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Why Earth Advantage?
At Earth Advantage, you will work with innovative, irreverant, dedicated people who have a real commitment to making an impact on the building industry in the Northwest.
We are builders, educators, strategists, policy experts, IT designers, and scientists from across the country with an incredible range of knowledge and expertise in energy efficiency, and building science. We are driven by the serious need to transform our building stock into energy neutral spaces that no longer contribute to climate change. Our focus is on certifying buildings for their sustainability, educating professionals and researching ways to overcome barriers to success. It takes a team effort to transform a market and our team of 25 works closely together and partners with other organizations to accelerate the adoption of net zero building practices by 2030.
Life at Earth AdvantageHEALTHCARE
We provide 80% Employer paid medical/dental for employees and their dependents and 100% Employer paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance.
We also provide flexible spending accounts for medical and transportation costs.
WORK LIFE BALANCE
Our staff is provided with five weeks of PTO per year + seven paid holidays. The overwhelming majority of the staff either bike to work or take mass transportation. We provide bike lockers next to our office for our bike commuters. In addition there is flex time, casual dress, and the ability to work from home when desired.
401(K) / PENSION MATCH
We will match up to 3% of your annual salary in 401(k) (US) contributions.
We meet as an entire group once a month to share success, ideas, and inspiration. We take two days a year to volunteer for our community in order to give back locally. There is an annual retreat that allows us to regroup and focus on our strategic goals along and collectively get outside and enjoy the Oregon bounty. Every year we host a party on our roof-top deck as well as gathering for monthly happy hours, a Halloween party and a holiday party.
Earth Advantage is located in the heart of downtown Portland. Its central location makes it easily commutable by Trimet or bikeable by a number of routes. Our offices were collaboratively designed by our staff to support a balance between private space and colloborative interactions and it includes a large roof-top deck, an educational classroom as well as a ring of private offices that are designed to support no more than three people maximum. We share our office space with a like-minded nonprofit, the New Buildings Institute.
Technical Field Consultant
We are looking for someone with a wealth of building science knowledge, excellent communication skills, and very high standards in everything they do to perform field inspections. This person should enjoy working in the field, writing, teaching, and learning, and understand the importance of all associated administrative tasks. This position does not involve sales, but customer service provided must reinforce the value proposition conveyed by the sales team.