Energy Rater, Green Building Consulting

Sustainable Comfort, Inc. Published: October 15, 2021
Location
Albany, NY
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Design & Construction / Energy /

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Description

At Sustainable Comfort, Inc. we make and manage buildings with a healthy, sustainable focus. Our desire is to move the multifamily market to conscious development and management that result in sustainable buildings that support the people who build them, call them home and the communities that surround them.

Overview

Sustainable Comfort, Inc., a green building and energy efficiency consulting firm with expertise in multifamily housing, is seeking an Energy Rater to join our growing team. Our fast-paced, high growth environment and commitment to best practices, allow our employees both the flexibility many applicants seek and a forward-thinking culture that fosters leadership, creativity, and ingenuity.

We need Ambition. 

We are looking for a motivated, team-oriented person to support our diverse, growing team of building performance professionals.

Our focus is Sustainability & Green Buildings. 

SCI works with development and construction teams throughout the greater Northeast Region to make better multifamily buildings, with a specific focus in ENERGY Star Homes, LEED for Homes, Enterprise Green Communities, Passive House, HERS Rating, State Incentive Programs, and Code Compliance. The Energy Rater will work with architects and developers to develop building plans with an eye for sustainability to meet various energy efficiency and green building programs and work extensively with contractors to verify the construction is meeting all green building requirements.

Grow both Personally and Professionally.

We are a young company that is expanding rapidly. Grow your job role and work on innovative projects in a green building/sustainability focused company. Opportunities for advancement and a bonus structure are in place.

Competitive Compensation Package. 

We offer a competitive compensation package including generous 401k (6% match), health insurance reimbursement, company car opportunities, professional development training, and unlimited time off.

Responsibilities

Key Activities:

  • Travel to various multifamily housing construction sites to conduct progress inspections and performance testing to verify energy efficiency.
  • Interact with contractors and other team members to communicate program requirements and inspection schedules.
  • Prepare Ekotrope or related energy models for multifamily apartment units to estimate energy use, guide decision making, and issue certifications.
  • Understand basic building science, as well as work with various green building programs such as Energy Star, LEED for Homes, Enterprise Green Communities, and Passive House Certification programs.
  • Work with architects and developers to develop building plans with an eye for sustainability to meet various energy efficiency and green building programs.
  • Work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment to ensure work gets out the door on time.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Associates degree in construction management or related discipline, or five (5) years of experience in the building trades.
  • Willingness to travel up to 75% of the time throughout the greater Northeast region
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.Possess a professional demeanor in dealing with clients and team members.
  • Possess a professional demeanor in dealing with clients and team members.
  • Prior experience in building construction preferred.
  • Prior experience with HERS Rating or similar green building rating system preferred.
  • Be located within the Albany, NY area with the ability to work from home when not performing on site functions.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be OSHA 10 certified, or willing to obtain certification within 10 business days of employment.

Compensation

  • Based on skills and experience
  • Benefits:
    • 6% 401k Match, Health Insurance Reimbursement, Company Vehicle Opportunity, Generous Paid Time Off Policy

Note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Sustainable Comfort, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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