Sustainability Specialist

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2024 4:58 PM)
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Architecture and Engineering
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 is actively seeking a talented and highly motivated Sustainability Consultant to join our Clean Energy/Sustainability Team. This multi-disciplined team provides consulting services for sustainable buildings and campus developments. From design of net-zero buildings to sustainable planning and assisting clients with their global decarbonization engineering strategies and data.  LEED Accreditation with specialty and minimum of three-year experience required. Locations: Northeast Region Support. East US properties. Remote locations considered.


  • Sustainability Project Facilitator – lead sustainability meetings, vision meetings, and project certifications.
  • Detail oriented and organized with proven experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of multiple sustainability rating and certification systems: LEED BD+C, LEED O+M, Arc, WELL, Fitwel, Energy Star. Envision a plus.
  • Working with LEEDonline, WELLonline, and Arc. Calculating sustainability certification prerequisites and credits.
  • Capable of performing feasibility studies/GAP analysis.
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Revit and the Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Expertise: Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with Whole-building Life-Cycle Assessment calculators, reporting tools and embodied carbon assessment and Roadmaps. ESG data collection.
  • Developing Green Specifications. Coordinate and review energy modeling.
  • Basic knowledge of building systems and construction techniques.
  • Knowledge of resilient design, material health, and social sustainability issues a plus.
  • Experience with daylight analysis tools and energy modeling tools a plus.
  • Air quality testing, water quality testing, and WELL Performance Testing and reporting a plus.
  • Some proposal writing and experience fee estimating a plus.
  • Photoshop and/or InDesign experience a plus.



  • 4-year bachelor degree

Certifications/Licenses Required:

  • LEED Accreditation
  • WELL Accreditation

The pay range for this New York position is $50,000- $90,000 per year; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided in accordance with NY Senate Bill S1326. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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