Sustainability Coordinator

Cosentini Associates/Tetra Tech, Inc. Published: January 12, 2017
Job Type
Consulting / CSR/ Envir Mgmt Systems / Design & Construction / Engineering /
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~ Why join Cosentini? Cosentini Associates provides the following engineering services: HVAC, Electrical Power, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Energy Conservation and Sustainable Design, Code Consulting and Construction Administration Services. ~

We have a reputation for innovative design in the global design and construction industry. As part of the Tetra Tech family, we are a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.

We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services-delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 16,000 employees, 400 offices worldwide and 2.3 billion revenue in FY 2015, we provide services to protect and improve the quality of life through responsible resource management, sound infrastructure, and rapid communications ability.

Position Overview

Cosentini Associates invites you to consider an exciting
opportunity within our New York City office. We are seeking an assertive
Sustainability Coordinator to join our team.

This position handles all aspects of project management for
clients seeking LEED or other green building certifications for large scale
commercial and multi-family residential buildings.  Projects include high profile buildings with
sophisticated design and development teams.

Applicants must have direct work experience in sustainability with an
engineering and/or architecture background, an in-depth knowledge of the LEED
Rating System and the ability to manage sustainability efforts for multiple
design and construction contracts.

role requires a self-starter with strong leadership and effective
organizational skills.   Candidates must
be deadline driven with the ability to excel whether working independently or


  • Manage LEED and other green building certification
    projects from inception through final certification
  • Provide clients with sustainable design and
    construction consulting expertise
  • Educate ownership and project teams on green
    building trends and relevant sustainable design elements and technologies
  • Interface and develop relationships with green
    building certification organizations
  • Ensure sustainability initiatives are integrated
    into project construction documents and specifications
  • Educate contractors on submittal requirements
    for certifications
  • Provide reviews of and comments on LEED specific
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on all changes to
    green building systems and programs
  • Review and provide critical feedback on all
    project documentation including technical calculations
  • Ensure all deliverables are high quality and
    submitted on time
  • Research, analysis and report writing



  • B.S. or B.A. in engineering, architecture,
    environmental science or equivalent
  • LEED AP BD+C accreditation
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in
    sustainability within the building design and construction industry
  • Exemplary project management skills with an
    emphasis on schedule, scope, deliverables and budget
  • Management at a leadership level of at least
    five green building projects from inception through final certification
  • Thorough knowledge of the LEED Rating System
    including LEED BD+C v3 (2009) NC, CS and CI and LEED v4
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and
  • Advanced Excel, Word, AutoCAD, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in developing and delivering
  • Excellent written and oral communication


  • Mechanical Engineer with building systems and/or
    HVAC design experience
  • Leadership management experience with Living
    Building Challenge, BREEAM, Estidama, Enterprise Green Communities, WELL and
    Green Globes
  • Experience or technical understanding of whole
    building energy analysis
  • LEED EBOM and ND project management experience
  • Experience with submitting LEED volume as well
    as campus and group projects using USGBC’s Application Guide for Multiple
    Buildings and Campus Buildings
  • MS/MA in engineering, architecture or
    environment/sustainability field

Note: Resumes without cover letters will
not be reviewed.

~ Cosentini/Tetra Tech is an equal
opportunity employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including
women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. ~

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