Energy Auditor I

Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties
Organization Summary

Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

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Location in MN
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Salary: $23.09/Hour or $23.65/ Hour Bilingual


Schedule: M– F, 40 Hours/Week, Full Year

Remote Capability: This position has 20% remote capability.

Primary Duties


Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, Energy Conservation, this position is responsible for performing home energy audits, performing analysis or energy conservation methods, preparing necessary work orders related to energy audits, and advising on energy conservation techniques.

Essential Functions (Not All Inclusive):

  • Perform all aspects of Energy Auditing including field inspections, home energy audits, writing up work orders, resource referral, and educating participants.
  • Inspecting and analyzing building envelope, HVAC, heating systems, electrical, plumbing and all other aspects of building characteristics that may be considered for home improvement, with an emphasis on energy conservation.
  • Utilizing knowledge of International Mechanical and Building Codes, perform and write required on-site Department of Energy (DOE) energy audits.
  • Performing a wide variety of testing and diagnostics such as blower door, infrared cameras, furnace testing, CO testing, oxygen, and efficiency tests for the purposes of identifying energy conservation potential and unsafe or hazardous conditions.
  • Marketing and networking for agency energy services.
  • Utilizing computerized National Energy Audit Tool (NEAT) and Mobile Home Energy Audit (MHEA) job book.
  • Coordinating agency's audit technology with the State Department of Commerce to ensure compliance and compatibility
  • Providing customer service, referral, service coordination and follow-up to assist participants in accessing other programs in the community and within the agency.
  • Learning State Weatherization Energy Manual rules and guidelines, and ensuring crews and sub-contractors abide by policies and procedures, funding source requirements, DOE and Energy Assistance protocol, and State of Minnesota contracts
  • Perform both scheduled and on-site inspections with Energy Conservation Staff and subcontractors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Two years post-secondary education or training in construction-related field, including energy auditing and Four years of work experience with residential construction, project coordination, building science, and energy auditing or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Must have the ability to obtain BPI certification within six months of hire date.
  • Bachelor's degree in construction or related field preferred.
  • Bilingual abilities are preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of residential home construction, and how energy conservation principles apply.
  • Must be able to relate to and communicate effectively with varied socio-economic multiethnic individuals and/or groups, as well as construction, HVAC, plumbing and heating, and other construction trade personnel.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Must be self-motivated.
  • Computer proficiency, including familiarity with Microsoft Office products is required.
  • Knowledge of when and how to move issues up the chain-of-command and prompt bi-lateral communication of worksite needs.
  • Ability to increase productivity during peak seasons of weatherization and during client energy repair/replacement crisis.

Driver’s License: A valid driver's license and reliable transportation on a daily basis is required. No major violations and no more than two minor violations in the last five years. Clean driving records are preferred.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking this link; this link will bring you to the Energy Auditor I position posting on the CAP-RW website. 

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