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Green Building Specialist

Ecology and Environment, Inc.
Location: Morocco
Last Date: July 23, 2011

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an international environmental consulting firm whose underlying philosophy is its worldwide commitment to supporting sustainable development through responsible environmental stewardship. We are seeking a Green Building Specialist for our international operations. Our successful candidate will be fluent in English and in French and will work with our teams to implement sustainable approaches to buildings, communities, neighborhoods, cities and academic institutions. Long and short term assignments are possible in Africa, Middle East and Asia. Projects include planning of new buildings, new urban developments, and greening of existing facilities to meet corporate, government and international sustainability guidelines.

Initial assignment will be in Morocco. Responsibilities include:

Project and client management

Supporting LEED/green real estate, urban development and building projects

Working with inter-disciplinary teams to implement sustainable approaches to infrastructure, buildings and the environment

Technical project support and application of urban planning, environmental engineering, architecture, and/or landscape architecture methods in new construction

Understanding of construction management processes

Developing and implementing programs that create a cultural shift towards conservation


BS/MS in Architecture, Planning, Engineering or related discipline

5+ years of experience in urban development, green building, and construction including practical experience in an architecture and/or engineering firm with practices in urban development

Fluency in English and French required; technical Arabic a plus

Knowledge and experience with LEED, BREEAM, HQE or Green Globe standards and methods

Ability to engage in detailed technical discussions on urban development, civil engineering, architecture and landscape architecture issues

Understanding of infrastructure engineering

Experience developing and implementing green building programs to address significant environmental aspects for buildings such as energy, water, and waste management, resource conservation, sustainable materials selection, etc.

Working familiarity with the requirements for achieving LEED (ND, EB, NC, CI) and ISO-14001 Environmental Management Systems certifications preferred

Technical experience with the following tools/methods/standards preferred:

ASHRAE Level 1 and 2 energy audits

Building energy modeling and BIM

ASHRAE 55, 62.1, and 90.1 standards

Excellent self-leadership, interpersonal communication skills, and cultural sensitivity with the ability to effectively and tactfully interact with individuals

Demonstrated ability with client relationship management and consultation

Ability to work internationally for a minimum of one year, initially in Morocco

Willing to travel to support business needs

Please view our website at to apply on-line for:

Position Title: Green Building Specialist / Location: International.

Resumes must be submitted in English. Join our team and make a difference! Ecology and Environment, Inc is an EEO/AA employer. M/F/V/D


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