Careers

Altanova is a tight knit team of professionals that has impacted the sustainability of entire corporations. Our people have a rare appetite for complexity and thrive on approaching sustainability strategy in a holistic, scientific manner. Through collaboration we zoom into the necessary depths of a detail and then back out to make a greater sense of it.

We are constantly on the look for talent that shares this interest. Please take a look at our current openings:

Job Description

We are looking for someone with a strong aptitude in organization and communication, as well as a solid foundation in accounting, to join our team.

The successful candidate will have a strong interest in learning how to manage the daily operations of an innovative company.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of our team and s/he will have the opportunity to work and be mentored on the financial side of running a company coupled with the business aspects of sustainability. The candidate will work directly with the company’s leadership on a daily basis.

Successful applicants will need to display an understanding of our industry and some professional or university-level experience in business accounting.

Responsibilities

• Assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the business
• Generate content for and update company social media profiles
• Assist with company’s accounting and maintaining company financial records
• Participate in the preparation and distribution of client invoices
• Research new market trends with relevant and actionable insight
• Support the management team on global and local projects
• Assist with client management and general CRM upkeep
• Assist in creating reports and various collateral (client presentations, proposals, etc.)
• Assist in editing documents and drafting proposals

Qualifications

• You are a self-starter with an inherent entrepreneurial spirit
• Serious eye for details
• Comfortable with numbers
• Outstanding written as well as verbal communication skills
• Strong project and time management skills
• Solid analytical skills and familiarity with market research methods
• Preferred: experience using Quickbooks, the full Microsoft Office Suite, and using website content management systems (ie, WordPress)
• Working on or recently graduated with a bachelor degree in business, economics, marketing, or equivalent required. Masters students/recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.
• Competency in French will be considered a plus

Candidates need to display strong analytical skills as well as a top notch educational background in engineering, building science, analytics, or other technically oriented sustainability programs. Master’s degree preferred.

Applicants

This is a paid position commensurate with experience in a fast growing, diverse company with a convivial work vibe.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter including a link to your LinkedIn profile to resume@altanova-energy.com.

Job Description

We are looking for a senior leader for our engineering practice. The successful candidate is on track for a Principal or Director level and will be tasked to lead and deliver key and decisive advisory primarily to our real estate clients.
S/he will be an integral part of our expanding team and s/he will be fully responsible for planning, executing and delivering consulting projects from the proposal stage through completion.

Qualifications:

• At minimum 6+ years of related work experience
• Extensive knowledge of building science and energy modeling for both new construction and existing facilities
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering, physics or other quantitative science
• PE registration strongly preferred
• Ability to quickly assess new technologies
• Strong interest for sustainability
• Desire and capability to supervise and lead personnel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
• CEM, BEAP, BEMP, CPMP, LEED AP appreciated

Candidates need to demonstrate experience in several of these areas:

• Energy Modeling and Simulation (eQuest and/or Energy Plus)
• High Performance Building Design and/or LEED Certification
• Industrial Process Efficiency
• Building Audit and Commissioning/Retro-Commissioning Services
• Sustainable Design and Operations

Application

We offer competitive salary and premium benefits (health, vacation package, a great work vibe and more). To apply please submit a resume and cover letter PDF format at resume@altanova-energy.com.

Job Description

We are looking for an entry level consultant position for our engineering practice. Our technical staff is expected to deliver valuable, meaningful, and decisive solutions to our real estate and corporate clients.

Applicants will need to display a thorough understanding of the technical aspects of sustainability.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of our team and s/he will have the opportunity to work and be mentored on challenging and complex sustainability problems.

Desired Qualifications

• Knowledge of energy modeling and simulation platforms
• Understanding of building science & environmental phenomena
• Degree in engineering, physics, or other quantitative science (architects are welcome)
• Interest in new technologies and sustainability
• Good written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of sustainability certification programs – such as LEED, Enterprise Green Communities – and State, Federal, or local incentive programs is considered a plus

Candidates need to display strong analytical skills as well as a top notch educational background in engineering, building science, analytics, or other technically oriented sustainability programs. Master’s degree preferred.

Applicants

This is a paid position in a growing company with a great work vibe. The right candidate will have the opportunity to quickly evolve into a full-time position.

To apply please submit at resume@altanova-energy.com your resume, a cover letter, and a one page writing sample combined in a single PDF file labeled as yourname-internship.

Working across the company, this role will help create a suite of new communication tools and materials to promote a consistent message across our marketing channels.

In this role, you will be challenged with understanding our clients’ needs, how to link them to the service offering, and how to design material that supports our message. This is a full-time position at our office in New York City, and you will report to the VP of Business Development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help with offline and online marketing strategy
  • Develop content for all main platforms
  • Help with branding and marketing material
  • Create new communication material
  • Support market research
  • Assist with the firm’s basic marketing analytics (AdWords, SEO, etc)

Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Preference for candidate with a B.A. / B.S in design, communications or marketing

Preferred Background

  • Self-Starter
  • Strong ability to condense complex topics into clear graphics and wording
  • Attention to details and time
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe CS suite and web development
  • Experience in marketing and design preferred

To Apply

To apply please submit your resume, a brief cover letter, and sample of your work (portfolio and a writing sample are preferred). Please submit your application in PDF to resume@altanova-energy.com

This is a paid internship with the possibility for a full-time position.

About Us

Altanova is a sustainability consulting firm based in New York City. Since 2006 we have served a mix of real estate, corporate clients and investors worldwide.