Assistant Consultant, Built Ecology in Irvine

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Irvine, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Assistant Consultant, Built Ecology in Irvine California. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Irvine.


Position : Assistant Consultant, Built Ecology

Work location : Irvine, California

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
The tk1sc Assistant Consultant, Built Ecology is responsible for analyzing complex building systems design and identifying energy and sustainability strategies as required by assignment.  Responsible for performing energy modeling simulations, Title 24 energy compliance calculations, preparation of building rating systems documentation and monetary incentives documentation, and coordination of energy and sustainable design with other disciplines inside and outside the office.  Working with some supervision the Assistant Consultant is accountable for accuracy, timeliness and reliability, reporting to their Coach, Associate or Supervisor.
Takes part in providing local technical assistance for the design, development, construction, and inspecting of sustainable built ecology/environment projects in the public and private sector.  Tasks may include basic assistance with the research, design, concept development, construction, operation, maintenance, and optimal integration of high-performance design, healthy building support, and strategies for zero carbon, portfolio sustainability, and green building certification.  Generates accurate and concise documentation regarding assigned aspects of the project.  Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, functionality, and sustainability.
Your Impact

Under general supervision, assist with collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the physical work site, surveys, blueprints, schematics, data, technical drawings, flow diagrams, computer-generated reports, and other matrices for project development, design, and construction.    
Assist with performing basic professional built ecology/environment work and conduct research and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, equipment, resources, layout, usage, and systems to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, codes, and construction or operating permits.
Performs routine built ecology/environment functions and provides entry-level technical assistance on various design requirements, load calculations, and operating strategies to account for the proper construction and functioning of buildings, equipment, and systems according to LEED-certified and sustainable building design standard specifications.
Assist with verifying the characteristics of a site and providing basic technical assistance on various design, construction, and integration issues relating to high-performance design, healthy building support, and strategies for zero carbon, portfolio sustainability, and green building certification.    
Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation and specifications using electronic systems, drawings, diagrams, illustrations, spreadsheets, and reports.
Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, location data, statistical documentation, studies and surveys, and construction.
Complete training on assigned tasks.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Sustainability, Built Environment, or closely related discipline.
0 to 1 years of relevant post education experience in discipline.
Excellent research skills with analytical mindset.
Familiarity with sustainability principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.
Familiarity with third-party green building rating systems (LEED, Passive House, LBC, WELL, or related).
Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
Familiarity with discipline-specific design software (i.e., AutoCAD, CAM).
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior internship related to the degree of study within the specific building design discipline.
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 25%
Job Status: New Graduate
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-CA-Irvine, US-CA-Long Beach, US-CA-Los Angeles, US-CA-San Diego

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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