Sustainability Intern

Tetra Tech - New York, NY3.8

Cosentini Associates (, a Tetra Tech company, is seeking a self-starter with a desire for real world design and construction experience and a passion for green buildings to join on our Sustainability Team. The Sustainability Team handles all aspects of project management for clients seeking LEED or other green building certifications for large scale commercial and multi-family residential buildings. Projects include high profile buildings with sophisticated design and development teams. Applicants should have an understanding of building science and sustainability as applied to the built environment. The role requires the ability to multi-task as well as strong communication and effective organizational skills. Candidates must be deadline driven with the ability to excel whether working independently or collaboratively.

Assist in documenting green building certification requirements

Perform water, site and daylighting calculations

Assist with reviewing contractor submittals for LEED

Research and maintain database of changes to green building systems and programs

Investigate financial incentives for green building initiatives

B.S. or B.A. candidate in engineering, architecture, building science, environmental science or similar

Familiarity with building drawings and specifications

Understanding of green building trends, relevant sustainable design elements and technologies

Proficiency in Excel, Word, AutoCAD, and PowerPoint

Excellent written and oral communication capabilities

LEED Green Associate or LEED AP BD+C

AutoCad or Revit skills

Engineering or architectural design experience

Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Why join Cosentini?
Cosentini Associates provides the following engineering services: HVAC, Electrical Power, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Energy Conservation and Sustainable Design, Code Consulting and Construction Administration Services. We have a reputation for innovative design in the global design and construction industry. As part of the Tetra Tech family, we are a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees – 17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Cosentini/Tetra Tech, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including, women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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