Building Science Specialist
Everyday Green works with clients to build better performing buildings. This position is for a professional interested in working in the building science field to diagnose and correct problems in homes and buildings. This position is a hands on opportunity to work with real world projects. The job will involve working directly with architects, contractors, site supervisors, trade crews and homeowners on properly designing and effectively installing green building measures. There are opportunities for professional development, and a successful candidate will play an important role in helping to grow a small business.
Everyday Green works primarily with residential projects including new and existing single-family, multi-family and mixed-use properties. Everyday Green provides third-party testing and verification services for multiple green home programs including LEED for Homes, Enterprise Green Communities, the National Green Building Standard, ENERGY STAR for New Homes, Indoor airPLUS and ENERGY STAR Multi-Family High Rise.
Work with multiple project teams throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC on third-party green building certification and code compliance. Responsibilities include field testing, analysis and diagnostics of new & existing buildings, analyzing improvements to building envelope systems, communicating green building concepts and techniques to clients, and performing advanced diagnostics. This position requires a self-motivated professional that has the ability to problem solve, communicate clearly, think creatively, and absorb building science concepts quickly.
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Candidates will receive paid on-the-job training as needed. Candidates may be required to seek certifications and/or licensing related to this work. Opportunity to obtain Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst, LEED Homes Green Rater, National Green Building Standard Green Verifier, and Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rater certification. Reimbursement for fees related to training is required if employee leaves within 1 year of completion of training and/or certification.
Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the job and experience by April 26th, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Building Science Specialist”. This is a full or part-time position based in Washington, DC. Equal opportunity employer. No calls please.
Annual salary $40,000 – $55,000 based on experience + competitive benefits package and flexible work hours.