Sustainability Coordinator

ABOUT LEADING EDGE

Leading Edge is a design and operations real estate consultancy specializing in sustainability and health + wellness. We are experiencing a rapid surge in growth in each of our services including new construction, ESG, existing buildings and decarbonization. We are 100% remote with built-in flexibility from the start. We believe in holistic growth, a company-wide ownership mentality and serving our clients through a passion for solving the world’s climate crisis through value-based expertise.

We invest in you. We hold weekly team meetings where we learn from one another as well as our preferred partners in the business. Our leadership has a “YES” mentality, aimed at encouraging each team member’s personal and career growth. Team members are highly encouraged to get involved in their communities, participate in educational events and think like a trend-sustainability-setter.

DATE: 07/07/2022
JOB TITLE: Sustainability Coordinator
PRIMARY REPORTING Sustainability Manager
JOB STATUSFull Time
START DATE: ASAP

CONTACT: Katie Freeze
PHONE: 818-517-0157
EMAILkatie@leconsultants.net

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: New Construction (70%) 

  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with new construction, either architectural, engineering, operations or construction
  • Support LEED BD+C certifications
  • Support WELL Building certifications
  • Climate Analysis
  • Embodied carbon analysis, with particular focus on building materials

SUPPLEMENTARY RESPONSIBILITIES: ESG and/or Arc (20%) 

  • Various ESG strategy efforts
  • LEED O+M / Arc support
  • Energy Star and utility compliance support

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & COMPANY GROWTH (10%)

  • Stay ahead of the curve: research, report, radically resolve. Team members are expected to stay on top of trends, technology and general industry insights.
  • Limited travel may be required based on location.
  • Be a part of your community: Participate in various organizations, e.g. BOMA, USGBC, ULI, AIA, ILFI, to assure involvement and eminence building for the team.
  • Conduct as needed presentations, meetings and other required communication activities.
  • Detail time tracking.
  • Adherence to general remote work expectations as defined in the Leading Edge Toolkit and company handbook including working hours, availability, presenteeism and communication.

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active involvement in professional organizations and committees
  • Sustainability Credentials
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign or Technical background
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and Microsoft Project
  • Energy Modeling and/or LCA experience

ROLE EMPOWERMENT

We are seeking an assortment of talent to diversify our collective approach. Ideal skillsets include:

    • A forward-thinking, ownership mentality
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in one of the following areas: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering, Building Operations (facility management, property management), or demonstrated competency through a combination of another degree not listed and years of experience with sustainable design
    • Eager to learn and support LEED, WELL, ENERGY STAR, SITES, Fitwel, Living Building Challenge and/or other sustainability systems certification process(es) on commercial projects
    • Excellent people skills and the ability to coordinate and collaborate with various disciplines and stakeholders.
    • Strong organizational skills and/or technical presentation ability.
    • Sustainability credential(s) such as LEED AP, WELL AP, Passive House, LFA, or Fitwel Ambassador.

BONUS SKILLSET

  • Active involvement in professional organizations and committees
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign or Technical background
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and Microsoft Project
  • Energy Modeling and/or LCA experience

OUR SUPPORT TO YOU

  • Weekly dedicated educational time
  • Annual conference attendance at manager’s discretion
  • Dedicated study time for advanced accreditations. (Up to 20 hours pending approval from management)
  • Home office stipend
  • 100% paid medical, dental and vision benefits.
  • Travel reimbursement and flexible work schedules
  • Competitive merit-based compensation and annual bonuses  
  • Competitive PTO, holiday benefits and community / volunteer hours
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • ESG based retirement contributions
  • National Park Pass Reimbursement.
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