Careers

Group Fall 2016 Reduced

What We Do

SDC helps owners, architects and contractors create more environmentally sensitive structures and settings. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and with a regional office in Washington, DC, SDC provides expert project-specific and general consulting on planning, site design, water, energy, materials and indoor environmental quality issues for sustainable design and operations. SDC also provides lectures, workshops and trainings on a wide range of green building topics.


What We Offer

SDC offers a full benefits package, including an employer sponsored retirement plan, and an excellent working environment. SDC is committed to maintaining a diverse work environment in which all decisions concerning employment are based on individual ability and job performance. It has been and shall continue to be the policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship.


Current Openings

SDC’s Richmond, Virginia office has immediate need for:

Project Consultant

Candidates must be degreed in and having minimum 4 years’ experience in Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Management, Construction Management or other fields related to the building industry.  This position supports a team managing LEED / green building design, construction, operations and maintenance projects and training initiatives in a fast-paced, specialized, and focused environment. Candidates must be knowledgeable in commercial green building principles and practices and have played a role in a minimum of 2 LEED projects.  Candidates must be proficient in navigating architectural and engineering drawings and specifications and must have experience with LEED Online.  The successful candidate will support multiple Project Managers managing numerous consulting projects and play a supporting role in the development of consulting tools, services, resources and trainings.  Candidates must be proficient in MS Office programs and Internet research.  LEED Green Associate credential required, and the successful candidate must demonstrate ability to achieve the LEED professional accreditation with specialty within 6 months of the day of employment, if not already accredited.  Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative, organizational and time management skills and be flexible.

Research Assistant

Candidates must be degreed in and having some experience in Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Management, Construction Management, or other fields related to the building industry. This position provides a wide variety of technical, project, and general support functions to staff in a fast-paced, specialized, and focused environment. Candidates must have a basic familiarity with and strong interest in green building concepts and the LEED Green Building Rating System and must be proficient in reading architectural drawings. Candidates must be proficient in MS Office programs and Internet research. Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative, organizational and time management skills, and flexibility. The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to achieve the LEED Green Associate credential within 6 months of the day of employment, if not already accredited.

To submit an application, please send cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

SDC provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age or disability.