Director of Sustainability


Oversee sustainability work on projects and focus on business development, technical leadership and mentorship across all areas of integrated sustainable design delivery within the organization.

Contact Information

9990 Richmond Avenue, South Building Suite 300 77042

Contact Name: Shaunda Betts

Phone: 713.914.0888

E-mail: send an e-mail




Candidates must have prior experience with: sustainability assessments, LEED, planning and program development, energy and daylight modeling and other areas related to the aspects of sustainable design.

* Bachelor's Degree in Sustainability, Engineering, Architecture or related field.
* 10+ years of industry experience.
* HERS Rater certified.
* Energy Modeling is required (Trane Trace, E-Quest).
* Building construction design.
* LEED Accredited Professional with specialty. Experience with MEP related LEED credits is preferred.

* Business Development - Present to new and existing clients.
* Lead the development of DBR’s sustainability strategy and engage with key personnel to ensure its successful execution.
* Provide LEED documentation management and support to project teams on green building projects and ensure sustainability is adequately integrated into project delivery.
* Participate in management meetings and other in-house functions.
* Provide sustainability and sustainable design consulting services.
* Complete energy modeling and analysis services for LEED compliance and life cycle costs analyses.
* Perform calculations and analysis on plan and energy usage.
* Work with different market sectors, and regional offices on sustainable solutions for their projects.
* Research Energy Efficiency Legislation and Energy Rebate Programs offered by utility companies.
* Coordinate sustainability marketing materials creation and award applications.
* Create and update the Sustainability Plan Database for projects.

* Knowledgeable of architectural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing general requirements for discussions with Owners, Contractors, Architects, and Code Authorities
* Strong interest in building systems, project management and consultant coordination.
* Advanced knowledge of the primary aspects of sustainable design
* Excellent people skills and the ability to work with and coordinate among all disciplines
* Able to work unsupervised as well as in a multi-disciplinary team environment
* Strong writing skills, organizational skills and technical presentation ability.