We’re Hiring: Sustainability Project Manager

Sustainability Project Manager (8-12 Month Contract) – Toronto, Ontario

Green Reason is a sustainable project management firm that provides integrated sustainable program development, program and project management, sustainability consulting and ongoing training and education services for a variety of clients and projects. Our projects range from developing tenant construction guidelines to project management of building infrastructure upgrades and include a full range of sustainability consulting services including contractor support, occupant engagement, LEED, WELL, BOMA, Green Globes, TGS and other sustainability rating systems. We offer a uniquely personalized approach to each project, working together with our clients to help them establish goals that make sense for their project, ensure that these goals can be achieved within their budgets and can provide ongoing value in the future.

We are looking for people who share our philosophy about buildings, how they are operated, how they affect their occupants and the environment at large and want to help us help our clients develop and achieve their project goals. The successful applicant must be able to work in an evolving, collaborative, professional yet informal environment and handle a multitude of various tasks and projects both self-initiated and in a team environment. You will be responsible for working with clients, other consultants and contractors to facilitate project solutions and provide project coordination/management for a variety of projects. You will have the required skills and experience and be comfortable accepting responsibility for project deliverables and outcomes. Creative thinking, an understanding of building design, construction and operation, enthusiasm for improving the built environment and a commitment to ongoing research and education is a must.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead green building projects –program consulting, design support and planning
  • Lead green building projects –program consulting, design support and planning
  • Work with the client to define project targets and success factors
  • Manage project teams, accepting responsibility for deliverables & outcomes
  • Guide the client team in evaluating green building design strategies
  • Become an active and valued member of integrated design teams
  • Provide technical analysis/support during the design & construction process
  • Maintain an advisory role to clients, offering technical expertise
  • Manage the sustainable building rating/certification process
  • Make contributions to knowledge management and quality control practices
  • Contribute to the integration, coaching and development of employees

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Educational background or equivalent years of experience in architecture, engineering, construction management etc.
  • Educational background or equivalent years of experience in architecture, engineering, construction management etc.
  • 4+ years progressive experience in LEED project coordination and LEED project management
  • Experience (or familiarity plus confidence) with LEED v4, particularly New Construction, Core & Shell, Commercial Interiors
  • Ability to work with design teams through predesign to construction documents, including architectural and engineering credits
  • Understanding of energy modelling and factors affecting energy performance and modelling outcomes
  • Understanding and/or ability with Lifecycle Assessment
  • Experience (preferred) and/or familiarity with WELL
  • Experience (preferred) and/or familiarity with Toronto Green Standard
  • Confidence and accuracy with quantitative analysis, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Experience assisting client (project owners) with creation of LEED compliant policies, programs, surveys, etc.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients, project teams, CaGBC etc., in both written (emails, narratives, memos) and spoken (meetings, presentations, conference calls) forms
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Candidate must be a LEED Accredited Professional

Please forward resumes to: info@greenreason.ca. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.