Posting Date: February 27, 2019

EQ is seeking a Sustainability Practice Director to join our team. This is a leadership role that provides an opportunity to shape the direction of our sustainability consulting practice.


  • Oversee sustainability project managers in delivery of green building certification projects.

  • Develop and oversee department revenue goals, track and set project budgets.

  • Determine and monitor department, staff and project performance goals.

  • Lead the staff planning, hiring and organizational strategy of the team.

  • Provide high-level meeting support (eg. attend key LEED meetings and sustainability strategy, support PM as a technical resource)

  • Set and allocate staff budgets for conferences, training, etc.

  • Act as sustainability project manager for select projects, and fill in as temporary project manager as project or staffing needs demand.

  • Engage in industry events and activities to gain knowledge of industry trends and encourage business growth.

  • Research the industry to aid in the pursuit of business development opportunities, and expanding service lines.

  • Lead new project pursuits and play role in business development activities.

  • Represent EQ as speaker/presenter/attendee at conferences, workshops, design review panels, etc., as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s or masters degree in engineering, environmental studies, environmental science, architecture / building science, or a closely related field.

  • 8+ years experience in the green building industry, with a minimum of 4 years in a direct consulting capacity in the documentation of green building rating systems such as LEED.

  • LEED® AP BD+C credential in good standing.

  • P.Eng., PMP, CET or other relevant professional designation.

  • WELL, Fitwel, and related certifications are an asset.

  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Bluebeam is an asset.

  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Exceptional organizational skills.


  • Office environment

  • Some out-of-office work may be required

  • Office equipment use (computer, copier, etc.)

  • Lifting or moving up to 10lbs may be required.

While this position will be based in either Vaughan or Toronto, remote working arrangements are an option and we encourage applicants from across Canada. If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for green buildings, we want to hear from you. Please send a CV to with the position title noted in the subject line.