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Building Systems Consultant – Sustainability and Resilience

Rethinking Power Management


About Rethinking Power Management

We are strategy consultants, engineers and building specialists with expertise in incorporating sustainable practices into facility operations and organizational processes, achieving greenhouse gas emission reductions while creating bottom line benefits for our clients.

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About This Position


RPM’s mission is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing buildings. We are seeking someone with building science expertise who shares our passion for mitigating climate impacts to join our team.

The successful applicant will understand and have experience with building envelope performance, construction methodologies, and decarbonization retrofits. A familiarity with HVAC systems is important for considering the interrelationships between the mechanical and building systems.

Key Responsibilities

For Our Clients

  • Develop building envelope recommendations to help achieve decarbonization, efficiency, improved indoor air quality and other client goals.
  • Provide and/or oversee subcontractors for building load, energy modeling, non-destructive and destructive evaluations.
  • Provide owner’s agent services from initial concept through RFP development, bidding, installation and commissioning.
  • Facilitate cross-functional relationships with clients, outside vendors and incentive program providers.
  • Create reports that clearly and concisely convey findings and recommendations.


  • Collaborate with RPM engineers to combine traditional thinking with creative approaches to decarbonize existing buildings.
  • Stay current on new technologies and procedures.
  • Maintain familiarity with building certification protocols
  • Devise and manage projects and budgets including subcontracted services.
  • Build relationships with vendors, installers, utility partners and others.
  • Support team learning opportunities.


  • BS in engineering, architecture, construction or related technical field
  • Five+ years of experience
  • PHIUS or other performance-based certification preferred but not required
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel locally as needed

This hybrid position is based in MA/RI.

Salary commensurate with experience.

RPM is passionate about helping clients develop and implement sustainability strategies that serve their mission and protect the environment. Our culture promotes collaboration, personal growth, curiosity and empowerment. Self-motivation, flexibility and passion will make you a great fit for our team.

We off a competitive salary and bonus program based on individual and company performance. Benefits include PTO, 10 paid holidays, employer-matching 401(k), HRA contribution, professional development including tuition reimbursement/association membership reimbursement/conference participation, company-paid short-term disability, and the opportunity to make an impact within the company and in the world.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

How To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]