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Building Environmental Science Specialist

Harris Companies
Oakland, CA 94601
  • Job Code
    130152980
Harris Companies

Job Category: Engineering
Req. Number: BUILD01227
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-02-09
Location: Oakland, CA 520 3rd St Oakland, CA 94607, USA


Description

Building Engineering Environmental Science Analysis:
  • Provide analysis to provide understanding in resilient, high performance building design.
  • Provide an analysis approach to describe and allow options for client discussions and decision-making.
  • Analysis may include HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, water and lighting systems design, faccedil;ade/envelope optimization, passive designs (such as natural ventilation or daylighting), equipment and material evaluations, etc.
  • Conduct analysis using the following software: computational fluid dynamic (CFD), thermal comfort software/tools, natural lighting and ventilation analysis, water resource analysis, whole building energy software, renewable energy software and tools, etc.
  • Identify energy saving strategies, including evaluating system performance and provide life-cycle and cost & benefit analysis (LCA/LCCA/CBA).
  • Ventilation studies, using dynamic thermal simulation and CFD.
  • Daylight calculations, including accurate rendered images of the building.
  • Moisture and condensation analyses, to protect historic or other building fabrics.
  • Heat transfer calculations, for example to optimize thermal storage options.
  • Energy modeling, to test different strategies and demonstrate compliance.
  • Identify solutions to address several different areas in building performance including: air movement, thermal performance, control of moisture, ambient energy, acoustics, light, climate and biology.
  • Find creative ways of manipulating principal aspects of a building's indoor and outdoor factors to meet environmental, performance and resiliency goals.
  • Integrate with BIM and other building software to seek to streamline analysis processes.
  • Develop standalone tools to assist architects, clients, contractors and other designers to optimize and expedite decisions.
  • Use parametric software and scripts to maximize options for strategic and quantitively informed decisions.

Sustainability/Resiliency/Performance Frameworks:
  • Experience with different frameworks and rating systems to meet performance goals.
  • Conduct general building sustainability analysis as needed to help define goals.
  • Manage and coordinate the green building certifications.
  • Prepare the documentation for LEED (or other schemes) green building certification as needed.

Documentation and reporting:
  • Write in clear language detailed reports and presentation documents using graphics as needed.
  • Provide compliance documentation for City, State, National requirements.
  • Present results and tools in technical conferences and meetings.
  • Integrate with BIM and other software for aesthetically pleasing and clearly understandable graphics

Miscellaneous:
  • Contribute to the desired safety and work culture of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned




Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)




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Posted: 2021-02-10 Expires: 2021-03-13

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