Job Vacancy Building Performance Analyst DLR Group

Job title: Building Performance Analyst

Company: DLR Group

Job description: Department: High Performance Design

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is appealing, you’re at the right place.

Position Summary:

DLR’s Building Performance Analyst in the Phoenix Office will assist architects, engineers, building owners, and facility managers during the design process to develop sustainable design strategies using energy modeling, daylighting, and thermal analysis, assist the project team to set and meet robust sustainability goals, have responsibility for energy modeling, daylighting analysis, energy life cycle cost analysis, utility incentives, energy code and LEED documentation, and be an advocate within the firm on the topics of building performance and sustainable design.

The Successful Candidate’s duties will include:

  • Providing design input to architectural and mechanical design team;
  • Developing sustainability and performance design narratives and deliverables at all stages of design for projects;
  • Measurement and verification services for post occupancy evaluation;
  • Energy and life cycle analysis for the different energy conservation measures to apply for incentives;
  • Analysis of HVAC features and systems to compare and determine best and most efficient mechanical solutions;
  • Leading Eco-charrettes and managing and providing sustainable design services during different phases of the design process;
  • Preparing LEED documentation including Energy and Atmosphere Credits, Water Credits and IAQ credits related to energy and mechanical systems;
  • Natural ventilation and thermal analysis for K-12, higher education, office buildings to reduce costs and optimize operable window area;
  • Advocacy within the office for all disciplines to further sustainability initiatives.
  • Providing support to teams to meet Architecture 2030 targets including advocacy and reporting in-house and within building community;
  • Energy analysis using appropriate simulation tools to optimize design and evaluate HVAC, Building Envelope, Daylighting and other measures during initial stages for design assistance; and
  • Participating in office culture providing a sustainability mindset during meetings and discussions.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Architecture, Building Design, or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on sustainability, and 1 year of experience in architecture and sustainable design; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Building Design, Mechanical Engineering with a focus on sustainability and 3 years’ experience in architecture and sustainable design;
  • Experience may include professional or internship experience and must include experience in each of the following:
  • AutoCAD.
  • Revit;
  • Grasshopper;
  • E Quest;
  • IES-VE;
  • Building Information Modeling;
  • Energy analysis and modeling;

NOTE: All DLR Group positions in the US may be subject to background checks and/or pre-employment drug testing.

DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

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Expected salary:

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Job date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:31:49 GMT

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