Energy Auditor

Center for Energy and Environment
Organization Summary

CEE is a community-based clean energy nonprofit with offices in the North Loop of Minneapolis and St. Paul's Midway. We provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses, and communities to cut energy waste and harmful emissions. We collaborate regularly with field peers and partners and employ curious people who enjoy learning and contributing to Minnesota's quality of life and economy. Our workplace invites open door communications, respect for diverse backgrounds and points of view, and an emphasis on work-life balance.   

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The hourly rate for this position is expected to be $21.25/hr

Primary Duties

The Energy Auditor is responsible for providing in-home residential energy analysis in support of CEE’s Residential Programs.  The Energy Technician is part of a two-person team and is primarily responsible for the technical aspects of the Home Energy Squad (HES) home visit, including conducting building diagnostics, identifying major retrofit opportunities, and providing a quote for insulation/air sealing treatments.  This administrative level position reports to HES supervisory staff.   

This is a full-time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance and a retirement plan.   


  • Work with a team member to conduct home visits according to established protocols. 
  • Manage time to complete visits according to schedule. 
  • Assume the role of Lead or Installer for HES Energy Saver visits. 
  • Conduct product installations (primarily LED light bulbs, energy efficient shower heads, weatherstripping, and thermostats) for HES and multifamily visits.   
  • Perform blower door and combustion safety tests, inspecting insulation levels in walls and attics, including infrared camera assessment, and preparing an accurate quote for insulation/air sealing treatments. 
  • Communicate with the Energy Counselor throughout visits about upgrades recommendations. 
  • Review insulation/air sealing quote and reinforce upgrades recommendations with homeowners. 
  • Review and send completed Energy Fitness Plan with customers while in their residence. 
  • Accurately record and enter data into the tracking database and manage product inventory. 
  • Drive a Home Energy Squad van.   
  • Occasional overnight trips to greater Minnesota 
  • Conducting research and completing assigned tasks and responsibilities during office time. 
  • Assisting with program marketing and outreach efforts. 
  • Understand and adhere to corporate policies and procedures, attending trainings as requested, and reading company-wide emails and correspondence.   
  • Cross-trained in Energy Counselor position or ability to be cross-trained in a timely manner 
  • Ongoing participation in our Energy Counselor and Energy Auditor training program  


  • Possess solid knowledge of and demonstrated experience in building science, residential energy efficiency and residential building construction, and the capacity and interest to learn more 
  • Possess Building Performance Institute (BPI) certification or ability to work with CEE to obtain certification 
  • Preferred experience with infrared camera assessment and estimating or installing insulation 
  • Exhibit strong customer relations skills to effectively engage with clients. 
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Showcase exceptional excellent time-management and organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines   
  • Possess basic computer and keyboard competency and show proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams 
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds and perform physical tasks like carrying, pushing, pulling, kneeling, and squatting.     
  • Be willing and able to work outside in all weather conditions.     
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record, and an ability to occasionally travel overnight to conferences and out-of-state work trips.   
  • Bilingual skills are a plus.  
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