Career & Internship Opportunities

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NEI is committed to developing a diverse staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


Regional Manager-Maryland

New Ecology, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Regional Manager-Maryland. The Regional Manager is responsible for managing the operations of a start-up New Ecology office in Maryland. The core work is providing energy efficiency and green building services that cost-effectively improve the performance, health and durability of buildings.

Our clients are typically owners of multifamily housing, (with an emphasis on affordable housing) and owners of community-based projects such as municipal, educational and arts buildings. Projects include buildings that are being newly constructed, renovated, or are just seeking improved performance. We also provide services that improve the performance and reduce the costs of operating real estate portfolios, such as remote monitoring, equipment optimizations, and data analysis. The successful candidate will have management expertise in marketing, customer relations, and staff management, and technical competency in green building, energy efficiency, and/or construction management. The operation will be closely affiliated with and supported by NEI's Boston headquarters.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Regional Manager's duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Adapting the New Ecology business model to a new location and coordinating with New Ecology's Boston headquarters.
  • Building a client base by cultivating relationships with building owners, state housing officials, financing agencies, utilities, trade organizations and others.
  • Managing project managers who will be responsible for the direct delivery of services to clients.
  • Recruiting and managing a staff capable of providing high quality green building and energy efficiency services.
  • Setting up a new office and being responsible for the successful, bottom line management of the office.
  • Participating in the development of a national network of providers of similar services, in conjunction with Elevate Energy and our partner organizations.

Qualifications
New Ecology typically seeks to hire multidisciplinary, lifelong learners who naturally seek deeper and deeper understanding of how buildings operate, how finances, markets and regulations affect building ownership, and how this understanding can be used to convince owners and operators to adapt greener practices.

The ideal candidate:

  • is committed to a career in the development of the entrepreneurial non-profit sector of the economy;
  • enjoys leading a team of professionals and is more concerned with the outcome than personal accolades;
  • has the personality, drive and communications skills needed to develop and maintain relationships with demanding customers;
  • prefers to work with one foot in operations and the other in management;
  • can translate the issues encountered in the field into effective operations and business development strategies;
  • thrives on finding solutions to difficult problems and breaking new ground in a developing business sector;
  • has technical knowledge of green building and/or building systems. This might include experience in:

building operations; construction management;project development;formal training in building science;LEED accreditation, energy auditing or building ratings; and CEM or BPI certification;

and related experience including: project, financial and personnel management; selecting and managing contractors;securing grants and rebates for clients, and managing quality control and M&V efforts;

  • has a master's degree in an appropriate field or equivalent experience; and
  • has a valid driver's license.

The candidate should be prepared for increased responsibility in a rapidly growing company. Frequent travel to Boston and periodic overnight travel elsewhere is required.

Compensation
Competitive pay and benefits commensurate with experience.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
info@newecology.org. Please include Regional Manager-Maryland in the subject line.

Or mail to -

New Ecology, Inc.
15 Court Square, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02108
Attn: Regional Manager-Maryland

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Building Energy Modeling Analyst

New Ecology, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Building Energy Modeling Analyst. The Analyst will use his or her knowledge of engineering and the simulation process to provide support for projects requiring modeling for code compliance, LEED and Energy Star compliance, existing building performance evaluation, and general energy efficient, green building design. In this position the Analyst will work with our expert project managers to guide the design and optimization process and cost effectively improve performance of NEI's projects, which are predominantly multifamily housing and community buildings in the northeast.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Building Energy Modeling Analyst's duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing whole building energy modeling and analysis at a variety of stages of project design and development, utilizing predominately the ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G framework.
  • Providing feedback to project teams on cost effective ways of improving building performance.
  • Develop and write studies that detail building components, describe energy efficiency alternatives to improve design and control, and outline modeling assumptions, for new and existing facilities.
  • Managing time effectively and within project budget constraints.
  • Assisting with development of scopes of work by providing detailed information related to the time and costs associated with energy modeling.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be results-oriented and a team player. The applicant's experience and qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Architectural engineering or related field.
  • 2+ yrs experience related to building energy-systems design and/or energy audits / evaluations‬.
  • 2+ yrs of demonstrable experience with common energy analysis/benchmarking and energy modeling software (Trane Trace, eQUEST, EnergyPlus, TREAT, Excel-based energy calculations‬, etc.).
  • Understanding of building HVAC, envelope, lighting and other related systems commonly found in multifamily buildings, and ability to efficiently read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of the basic physics underlying building science and the basic engineering equations underlying energy efficiency calculations.
  • Strong familiarity with energy codes, including IECC/ASHRAE.
  • Experience with modeling to meet the LEED, and EPA Multifamily High Rise, and utility rebate program requirements.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to distill basic information out of complex development projects, assess challenges, and generate and communicate recommended resolutions.
  • PE, CEM, LEED, or credentials in related areas will be considered an advantage.

