Energy Auditor - QCI Certified

Organization
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties
Organization Summary

Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington counties is a private, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers a variety of services and programs to people living in poverty in Ramsey and Washington counties. 

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Metro
Job type
full-time
Salary

Starting Salary: $31.51/hr - $34.78/hr or $32.17/Hr - $35.52 (Bilingual)

Hours

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

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. This position must perform quality control inspections on the weatherization crews’ and subcontractors’ work.

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.
  • Coordinating agency's audit technology with the State Department of Commerce to ensure compliance and compatibility.
  • Providing education to participants about their energy usage to empower them to reduce their expenses and make choices that positively impact their energy bills.
  • 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.

Department: Energy Conservation

Remote Capability: This position has 20% remote capability.

Benefits: Community Action offers excellent benefits including generous paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, health, dental & life insurance, retirement, employee discount programs and more.

Background Checks: Community Action conducts criminal background checks at the time of hire. Some positions require additional fingerprint and photo verification. Not all backgrounds are a barrier to employment.

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.

Experience

Requirements 

  • 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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction or related field preferred.
  • Current Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified as a Residential Energy Auditor Building Analyst and BPI certified as a Quality Control Inspector (QCI) required.
  • Experience in residential energy, education, or construction highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of residential home construction, and how energy conservation principles apply.
  • Computer proficiency, including familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Access, Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
  • Physical exertion required: climbing heights; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to crawl, climb, and otherwise move about in confined spaces, often in dusty and dirty work sites.
  • Ability to work in substandard housing conditions including temperature variations, strong odors, cockroaches, bedbugs, and other pests, and unsanitary housing conditions.
  • Bilingual abilities are preferred but not required.
  • 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.
  • Must be available for some client-required evening or weekend appointments.

Driver's License: A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation on a daily basis is required.

How to Apply

Click the link to complete the online application: https://apply.workable.com/j/C9190E0B44/?utm_medium=social_share_link

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