Project Manager - Consulting - Sustainability

Gensler - Washington, DC3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $120,000 a year
Project Manager - Consulting - Sustainability - Washington, DC Office/Southeast Region

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.

Is your passion to bring environmental conscientiousness to our built world? Would your dream job be to engage with other like-minded, sustainability leaders at Gensler and craft solutions that will help shape our world for future generations?

Your Role:
We are adding a member to our team of sustainability consultants which provides focused leadership and forward-thinking solutions to all of Gensler’s clients, and champions our firm’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our portfolio. Any given day at this job will require heightened interpersonal and project management skills to advocate furthering the sustainability goals of multiple concurrent design projects of various scales, using demonstrated technical analysis and extensive knowledge of the LEED standard. Whether facilitating sustainability visioning sessions, providing technical assistance while coordinating certification issues or influencing sustainability practices in the firm, you will work on real-world solutions with a team of passionate and sustainably-minded peers and mentors.

Primary Skills/Responsibilities:
Experience Managing LEED consulting projects
Managing the LEED process of the Design and Construction consultants for projects in both BD+C and ID+C rating systems (LEED v3 and LEED v4)
Successful documentation and submission of LEED credits for review by GBCI
Project management of multiple LEED project budgets simultaneously
Effectively engage and educate external clients, consultants, and our internal Gensler design teams
Strong interpersonal skills used for client relations
Must thrive with personal responsibility and accountability while demonstrating and embracing open communication and team-oriented success
Possess professional confidence, and demonstrate versatile approaches to a myriad of issues and personality type
Strong organization skills with technical presentation ability

Your Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably from an accredited school of architecture or interior design, environmental design, or engineering program
3-6 years of professional experience in Sustainability Consulting
Attention to detail with strong communication skills
LEED AP with Specialty (BD+C or ID+C preferred)
Technical proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Proficient in Adobe CS and Office Suite

Your Recommended Qualifications:
WELL, Fitwel, Living Building Challenge, LEED EBOM experience
Knowledgeable in latest version of Building Codes, ASHRAE Standards and sustainability reference standards
General understanding of material transparency frameworks and life cycle assessment
Technical proficiency in any of the following: Revit, Climate Consultant, daylight modeling software, energy modeling software, or other analytical software relevant to sustainability, efficiency optimization or resilience planning.
If you are interested, please submit a cover letter explaining your passion for environmental stewardship as it relates to the built environment, along with a portfolio of work. This can include innovative or environmental designs, tools you have built, or project work. We’re a closely-knit and passionate team that finds the time to laugh, while working hard and helping each other out. We’re a team – and we want you to be part of it!
Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons to "Wellbeing Week", our offices reflect our teams' diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.