Sustainable Buildings Consultant
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

Sustainable Buildings Consultant

The opportunity

Come and work for the company that won Deloitte’s Sustainable Business Leadership Award and be part of Making Everyday Better!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sustainable Buildings Consultant to join our Buildings Specialist Sustainability team.

You’ll be involved in a range of Sustainable Development projects across New Zealand and Australia with options for employment location across our North Island centres of excellence in Auckland and Wellington.

Our value-focused approach to sustainability utilises passive design approaches coupled with leading-edge technologies and evidence-based assessments of building performance.

You will work closely with clients to understand their needs and then work with our Beca team to put in place plans to exceed our client's objectives.

Our Buildings Specialist Sustainability Team

We are an established and experienced sustainability team with a focus on pushing the boundaries of design. We are currently working on a number of net-zero carbon projects, projects targeting world-leading sustainability certification, advising development agencies on how to integrate sustainability into their designs, and undertaking research to help drive New Zealand’s climate change response towards the best de-carbonisation opportunities.

We are experiencing significant growth in our services, driven by the Climate Emergency, and are targeting engagements that best support our low carbon future.

As a virtual team across multiple locations, we can expose our people to a variety of work and building typologies, with a focus on growing their capability and enhancing the impact they can have on the world.

Our past is full of world firsts and the highest accolades for implementing green building principles. Today we are focused on surpassing these achievements by continually challenging and overcoming convention and constraints, to transform our world for the better.

About you

With experience as a sustainability professional, you will be ready for your next career move.

For success in the role, ideally, you will have :

  • Tertiary qualified in a related field Building science, building physics, mechanical services engineering, architecture, or other
  • Experience delivering ESD projects including : Developing bespoke sustainability strategies, building physics analysis (skills in IES and similar are an advantage), development of passive design solutions, building life cycle analysis, decarbonisation roadmaps, and green building certification (Green Star / NABERsNZ / LEED / Living Building Challenge etc.)
  • Strong client engagement skills have a passion for working directly with clients and architects offering clear and valued advice which resonates.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and lead others to achieve sustainable outcomes
  • Excellent communications skills and someone who thrives working in a team environment
  • A passion for sustainability and a motivation to learn better practice in our industry
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, intuition and passion for bringing fresh ideas and new solutions to our clients and communities
  • What we offer

    Beca prides itself on supporting a diverse and inclusive culture open to inputs from creative people of all genders, ethnicity, identity, thought and experiences.

  • Exposure to New Zealand clients and projects of national significance
  • An opportunity to influence and contribute to our international Sustainable Building offerings in Australia and Singapore
  • A supportive and caring work environment where you can bring your whole self to work.
  • Flexible working arrangements to balance your personal / family commitments.
  • Highly supportive environment of sharing and collaboration.
  • Excellent benefits including discounted health insurance, gym memberships, and a huge number of social events.
  • Relocation for suitable applicants.
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