainability and resilience concepts and analyses to complex and rewarding infrastructure projects.

  • Preparing specifications, calculations, studies, and reports, select-interdisciplinary coordination and client communication.

  • Developing client deliverables and third-party sustainability certification applications (e.g. LEED or Envision).

  • Supporting the preparation of proposal content for assigned business development pursuits

  • Creating and/or maintaining of sustainability and resilience qualifications, marketing materials, tools, and resources for use within and outside of the sustainability and resilience team.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in architecture, engineering, environmental science, planning (or related field).

  • 3-5+ years of overall experience, with 3+ years related to Infrastructure Project Sustainability and resilience service delivery .

  • LEED AP: BD+C (or other current specialty) or ENV SP required. Additional credentials a plus.

  • Engineer in Training (EIT), or equivalent, preferred, but not required.

  • Prior completion of credit documentation in support of one or more third-party certifications (e.g. U.S. Green Building Council/LEED, Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure/Envision, etc.)

  • Ability to develop of sustainability oriented technical provisions and/or specification documents.

  • Development of presentation materials for an employee or client audience.

  • Familiarity with ISO 14040 and 14044 compliant Environmental Life Cycle Assessments and greenhouse gas inventory preparation, and ISO 31000 Risk Management principles and framework.

  • Ability to manage the demands of multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and collaborate effectively within and outside of the sustainability and resilience team.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, analytical, and management skills as well as attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering, in particular sophisticated understanding of MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, or similar reporting, visualization, and analytical tools.

  • Ability to work as a member of the team or autonomously, as needed.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Client-facing presentation experience

  • Exposure to Climate Risk and Vulnerability assessments and mitigation plans.

  • Experience implementing project-specific sustainability and climate resilience plans.

  • Exposure to contractual scope, staffing, and budget management

  • Planning and facilitation of interdisciplinary sustainability workshops/charrettes

  • Energy modeling expertise.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range:

$68,400.00 - $119,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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