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Sustainability Specialist
MCN Build Washington, DC

Sustainability Specialist

MCN Build
Washington, DC
Expired: October 19, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $80,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Other

Sustainability Specialist Who We Are: Founded in 2007, MCN Build is a diverse, dynamic commercial construction management firm headquartered in Washington, DC. We specialize in developments that enhance the community; including transformational projects that promote economic sustainability, including education, recreation, healthcare, affordable housing, and institutional spaces. While building strong, continuous relationships with our clients and the community, we recognize that our success is rooted in the professional and personal fulfilment of our most valuable asset-our employees.

Now is the perfect time to join the MCN team! Our CEO Rudy Seikaly was named 2021 Business Leader of the Year by DC’s Chamber of Commerce. We are proud to have been named a Best Place to Work by the Washingtonian in 2015.

Our biggest win is from our own employees who still today overwhelmingly choose to grow with MCN as evidenced by our 95% employee retention rate and average tenure of 4 1/2 years. We truly invest in our own people by offering top notch, company-sponsored benefits found in firms twice our size to all 100+ MCN team members. Student loan repayment plans, 529 college savings plans, tuition reimbursement, flexible remote working arrangements, PMP/LEED/CCM/CQM certification preparation classes, industry conference networking, pups in the office, #WellnessWednesday yoga sessions, and free downloads of the Calm meditation app are just some of the benefits that empower every member of the MCN team to choose their own professional and personal journey to work-life balance.

In the last 7 years, we’ve doubled our size, added 2 new office locations in Baltimore & Prince Georges' County, celebrated 20+ employee promotions, and won two 2021 Engineering News Record (ENR) Best Project awards all while expanding our philanthropic efforts both here at home in the DMV as well as abroad in Ethiopia, Lebanon, and El Salvador. We're 50% millennials, 20% women, and 100% driven to build our community together. Who We’re Looking For: We’re seeking a motivated Sustainability Specialist with 2-5 years of relevant professional experience and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

The right hard-working Sustainability Specialist will provide sustainable consulting services within the firm, primarily for projects seeking certification through LEED, but also serve as a subject matter expert for sustainability by providing information and expertise regarding sustainable strategies, conducting material research, guiding building performance analysis, track key metrics, and supporting sustainable education efforts. Successful candidates will be able to share their passion for and dedication to getting the job done and confidently represent the firm, including committing the firm on schedule and cost matters within approved parameters. What You’ll Do: Our new Sustainability Specialist will make use of the technical tools and oversee the tracking of all contracts and support building performance analysis and internal sustainability program management.

MCN Sustainability Specialists develop and present sustainability related topics for staff education and grow firm-wide resources. Sustainability Specialists also maintain knowledge of energy and sustainability related regulations/certification programs and help track and maintain the project data required. If you are motivated by working efficiently in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with multiple project relationships and competing priorities, this may be the perfect fit for you.

What You Bring to The Table: Bachelor's degree in engineering, Architecture, or a related field2-5 years of relevant professional experienceKnowledge of OSHA safety regulations is requiredLEED Accreditation with specialtyExperience developing and implementing sustainability concepts and strategies as demonstrated through actual project or program workStrong knowledge of LEED and project management, gained through directly relevant project experience and educationAnalytical thinker with strong problem-solving skillsStrong writing skills and technical presentation abilityProven effectiveness coordinating with contractors, architectural team, and consultantsUnderstanding results from building performance software preferred including but not limited to: Daylighting; energy analysis, and Life Cycle Cost Analysis. Experience conducting any of this analysis is a plusProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & PowerPoint specifically)Familiarity with Revit, Bluebeam and/or related softwareFamiliarity in use of Building Performance Analysis softwareWhat We Offer: Salary Range: $80,000 –100,000 with up to 10% in an annual discretionary bonus100% COVID-19 vaccinated project management teamFree medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee. 75% cost sharing for family coverage including a domestic partnerTuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, 401k matching, and 529 college savings plans20 days of PTO/year, flexible hybrid remote working arrangements, the latest technology and tools to do your best workOpportunity to make an impact on a diverse team with decades of professional experienceEmail your resume to or apply online at for immediate consideration.

MCN Build is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MCN encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


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20022 USA


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