Employment Opportunities

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Do you want to be immersed in sustainability practices on a global scale? Apply your knowledge and passion to a growing global initiative.

3R Sustainability often seeks professionals for positions, remote or at its LEED Gold certified Pittsburgh office in the Strip District, to be on the front line of the global charge toward sustainability. Applicants are welcome to submit resumes for the positions below that 3R frequently considers.

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Built Environment Sustainability Consultant (Engineering Track)

3R Sustainability, a CSR (corporate social responsibility) and high-performance building consulting company located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, is looking for a Built Environment Sustainability Consultant (Engineering Track) to join our growing team.

3R believes that sustainability and corporate responsibility are good for business, good for the environment, good for society, and good for the economy. This client-facing role will focus on corporate, building, and product sustainability, including environmental impacts, employee health and productivity, community engagement, and sound business practices. Tasks will include analyzing sustainability data, developing business strategies, and creating sustainability reports and programs. Projects and clients will span across a diverse set of industries and locations, which require engagement with clients, and their stakeholders, around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct documentation review according to the LEED BD+C and ID+C rating systems with an emphasis on the EA and IEQ credit categories
  • Create documentation packages for the credits and prerequisites in the categories listed above
  • Manage portions of built environment consulting projects
  • Provide support for other sustainability related projects across the company’s range of services

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support collaboration with clients through development of tools and deliverables in a variety of frameworks including LEED, WELL Health-Safety, and other built environment and CSR related topics
  • Independently undertake project-related research, collect and analyze data, and engage with a range of stakeholders
  • Support senior colleagues in business development, including proposal writing, and in the development of work plans, schedules and budgets for the delivery of client projects
  • Deliver tasks on time and within budget and assist project managers to ensure that projects perform against targets and deadlines
  • Work on several differing projects simultaneously
  • Conduct corporate GHG inventories (scope 1, 2, 3)

Requirements

  • BA/BSc in sustainability, engineering or a related science, with a well-rounded understanding of business
  • Three to five years’ directly related work experience with direct experience with at least 10 energy models
  • Background in energy modeling, utility analysis, or energy efficiency
  • Possess, or in the course of six months obtain a LEED AP with specialty
  • Background working with large data sets and proven ability to analyze, interpret and communicate findings
  • Understand the connection between high-performance buildings and CSR

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who:

  • Currently hold or currently pursuing PE, EIT, BEMP, or C.E.M.
  • Have experience with data science and data visualization
  • Hold a master’s degree in sustainability and/or business, or equivalent certifications
  • Have experience with LCAs and/or corporate GHG inventories (scope 1, 2, 3)
  • Have project management experience

Personal attributes and qualities

  • Passion for sustainability
  • Curious, globally-minded and enthusiastic
  • Detail oriented to contribute to and support the 3R team, project management, and administration
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, organization, and communication skills
  • Positive, helpful, and team-focused with a strong initiative and willingness to learn and work
  • Quick and adaptive learner, eager to tackle new situations
  • Proactive, self-driven, and willing to jump in on any task that helps the team meet its objectives
  • Able to work on virtual teams

The ideal candidate will be available to work remotely or at 3R’s LEED Gold certified office in the Strip District in Pittsburgh. A comprehensive benefit package is offered, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts for medical/dependent care, retirement plan with company match, generous paid time off, and a business casual environment. Salary is competitive, depending on education, breadth of experience and communication skills.

Please submit resumes to careers@3Rsustainability.com for consideration. All inquiries will be held in confidence. Background checks are required. EOE.

Senior Sustainability Consultant

3R Sustainability, a CSR (corporate social responsibility) and high-performance building consulting company located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, is looking for a Senior Sustainability Consultant to join our growing team. 

3R believes that sustainability and corporate responsibility are good for business, good for the environment, good for society, and good for the economy.  This client-facing role will focus on corporate, building, and product sustainability, including environmental impacts, employee health and productivity, community engagement, and sound business practices. Tasks will include analyzing sustainability data, developing business strategies, and creating sustainability reports and programs. Projects and clients will span across a diverse set of industries and locations, which require engagement with clients, and their stakeholders, around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct gap assessments and define sustainability programs by applying international sustainability rating systems and frameworks such as GRI, SASB, CDP, EcoVadis, ISO, GRESB, SDGs, C2C, LEED, WELL, BREEAM, etc.
  • Evaluate sustainability data and information against broad CSR/ESG benchmarks, scorecards, and best practices, and identify opportunities for improvement 
  • Assist in corporate sustainability reporting and writing
  • Quantify environmental footprints (e.g., energy/GHG emissions/water/waste), set targets for reduction, and define action plan to achieve goals
  • Integrate best practices into projects to drive healthy, productive, diverse teams in healthy, high-performing buildings to support strong, responsible business performance
  • Support collaboration with clients through development of tools and deliverables
  • Independently undertake project-related research, collect and analyze data, and engage with a range of stakeholders
  • Create dynamic and innovative analytics-driven deliverables, including dashboards, spreadsheets, presentations and reports
  • Generate case studies, articles, presentations, and videos related to 3R’s work as needed for business development
  • Actively develop business, including proposal writing, client relationship management, development of work plans, schedules and budgets for the delivery of client projects
  • Deliver tasks on time and within budget and assist project managers to ensure that projects perform against targets and deadlines
  • Work on several differing projects simultaneously

Requirements

The ideal applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent qualitative and quantitative skills, combined with an entrepreneurial attitude and a strategic thinking and doing mindset, in addition to the following minimum qualifications:

