Sustainability Consultant

Position Title: Sustainability Consultant

The Sustainability Consultant reports directly to the Director of Sustainability – Wellness and supports SIG’s Sustainability Consulting Department on LEED, WELL, Fitwel, BREEAM, and other sustainable building certification projects. This position will plan, lead, and manage a variety of projects for new construction and existing buildings. Knowledge of the LEED rating system required, ideally with knowledge of WELL, Fitwel, and/or BREEAM. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience consulting on 10+ sustainability projects and should demonstrate the ability to work independently in a deadline focused environment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee multiple projects related to sustainable and healthy buildings (including but not limited to: LEED, WELL, and Fitwel) for commercial real estate clients.
  • Maintain project schedules and budgets for multiple projects on different timelines.
  • Contribute ideas for continual improvement of internal project processes and team efficiency.
  • Training – perform internal (project management processes, quality control and career development) and external training to industry professionals (LEED/Fitwel/WELL/etc).
  • Research and provide content to SIG 101/SIG University’s peer education sessions.
  • Provide content to SIG blog and ongoing “Green Education” newsletters periodically.
  • Participate in USGBC’s or other industry association’s steering opportunities.
  • Maintain a high level of industry knowledge through professional development and organization participation.
  • Add opinions to company growth strategy, marketing, and business development.
  • Incorporate team feedback into individual performance.
  • Track short and long-term personal and professional goals throughout the year.
  • Provide training to members of the team as well as clients, vendors, and contractors.
  • Be apprised of status of projects, including issues – provide advice, best practices, tips to discussing situations with clients, and more.
  • Provide and request feedback (positive and constructive) to team members in a timely manner on their work.
  • Inspire and encourage the entire team through regular positive interactions, even in stressful high-workload times.
  • Contribute project and subject matter information for use in social media posts, blogs for our website, and internal educational purposes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • LEED accreditation (LEED AP) and project experience required (O+M designation preferred)
  • BREEAM Assessor credential recommended.
  • Familiarity with WELL/Fitwel recommended.
  • Familiarity with ESG Reporting recommended.
  • Passion for green buildings and sustainability; independently driven to learn new systems and skills to improve the built environment.
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, detail-oriented, self-guided with the ability to deliver timely results.
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking, and Self Motivated


  • Open to anywhere within the continental US