NBBJ Energy Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Description For more than 75 years, NBBJ has been guided by a vision to design for life. We are an award-winning global design and architecture firm, a creative company fueled by ideas, and a place where everyone is empowered to contribute to creating a better practice. Recognized as the world's most innovative architecture firm by Fast Company, we have partnered with some of the world's leading companies and institutions - Google, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford University and Massachusetts General Hospital, among many others - to set new standards for performance, organizational culture, health and wellness, and technology- and data-driven design. This is an excellent opportunity for you to join NBBJ Seattle (New York / Boston) in an Energy Analyst role. We are looking for a leader who can inspire teams to higher energy performance through design, coach those teams with outside modelers, help to build internal capacity and strength in early design modeling, linking energy and comfort analysis, and provide a full range of project energy analysis when needed. NBBJ is a signatory of the AIA 2030 Commitment, and we take our commitment seriously, with a goal of employing energy modeling on every project to improve energy performance on every project in our international portfolio. Your New Role: Project Energy Performance analysis : Provide guidance in setting EUI targets and planning the most valuable energy and comfort analysis scope and timing, both for teams engaging outside modeling consultants and those relying on internal capacity. While our ultimate goal is to engage full scope design energy modeling throughout all project phases, we see especial significance in setting up architectural decisions for high performance buildings, relying on the architecture to achieve as much passively as possible. Conduct energy performance analysis on NBBJ projects as needed, and assist/coach teams in setting performance targets, identifying high value strategies, provide analysis feedback for design options and recommendations to achieve our energy performance targets. Digital Practice Collaboration: Join the Performance Analysis Leadership Team. Work with digital practice to optimize workflow within teams who may use multiple tools. Training: Work with the DPLT and studios to identify key participants and an approach to training, with the outcome of not only having staff with tool expertise, but the building science knowledge to use the tools as well. Utility Funding Assistance: Assist teams with obtaining utility funding where relevant to improve project performance 2030 Performance Tracking: Participate in 2030 Commitment tracking and analysis, ensuring that our data accurately reflects our practice, helping to convey that data to the firm graphically and effectively and helping to identify key improvement steps over time. QC Review: review and provide quality checks on all consultant modeling to bridge communication between disciplines What you will Need to Succeed: Passion and commitment to high performance sustainable design Must speak engineer AND architect, have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a collaborative spirit. Ability to participate in and lead workshops and design sessions with full range of design teams and client groups. Able and willing to participate in projects of various scales and locations around the world with large, complex teams Understanding of the full spectrum of sustainable strategies - passive design, thermal comfort, envelope design, water strategies, materials, health and wellbeing - and how they interrelate in high performance outcomes. Experience with regulatory compliance energy modeling and LEED energy modeling LEED Specialty Accreditation required, WELL AP or other accreditations a plus (ene