  • MBA/MS in sustainability, engineering or a related science, with a well-rounded understanding of business
  • Five to seven years’ related work experience (a master’s degree may substitute for two years)
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • In the course of one year, earn the Sustainability Excellence Associate (SEA) and LEED AP (with specialty) credentials. Substitution of the WELL AP for the LEED AP may also be an acceptable pathway.
  • Background working with large data sets and proven ability to analyze, interpret and communicate findings
  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate and analyze operational and environmental data for compliance, indicators, and trends 
  • Understand the connection between high-performance buildings and CSR
  • Professional writing skills and the ability to translate scientific data and metrics into compelling “sustainability stories”

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who:

  • Currently hold or currently pursuing LEED AP, WELL AP, SEA credentials
  • Have experience with data science and data visualization
  • Have experience with LCAs and/or corporate GHG inventories (scope 1, 2, 3)
  • Have project management experience

Personal attributes and qualities

  • Passion for sustainability 
  • Curious, globally-minded and enthusiastic
  • Detail oriented to contribute to and support the 3R team, project management, and administration 
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, organization, and communication skills 
  • Positive, helpful, and team-focused with a strong initiative and willingness to learn and work
  • Quick and adaptive learner, eager to tackle new situations 
  • Proactive, self-driven, and willing to jump in on any task that helps the team meet its objectives 
  • Well presented with a professional manner to act as a brand ambassador
  • Able to work on virtual teams

The ideal candidate will be available to work remotely or at 3R’s LEED Gold certified office in the Strip District in Pittsburgh. A comprehensive benefit package is offered, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts for medical/dependent care, retirement plan with company match, generous paid time off, and a business casual environment. Salary is competitive, depending on education, breadth of experience and communication skills.

Please submit resumes to careers@3Rsustainability.com for consideration. All inquiries will be held in confidence.  Background checks are required. EOE.

Sustainability Consultant

3R Sustainability Consultant

3R Sustainability, a CSR (corporate social responsibility) and high-performance building consulting company located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, is looking for a Sustainability Consultant to join our growing team.

3R believes that sustainability and corporate responsibility are good for business, good for the environment, good for society, and good for the economy. This client-facing role will focus on corporate, building, and product sustainability, including environmental impacts, employee health and productivity, community engagement, and sound business practices. Tasks will include analyzing sustainability data, developing business strategies, and creating sustainability reports and programs. Projects and clients will span across a diverse set of industries and locations, which require engagement with clients, and their stakeholders, around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct gap assessments and define sustainability programs by applying international sustainability rating systems and frameworks such as GRI, SASB, CDP, EcoVadis, ISO, GRESB, SDGs, C2C, LEED, WELL, BREEAM, etc.
  • Evaluate sustainability data and information against broad CSR/ESG benchmarks, scorecards, and best practices, and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Assist in corporate sustainability reporting and writing
  • Quantify environmental footprints (e.g., energy/GHG emissions/water/waste), set targets for reduction, and define action plan to achieve goals
  • Integrate best practices into projects to drive healthy, productive, diverse teams in healthy, high-performing buildings to support strong, responsible business performance
  • Support collaboration with clients through development of tools and deliverables
  • Independently undertake project-related research, collect and analyze data, and engage with a range of stakeholders
  • Create dynamic and innovative analytics-driven deliverables, including dashboards, spreadsheets, presentations and reports
  • Generate case studies, articles, presentations, and videos related to 3R’s work as needed for business development
  • Support senior colleagues in business development, including proposal writing, and in the development of work plans, schedules and budgets for the delivery of client projects
  • Deliver tasks on time and within budget and assist project managers to ensure that projects perform against targets and deadlines
  • Work on several differing projects simultaneously

Requirements

The ideal applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent qualitative and quantitative skills, combined with an entrepreneurial attitude and a strategic thinking and doing mindset, in addition to the following minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BSc in sustainability, engineering or a related science, with a well-rounded understanding of business
  • At least two years’ related work experience (a master’s degree may substitute)
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • In the course of one year, earn the Sustainability Excellence Associate (SEA) and LEED AP (with specialty) credentials. Substitution of the WELL AP for the LEED AP may also be an acceptable pathway.
  • Background working with large data sets and proven ability to analyze, interpret and communicate findings
  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate and analyze operational and environmental data for compliance, indicators, and trends
  • Understand the connection between high-performance buildings and CSR
  • Professional writing skills and the ability to translate scientific data and metrics into compelling “sustainability stories”

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who:

  • Currently hold or currently pursuing LEED AP, WELL AP, SEA credentials
  • Have experience with data science and data visualization
  • Hold a master’s degree in sustainability and/or business, or equivalent certifications
  • Have experience with LCAs and/or corporate GHG inventories (scope 1, 2, 3)
  • Have project management experience

Personal attributes and qualities

  • Passion for sustainability
  • Curious, globally-minded and enthusiastic
  • Detail oriented to contribute to and support the 3R team, project management, and administration
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, organization, and communication skills
  • Positive, helpful, and team-focused with a strong initiative and willingness to learn and work
  • Quick and adaptive learner, eager to tackle new situations
  • Proactive, self-driven, and willing to jump in on any task that helps the team meet its objectives
  • Well presented with a professional manner to act as a brand ambassador
  • Able to work on virtual teams

The ideal candidate will be available to work remotely or at 3R’s LEED Gold certified office in the Strip District in Pittsburgh. A comprehensive benefit package is offered, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts for medical/dependent care, retirement plan with company match, generous paid time off, and a business casual environment. Salary is competitive, depending on education, breadth of experience and communication skills.

Please submit resumes to careers@3Rsustainability.com for consideration. All inquiries will be held in confidence. Background checks are required. EOE.