Assistant Sustainability Consultant

We are currently seeking an Assistant Sustainability Consultant with a passion for sustainable building design and construction. This role will assist Project Managers and Building Performance Analysts with planning, management, work delivery, and communication for all aspects of sustainable design guidance including navigation through the LEED/CHPS/WELL certification process.

Skill Level: Entry Level

Position Type: Full Time

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Project Manager with daily duties including managing and scheduling client meetings, developing sustainability plans, creating and updating the project LEED Master matrix.

  • Maintain project records and ensure that documents are accurate, complete and appropriately filed.

  • Attend client meetings to communicate rating system requirements and provide project specific strategies for achieving sustainability goals.

  • Support client and external team throughout the project, including communication (written and verbal).

  • Project analysis and research and preparing correspondence such as LEED credit guidance related to each project.

  • Assist external team members with the documentation process provide detailed guidance as necessary.

  • Responsible for quality control/quality assurance of deliverables and applications submitted by the project team for Certification applications/third party review.

  • Review project drawings and specifications for consistency with sustainability goals and LEED/CHPS/WELL requirements.

  • Draft reports, narratives, meeting notes, and other applicable project documents.

  • Develop final LEED/CHPS/WELL documentation and submit applications to third party review bodies.

  • Research green building technologies, trends and materials as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Planning, Policy, or similar program

  • LEED GA or AP (or committed to taking the LEED AP exam within 6 months) with experience in LEED projects

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with “Green Building” practices, policies, technologies etc.

  • Self- starter with the ability to work autonomously and as a team player

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage competing priorities

  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong math and geometry skills

  • Practiced with the ability to read construction documents including plans and specifications

  • Interest and capacity to learn energy modeling and related software

  • Familiarity with mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems

  • Minimum of 1+ years’ experience in related field.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and Google Sketchup

  • Familiarity with energy modeling and software such as EnergyPlus or eQuest

Compensation

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. The Green Engineer, Inc. is a Certified B Corporation and Massachusetts Benefit Corporation, and provides excellent benefits including 100% employer paid health care, paid professional development, flex-time, unlimited PTO, bonuses, 401K plan, profit sharing and more.

Submissions

Please send cover letter and resume to: careers@greenengineer.com