The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) continues to assemble a dynamic, integrated team of architects, engineers, building scientists, and sustainable development professionals to provide technical expertise on LEED, the GBCI certification process and to current and potential project teams and stakeholders. Our LEED Support team offers over 150 years of combined LEED project experience to help project teams navigate the technical complexities of LEED. In joining this team, the LEED® Specialist will serve as a LEED technical subject matter expert, and draw on direct experience with the LEED® Rating Systems. Reporting directly to the Director of LEED Support, the position is focused on improving the customer’s LEED experience through direct customer engagement.
This position may be performed in our Washington, DC office or remotely.
Use excellent communication skills to provide professional, clear, and enabling guidance for project teams regarding green design, construction, operations and maintenance certification processes
Participate as an integral member of the Technical Customer Service team, sharing expertise and assisting with the continuous improvement process
Facilitate and provide direct access between project teams and technical colleagues to help resolve project review related issues
Collaborate with managers, consultants, and project teams to evaluate project documentation, and review technical documents
Liaise with USGBC, GBCI and other rating systems’ staff
Other duties as requested
Assist in developing, reviewing, and refining LEED® programs, policies and plans, as well as specific LEED® credit language and reference materials
Maintain currency of expertise by staying abreast of new and developing industry issues and trends
Attend conferences and events as requested to engage customers directly
Education & training requirements/preferences
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a field of study related to one or more of the following professions:
About U.S. Green Building CouncilThe U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED — the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world. Every day USGBC is helping advance spaces that are better for the environment and healthier for us to live, work and play in. Through our... community network, continuous collaboration with industry experts, market research publications and LEED professional credentials, USGBC remains a key driving force in the green building sector.