SK Collaborative is Hiring

Job Position: Field Verifier  (Download PDF)

Location: Atlanta, GA

Full time/part time: Full time position

Reports to: Owners

Travel Required: Yes – mostly local to metro-Atlanta area, estimated at 75%

SK Collaborative is seeking an entry or junior level professional to support green and high-performance building design, construction, and certification services. The professional will perform ratings under green building certification programs including the Home Energy Rating System (HERS), ENERGY STAR, LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, EarthCraft, and National Green Building Standard as well as local incentive programs. This position will have the opportunity to collaborate with industry experts and clients to deliver innovative solutions for sustainable buildings.

  • Site inspections at pre-drywall and final construction stages to confirm compliance with green building standards.
  • Project management of single family and multifamily green building certification projects in accordance with SK Collaborative’s standard policies and processes.
  • Lead project kickoff meetings and educate project teams in high performance construction and building science principles.
  • Performance testing including duct leakage, blower door, and ventilation airflow verification.
  • Review of ACCA Manual J and D reports for accuracy.
  • Communicate green building program requirements and building science principles to project teams.
  • Oversee multiple projects at a time from design through construction.
  • Approve reviews of construction documents, submittals and documentation completed by project team members for technical accuracy and consistent application of program requirements.
  • Manage project budgets and coordinate workflows internally and externally.

 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Required Industry Skills:

  • Strong quantitative analysis skills
  • Proven interest in and demonstrates a deep understanding of high performance building strategies
  • Experience reading and reviewing construction drawings and specifications
  • Experience with green building programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs, specifically Excel and Word
  • Strong computer skills

Preferred Technical Skills/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s or associates degree in a built environment design or planning field i.e. architecture, construction management or building-related engineering disciplines
  • LEED Green Associate accreditation
  • LEED Homes, ND, BD+C, EB+OM, and/or ID+C knowledge
  • Previous rating experience as a HERS Rater, LEED Homes Green Rater and/or NGBS Green Verifier
  • Previous construction experience as builder or industry trade
  • Experience with indoor air quality testing, construction management or environmental site assessments

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communicator and ability to explain complex concepts to a variety of stakeholders
  • Attention to detail with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence and integrity
  • Collaborative with strong focus on teamwork

The Company:

SK Collaborative is an award-winning firm that works with contractors, developers, homeowners, and design professionals to make their buildings and communities better places to live, and meet green certification requirements. We strive to accomplish these goals as simply and cost effectively as possible through our consulting, certification, training, and writing services. Our reputation is built on quality, honesty and professionalism.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

SK Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Please submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the job to jobs@skcollaborative.com. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed.