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Sustainability Coordinator

Sustainability Coordinator

Job ID 
2017-1131
Job Locations 
US-DC-Washington
Category 
Sustainability
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

With roots extending back to a two-person partnership formed in 1898 in Austin, Texas, Page Southerland Page, Inc. is one of the most prolific and enduring architectural and engineering practices. A full-service design organization with offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas, Denver and Washington DC, along with international affiliate offices, Page provides architecture, interiors, consulting and engineering services throughout the United States and around the world. The firm’s diverse, international portfolio includes projects in the healthcare, academic, government and science and technology sectors, as well as civic, corporate and urban housing projects. With a staff of over 400 architects, engineers, designers, strategic analysts, planners and technical specialists, Page has the resources and professional affiliations to responsibly handle projects of all scales and schedules.

 

Page is seeking a qualified Project Coordinator to join our team in our Washington DC office. The position of Sustainability Coordinator will assist in managing the firm's sustainable design efforts for projects, including certification processes such as LEED, Green Globes and other client specific high performance efforts. The successful candidate will serve as a subject matter expert to project teams and staff, providing information and expertise regarding sustainable ideas, systems and products, while coordinating with project teams to ensure an integrated design process. This position reports directly to the firm’s Director of Sustainable Design and work closely with other Page sustainability experts for not only project work, but in the implementation of internal initiatives including, but not limited to: The integration of sustainability into design; tracking and reporting key performance metrics; Staff training and resource development; and promoting corporate responsibility across the firm’s operation.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Prepare, maintain and submit LEED and other green building certification documentation.
  • Review documentation by others for completeness, clarity and quality and track efforts to meet scheduled milestones and deadlines for submittal.
  • Coordinate with design team members during all project phases. Document and communicate discussions and resolutions with project team members to align deliverables to the project scope.
  • Research and present green building strategies and analyses to clients and design teams.
  • Assist in researching incentive programs to promote the implementation of sustainability in projects.
  • Maintain knowledge of all state and federal regulations and relevant professional standards and keep abreast of the latest advancements and strategies around holistic sustainable solutions.
  • Help track and maintain project/design data required for 2030 Commitment reporting, AIA Honor Awards, and other industry recognition programs. Assist in the development of the annual Page Corporate Sustainability Report.
  • Develop and present topics for staff education and grow firm-wide resources aimed at promoting a better integration of high performance and health strategies

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or a related field preferred. 
  • 2-5 years of relevant professional experience required. 
  • LEED Accredidation with specialty with a minimum of two years' experience managing sustainability certification processes. Knowledge of multiple sustainability rating and certification systems preferred. 
  • The ability to evaluate complex projects for compliance with sustainability program goals and performance thresholds.
  • Familiarity with LEED online. 
  • Basic knowledge of building systems and construction techniques. 
  • Knowledge of resilient design, material health, and social sustainability a plus. 
  • Knowledge of federal high performance requirements and mandates preferred. 
  • Proficieny with Microsoft Office Suite required; AutoCAD and Revit preferred. 
  • Detailed oriented and organized with proven experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem solving and communications skills. 

 

To learn more about the firm, go to www.pagethink.com for additional career opportunities log on at www.pagethink.com/index.php/careers.html

 

Page is an EOE/AA/VET/IWD employer and subscribes to E-Verify.

 

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