The Levy Partnership, Inc. is a leading energy and building science consulting firm. Our staff consists of a tight-knit team of talented professionals with backgrounds in Engineering, Architecture, Building Science and related fields. We provide energy efficiency consulting services to building owners and developers, working on projects that promote energy efficiency, conservation, green building and sustainability.
We offer a competitive salary, a variety of health insurance plan options, a profit sharing retirement program and a casual work environment.
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1) Building Sustainability Consultant
LEED for Homes, Passive House, ENERGY STAR, HERS Ratings
Do you you thrive on a full schedule, enjoy new challenges, seek innovative solutions and appreciate working with a talented team of professionals? Are you passionate about sustainability? We are looking for a candidate to join our Building Sustainability team.
Manage various residential (multifamily and single family) energy efficiency and green building certifications (ENERGY STAR, LEED-H, Zero Energy Ready Home, Passive House, Enterprise Green Communities) for builder and developer clients
Perform field inspections and testing for state incentive programs such as NYSERDA & NJCEP, green building certification programs, and other high-performance projects
Work on developing and evaluating innovations and new technologies for moving buildings to greater levels of energy performance
Conduct energy modeling, building simulation, system monitoring and evaluation
Serious candidates have up to five years of experience and the skills and qualifications listed below:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering (Mechanical, Environmental, Civil or Energy), Architecture, Building Science or related field
Familiarity with residential and multifamily building construction, especially thermal enclosure and HVAC systems
Familiarity with building science and diagnostics (envelope and duct pressurization testing, thermal imaging, etc.), data logging equipment and data analysis
Software experience, particularly energy modeling (REM/Rate, eQuest, BEopt, Energy Plus, PHPP, WUFI Passive, SketchUp) and MS Office Suite, especially strong MS Excel skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
RESNET RFI/HERS Rater, LEED Green Rater, PHIUS, PHI, BPI, CEM certifications highly desirable
2) Home Energy Rater (HERS) Specialist
We are seeking a motivated and energetic individual with HERS Rater/Rating Field Inspector expertise. The position involves providing energy efficiency, green building and sustainability consulting services to building owners and developers. Projects include hands-on assessment of new low-rise and mid-rise multifamily and single family buildings, including Passive House, LEED and other green building projects. Your time would be divided between our offices in Manhattan (Columbus Circle area) and job sites throughout the NY metro area.
Read and interpret building plans, construction drawings and specifications;
Use energy modeling software;
Perform field inspections, pressurization and other testing;
Safely navigate construction sites including ladders and attics;
Work in both the field and in a professional office; and,
Effectively and accurately communicate in a professional manner.
The ideal candidate will have a background in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or a related field, and hands-on understanding of building science, HVAC systems and energy efficiency. At least one year of building energy efficiency experience, as well as HERS Rater or HERS Rating Field Inspector certification is highly desirable. Requirements include a valid driver’s license and proficiency with MS Office software, including Word and Excel. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.