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Green Building Certification Project Associate - RE Tech Advisors

Dallas, TX, USA Req #760
Thursday, March 9, 2023
RE Tech Advisors, a Legence company

RE Tech Advisors is a growing, woman-led consulting firm of over 125 ESG professionals. We deliver results at the intersection of engineering, technology, and sustainability. RE Tech has a progressive and ambitious client base that includes numerous commercial real estate portfolios, private equity investors, federal agencies, industry associations, and manufacturing companies. By joining the RE Tech Advisors team, you will work closely with recognized industry leaders who are driving national and global sustainability initiatives providing you the opportunity to realize your own professional growth objectives in the ESG arena.  

The ideal Project Associate not only understands the high quality of the work provided by RE Tech Advisors to its clients but also has a passion for sustainability in the commercial real estate industry. This detail-oriented and analytical individual assists the Project Manager with green building certification consulting relating to vendor correspondence, policy writing, data analysis, and building system performance calculations. With excellent written and verbal communication skills, this associate project manager is in direct communication with property teams, vendors and internal team members.


This organized person is able to remain flexible with changing priorities and is able to multitask efficiently. The ideal candidate is a true team player who supports the Project Manager and other team members. This project associate is a self-starter and takes the initiative to complete tasks on his/her own with the help and guidance from the Project Manager. This person understands the importance of meeting deadlines and being respectful, honest, organized, detail-oriented, and driven to provide quality work.

This position is based out of our Dallas, TX office; however, we will consider qualified remote candidates. RE Tech supports a hybrid work model with flexible work schedules that include a mix of in office and work from home.   

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Work with property vendors and suppliers to verify compliance with green building certification standards

  • Benchmark and optimize properties using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

  • Review utility bills and input data into Portfolio Manager

  • Analyze transportation/occupant survey results

  • Update/create policies to meet green building certification standards

  • Measure square footages in building site plans and drawings using PDF editor software

  • Complete documentation related to green building certifications such as LEED and other Green Building Certification projects.

  • Collaborate with team members on cross functional projects

Essential Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:

  • Passion for sustainability and green buildings

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or other related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Detail oriented and analytically inclined

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to handle multiple projects, change priorities, and keep up with a continually heavy workload


Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Requirements 

As a federal government contractor, per requirements specified by Executive Order 14042, RE Tech must follow the federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements. As such, all RE Tech employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by RE Tech.  RE Tech enforcement of the vaccine requirement is on hold, as federal agencies are not currently enforcing the mandate. RE Tech may resume a vaccine mandate pending the release of updated COVID-19 safety protocols from the US Office of Management and Budget. https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/contractors/ 

In compliance with Federal law and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 22.1800, the selected candidate will be required to provide documentation that will verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.
No sponsorship available for this position. 

Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
  • Maternity and parental leave
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
  • Volunteer time off
  • Flexible/hybrid work schedule
  • Annual professional development fund 
  • Voting leave
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
  • One-time home office bonus
Office perks
  • Snacks, coffee and Bevi drink machine
  • Regular social activities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free on-site gym (Tysons Corner, Virginia office)
  • Dog friendly office (Dallas, Texas office)
  • Metro accessible office (Tysons Corner, Virginia office, Silver Line)
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

Contingent Employment Statement
Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Reasonable Accommodations
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  • Dallas, TX, USA