Sustainability Engineer

Holder Construction is an ENR Top 30 Construction industry leader with operations throughout the United States. We are currently seeking highly motivated construction professionals to join our company as a Sustainability Associate located in Atlanta, GA.  


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting successful implementation of various green building rating systems on projects.
  • Create and maintain forms, templates, and procedures for green building certifications to help projects meet their sustainability goals.
  • Understanding of construction documents.
  • Understanding of construction processes - RFIs, submittals and shop drawings, project schedules, estimating, etc.
  • Tracking and benchmarking projects’ green performance for internal and external reporting on construction projects (water, energy, carbon, waste, LCAs, etc.)
  • Understanding of key concepts related to ESG and corporate sustainability strategy.
  • Facilitate solutions through collaboration with the design team and project team.
  • Creating educational materials and training.
  • Research emerging technologies and new standards in sustainability.


Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a sustainability-related field or Construction Management with up to 4 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated passion for sustainability in the built environment.
  • Ideally experienced with LEED or other similar green building certifications.
  • Ideally has a sustainable credential such as LEED Green Associate or LEED Accredited Professional
  • Successful candidate will also possess outstanding communication and time management skills, computer skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.



The best teams trust Holder to deliver  their most important work. Our people redefine the construction experience. We lead with integrity. We seek excellence. We care more. 

As a strong and stable company since 1960, Holder provides nationwide construction management services on complex projects in the aviation, office, technology, education, hospitality, and interiors markets. Our mission is to provide clients with quality construction services across the country, supported by our offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, and Washington DC. At Holder, our most valuable resources are our people, who carry forth our core values, brand, and reputation for performance.


  • We encourage authenticity and encourage support to ensure you can perform at your best 

  • Company culture is based on integrity of leadership, high performance, care and connection, development, and continuous improvement

  • Organic growth from within the organization

  • Security and stability of a consistent top 20 ENR contractor

  • Respectful, trusting, inclusive, and collaborative working environment

We are a performance-based company with an excellent career development program. We offer a top notch compensation and benefits package. ​More on benefits. 


Substance abuse testing is a condition of employment.