Sustainability Project Consultant

KEO International Consultants

Kuwait

Posted
Ref: HP881-1949

Job description / Role

Overview

KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

For over 50 years we've led with vision, contributing to many of the world's most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

We are now seeking an exceptional Sustainability Project Consultant to join our award winning team based within our Kuwait Office.

Responsibilities

Paramount to success within this varied role will include:
• Spearheading LEED & GSAS Certifications during design and delivery.
• Supporting clients to improve their buildings' sustainability performance under LEED for existing buildings on energy by modelling and recommendations.
• Working directly on design deliverables including technical reports and supporting calculations.
• Ensuring existing quality control, quality assurance, submittal protocols and document flow procedures are followed and successfully implemented.
• Attending client meetings in Kuwait on behalf of the wider Sustainability team.
• Providing LEED & GSAS certification reviews and support clients, including but not limited to, ensuring the client's sustainability and green certification goals and objectives are properly executed onsite by other consultants and contractors.
• Maintaining excellent working relationships with internal and client teams.
• Managing and facilitating delivery efforts to client expectations and ensuring client satisfaction during and after the delivery of a scope of work and deliverables and making any requested alterations in an established timeframe.

Requirements

Qualifications

To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 4 years career experience partnered with a Bachelor or Master in Engineering or Architecture or Building Services Engineering or Energy.

In addition suitably qualified candidates will possess:
• LEED AP and GSAS CGP Credentials.
• Knowledge of working on green certification calculators and uploading submissions procedures as per GBCI and GORD requirements
• Excellent communication and presentation skills with on communications with Clients and Architects/Consultants.
• Knowledge of extracting information from AutoCAD (and preferably from BIM libraries).
• Good personality and key coworker skills.
• Ability to work independently is essential.
• Fluency in both English and Arabic.
• Candidates with any of the following skills and with working knowledge of will be given preference:
• (A) Working experience with ASHRAE 90.1 and ASHRAE 62.1 calculations and modelling
• (B) IES experience
• (C) Energy Auditing and
• (D) External Thermal Comfort Modelling

KEO's performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognize its' contribution to client success wherever we work.

Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.

About the Company

KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration - through conceptualization - to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 50 years we've led with vision, contributing to many of the world's most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.

As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm. We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

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