Sustainability Coordinator

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • New York City, NY, USA
  • Sep 07, 2018
Full time Energy Energy Efficiency Green Building - Sustainable Development Sustainability

Job Description

Summary 

Cosentini Associates (www.cosentini.com), a Tetra Tech company, is seeking a Sustainability Coordinator to join its growing team.  This position supports all aspects of project management for clients seeking green building and wellness certifications for large-scale commercial and multi-family residential buildings.  Projects include high profile buildings with sophisticated design and development teams.  Applicants must have direct work experience in sustainability with an architecture, building science or design background, knowledge of LEED and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  The role requires a self-starter with keen attention to detail and effective organizational skills.   Candidates must be deadline driven with the ability to excel whether working independently or collaboratively. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support green building and wellness certification projects from inception through final certification
  • Ensure sustainability initiatives are integrated into project construction documents and specifications
  • Educate contractors on submittal requirements for certifications
  • Provide reviews of and comments on LEED specific submittals
  • Interface and develop relationships with green building certification organizations
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on changes to green building systems and programs
  • Review and provide critical feedback on all project documentation including technical calculations
  • Ensure all deliverables are high quality and submitted on time
  • Research, analysis and report writing

Why join Cosentini? 

Cosentini Associates provides the following engineering services: HVAC, Electrical Power, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Energy Conservation and Sustainable Design, Code Consulting and Construction Administration Services. We have a reputation for innovative design in the global design and construction industry. As part of the Tetra Tech family, we are a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees – 17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects.  We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.  Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world.  We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. 

Cosentini/Tetra Tech, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including, women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. 

Qualifications 

Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A. in engineering, architecture, building science, environmental science or equivalent
  • Minimum one year of direct experience in sustainability within the building design and construction industry
  • Exemplary project management skills with an emphasis on schedule, scope and deliverables
  • Management of green building projects from inception through final certification
  • Knowledge of the LEED Rating System including LEED BD+C v3 (2009) NC, CS and CI and LEED v4
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Advanced Excel, Word, AutoCAD, and PowerPoint skills
  • Proficiency in developing presentations
  • Excellent written and oral communication capabilities

Preferred:

  • LEED AP BD+C accreditation
  • Experience with Living Building Challenge, BREEAM, Estidama, Enterprise Green Communities, WELL and Green Globes
  • Technical understanding of whole building energy analysis
  • LEED EBOM and ND project management experience
  • Experience with campus and group projects using USGBC’s Application Guide for Multiple Buildings and Campus Buildings
  • MS/MA in engineering, architecture or environment/sustainability field
  • In-depth knowledge of building systems 

 Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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