Compensation
Competitive pay and benefits commensurate with experience.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

info@newecology.org (Add "Building Energy Modeling Analyst" in the subject line)
or mail to -

New Ecology, Inc.
15 Court Square, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02108
Attn: Building Energy Modeling Analyst Position

 

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CT Project Manager - Green Building & Energy Efficiency

New Ecology, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Project Manager in its Hartford Connecticut office. The Project Manager works with project owners and development teams to improve the performance, health and durability of multifamily buildings. The work requires construction site field experience, and knowledge of green building practices and technologies, energy efficiency improvement strategies, building science, basic technical architectural and mechanical competency.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Green Building Project Manager's duties will include, but are not limited to, managing green building and energy efficiency retrofit projects from beginning to end including client relations, internal and external team member coordination, schedules and budgets, oversight of technical resources, and delivery of final work products. The Project Manager will be the primary client contact on individual projects, and will responsible for developing and delivering NEI's work product.

Specific tasks may include:

  • developing green building strategies for new construction projects;
  • developing energy efficiency strategies for building retrofit projects;
  • conducting audits and existing conditions evaluations of multifamily buildings;
  • reviewing technical documents like building plans, specifications, and submittals to ensure that green design intent is incorporated and that green and energy efficiency features are buildable;
  • leading design meetings to identify and target cost effective greening strategies and approaches;
  • attending project meetings and leading discussions on relevant sustainability issues;
  • conducting construction inspections to ensure that projects are built as designed, that LEED and Energy Star requirements are met, and that problems and issues are identified and resolved to the owner's satisfaction;
  • conducting post-occupancy evaluations of projects to ensure they are performing as intended;
  • securing grants and rebates for clients, including writing proposals, working with utility representatives, and filing rebate forms;
  • representing clients before government agencies in permitting and compliance discussions;
  • writing reports and case studies; and
  • presenting New Ecology at conferences.

The candidate should be prepared for increased responsibility in a rapidly growing company, and should be motivated to help build this aspect of New Ecology's services.

Qualifications
New Ecology typically seeks to hire multidisciplinary, lifelong learners who naturally seek deeper and deeper understanding of how buildings operate, how finances, markets and regulations affect building ownership, and how this understanding can be used to convince owners and operators to adapt greener practices. The ideal candidate thrives on finding solutions to difficult problems and breaking new ground in a developing business sector, has the organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects and the people skills necessary to clearly communicate complex ideas and meet client expectations. Candidates must have a technical knowledge of building systems and operations; experience in construction project management, coordination and implementation; and a demonstrated desire to work on energy efficiency and sustainability issues at the project and building level.

The applicant's experience and qualifications should include:

  • knowledge of green building and energy efficiency strategies and technologies;
  • a strong knowledge of multifamily buildings/building systems;
  • significant, demonstrated experience in building science,
  • knowledge of HVAC systems and building codes;
  • technical competence in reading and interpreting specifications and plans;
  • experience in construction management and field inspections;
  • experience managing multiple projects;
  • experience interpreting data, financial calculations, and energy models;
  • ability to communicate clearly both orally (presentations) and in writing;
  • working knowledge of rebates and incentive programs available to building owners;
  • LEED accreditation or the ability to obtain accreditation; and
  • experience as a HERS rater and/or BPI certification or the ability to quickly become BPI certified.

