Green Building Analyst (Full Time)

Summary

15 lightyears is looking for an Energy & Certification Analyst to join the Orlando based “Crew” to support our Green Certification Department to coordinate and process Florida Green Building Certification, Water Star Certification, and ENEGY STAR for new homes. This position communicates green construction practices, environmental conservation and sustainable product selection in order to consult builders and clients on their models, standards and specifications. We expect the candidate to be:

Company Description

Founded in 2012, 15 lightyears is a social enterprise dedicated to fueling the future of energy and making the world a better place. We provide clean energy solutions for builders and homeowners, as well as test, verify, and certify new construction projects with the goal of helping our customers attain higher building performance and greater energy savings.

Our mission is not only to support the construction of high performance buildings, but to create a more energy conscious, sustainable community through interactive learning workshops and experiences designed for businesses, parents, and children. To learn more about our mission please visit www.15lightyears.com.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •   Review construction drawings, specifications and design for compliance of residential homes that are applying to receive Florida Green Building Certification.

  •   Data entry and review for residential homes that are applying to receive ENERGY STAR for New Homes Certification.

  •   Communicate and act as a resource to Home Builder Clients about green building standards and requirements in order to achieve certification.

  •   File and organize photos, specifications and other documentation in Dropbox and excel.

  •   Process and submit documentation for green building projects for certification.

  •   Visit job sites to perform job checks and attain photos when needed.

  •   Coordinate with superintendents, product manufacturers and technical reviewers.

  •  Assist with project development for Solar PV and Energy Testing departments by collecting data, providing research, and data analysis;

  •  Organize and enter home characteristics into Energy Gauge software in order to build home energy models which include insulation, appliances, HVAC systems, lighting and electrical systems, and air quality.

  •  Perform data review, quality check, and processing of test results and information sent in by field technicians.

Qualifications and Required Skills

  •   Training and work or volunteer experience in Construction, Sustainability, Green Building, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Compliance or related topics.

  •   Passion for sustainability and education

  •   Ability to read and understand construction drawings

  •   Experience with Dropbox, Google Docs, and Hightail

  •   Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Powerpoint

  •   Ability to pass drug test and background check

Preferred Skills

  •   Knowledge of green building programs, including USGBC LEED, Energy Star, Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), Florida Water Star, etc.

  •   Knowledge of green building principles and products

  •   LEED Green Associate

  •   Bachelor’s degree in construction, design, architecture, engineering, environmental

    studies, or business management.

Advancement Opportunities:

We are committed to developing our Crew members by providing technical training, education, and networking opportunities. Promotions and new positions are based on excellent job performance, attitude, and willingness to learn. Our company is expanding state-wide and launching several new services and divisions including Solar PV for commercial and residential.

Compensation and Benefits:

  •   $24,960 to $31,200 per year based on experience.

  •   Technical training and certification.

  •   Employee Health insurance – Employer contributes 75%

  •   Supplemental insurance available

  •   Office staff support

  •   Many growth opportunities!

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to hr@15lightyears.com and answer the following questions.

1. Why are you interested in the position?
2. What do you hope to get out of the experience?