Major Purpose:

The Sustainability Consultant will work with single family and multifamily building projects from the design through construction stages. The consultant will liaison directly with the project team’s architects, engineers, and general contractors to ensure successful green building certification outcomes. Daily responsibilities will include both office based and field oriented review of plans and buildings under construction, and may include some existing building work.

Candidates must have excellent organization and task management skills and 3-5 years of related experience in the construction, design, engineering or building science fields. Candidates with skills in energy modeling (REM/Rate and/or eQuest), onsite verification, and/or plan reviews are preferred. The ideal candidate will already hold a HERS, LEED Green Rater, and/or NGBS Green Verifier credential, however training for these credentials would be provided for the right individual.   


This position will be based around the DC Region. The candidate will work remotely and travel to job sites regularly. Pay is commensurate with skills, professional designations, and experience.

Principal Duties:

  • Plan review for compliance with various energy and green building certification programs

  • Perform site verification in accordance with applicable program guidelines (e.g. ENERGY STAR certification);

  • Performance testing using blower door, Duct Blaster™ and other equipment;

  • Perform energy modeling used to generate HERS ratings;

  • Perform energy model based on ASHRAE 90.1 guidelines;

  • Perform submittals to utility companies, state and federal agencies;

  • Timely submittal of reports, tracking, reporting and administrative communications as required.

  • Communicate effectively with project teams for new construction projects

  • Other duties as assigned.


Supplemental Information:

  • Salaried, exempt position;

  • Annual performance and merit review

  • Normal business hours 9:00am – 5:00pm with flexibility to accommodate company, client and event schedules as needed;

  • Must have a valid driver’s license/insurance.

  • Computer skills must include Microsoft Office.

All qualified candidates will be considered. If you have an interest in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to or apply through the form on this page.