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Sol design + consulting Looking to Fill Project Manager Postion Posted by admin on 03/3/16 in Green Building Jobs

Project Manager – Green Building Certification


Sol design + consulting is looking for a versatile, hands-on professional with building knowledge and skills to provide design review and analysis, on-site inspections, testing and documentation as part of our green building certification team. Meticulous evaluation, tracking and maintenance of certification data and documents throughout the course of projects is an essential requirement of this role. Sol is a growing business with learning opportunities and room for career advancement in sustainability.



  •      Work on multiple projects in multiple green certification programs including LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, ENERGY STAR, Passive House and other        programs, often on tight deadlines.
  •  Review drawings and specifications to verify that sustainable measures are incorporated.
  •  Extract accurate dimensions and data from project drawings for energy model input.
  •  Conduct construction site inspections and energy performance testing. This can require one or two travel days per week, and overnight travel about two nights per month.
  •  Collect and organize all required documentation for certification from the project design and construction team, clients and other sources.
  •  Pitch in to help colleagues and clients as needed in our small, rapidly growing business.



  •  Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent
  •  Strong AutoCAD, Revit, or other construction drawing software skills.
  •  Aptitude for interpreting architectural drawings and construction specifications.
  •  3-5 years or more of experience in building design, construction or energy rating/consulting.
  •  LEED Accredited Professional, LEED Green Associate, LEED Green Rater, RESENET HERS Rater, BPI certification, NAHB Green Verifier certification preferred.
  •  Ability to effectively communicate technical and program concepts in written and verbal form to people at all levels.
  •  Excellent organization and time management skills.
  •  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  •  Passion for sustainability.

About Sol design + consulting

Sol design + consulting specializes in energy efficiency and green building certification services for multifamily and commercial developers, owners, builders and architects. Sol provides comprehensive green building services: certification guidance and documentation, energy modeling, testing and verification. We are a LEED for Homes Provider, and also work in ENERGY STAR, Enterprise Green Communities, NAHB National Green Building Standard, Passive House, Living Building Challenge and other state and local green certification programs.

The Sol team is a diverse group of architects, energy specialists and construction professionals committed to excellence in green building and bringing value to our projects. Our key point of differentiation is over 25 years of professional design and construction experience we bring to green building consulting. We make certification simpler and reduce uncertainty for our clients.

Sol has completed more than 100 certification projects (over 4,000 homes) in 15 states and internationally. We recently completed certification on the first LEED for Homes Platinum certification in the whole Middle East region. You can learn more about us at

Next steps

If you meet the qualifications listed above and think you might be a good fit for this position, please send the following materials to

  •  Your resume.
  •  A professional writing sample (1-3 paragraphs) in your email body about what attracts you to this position and how you think you will benefit our firm.
  • At least two professional references


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KZF Design is an interdisciplinary design firm whose professionals are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their strategic goals. We are currently looking to fill multiple positions with direct experience working for consulting A/E firms. This is an excellent time to join an established Architecture and Engineering firm with a growing team of innovative design professionals.

Current career opportunities include:

We are looking for new talent now. Start your career at KZF Design today by visiting us at
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KZF is currently looking to fill multiple positions in their Cincinnati office. USGBC Members and LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) with experience working for consulting A/E firms are encouraged to apply. Current career opportunities include:

  • Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Designer/Engineer
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This is an excellent time to join an established interdisciplinary Architecture and Engineering firm with a growing team of design professionals. Excellent salary and benefits.

Visit for position descriptions, requirements and other information. Email cover letter and resume to

About KZF Design
“KZF Design is an interdisciplinary design firm whose professionals are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their strategic goals. We are focused on delivering high performance projects in both the public and private sectors, with specific expertise in Education, Transportation, Commercial, Industrial, Government, Justice and Workplace design.

We Believe in the Promise of Design.
We Deliver on the Promise.

We are one of the Midwest’s premier design firms with over 60 staff in downtown Cincinnati. For 58 years, our award-winning designs and technical expertise have contributed to the built environment and created regional landmarks across the US and internationally.

Significant projects of recent note include services provided to the following projects and clients: Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University, Great American Insurance Group, the Contemporary Arts Center and Cincinnati Art Museum, United States Army, Air Force and Navy, US Department of Justice, Zumbiel Packaging, Greater Cincinnati MSD, the City of Cincinnati and Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren Counties.

Visit us on the web at

KZF Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No recruiter calls please.”

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