[Bldg-sim] GBCI Hiring Energy Model Reviewers for LEED Certification

Lee DeBaillie ldebaillie at gbci.org
Tue Jun 15 06:16:14 PDT 2010

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) seeks candidates for the following position.  Please note that we are looking for multiple candidates and you can either work remotely from home or on-site in Washington D.C. 


Energy Model Reviewer, LEED Certification

GBCI is assembling a dynamic, integrated team of green building specialists to provide technical expertise for LEED certification and the advancement of the LEED Rating Systems and is particularly seeking individuals with thorough experience in energy modeling. 


The LEED Certification Reviewer serves as a primary technical subject matter expert for the evaluation of projects pursuing LEED Certification. This individual draws on cross-cutting knowledge of, and direct experience with, the suite of LEED Rating Systems to serve as a resource and problem-solver for technical issues pertaining to LEED. This position can be performed in Washington, DC or remotely.




Primary responsibilities 

*	Review project documentation for prerequisites and credits for compliance with LEED requirements 
*	Provide expert review of EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance, and related credits 
*	Educate the LEED marketplace through comments and technical advice to project teams 
*	Perform quality control (QC) review of work done by other GBCI LEED Certification Reviewers and external review teams 
*	Provide technical support as needed to the LEED Customer Service team 
*	Contribute to the continued development and increased technical knowledge of fellow LEED Certification Reviewers through collaborative teamwork 

Secondary responsibilities:

*	Assist in developing, reviewing, and refining LEED programs, policies and plans, as well as specific LEED credit language and reference materials 
*	Assist in conceiving and developing improvements to LEED and the certification review process based on personal knowledge and vision, or user feedback 
*	Liaise with USGBC Technical Development team, LEED Technical Advisory Groups, USGBC Resource Development team, USGBC Education team, GBCI Credentialing team, and other internal and external groups as needed 
*	Maintain currency of expertise by staying abreast of new and developing industry issues and trends 
*	Other duties as assigned 







Approximately 5%



*	Support GBCI's mission to become the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green building performance and practice globally 
*	Encourage and accelerate global adoption of green building practices through LEED standards, tools and performance criteria 
*	Offer a comprehensive portfolio of programs including technical tools and services supporting LEED products to meet the diverse needs of the building industry 
*	Provide technical expertise to other departments in the organization 
*	Streamline LEED certification processes and procedures among consultants and committees 




*	Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in mechanical or energy engineering or equivalent
*	Professional engineer license preferred
*	CEM certification preferred
*	LEED AP required upon hire; with specialty preferred (BD+C, ID+C, O+M)
*	LEED Certification Reviewer certificate preferred (required after hire)



·         Minimum two years direct professional experience in mechanical system design, energy modeling, commissioning and/or energy auditing

·         Direct experience with at least 10 energy models for commercial projects by consulting on, creating or reviewing compliance with ASHRAE Std. 90.1, California's Title-24 or equivalent local code

·         Experience with a variety of high-performance building projects, including LEED projects

·         Direct experience using energy modeling programs for commercial buildings (eQuest, EnergyPro, Trace, HAP, Visual DOE, etc.) and understanding of their input and output summary documentation

·         Ability to read, understand and interpret building floor plans, sections, site plans, construction specifications and operational policies

·         Detailed technical understanding of and experience with common environmental building codes and standards (e.g., ASHRAE 90.1, ASHRAE 62, ASHRAE 55, Title 24, IPMVP Vol. III, IESNA RP-33, ASHRAE 189, IECC)


·         Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills

·         Detail-oriented and able to prioritize

·         Experience serving in a technical consultative role

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing

·         Excellent ability to clearly explain advanced technical issues in manner that is easily understood 

·         Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

·         Ability to work well both independently and on teams 

·         Strong computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office suite and LEED Online

·         Passion and commitment to USGBC mission

See the job posting at:  http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=63&


Please forward résumé and letter of interest with salary requirements and title of position to jobs at usgbc.org or fax to 202-478-5046 attn: Human Resources.



Thank you,


Lee DeBaillie, PE, LEED AP BD+C

Team Lead - Energy & HVAC

Green Building Certification Institute


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.onebuilding.org/pipermail/bldg-sim-onebuilding.org/attachments/20100615/821e2a07/attachment.htm>

More information about the Bldg-sim mailing list