#SustyJob: Sustainability Consultant in Dubai

Whether it is maximizing space in cities or making wasteland habitable, we deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients. Our people work collaboratively to create value through built and natural assets that work in harmony with their surroundings – from shopping centers in Shanghai to new rail systems in Middle East and reducing air pollution in Los Angeles.

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, they work in partnership with clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. Over 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues.

Our Values:

People First
Integrity
Client Success
Collaboration
Sustainability

What We Offer:

A dynamic and challenging opportunity to work on globally iconic projects. A great working environment that supports personal professional development, provides experience to work on projects that build regions and offers attractive tax-free remuneration and benefits.

Key accountabilities for the role:

They are seeking for a highly disciplined and experienced Sustainability Consultant to work on design & engineering projects in Dubai, UAE

Role Overview:

The consultant will provide technical support leadership on projects (Site and Office based consultancy work) within the Sustainable Design group and have proven skills and a depth of experience in delivering sustainable solutions for Buildings and Communities.

Responsibilities:

Advising clients on green building technology and ratings systems, primarily the Estidama and LEED ratings and tools.

Develop sustainability frameworks and strategies for multiple scales of projects, during the master planning and building design stages.

Travel to in-country and out-of-country projects (under design and/or construction) as required – up to 30% of time.

Tracking rating system and building strategy processes, writing and editing reports, and presenting LEED or sustainability frameworks to clients, design teams, and contractors.

Demonstrate research experience, as this job will likely demand both directed and individual research into architectural materials and technology, building services systems, green building and urban policy, and social and human comfort issues.

Develop presentation material for reports, presentation and plans.
Sketching and digital illustrations of building concepts may be expected in order to visualize design strategies for client presentations and other external needs.

You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.
Qualifications
Experience, Qualifications & Person Specifications:

Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Design, Architecture, Building Science, Engineering or a closely related field.

Experience with LEED v4 and Estidama PRCS rating systems during design and construction stages.

Have 4 years of relevant work experience post-graduation, in a similar consultancy role with a proven track record.

Is LEED AP accredited.

Willingness to travel to Saudi Arabia on a frequent basis.

Have familiarity with energy analysis software (i.e. IES) and other design software (i.e. Rhino).

Strong writing skills and technical presentation ability.

Ability to prioritise and manage multiple on-going activities.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Capable in use of design software, such as SketchUp, Revit etc. would be useful.

Proficient in use of software like Excel, Publisher or other desktop publishing platform, interactive Adobe PDF

 

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Author: MFON

Mfon Essien is an experienced environmental sustainability professional with cross-cultural & international experience (Middle East & Africa) in developing, coordinating and implementing environmental management systems and environmental sustainability initiatives that go beyond compliance. He has gained mastery in the areas of developing environmental sustainability strategies, implementing policies and procedures, and achieving best results for all stakeholders within mandatory legislative and voluntary best practice requirements. He oversees operations at sustainabilitysolutions.net

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