Stantec Sustainability Consultant - Junior to Intermediate in San Francisco, California

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Sustainability Consultant- Junior to Intermediate to join the team in our San Francisco, CA office.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • 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.

Education and Experience

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

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Mechanical Engineer

Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco

Organization: BC-2045 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jun 12, 2018, 10:00:47 AM

Req ID: MIG-32627