Burns & McDonnell Staff Sustainability Specialist - Aviation & Federal (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
The Staff Sustainability Specialist works with clients and project teams to establish and achieve sustainability goals related to green building design and construction.
Comply with federal and state high performance and/or sustainable design standards for client projects.
Assist project design and construction teams in compliance with the "Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings" and guide projects through associated third party certification programs.
Assist project design and construction teams in compliance with commercial green building rating systems, including LEED v4, and guide projects through associated third party certification programs.
Present cutting-edge trends, data, and sustainability goals to internal and external clients.
Assist with developing innovative strategies to improve performance and sustainability in building and construction and provide measurable metrics and help implement best demonstrated practices.
Assist with sustainability initiatives through integrated design to achieve energy savings, protect and conserve water, enhance the indoor environment, reduce environmental impact of materials, and address building resiliency.
Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.
Responsible for diversity initiatives.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, or related field.
Minimum 3 years related professional experience in sustainable design field. Federal projects including DOD and DOE project experience is a plus.
LEED Accredited Professional with BD C speciality preferred.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
A strong understanding of environmental/sustainable design practices, regulatory requirements, and current trends in the profession.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments and devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 213842