The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is the national leader and expert in advancing the building industry toward Every Building Greener.  CaGBC is the licensed provider of LEED®, WELL™ and other green building rating systems in Canada.  We are seeking green building professionals as:

LEED® Reviewer II & III, Energy/HVAC

Ottawa or Vancouver, (or remotely within Canada)


CaGBC is seeking experienced LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Reviewers at the intermediate/senior level as members of teams conducting certification reviews of LEED projects in Canada. The role may be full time, part time, or contract, depending on the suitable incumbant.

The LEED Reviewer, Energy/HVAC serves as the energy/HVAC technical expert for the evaluation of projects pursuing LEED certification, and will learn to support CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) certification, and the Investor Confidence Project’s (ICP) IREE certification. Reviewers draw on cross-cutting knowledge and direct experience with rating systems to serve as qualified assessors, technical resources and problem-solvers; and work on the leading edge of sustainable building design and research.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In-depth technical review of project documentation (including calculations and construction drawings) for compliance with LEED requirements, the Zero Carbon Building Program, and the ICP protocols
  • Quality control (QC) review of work done by review teams and colleagues to review design documents (plans, specifications, shop drawings) to ensure that the intended energy efficiency measures are being incorporated into the design
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise on issues related to building energy performance and modelling, HVAC&R systems, and indoor air quality
  • Provide technical support to CaGBC’s Customer Service team
  • Provide technical and administrative oversight of Credit Interpretation Requests (CIRs)
  • Provide technical advice in development and research opportunities

You are:

  • An experienced energy modeler with at least 3 years’ experience with LEED certification and demonstrated proficiency in building performance analysis/energy modeling
  • Post-secondary education in mechanical, electrical, building systems or sustainability, and LEED AP credential
  • A subject matter expert in the field of Energy/HVAC, with experience with Building Sciences, Lighting, Electrical systems, and Envelope; Fundamental understanding of mechanical systems
  • Understanding and knowledge of Architectural, Electrical / Mechanical Drawings
  • Professional designation is an asset (CET, P. Eng., BEMP, etc.)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and independently
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Bilingualism is strong asset

CaGBC’s inclusive culture provides:

  • A fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • An opportunity to work with a collaborative team of expert green building professionals
  • A work environment committed to continually develop technical expertise
  • Work with a forward-thinking, friendly group of green-minded professionals
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Work/life balance, flexible hours, casual dress, 11 statutory holidays, and paid time off between Christmas & New Years in addition to comprehensive vacation leave.

To Apply

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume (please detail your energy model experience) on or before May 24, 2021 to recruitment@cagbc.org.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CaGBC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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