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Energy & Sustainability Engineering Specialist

Job Description: The UVA Office for Sustainability is seeking an Energy and Sustainability Engineering Specialist to contribute to developing solutions to meet university-wide goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption, and overall environmental stewardship. The incumbent focuses on supporting innovative projects that incorporate best practices in sustainability and conservation in the use of energy, water, and other resources through retro-commissioning, energy audits and technical analyses. The incumbent supports the goals of providing consistent, cost-effective, and efficient use of energy and other natural resources by applying expertise and knowledge of building systems to inspect, evaluate, analyze, and solve complex building mechanical, electrical, controls, and plumbing deficiencies. The Energy and Sustainability Engineering Specialist will also support new construction and major renovations as a project stakeholder for sustainability. Apply at Jobs@UVA.

Green Living Intern

30-40 hours/week, $12 - 14/hour
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Basic qualifications: Current UVA undergraduate or graduate student with a demonstrated interest in sustainability. Excellent communication and organization skills are required. Previous experience working with UVA Housing and Residence Life is strongly preferred.

The UVA Office for Sustainability is hiring a full time summer intern, transitioning to part time in the fall, to support and advance the Outreach & Engagement efforts at UVA in the area of Housing and Residence Life. The student will support the promotion and maintenance of the Green Living Certification program, develop and implement green living trainings and develop new outreach programs and practices to help UVA reach its goal to provide sustainability education to all students and build behaviors that conserve resources in residence halls.

This position will require basic knowledge of UVA’s Housing and Residence Life practices and structure and a willingness to collaboratively identify, develop and implement effective practices that support sustainable practices and behavior. The Green Living Intern will work closely with the Office for Sustainability and Housing and Residence Life & Orientations staff during the summer to develop sustainability training and awareness opportunities for residences and HRL staff.

Cover Letters and resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.