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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 (a wholly owned subsidiary of SRI Quality System Registrar) is actively seeking professionals for multiple positions for its Pittsburgh office (Strip District) to be on the front line of the global charge toward sustainability. Read on to learn more!

Sustainability Program Engineer/Consultant

Sustainability Program Engineer/Consultant

(Pittsburgh, PA)

3R Sustainability, a CSR (corporate responsibility and high-performance building) consulting company located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, is looking for a Sustainability Program Engineer/Consultant to join its practice.

3R believes that sustainability/corporate responsibility is good for business, good for the environment, good for society, and good for the economy.  The built environment is a good example of this: by designing and operating high-performance work places, companies can improve the health and productivity of their employees, while also reducing energy and water use, and reducing waste.  3R’s parent company, SRI Quality System Registrar, is an accredited registrar that certifies sustainability management systems and green buildings, and issues quality, environmental, and health & safety certificates based on internationally-recognized standards.  SRI was voted the 13th Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania’s Top 100 in 2015 and is in the process of pursuing B Corp certification.

As a Sustainability Program Engineer, you will provide expertise and serve as the primary technical subject matter expert for the evaluation of projects pursuing LEED Certification. This includes reviews of LEED documentation, such as templates, calculations, drawings and specifications, provided as part of national and international LEED certification applications. You will gain firsthand experience with green building strategies and some of the top project designs in the industry, both through documentation review as well as advising project teams on ways to incorporate sustainability into their buildings.

As a Sustainability Consultant, you will work with companies to develop their sustainability/CSR strategy and plan, from engaging stakeholders and identifying material environmental, social and governance impacts, to defining/evaluating programs and metrics to achieve their strategy.  As a consultant, you will analyze consumption/usage patterns of energy, water, waste, and identify opportunities to reduce each; perform lifecycle assessments to minimize environmental impacts; create policies and practices to improve employee recruiting and retention; and develop business case and metrics supporting a company’s sustainability plan. Use frameworks such as UN Sustainable Development Goals and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to guide plan development, ensure sustainability is built into a company’s management system and prepare CSR report to demonstrate a company’s commitment to sustainability.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an Architect or Mechanical/Environmental/Civil Engineer with minimum three to five years related experience
  • Hold a LEED AP with specialty (or the ability to obtain within six months)
  • Have LEED project experience as a consultant or designer
  • Possess detailed technical understanding of one or more of the following subjects: HVAC systems, plumbing systems, electrical systems, common construction methods, materials specification, landscape design and management, master planning, land use, zoning, urban development, life-cycle assessment, sustainability reporting
  • Have experience in Building Commissioning, Energy Audits, or Energy Benchmarking
  • Possess strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and a positive, can-do attitude

Preference given to candidates holding the credential LEED AP O+M, WELL, and/or LEED Certification Reviewer certificate.

SRI offers a comprehensive benefit package, 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. With a strong belief in the importance of work/life balance and employee health and wellness, we provide and encourage employee participation in lunch and learns, wellness and physical activity programs, volunteering, and work schedule flexibility. Salary is competitive, depending on education, breadth of experience and communication skills.

All inquiries will be held in confidence. Verification of LEED AP qualifications with the USGBC and background checks are required. EOE.

Please submit resumes to careers@3Rsustainability.com for consideration.

3R Sustainability Operations Specialist

3R Sustainability Operations Specialist

(Pittsburgh, PA)

3R Sustainability, a CSR (corporate responsibility and high-performance building) consulting company located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, is looking for a Sustainability Operations Specialist to join its practice.  The Operations Specialist will be responsible for handling internal operations, company and project administrative activities, and general support for the 3R team and its ten consultants in 3R’s LEED Gold-certified office.

3R believes that sustainability/corporate responsibility is good for business, good for the environment, good for society, and good for the economy.  The built environment is a good example of this: by designing and operating high-performance work places, companies can improve the health and productivity of their employees, while also reducing energy and water use, and reducing waste.  3R’s parent company, SRI Quality System Registrar, is an accredited registrar that certifies sustainability management systems and green buildings, and issues quality, environmental, and health & safety certificates based on internationally recognized standards.  SRI was voted the 13th Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania’s Top 100 in 2015 and is currently pursuing B Corp certification.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have an undergraduate business and/or sustainability degree
  • Be very detail oriented to support the 3R team with project management and administration
  • Be proficient with Google and Microsoft Office Suite; experience with Smartsheet is a plus
  • Work with leadership teams of both 3R and SRI to evaluate/improve internal CSR initiatives
  • Be a strong writer for correspondence and preparing company materials, including articles, blog posts, YouTube videos, etc.
  • Know how to assimilate and analyze market data and trends
  • Know how to use social media tools to drive awareness of 3R and SRI
  • Have strong problem-solving, time management and communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and have a positive, helpful attitude
  • Be a quick learner and adaptive
  • Enjoy networking and working with the Sustainability community in Pittsburgh
  • Perform any and all tasks deemed as necessary by the 3R team

SRI offers a comprehensive benefit package, 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. With a strong belief in the importance of work/life balance and employee health and wellness, we provide and encourage employee participation in lunch and learns, wellness and physical activity programs, volunteering, and work schedule flexibility. Salary is competitive, depending on education, breadth of experience and communication skills.

All inquiries will be held in confidence. Background checks are required. EOE.

Please submit resumes to careers@3Rsustainability.com for consideration.

Sustainability Intern

Sustainability Intern

(Pittsburgh, PA)

3R Sustainability, a CSR (corporate responsibility and high-performance building) consulting company located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, is looking for a Sustainability Intern to join its practice.  The ideal candidate will be available to work 3-4 hours+ per day, Monday through Friday, at 3R’s LEED Gold-certified office during the school year, with interest in continuing up to full-time next summer, 2019.

3R believes that sustainability/corporate responsibility is good for business, good for the environment, good for society, and good for the economy.  The built environment is a good example of this: by designing and operating high-performance work places, companies can improve the health and productivity of their employees, while also reducing energy and water use, and reducing waste.  3R’s parent company, SRI Quality System Registrar, is an accredited registrar that certifies sustainability management systems and green buildings, and issues quality, environmental, and health & safety certificates based on internationally recognized standards.  SRI was voted the 13th Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania’s Top 100 in 2015.  

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate business student interested in a career in sustainability, or an environmental/engineering student with a good understanding of business
  • Be very detail oriented to support the 3R team with project management and administration
  • Know how to use social media tools to drive awareness of 3R and SRI
  • Work with leadership teams of both companies to evaluate and improve CSR initiatives
  • Be a strong writer for correspondence and preparing company materials, including articles, blog posts, YouTube videos, etc.
  • Know how to assimilate and analyze market data and trends
  • Be proficient with Google and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Smartsheet is a plus
  • Have strong problem-solving, time management and communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and have a positive, helpful attitude
  • Be a quick learner and adaptive
  • Enjoy networking and working with the Sustainability community in Pittsburgh
  • Have background in the building sciences, including the ability to interpret drawings and be conversant in energy management topics (preferred, but not required)
  • Perform any and all tasks deemed as necessary by the 3R team

This internship program provides the framework for a student to apply what has been learned in the classroom to make a value-added impact on 3R and SRI.  This hands-on opportunity will provide the student with real work experience, demonstrable accomplishments, and greater confidence while also advancing the company’s greater goal of social, economic, and environmental sustainability.

The internship is paid.  The duration is negotiable, and it is open for immediate employment.

Please submit resumes to careers@3Rsustainability.com for consideration. EOE.

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