LEED Reviewer/Sustainability Project Manager(s)

Leonardo Academy Published: December 17, 2021
Madison, Wisconsin
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Corporate Sustainability / Certification / CSR/ Envir Mgmt Systems / Design & Construction / Project Management

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The nonprofit Leonardo Academy helps organizations and corporations quantify their current environmental impacts and develop sustainability practices to enhance their environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic prosperity.

  • We develop new tools for sustainability.
  • We strive to make sustainability practical for everyone.
  • We support the entire sustainability cycle: plan, implement, track achievements, and repeat for continuous improvement.

General Description

Leonardo Academy is currently seeking Sustainability Project Managers. The main focus will be on conducting LEED Certification Reviewers. Leonardo Academy is a sub contractor of the Green Building Certification Institute's (GBCI) providing LEED certification reviews for the GBCI of LEED certification applications.

We are seeking candidates with conducting LEED certification reviews and/or LEED certification application experience. Review experience may include but not limited: LEED EB and/or LEED NC reviews.

  • Location: These positions may be performed in Madison, WI or remotely.
  • Type of Position: Full time and part time candidates will be considered

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct LEED applications reviews or perform quality control (QC) review of work done by other LEO LEED Certification Reviewers (2/3 time):
    • Review project applications for compliance with LEED requirements
    • Provide comments and technical guidance o Complete appropriate review forms · Work collaboratively with other members of the LEED application review team

Secondary Responsibilities:

Leonardo Academy has a flat agile organizational structure and our staff have the opportunity to work on projects touching many aspects of sustainability in addition to working in their primary areas of responsibility (1/3 time):

  • Green buildings – LEED EB and LEED NC applications
  • WELL and FitWel
  • Building and organizational emissions/carbon footprint
  • Waste management
  • B-Corp Certification
  • Sustainability project outreach


Experience Required:

  • LEED EB O+M Accredited professional - Required
  • Desired experience conducing LEED EB O+M Certification Application reviews for:
    • Rating systems v3, v4 and v4.1
    • All General and Energy Credits
    • § Initial reviews and final reviews
    • Review Application
    • Quality Control (QC) of reviews
  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in one of the following:
    • Preferred: Architecture, (architecture landscape architecture, interior design), Engineering (mechanical, civil, structural), Planning (urban/transportation/environmental planning, urban design), Building Operations (facility management, property management), Environmental Science (ecology, biology, environmental management)
    • LEED Certification Reviewer Training/certified - Desired

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Passion and commitment to the Leonardo Academy mission of advancing sustainability
  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Energetic
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Experience serving in technical consultative role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing
  • Excellent ability to clearly explain advanced technical issues in manner that is easily understood
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work within a limited time
  • Ability to work well both independently and on teams
  • Willingness to self-initiate
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office suite and LEED Online
  • Additional language fluency a plus


  • Commensurate with experience and expertise

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