Energy and Sustainability Specialist

Energy and Sustainability Specialist

Benson Woodworking Company (BWC) is a national leader and innovator in designing and building timber frame, hybrid, and panelized homes and light commercial projects. The company has a forty-year history of building unique residential and commercial projects throughout the US. The company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement. Benson Woodworking Company (BWC) is seeking an Energy & Sustainability Specialist to join the team.

Position Summary

Support project managers, architects, and engineers with energy analysis and MEP / HVAC design through all stages of project development, as well as R&D efforts throughout the company. Consult with clients and sub-contractors to recommend high-performance systems and assemblies. This role will be located in our Walpole or Keene, NH facilities (position may be temporarily remote due to Covid-19).

Primary Responsibilities

Energy Code Research & ResCheck/ComCheck code compliance reports
Manual J calculations (heating system load and mechanical system sizing)
Energy load modeling for system and product comparisons and PV sizing
Mechanical systems recommendations
Thermal/moisture analysis and building science consultation
Facilitate energy/green certification programs, state incentive/rebate coordination
MEP Schematic Plans
MEP 3D modeling
Preferred Qualifications:

3+ years of experience in construction, architectural, engineering, or design-build office
Passive House certification is beneficial but not required
A degree in building science, engineering, or architecture is beneficial but not required
Proficiency in 3D BIM software (Revit, Cadwork, or equal), Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
Ability to lead and participate in construction and design discussions

Additional attributes of success

Positive, can-do team player with strong problem-solving skills
High attention to detail with the ability to:
Complete assignments accurately
Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time position.
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience (in the range of $45,000 - $55,000).
Benefits include: medical insurance, holidays, paid time off, voluntary dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, 401(K), and profit-sharing