Stantec System

  • Sustainability Team Lead

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 3:12 PM)
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    Buildings Engineering
  • Your Opportunity

    Our Buildings group is renowned for creating high-performance, fiscally responsible and award-winning projects. We’re passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, engineers, project managers, interior designers, planners, and technologists, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients. Our services include architecture, interior design, planning and mechanical/electrical/structural engineering for a wide variety of markets.


    Stantec’s Toronto based Energy and Sustainability team is a collaborative and dynamic group of multidisciplinary sustainability and energy management professionals integrated into our overall engineering group. We provide professional consulting in support of high quality and high performance projects, including performance engineering, LEED facilitation, energy management, renewable energy design, and energy simulation services. We work with a diverse group of clients and project types in the health care, education, institutional, airport, commercial, and community development sectors.


    We are looking for a self-motivated Leader with specialized expertise in sustainability consulting and LEED facilitation.  The successful candidate will provide technical leadership and mentorship to a wide range of green building and sustainable design projects, and will help solidify and grow our team in Toronto and support the practice throughout North America.

    Your Duties

    • Inspire, manage, and retain a team of professionals, and attract new talent to the team
    • Be a champion for the team inside and outside
    • Supervise and mentor the team members in project execution
    • Oversee and participate in the career development of the team
    • Facilitation of LEED, WELL, and other benchmarks on projects
    • Provide wide-ranging and innovative sustainability consulting advice that differentiates Stantec’s offering from the competition
    • Project management of sustainability projects
    • Preparation and review of reports and LEED® submissions       
    • Identify and pursue funding streams for creativity and innovation for suitable projects.
    • Support specific sales, proposal, and project efforts, with a focus on the growth of the Energy & Sustainability group
    • Develop new business within the discipline and across the Buildings line when required
    • Grow our top-line revenue, especially with key clients
    • Nurture and maintain key client relationships, cultivating a “trusted partner” status
    • Manage the operational and financial performance of teams or work groups
    • Consistently meet a variety of key performance indicators and performance targets for their group
    • Maintain the group’s bottom-line targets

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    The successful candidate will possess the following:

    • Excellent people, team management, and mentoring skills
    • Minimum 10+ years’ experience in a Sustainability Consulting environment, preferably with experience of the North American market
    • LEED Accreditation
    • Project management skills
    • Computer literacy including proficiency in Word and Excel
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Previous leadership or management experience



    • Passionate about sustainable design and energy efficiency
    • Knowledge of architecture and building construction, HVAC, lighting systems, and building control systems
    • WELL AP, Passive house, or other similar certification is desirable but not essential
    • Experience in building energy efficiency
    • Experience in alternative energy including any of the following technologies:  solar thermal, solar PV, wind, geo-exchange, cogeneration, district energy, biomass, and ocean energy
    • Experience in carbon management, GHG/emissions quantification or verification
    • Experience in one or more of the following: TRNSYS, IES Virtual Environment, eQUEST, EnergyPlus and/or Therm.
    • Ability to help architectural, civil, structural, ICT, mechanical and other disciplines to integrate sustainability into the design to deliver a coordinated design.
    • Good knowledge of applicable codes and standards relevant to Ontario and Canada.
    • Conversant in other languages such as French is desirable but not essential


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