Compensation
Competitive pay and generous benefits package.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: info@newecology.org (please put "CT-Project Manager" in the subject line) or mail to:

New Ecology, Inc.
15 Court Square, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02108
Attn: Project Manager Position

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Green Building Assistant Project Manager

The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for providing green building and energy efficiency services to project owners and development teams to practically and cost-effectively improve the performance, health and durability of buildings that are being newly constructed or substantially renovated. The work requires basic technical architectural and mechanical competency. Construction site field experience is desirable. The Assistant Project Manager will work with experienced Project Managers at New Ecology to develop strategies to green properties, ensure that these strategies are reflected in plans and specifications, train construction teams, inspect work to ensure that the design intent is met, and conduct post occupancy evaluations. Other duties include assisting with LEED and Energy Star certifications and renewable energy installations. The primary focus of this work is at the building level, specifically on multifamily housing and community buildings in the northeast.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Project Manager's duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing technical documents such as building plans, specifications, and submittals to ensure that green design intent is incorporated and that green and energy efficiency features are buildable;
  • Participating in and documenting the outcomes of design charrettes to identify and target cost effective greening strategies and approaches for clients;
  • Attending project meetings and contributing toward discussions on relevant sustainability issues;
  • Conducting construction inspections to ensure that projects are built as designed, that LEED and Energy Star requirements are met, and that problems and issues are identified and resolved to the owner's satisfaction;
  • Conducting post-occupancy evaluations of projects to ensure they are performing as intended;
  • Coordinating and documenting green building rating system compliance;
  • Securing grants and rebates for clients, including writing proposals, working with utility representatives, and filing rebate forms;
  • Drafting proposals.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, results-oriented, and a team player. The candidate must have a basic technical knowledge of building systems and operations, green building approaches and best practices, and some level of experience in project management, coordination and implementation. A strong desire to work on energy efficiency and sustainability issues at the building level is required.

The candidate should also possess strong customer communication skills. The candidate should be prepared for increased responsibility in a rapidly growing company and should be motivated to help build this aspect of New Ecology's services.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have academic or work experience that demonstrates:
    o the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
    o strong verbal and written communication skills;
    o research experience in a related field;
    o strong MC Excel and Word and writing skills;
  • Technical competence in reading and interpreting specifications and plans;
  • Experience in building science,
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC systems and building codes;
  • Basic knowledge of multifamily buildings/building systems;
  • Graduate degree or equivalent experience.

Desirable experience includes:

  • LEED accreditation and experience in actually certifying projects;
  • HERS rater and/or BPI certification;
  • Construction management and field inspection abilities.

Compensation
Competitive pay and generous benefits package.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

info@newecology.org (Please add "Green Building Project Manager" in subject line) or mail to -

New Ecology, Inc.
15 Court Square, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02108
Attn: Green Building Project Manager Position

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Administrative Assistant

New Ecology, Inc. is seeking candidates for a full-time Administrative Assistant to alleviate the increasing needs of the Accounts Payable, Executive Office and general operations departments, as we continue exciting multi-state expansion efforts within the energy efficiency industry.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Administrative Assistant's duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with general bookkeeping, including accounts payable and company credit card transactions
  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone, answering or directing inquiries
  • Basic website management
  • General office management and support of multi-state office locations
  • General program support, as needed
  • Executive office support: maintaining President's appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel, upon request
  • Conserving Managers' time by researching, and routing correspondence, drafting letters and documents, collecting and analyzing information, initiating telecommunications, etc.
  • General support of management and program staff including: arranging domestic travel for employees upon request, tracking transactions and receipts from all lines of company credit, entering employee expense reimbursement reports, etc.
  • Maintaining electronic files and creating new ones as needed, for all contract agreements, correspondence, vendor bills, customer payments, etc.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment and techniques, etc.
  • Maintains office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, evaluating new office products, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies
  • Assistance with coordination of company-wide events such as retreats and year-end holiday party
  • Other special projects as they arise.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be results-oriented and a team player. The applicant's experience and qualifications should include prior administrative experience, as well as strong computer skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required, experience with Quickbooks (or similar financial software), website design and graphics programs desirable. College degree or equivalent experience required. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Comptroller and Office Manager.

Compensation
Competitive pay (commensurate with experience) and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer contribution to health insurance; dental and disability plans; paid vacation, employer IRA contribution, and pre-tax flex spending accounts.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

info@newecology.org (Add "Administrative Assistant" in the subject line)
or mail to -

New Ecology, Inc.
15 Court Square, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02108
Attn: Administrative Assistant position

 

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