Low Impact Development (LID) Consulting are leaders in environmentally sustainable development (ESD) and waste consulting.  We thrive on helping to deliver better precincts, subdivisions, buildings, and organisations. We work to raise the bar with smart sustainable design and waste solutions, to create developments and organisations that work with our planet.

While not currently hiring we are interested in receiving resume’s from people that are suited to the following roles:

ESD/Sustainability Consultant

We are seeking a sustainability consultant with tertiary education in environmentally sustainable design (ESD), sustainable building design, energy efficiency, engineering (environmental, mechanical or civil) and/or other building related courses with a sustainability focus (e.g. architecture, construction, urban planning etc.)

Click here to download the ESD Consultant position description

Senior/Experienced ESD/Sustainability Consultant

We are seeking an experienced ESD/sustainability consultant with a proven track record, a thirst for knowledge and rigour in consulting, report writing and presentations.

Click here to download the Senior ESD Consultant position description

We Value

As background for less experienced ESD Consultant applicants, please ensure that you have provided your CV, cover letter and academic transcript (for current students or new graduates), all in PDF format. We are seeking demonstrated experience of the following core competency skills from our applicants and will consider graduates or interns who have undertaken self-learning to become familiar with some or most of these skills:

Residential Energy Ratings (NatHERS) – refer to www.fr5.com.au to download the free software, view instructional videos and download the handbook. Note completion of the Certificate IV in Home Energy Efficiency and Sustainability training is the ultimate qualification that can be obtained.

National Construction Code (NCC) Section J 2019 Volume 1 (Non-residential buildings). Note the NCC can be downloaded for free from this website https://ncc.abcb.gov.au/ncc-online/NCC. Select NCC 2019 Volume One Amendment 1 to download.

The SDAPP framework and use of the BESS tool. The BESS tool can be accessed for free at www.BESS.net.au.

Thermal and or Daylight modelling on Design Builder or IES software (or similar eg Rhino).
Note these software packages are not open source or free. Interns should have used one of these at university.

Shading modelling advice. Software to assist with this includes: SketchUp, Climate Consultant, Design Builder, IES, Sefaira etc.

The Sustainability Victoria Waste Management and Recycling in Mixed Used Developments – Better Practice Guide

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