Sustainability Consultant / Project Manager

GreeNexus Consulting Published: September 4, 2019
Location
Houston, Texas
Second Location
Austin, Texas 78748, United States
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Consulting / Corporate Sustainability / Certification / Energy /
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Description

~ At GreeNexus Consulting, we remove barriers to creating a built environment that maximizes the triple bottom line of economic value, social responsibility and environmental impact. ~

By offering a wide range of services for developers, property owners, designers and general contractors, we provide equitable sustainability goals and solutions. We are committed to creating a regenerative future for people, nature and the built environment. We have been helping our client reach their sustainability goals since 2011 and have helped with certifications, such as LEED, on more than 80 projects.

Position Overview

GreeNexus is seeking a Sustainability Consultant / Project Manager to join our team! If you are interested in forwarding green building, please submit your letter of interest and resume via our website or LinkedIn.

GreeNexus is seeking a new team member to aid in the managing of consultation and certification of ‘green’ building projects. The ideal team member would be highly collaborative, detail oriented, and can manage multiple project timelines and budgets effectively.

Responsibilities

Provide consultation and expertise in sustainable building design, construction, and operations & maintenance:

  • Manage and support the building certification process from onboarding through certification for certifications such as LEED, SITES, WELL, Living Building Challenge, and others.
  • Perform early design assessments of projects and assist teams in incorporating green design principles in both drawings and specifications.
  • Review specifications, drawings and submittals to ensure compliance with green building standards.
  • Conduct client and team meetings, set agendas, and issue meeting minutes and action items.
  • Provide regular status reports and documentation progress updates.
  • Document specific credits as designated in project contract.
  • Conduct on-site verifications to confirm compliance with applicable rating system/goals.
  • Quality control check documentation before submission to certification entity.
  • Coordinate review comment responses.
  • Stay current on latest green building technologies and materials.
  • Research and interpret applicable green building codes.
  • Maintain high quality client relationships.
  • Monitor financial health of project.
  • Support, as needed, senior level staff on projects.
  • Assist, as needed, in writing proposals and business development activities.
  • Prepare presentations and other learning content, as assigned.
  • Participate in appropriate industry, professional and community organizations.
  • Complete other ad hoc tasks, as needed.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications/Industry Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental design or planning field such as architecture, construction management, or building-related engineering disciplines.
  • 2-3 years of experience in sustainability consulting.
  • Experience with third party certifications such as LEED, WELL, SITES, Fitwell, Passive House, Living Building Challenge.
  • Familiarity with local, state, and federal codes as well as requirements stemming from hot / humid conditions.
  • Technical knowledge in the building industry and ability to navigate most aspects of design and construction.
  • Solidly computer literate and able/willing to work in a PC office.

Preferred Technical Skills/Certifications:

  • Third party green building credential (such as LEED AP), or ability to obtain credential within six months of employment.
  • Graphic design skills.
  • Research background in sustainable materials, green building systems, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Experience with:
    • Renewable energy technology sizing and analysis
    • Lighting design experience
    • Life cycle analysis
    • GIS
    • Energy Modeling
    • Facility management
    • Corporate Sustainability Reporting
    • Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project
    • Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam

Personal Qualities:

  • Highly Collaborative and team oriented and the ability to work independently.
  • Passion for sustainability and comprehensive understanding of green building strategies and systems.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Open to learning new things and excited to share knowledge with others.
  • Ability to mentor and teach other team members.

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