HELP WANTED: Sustainability Program Engineer (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Do you want to be immersed in sustainable design practices on a global

SRI Quality System Registrar??s Green Certification Department is seeking a
Sustainability Program Engineer for its Pittsburgh office to be on the
front line of the global charge toward sustainability. As a Sustainability
Program Engineer, you will provide expertise and serve as the primary
technical subject matter expert for the evaluation of projects pursuing
LEED Certification. You will gain firsthand experience with green building
strategies and some of the top project designs in the industry. The Green
Certification Department works to ensure that all aspects of building
design are accounted for to enhance the synergistic relationship between
site, systems, and innovation.

Responsibilities include:
?h Provide technical expertise and serve as the primary technical subject
matter expert for the evaluation of projects pursuing LEED Certification
?h Complete reviews of LEED documentation, including templates,
calculations, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings and
specifications, provided as part of national and international LEED
certification applications. Review of energy model documentation.
?h Read and understand documentation of energy-related systems/sustainable
?h Apply various LEED rating systems to review documentation for
compliance with LEED standards.
?h Provide written comments in excellent grammar and spelling explaining
the results of the review.

The ideal candidate will:
?h Be a Mechanical, Environmental or Architectural Engineer with minimum
three to five years related experience.
?h Hold a LEED AP with specialty (or the ability to obtain within six
?h Have LEED project experience as a consultant or designer
?h Have experience with at least ten energy models using eQuest,
EnergyPro, HAP, or Trane Trace and various energy codes
?h Possess detailed technical understanding of HVAC systems and one or
more of the following subjects: plumbing systems, electrical systems,
common construction methods, materials specification, landscape design and
management, master planning, land use, zoning, urban development
?h Have experience in Building Commissioning, Energy Audits, or Energy

Preference given to candidates holding the LEED Certification Reviewer

SRI offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental,
vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts for medical/dependent
care, retirement plan with company match, generous paid time off, and a
business casual environment. With a strong belief in the importance of
work/life balance and employee health and wellness, we provide and
encourage employee participation in lunch and learns, wellness and
physical activity programs, and work schedule flexibility. Salary is
competitive, depending on education, breadth of experience and
communication skills. All inquiries will be held in confidence.
Verification of LEED AP qualifications with the USGBC and background
checks are required.

Provide Carla Mitchell (cmitchell at with resume.

Alex N. Chapin, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, LEED Project Reviewer
Sustainability Program Engineer
SRI Green Building Certification, LLC
300 Northpointe Circle ?E Suite 304
Seven Fields, PA 16046 ?E USA
achapin at
T: (724) 934-9000 x619
F: (724) 935-6825

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