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Coordinator, ESG Programs - RE Tech

Fairfax, VA, USA Req #278
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
RE Tech Advisors, a Legence company

RE Tech Advisors is a growing woman-led business that operates at the intersection of sustainability and buildings. We serve real estate and private equity investment clients with over $1 trillion under management, as well as major government agencies including the Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By joining the team at RE Tech Advisors, you will work closely with industry leaders who are driving national and global sustainability trends. Our clients are on the cutting edge of sustainability and real estate management, which is exactly where you want to be to realize your own personal growth objectives.
RE Tech Advisors, a Legence company

RE Tech Advisors is a growing, woman-led business of over 80 ESG professionals. We deliver results at the intersection of engineering, technology and sustainability.  RE Tech is proud to have many of the most progressive and ambitious clients including commercial real estate portfolios, private equity investors, federal agencies, and manufacturing companies. By joining the team at RE Tech Advisors, you will work closely with industry leaders who are driving national and global sustainability initiatives -- which is exactly where you want to be to realize your own professional growth objectives.  
RE Tech Advisors is committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer m/w/iwd/pv. We encourage diversity and offer inclusiveness and equal opportunities during every stage of our hiring process and in employment. We pride ourselves on the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce. Having a diverse workforce gives us a competitive advantage that brings us a wider pool of talent and greater insight into the diverse needs of our clients. We cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion by making individuals feel welcomed and able to do their best day in and day out.
As a federal government contractor, we must follow the federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements. As such, all RE Tech employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by RE Tech.

In compliance with Federal law and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 22.1800, the selected candidate will be required to provide documentation that will verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Education and Experience: 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Internship(s), coursework, and/or experience involving clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, decarbonization, climate change, or a related field.

Essential Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Demonstrated passion for ESG, sustainability, and/or climate change and decarbonization, with interest in applying that passion to our client work; government programs, commercial real estate, manufacturing, non-profits – all focused on the built environment. 
  • Working familiarity with ESG, energy, climate, and/or sustainability issues in a corporate setting. 
  • Exceptional written communication skills with a propensity to write in a clear, concise manner to convey points effectively and with the appropriate tone and professionalism.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to effectively interact with and build confidence among internal and external contacts.
  • Attention to detail and ability to review own work to ensure quality.
  • Ability to contribute to a solutions-oriented culture.
  • Ability to closely track projects and tasks to ensure on-time and on-budget high-quality deliverables.
  • High degree of initiative, proactiveness, drive, enthusiasm, energy, and follow through.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated professionalism and mutual respect of others.
  • Personal resilience and comfort operating in a dynamic, fast-paced, self-directed environment while hitting deadlines.
  • Ability to identify and learn from mistakes to take corrective action. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be accountable for completing work on time.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) to effectively generate communications, reports, graphs, charts, and presentations.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Deliver global consulting services as part of a project team—including ESG, sustainability and decarbonization strategies.
  • Support the deployment of low-cost energy efficiency strategies in commercial buildings, especially those employed by clients that the employee assists.
  • Support project teams in conducting ESG maturity assessments to help assess a client’s current ESG initiatives and provide recommendations on areas for improvement, and development of an ESG roadmap
  • Support client ESG data collection, tracking and reporting efforts. 
  • Collect and review utility data, benchmark data in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, calculate key performance metrics, and investigate potential issues and anomalies with data.
  • Contribute to preparing submissions to ESG reporting frameworks, such as GRESB.
  • Prepare materials, such as emails, reports, meeting notes, fact sheets, presentations, resource tools, and case studies.
  • Independently perform research, information finding, data collection, and QA/QC efforts as assigned.
  • Perform quantitative tasks such as data gathering and analysis, Excel calculations and modeling, development of graphs and visualizations, and data QA/QC.
  • Perform qualitative tasks such as industry research, writing reports, developing slide decks, and facilitating meetings and workshops.
  • Coordinate activities and take notes for meetings, webinars, and conferences.
  • Work across multiple clients, projects and teams simultaneously.
  • Proofreads own work to check for errors to include data entry errors, grammatical errors, typos, formatting issues, in all work products.
  • Proactively identify where work product needs additional input and attempt to identify what additional information would be helpful/necessary.
  • Keep internal project manager(s) well informed of progress and availability.
  • Build knowledge of industry, sustainability, and environmental markets and products to apply to daily tasks.
  • Perform all other duties as needed and assigned.

Additional desired skills and experience:
  • Experience benchmarking utility data in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
  • Direct experience in energy, asset, and/or portfolio management within one or more sectors: office, multifamily, retail, senior care, healthcare, hospitality, K-12, higher education, public sector, and/or manufacturing
  • Experience in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Experience with industry reporting initiatives such as TCFD, SBTi, CDP, CRREM, RE100, etc

Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time. 

Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Fairfax, VA, USA