opsis architecture

Sustainable Design Coordinator

Opsis Architecture is currently seeking a part- or full-time Sustainable Design Coordinator who reports to the Sustainable Design Director. This person will work closely with project teams to advance project sustainability initiatives including LEED, Net-Zero and LBC, research, and performance based-design through environmental analysis. S/he will help build upon the firm’s expertise in sustainability by acting as a resource in this field, as well as helping to implement specific sustainability-related measures.

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN COORDINATOR

Responsibilities:

  • LEED and LBC analysis, documentation and project coordination.
  • Sustainability-related research, including materials, technologies, and systems.
  • Environmental analysis, including climate, solar, daylight and thermal analysis.
  • Serving as a resource to staff on sustainability related-questions.
  • Tracking 2030 Challenge Data and performing tracking analysis.
  • Post-occupancy evaluation development and administration.
  • Working with the Technical Design and QA/QC Focus Teams to improve sustainability requirements in project specifications.
  • Working with Sustainable Design Director to integrate environmental analysis into workflows.
  • Coordinate Energy Trust of Oregon incentive requirements.
  • Representing Opsis Architecture at various sustainability professional events.

Qualifications:

  • Well versed in the principles of sustainable design and environmental analysis.
  • LEED Accredited Professional with Specialty (BD+C or ID+C).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field.
  • 2-5 years of work experience related to sustainability and the built environment, with prior experience in LEED project management and building performance simulation.
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Experience with environmental analysis software such as Sefaira, Autodesk Insight, Ladybug, HoneyBee, DIVA, Therm, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, graphic, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on multiple projects.
  • Must be proactive, analytical, detail-oriented and a self-starter.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Experience with Revit preferred.
  • WELL AP, FitWell and/or Certified Passive House Designer are an asset.
  • Experience with energy modeling software such as PHPP, WUFI Passive and/or EQuest is an asset.

Opsis Architecture LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you feel you would be a great addition to Opsis and would add to our community in terms of our culture and creative capacity, please submit a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to Pat Sanchez, Principal, Opsis Architecture.

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