Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

  • High Performance Retrofit Accelerator Intern

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/15/2018 8:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3852
    # of Openings
    1
    Group
    Facilities [202000]
  • Overview

    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the power of more than two million members and online activists with the expertise of nearly 500 scientists, lawyers, policy advocates, and other professionals across the globe ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.  NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff – a force for nature - work out of offices in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.

     

    Position Summary:

     

    NRDC is seeking a High Performance Retrofit Accelerator Intern to work with the Facilities team in our New York office. This is a part-time role and will be from March to June 2018. The role will entail:

     

    • Reviewing existing energy audits and capital needs assessments
    • Documenting existing and planned energy conservation measures
    • Gathering key systems data such as age and end of useful life of equipment
    • Collecting and analyzing resident survey information
    • Managing RFP process and hired consultant for a net zero energy study of the NY office building

    Responsibilities

    • Reviewing existing energy audits and capital needs assessments
    • Documenting existing and planned energy conservation measures
    • Gathering key systems data such as age and end of useful life of equipment
    • Collecting and analyzing resident survey information

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Project management experience
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Knowledge of building systems and sustainability strategies
    • LEED Green Associate or AP favorable

    NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion.  We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment.  Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

     

    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, for positions based in San Francisco, CA we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

     

    To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/careers and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

     

    If you are having technical difficulty while applying, please reach out to iCIMS Customer Care at 1-800-889-4422.

     

    For further information about NRDC, please visit www.nrdc.org

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