WSP Boston, MA, USA
Nov 06, 2019Full time
Job Description At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future! Built Ecology - Building Performance Consultant III – Boston, MassachusettesWSP, an award‑winning and innovative multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm, is looking for an experienced professional to join their growing sustainability and high performance design team, Built Ecology, in our Boston, MA office. About the JobBuilt Ecology is WSP's specialist sustainability and high performance design consulting service. Built Ecology provides building design advice, backed by rigorous technical analysis, in the pursuit of achieving exceptional building performance outcomes. Built Ecology has been directly responsible for driving many leading projects across the globe, including LEED Platinum buildings, Living Building Challenge projects, net zero water and net zero energy projects. Our designs are typically highly innovative solutions, integrated into architectural and engineering systems documentation to generate truly unique outcomes. An ideal candidate would: Be passionate about the built environment, the habitat and experience it provides for its occupants and the impact it has on the external environment and resource consumption. Have a strong drive for innovation and for the creation of buildings that deliver on ambitious aspirations for high performance Have a background in sustainability and high performance design consulting Have a desire to further your career by helping to further build a team dedicated to the delivery of high performance buildings Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Responsibilities : Contributions to the growth and development of a team of high performance design specialists within the Boston office. This will include meeting and exceeding the expectation of internal and external stakeholders for the delivery of a quality client experience in delivering consulting services Delivery of high performance design analysis and project design advice of a high technical standard, integrated across architecture and building systems. Managing LEED projects and documenting compliance with credit requirements. Job Requirements Requirements : Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree in a building design related discipline that could include: Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Building Science or similar 5+ years of experience Preferably: LEED AP and/or Professional Engineer and/or Registered Architect Technical skills in the analysis of building design performance. This experience will include detailed knowledge of HVAC systems and energy modeling and ideally: bulk air flow modeling, systems modeling, thermal comfort analysis, daylight analysis, visual comfort analysis and computational fluid dynamics. Provide key technical design input parameters to architectural, mechanical, electrical and lighting designs for the development of design and construction documentation to achieve performance benchmarks Be able to interface with clients, leading project discussions on sustainability and present your own high performance design work with clarity and conviction, Project history that includes built projects with delivered sustainability outcomes that may include LEED projects, Net Zero Energy projects or Living Building Challenge projects. Preferably: Prior experience in selling sustainability and high performance design services to the building design community Demonstrated the ability to build an industry profile through active participation in industry conferences and interest groups Energy modeling experience with EQuest, Open Studio/EnergyPlus; experience with IES. Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !