Sustainability Consultant
Edmonton, Alberta
5d ago

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Alberta Sustainability and Building Performance team is a collaborative and creative group of multi-disciplinary sustainability and energy management professionals.

We provide professional consulting services that support high quality and high performance projects in the built environment.

Our service areas include Sustainability Planning, High Performing Buildings, Health and Wellbeing and Performance Engineering.

We work with public and private sector clients in the commercial, recreation, health care, education, institutional and airport sectors in communities across Alberta and around the world.

Your Role

We are seeking a highly motivated consulting professional with specialized expertise in integrated design, high performing building, and health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will contribute technically to our team’s existing portfolio of high performing buildings and LEED, WELL and Fitwel projects, and will also contribute to community scale consulting assignments.

The successful candidate is a sustainability professional with a related graduate degree and five years of professional experience in a related area.

You have a strong background in sustainability issues with an understanding of sustainability best practices, policy and rating tools.

This position can be located in Calgary or Edmonton.

Your Key Responsibilities

Manage and deliver projects and programs

Identify strategies and solutions for clients that improve the performance and sustainability of the built environment

Assist with the development of business plans, and proposals

Mentor and develop junior staff

Work with the Sustainability Specialist and project team to develop a project-appropriate sustainability and / or health and wellbeing strategies

Evaluate and track sustainability measures (e.g. LEED credits) implemented on projects

Communicate sustainability requirements and obligations to other team members

Help to document submittal for submission to the overseeing certification body (e.g. CaGBC, BOMA, etc.)

Review project documents (drawings, specifications, product submittals) for compliance with certification requirements.

Write reports communicating certification and provide recommendations for improved building performance.

Prepare and coordinate documentation required for certification.

Conducting research and technical analysis, as required, for projects and reporting on findings.

Preparing quality client deliverables in a timely and profitable manner.

Execute projects to meet client expectations.

Interpret trends and statistics

Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and / or design teams.

Your Capabilities and Credentials :

Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment

Outstanding verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver persuasive and compelling presentations.

Strong technical report writing and proposal development skills

  • Ability to think broadly across several focus areas and bring together an optimized solution;
  • Analytical thinking to draw sensible conclusions from own work and communicate these clearly to others

    Detailed knowledge of the LEED rating systems and / or other sustainability rating system programs including BOMA Best, WELL and Fitwel

    Working knowledge of sustainable design and alternative energy strategies for buildings and communities

    An undergraduate degree or diploma in sustainability, green development, environmental sciences, planning, interior design, engineering, applied sciences, architecture or its equivalent.

    Knowledge of building codes, standards, and protocols referenced in LEED and other sustainability standards (such as ASHRAE).

    Those with Certification credentials such as LEED AP, WELL AP and Passive House, are strongly preferred.

    Education and Experience

    Five plus years of related experience.

    Minimum two to five years of green building certification work experience.

    Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

    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.

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