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Energy and Sustainability Specialist


Walpole, NH

Energy and Sustainability Specialist

Benson Woodworking Company (BWC) is a national leader and innovator in designing and building timber frame, hybrid, and panelized homes and light commercial projects. The company has a forty-year history of building unique residential and commercial projects throughout the US. The company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement. Benson Woodworking Company (BWC) is seeking an Energy & Sustainability Specialist to join the team.

Position Summary

Support project managers, architects, and engineers with energy analysis and MEP / HVAC design through all stages of project development, as well as R&D efforts throughout the company. Consult with clients and sub-contractors to recommend high-performance systems and assemblies. This role will be located in our Walpole or Keene, NH facilities (position may be temporarily remote due to Covid-19).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Energy Code Research & ResCheck/ComCheck code compliance reports
  • Manual J calculations (heating system load and mechanical system sizing)
  • Energy load modeling for system and product comparisons and PV sizing
  • Mechanical systems recommendations
  • Thermal/moisture analysis and building science consultation
  • Facilitate energy/green certification programs, state incentive/rebate coordination
  • MEP Schematic Plans
  • MEP 3D modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in construction, architectural, engineering, or design-build office
  • Passive House certification is beneficial but not required
  • A degree in building science, engineering, or architecture is beneficial but not required
  • Proficiency in 3D BIM software (Revit, Cadwork, or equal), Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
  • Ability to lead and participate in construction and design discussions

Additional attributes of success

  • Positive, can-do team player with strong problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:
  • Complete assignments accurately
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
  • Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation & Benefits 

  • This is a full-time position.
  • Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience (in the range of $45,000 - $55,000).
  • Benefits include: medical insurance, holidays, paid time off, voluntary dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, 401(K), and profit-sharing


Application Form

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