(Based at our Denver office)
Emu Systems is a professional training, consulting, and construction systems analysis firm with projects in three different continents (North America, Europe, and Australia). We focus on all aspects of building design and construction to ensure sustainable, healthy indoor environments. We are dedicated to helping building industry professionals contribute to sustainable development through the use of innovative design and advanced construction methods. Through these methods, buildings are 90% more energy efficient than standard buildings, as well as healthier and considerably more durable. Emu is empowering the construction industry by implementing a standardized approach to advanced building science.
We are hiring!
Emu Systems is seeking a contract/part-time Building Science Associate to assist the Chief Product Officer. This position is ideal for individuals, with a background or interest in building science and construction technology, and who wish to work on a part-time, contractural basis. Individuals who are passionate about making a impact and being a part of the sustainable evolution of the construction industry are encouraged to apply. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, willing to learn, and interested in gaining a practical approach in the realm of building science.
Familiarity with common word processors (Pages, Word), Excel, and CAD software is required. Mac proficiency preferred. Besides software use, we require applicants to have a technical and practical mindset when it comes to building and construction concepts. Direct construction site experience is a plus. The Building Science Associate’s responsibilities will include communicating technical content, drafting reports, working on analyses in our service areas, managing accounts and communicating with clients. We encourage all interested applicants to apply, regardless of level of experience with specific programs or building science background. Your background and education are not as important as your willingness to learn and be a part of a growing startup culture.
Building Science Associate responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Software simulations and analysis (~50%)
- Research and reporting (~20%)
- Account management, client support (~15%)
- Presentation and curriculum support for Emu’s training programs (~15%)
Emu Systems operates out of a shared workspace in Denver. This position will be compensated on an hourly/weekly arrangement, with opportunities for advancement. Compensation commensurate with experience. Associates are expected to work a minimum of 15-20 hours a week under direct supervision of the CPO. Applicants interested in the Passive House Standard; WUFI, PHPP, and Therm softwares; and analysis of building envelope and components are encouraged to apply. An understanding and passion for our mission is a must. Please research us before applying.
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply. We are looking for the right person to be a part of our team, your credentials are only one part of the puzzle! Tell us why you are the best candidate. Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include information on related software/program experience, if applicable.