Senior Sustainability Designer/Engineer

  • Anywhere

Budlong is one of the leading MEP engineering firms in Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. We pride ourselves in our growth as a company over the past 60+ years, our commitment to sustainability/innovation, and the relationships we develop with our clients.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Sustainability Designer/Engineer to join our L.A based team.

Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • This position will support sustainability projects and initiatives for the Budlong team.
  • Lead or support multiple USGBC Senior LEED green building certifications from the initial project charrette to plaque award.
  • Manage all aspects of sustainability certifications and methods including but not limited to, LEED, Well, Net Zero, Energy Modeling for single and multiple building developments.
  • Work with architects, engineers, and designers to prepare sustainability studies and sustainable designs for new systems, and to develop sustainability improvements for operation of existing systems.
  • Review technical documents like building plans, specifications, and submittals to ensure that sustainable design intent and certification requirements are incorporated and that green and energy efficiency features are buildable.
  • Lead or contribute to Budlong Lunch & Learns and meetings.
  • Write or contribute to articles for our LinkedIn page.
  • Develop internal standards & support L&D structure
  • Mentor junior and mid-level designers
  • Assist in the development of content for project proposals.
  • Support client project goals and help to bring the most relevant, economically viable sustainability alternatives to project teams and our engineers.
  • Review energy modeling efforts to help identify and target cost effective greening strategies and approaches.

Job Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have 15+ years in project management and communicating sustainability topics to clients, project teams, industry partners and the company.
  • Significant experience in providing sustainability consulting services in the design, construction, and operation of commercial buildings and industrial facilities.
  • LEED AP BD+C or ID+C accreditation is mandatory.
  • Expert level of knowledge and experience with Net Zero and Energy Modeling
  • LFA, WELL, Fitwell and/or Eco districts accreditations are a bonus
  • Approach work enthusiastically with a contagious energy and drive that demonstrated passion for the industry.
  • Display creativity and innovation by continually working to improve solutions, tools, and methods of delivery.
  • Some experience utilizing LCA tools to analyze carbon impacts from building materials and systems is a bonus
  • Ability to clearly communicate in verbal and written form.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, urban planning, engineering, energy or environmental management, or construction

Our Gold-Star Benefits

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide our full-time employees with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The benefits program at Budlong includes:

· Medical, Dental, Vision insurance

· 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching

· Individual Life Insurance

· Tuition Reimbursement

· Training and professional development courses

· Performance-based bonuses

· Team-building events

· A generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO) and Paid Holidays

· Flexible schedules

· Work-life balance

· Wellness Benefits

· Employee Recognition

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an active employer to promote and foster a collaborative workspace rooted in respect and powered by authenticity. We embrace an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture.

COVID-19 precautions
  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings
  • Work from home option
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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