We are seeking a sustainability consultant in Tysons, Virginia.
This team member is skilled at the flawless execution of our base service offerings – they have a crystal-clear understanding of the workflow, the tools and processes employed, and the defined deliverables. If they run into something they are unfamiliar with, they immediately consult with a senior teammate.
The right person for this role is a curious and eager learner. Many of your activities will be new to you, and there will be learning through quick wins and fast fails. Key behaviors of the role are consistency and dependability. The consultant is highly aware of where they are on the schedule and the percent completion of their task and deliverable. They are task accountable to the project manager on each project they contribute to.
The consultant’s prime focus is on projects and is working towards subject matter mastery. Learning for the consultant is guided by their senior teammates who guide their expansion of technical skills, and by senior project managers who share the skills needed for complex project execution. The quicker you can master skills, the faster the expansion of your subject domain.
We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, and opportunities for advancement. We hire based on talent and fit, and we seek top performers.
As a Consultant working in a fast-paced environment, you will:
Contribute strategic vision setting for owners and project teams
Deliver Base green building design and construction consulting
Produce technical analyses and recommendations
Prepare deliverables that require minimal QC comments
Develop and manage base fee projections; revenue, utilization, and profitability targets
Assign and manage subtasks of 1-2 people; demonstrate clear accountability
Manage multiple projects simultaneously and execute corrective action plans
Actively participate in a cross-office team (Technical Delivery, Culture, Business Systems)
Contribute thought leadership through 1 blog post per year, present at 1 lunch-and-learn per year, present at a regional conference
Rating system acumen in 2+ specialized types: WELL, Living Building Challenge, GRESB, etc.
Real estate development through the eyes of architects, developers, and Fortune brands
Concept design through construction administration; all phases, multiple work streams
Technical skills – energy / water balance, ventilation, materials, landscape, wellness, etc.
A degree in architecture, engineering, building science or related field
LEED/WELL AP with a specialty designation
6+ years of professional experience with progression in building design, construction, operations
Successfully managed and prioritized 8 -10+ projects simultaneously
Successfully managed workflow assignments up and down a team
Effective communication and presentation skills through structured messages and storylines
Clear accountability skills/protocols to manage others
About Paladino and Company
Paladino works with architects, developers, corporations, and the public sector to use sustainability and green building as a business tool. In addition to our consulting, strategy, and commissioning services, we help to improve the design and operations of our clients’ buildings to minimize costs, increase profitability, create market demand, and increase occupant satisfaction.