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Project Manager | New Ecology, Inc. | Baltimore or Wilmington

New Ecology, Inc. seeks candidates for the position of Project Manager in its Baltimore or Wilmington  offices. The Project Manager works with property owners and real estate development teams to build  and renovate high performance buildings. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Project Manager works on green building projects from pre-design through construction, and  into operations optimization. A significant portion of this work includes provision of technical  assistance to design/development teams around high-performance building envelope and systems  approaches and facilitating and documenting compliance with green building certifications and/or  regulatory requirements. The Project Manager is responsible for client/project team relations,  internal and external team member coordination, schedules and budgets, technical assistance, and  delivery of final work products. The Project Manager will be the primary client contact on individual  projects and will be responsible for developing and delivering NEI’s work product. The Project  Manager will work under the supervision of a Senior Project Manager and will collaborate  extensively with other technical staff.  

Specific tasks may include: 

  • leading design team meetings to identify and target cost effective greening strategies and  approaches; 
  • attending project meetings and leading discussions on relevant sustainability issues; • developing high performance/green building strategies for new construction/renovation  projects; 
  • reviewing technical documents like building plans, specifications, and submittals to ensure  that green design intent and certification requirements are incorporated and that green and  energy efficiency features are buildable; 
  • educating team members on and facilitating, documenting, and tracking compliance with high  performance/green building rating systems, such as Passive House, Enterprise Green  Communities, NGBS, LEED and Energy Star; 
  • assisting teams with specification of appropriate monitoring and reporting systems, including  integration of NEI’s REMO system; 
  • conducting construction inspections to ensure that projects are built as designed, that green  building program requirements are met, and that problems and issues are identified and  resolved to the owner’s satisfaction; 
  • conducting post-occupancy evaluations of projects to ensure they are performing as  intended; 
  • managing existing building audit projects, including ASHRAE Level I and II and resiliency  assessments; 
  • securing grants and rebates for clients, including writing proposals, working with utility  representatives, and filing rebate forms; 
  • representing clients before government agencies in permitting and compliance discussions; • writing reports and case studies; and 
  • representing New Ecology at conferences.

The candidate should be prepared for increased responsibility in a rapidly growing company and  should be motivated to help build this aspect of New Ecology’s services. 


New Ecology typically seeks to hire multidisciplinary, lifelong learners who naturally seek deeper  and deeper understanding of how buildings operate, how finances, markets and regulations affect  building ownership, and how this understanding can be used to convince owners and operators to adapt greener practices. The ideal candidate thrives on finding solutions to difficult problems, has the  organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects and the people skills necessary to clearly  communicate complex ideas and meet client expectations. 

The applicant’s experience and qualifications should Include: 

  • knowledge of green building and energy efficiency strategies and technologies; • significant, demonstrated experience in building science; 
  • knowledge, experience, and/or accreditation in relevant green building rating systems, such  as Passive House, Energy Star Homes, LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, NGBS, Living  Building Challenge, etc.; 
  • knowledge of multifamily buildings/building systems; 
  • knowledge of HVAC equipment, systems and building codes; 
  • technical competence in reading and interpreting specifications and plans; • experience in construction management and field inspections; 
  • demonstrated ability to facilitate and guide meetings with clients’ design and construction  teams; 
  • experience managing multiple projects; 
  • experience interpreting data, financial calculations, and energy models; 
  • ability to communicate clearly both orally (presentations) and in writing; and • working knowledge of rebates and incentive programs available to building owners. 


Competitive pay and generous benefits package. Professional development is a priority and we  provide financial assistance for training and certifications. 

To Apply: 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: (please put “Project  Manager-Mid-Atlantic” in the subject line). 

NEI is committed to developing a diverse staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and  women are encouraged to apply.

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