Jobs

Excited to help us do great things?

Beyond Efficiency is on the lookout for talented stars in the green and high-performance building industries to help complement and grow our services in both our Berkeley, California and Jackson Hole, Wyoming offices. Are you:

  • Inspired by our mission to empower people to create enduring human-centered buildings?
  • Passionate about technical excellence, sharing knowledge and challenging boundaries?
  • Excited by the idea of growing into a leadership role at a highly respected firm with virtually unlimited opportunities to carve your future?

If yes, read on! Following are current open positions although we always welcome submissions from super-smart, highly driven people who are able to juggle a wide range of responsibilities. We're also interested in ideas for strategic partnerships. To apply, please submit the form to the right. 

Sustainability Engineer (Berkeley or Jackson Hole)

Seeking a passionate engineering-minded professional with 2+ years post-academic experience in the building industry to help grow and support our services in our Berkeley, California or Jackson Hole, Wyoming offices. You have an engineering degree or otherwise want to know buildings inside and out—in fact, you've spent some time on construction sites and don't know how anyone could claim to be an effective consultant without having hands-on experience. You're a lifelong learner and are up for anything, including learning building science fundamentals and energy modeling, the ins and outs of green building programs, and the art of consulting.

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Green Building Consultant (Berkeley)

Seeking a passionate HERS Rater with 6+ years post-academic experience in the residential multifamily building industry to help support and grow our services in Berkeley, California. You have an engineering or other technical degree and know buildings inside and out—in fact, you've spent countless hours on construction sites and don't know how anyone could claim to be an effective consultant without having field experience. You're highly experienced with GreenPoint Rated Multifamily and LEED for Homes Midrise, thrive on troubleshooting in the field and collaborating with colleagues, and are skilled with project management and design review.

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Mechanical Engineer (Berkeley or Jackson Hole)

Seeking progressive mechanical designer or engineer with 4+ years post-academic building engineering experience to help grow and support our services. You understand how buildings and systems are put together and thrive on educating colleagues about how passive design improves occupant comfort and reduces heating and cooling loads. You have demonstrated creativity and technical excellence in providing mechanical and plumbing design for a variety of building types. You are also skilled with project management, design review and construction administration tasks.

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Human-Centered Design Architect/Engineer (Berkeley or Jackson Hole)

Seeking someone who gets what Beyond Efficiency's name is all about, has 6+ years post-academic work experience aligned with this role and can hit the ground running in leading new work initiatives. You understand that people don't create buildings for the sake of efficiency; we create buildings in which to work, learn, play, teach, rejuvenate... and most importantly, live our lives. You are experienced with one or more of the following: thermal comfort analysis, shading/fenestration design and optimization for daylight and energy, design for autistic people or other sensory processing disorders, multi-generational design, wellness architecture, or active design and alliesthesia. 

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Job Archives

Following are previously advertised positions to give you a sense of other roles that are sometimes available. We're currently not seeking candidates for these roles but may be doing so again soon!

–> Energy Modeler/Engineer

–> Energy Analyst Intern

–> Building Energy + Systems Specialist

–> Operations Manager


Why join Beyond Efficiency?

We empower people to create enduring human-centered buildings.

Beyond Efficiency is a highly respected consulting team of progressive engineers and architects with offices in Berkeley, California and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We provide energy modeling, engineering and green building services for commercial, educational, multifamily and single-family residential projects throughout the western U.S. Our broad client base includes small architecture firms, world-renowned universities, market-rate and affordable housing developers.

We consider our key role as "client advocate" to help ensure a client's project objectives are achieved. We do this by asking insightful questions at project initiation to establish clear, actionable goals and performance requirements, and then filling knowledge and skills gaps that often exist in project teams. Our educational philosophy, holistic understanding of buildings, and technical expertise give teams confidence to make better decisions and create buildings that improve people’s lives. 

Beyond Efficiency offers a relaxed and flexible work environment on the edge of Berkeley's 4th Street shopping district or the heart of beautiful downtown Jackson Hole. We have a liberal vacation policy paired with moderate billable hour requirements, competitive salaries, generous professional development allowances, 100% heath insurance coverage, commuter benefits, 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching, and unlimited opportunities to carve your future and make a difference. Learn more about us, our values and our approach to our work.