Project Consultant

Richmond, VA

Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC (SDC) has immediate need for a high-performing, team-oriented Project Consultant in our Richmond, Virginia office to grow with the company. This is a full-time position, minimum 30 hours per week.


The Project Consultant supports a team managing LEED / green building design, construction, operations and maintenance projects, and training initiatives in a fast-paced, specialized, and focused environment. Depending upon level, the Project Consultant may also serve in the capacity of ‘assistant project manager’ on one or more projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Bachelors’ degree in and minimum four years’ experience in architecture, interior design, architectural engineering, facilities management, construction management, or other fields related to the building industry. Candidates must be knowledgeable in commercial green building principles and practices and have played a role in a minimum of two LEED projects. Candidates must be proficient in navigating architectural and engineering drawings and specifications and must have experience with LEED Online. The successful candidate will support multiple Project Managers managing numerous consulting projects and play a supporting role in the development of consulting tools, services, resources, and trainings. Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative, flexibility, communication, organizational and time management skills. LEED Green Associate credential required, and the successful candidate must demonstrate ability to achieve the LEED professional accreditation with Specialty within 6 months of the day of employment, if not already accredited. 

Additional Qualifications

Candidates may also have experience with and/or credentials in any of the green building standards with which SDC currently works, including but not limited to: DC Green Codes, ENERGY STAR, Guiding Principles for High Performance Sustainable Buildings, Fitwel, Green Communities Criteria, Green Globes, International Green Construction Code, LEED Green Building Rating System, LEED Zero, Living Building Challenge, Net Zero Energy Buildings, Parksmart Certification, SITES, and the WELL Building Standard. Daylight modeling, energy modeling, whole building life-cycle analysis, or other building analysis skills are a plus, as are graphic design and advanced MS Office productivity software skills.

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