Senior Sustainability Practitioner (Senior Technical Specialist- Airports)

  • Haley & Aldrich
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Aug 01, 2018
Climate Change/ Resiliency Energy Efficiency Environmental Science - Engineering Green Building - Sustainable Development Sustainability Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description


Haley & Aldrich is a 600+ person national engineering and environmental consulting firm with creative, technically strong staff who want to work in a collaborative environment to deliver exceptional value to our clients.  We look for professionals with a passion for solving even the most complex client problems.  This problem-solving ability and opportunity to be a change agent is a vital part of the culture, no matter what level or role a staff member holds. 

Haley & Aldrich’s sustainability and resilience practice is growing.  We are seeking a motivated Senior Sustainability specialist to join our Airport Services group in our Atlanta, GA office.  The ideal candidate would bring significant sustainability/resilience experience and provide leadership and cutting-edge technical support to deliver on our current projects and help grow our business in the airport industry. 

As a senior technical practitioner, you will be fully accountable for successfully managing and delivering services on a range of airport-related projects focused on sustainability and resilience, while networking with H&A’s national professional team to share best practices across the other industries we serve in energy, infrastructure, real estate, and manufacturing. 


The successful candidate will:

  • Coordinate with multiple internal and external stakeholders in the development and implementation of strategic, airport-wide sustainability- and resilience-based initiatives.
  • Manage and lead multi-disciplinary teams comprised of environmental scientists, planners, technicians, engineers, and other specialists to identify and address existing or future environmental, sustainability, and resilience problems.
  • Assist airport clients in the formulation and planning for sustainability initiatives and other innovative airport development projects related to: renewable energy technologies; waste reduction and recycling; and “green” design, such as Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED).
  • Develop and maintain relationships that ensure the highest level of client satisfaction and promote the development of future business opportunities.
  • Develop a working understanding of H&A’s other consulting practice areas and actively support marketing other, additional services to existing clients.


  • Bachelor of Science, with a continuing education focus in sustainability.
  • 10 to 15 years of proven experience working in the airport environment, including having an advanced understanding of how airports and airlines operate.
  • Professional credentials in the areas of sustainability and resilience.
  • Recognized technical expertise in the sustainability marketplace.
  • Advanced knowledge or understanding of state-of-the-art and innovative technologies and concepts associated with sustainability, resilience, energy efficiency, recycling, and LEED.
  • Advanced knowledge of planning the construction of new airport facilities, replacement and renewal of existing facilities, and related activities, including: cost estimating, scheduling, budgeting, contract negotiation, and performance reporting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to manage, lead, and mentor highly talented junior staff.
  • Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and “people” skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, often on multiple, simultaneous work assignments.
  • Available for business travel as needed.

About Haley & Aldrich 

Haley & Aldrich is a nation-wide community, richly connected by networks of extraordinary people who seek to make the world a better place. We believe in creating potential through our people. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can collaborate, fully engage, learn and put your expertise to work to handle important challenges, we want to talk with you! 

We offer excellent career growth, a highly competitive total compensation plan and a solid benefits
package that includes; health, dental, vision; Short-Term/Long-Term Disability; 401K with match; generous vacation plan and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; long-term care and more. 

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