Sustainability Consultant - Junior to Intermediate

  • Stantec
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • Feb 01, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Green Building - Sustainable Development Sustainability

Job Description

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent design. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team of interdisciplinary engineers works collaboratively with clients to design buildings and processes that are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.

Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, we can accelerate towards a brighter future.

Your Duties

We are seeking a self-motivated professional with specialized expertise in planning, design and/or construction of infrastructure and building projects within a sustainable development framework. Experience with the application of rating systems to support sustainable design / development (i.e. Envision, LEED) is required.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing expertise and technical support and/or leadership to a wide range of sustainable design projects. You will work as part a multi-disciplinary design team to champion the sustainability agenda for projects, seeking to develop innovative solutions to client challenges.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with clients and projects teams to develop sustainability objectives, metrics, and frameworks appropriate to the project.

  • Work with clients and project teams to identify design strategies aimed at improving triple-bottom line performance.

  • Provide appropriate analysis and reporting support to project teams and stakeholders.

  • Facilitate the certification process for internal and external design teams, from schematic design through to occupancy/operation.

  • Conduct detailed reviews of design documentation (drawings, plans, specs etc.) and energy-related system data to confirm compliance with performance requirements and applicable energy codes.

  • Conduct site visits to monitor construction progress and ensure conformance to sustainable design specifications, owner expectations and building codes

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in buildings engineering, environmental science, business strategy, and/or sustainability; graduate degree in engineering, science, and/or business is an asset

  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience, preferably in a consulting or design capacity.

  • Solid knowledge of and experience with sustainability rating and certification systems, processes, and document submission.

  • Demonstrated experience contributing to programs, plans and strategies for project teams seeking to meet high performance sustainability objectives.

  • Experience in team facilitation.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills (verbal and written).

  • LEED/Envision accreditation.

  • Experience with CAD and Revit an asset.

  • Advanced Excel/VBA capability is an asset.

A personal commitment to sustainable design is essential for this position. We are most interested in candidates that are passionate about innovation and committed to continued personal development.

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Job Level

Entry-level, Mid-level



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