Manager of High Performance & Sustainable Construction – Pepper Construction

About the Job

Company

Pepper Construction

Location

Chicago, IL

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Manager of High Performance & Sustainable Construction is responsible for coordinating and integrating sustainable building practices into Pepper Construction construction projects.  The candidate will assist all project management teams pursuing LEED project certification.  The Manager of High Performance & Sustainable Construction is an advocate for sustainability within The Pepper Companies, the construction industry and the surrounding communities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop tools for Green Building construction
  • Assist Project Management in the execution and documentation of sustainable building strategies
  • Consult on the Pepper Construction Environmental Policy
  • Participate in Green Building interviews
  • Assist Marketing in developing Pepper Construction Green Building information
  • Actively participate in sustainable construction advocacy and peer groups
  • Assist Project Management Teams pursuing LEED project certification
  • Chair the Pepper Construction Green Building Committee
  • Develop strategies to continually improve the sustainably of Pepper Construction
  • Communicate regularly with employees on sustainable living practices

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or Environmental Science
  • LEED Professional accreditation preferred
  • LEED Administrator experience preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience in the construction industry
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Ability to effectively manage time, multi-task and pay close attention to details
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

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