Sustainability Specialist

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID
2021-1778
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Sustainability/Building Science

Overview

Page is seeking a qualified Sustainability Specialist to join our Building Science team in our Washington DC office. As the Sustainability Specialist you will provide sustainable consulting services within the firm, primarily for projects seeking certification through LEED, but also serve as a subject matter expert within our Building Science team. Based on your background, you will provide guidance and expertise regarding building performance analysis, healthy building concepts, supporting resilience strategies, tracking key metrics, and supporting sustainable education efforts. 

 

Our Building Sciences practice area works as an integrated bridge between architecture and engineering to create higher performing, healthier, and more resilient buildings. We are a firm wide resource responsible for elevating the discussion of performance and sustainability for all of our projects and measuring results to help quantify how we’re fulfilling our vision of “design that makes lives better.”

Responsibilities

  • Leads sustainability project management and 3rd party certification efforts
  • Assists designers, clients, engineers and contractors with sustainable design research and implementation
  • Develops and presents sustainability trainings in addition to cultivating firm-wide resources
  • Maintains knowledge of sustainability, wellness, and energy related regulations / certification programs
  • Monitors, tracks, and benchmarks projects and goals
  • Prepares materials for sustainable design awards
  • Serves as an internal and external leader in issues of firm technical capability with respect to sustainable design

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in architecture, architectural, mechanical or environmental engineering
  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • LEED specialty credential
  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and evaluating sustainability concepts and strategies
  • Strong knowledge of LEED and other 3rd party systems (Green Globes, WELL, fitwel, Guiding Principles)
  • Proficient in Revit and familiarity with Building Performance Analysis software (Insight, Ladybug, Diva, IES)
  • Effective project management and following through
  • Adept change agent dedicated to improving processes
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and communication skills (presentation/training ability)
  • Proven effectiveness coordinating with contractors, architectural teams, and consultants

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