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Residential Energy Auditor

Residential Energy Auditor

Weatherization

Full Time Non-Exempt

Starting salary: $17.00-18.00/hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, one of the most influential and well-respected non-profits in the region, is looking for a Residential Energy Auditor. This is a terrific opportunity to put your energy, experience and passion to work.

The Residential Energy Auditor manages on-site work performed by weatherization contractors and conducts home energy audits and post-work inspections on Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and public utility weatherization jobs.

Job Duties:

Audits & Inspections

  • Conducts home energy audits and post-work inspections on Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and public utility weatherization jobs following procedures mandated by each program.
  • Prepares proceed orders for weatherization contractors and suppliers of energy efficient appliances.
  • Prepares and ensures the completion of appropriate documents related to weatherization work.
  • Performs inspections on completed jobs to ensure that all work is satisfactorily completed and program requirements are met.
  • Understands and complies with all technical aspects of weatherization programs.
  • Conducts pressure diagnostics and duct testing on residences.
  • Conducts furnace tests on homes with oil, gas, or kerosene heating systems
  • Conducts energy education sessions with customers
  • Identifies problems and actions to remediate problems related to health and safety in residences

Complaints & Remedial Action

  • Resolves customer complaints and remedial actions identified by inspectors and utility representatives.
  • Resolves disputes with contractors regarding weatherization work completed at customers residences.
  • Completes minor repairs, e.g. patches drywall seams, and makes minor energy-related improvements to residences.

Invoice Processing

  • Reviews and approves contractor invoices for payment for weatherization work.
  • Creates and submits invoices for work completed in the weatherization programs.
  • Prepares utility invoices and vouchers for work completed in a weatherization program using Access based or online databases
  • Reconciles invoices sent to and payments received from utilities

Materials & Supplies

  • Maintains a current knowledge of materials, equipment and appliances, including energy efficiency ratings, for use in weatherization programs
  • Identifies suppliers of materials and equipment that meet or exceed energy efficiency requirements of weatherization programs and associated pricing
  • Maintains and expands a list of approved suppliers of materials and equipment that meet or exceed energy efficiency requirements of weatherization programs.
  • Maintains and expands a list of specialty subcontractors, e.g. electricians, heating, ventilation and air conditioning firms, plumbers, approved for participation in weatherization programs.
  • Develops and maintains an inventory system for equipment and materials purchased for weatherization programs.
  • Assists in the identification of and sources of materials and equipment for weatherization work.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • High school diploma required
  • Completion of a post high school education program in building science, carpentry, or heating, ventilation and air conditioning, OR Completion of two years of college-level coursework related to construction or buildings, AND A minimum of three years of trade work experience in carpentry, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, home improvement or residential energy efficiency improvement projects, in construction, rehabilitation, or inspections of buildings, or in closely related work
  • A minimum of three years of trade work experience in carpentry, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, home improvement or residential energy efficiency improvement projects, in construction, rehabilitation, or inspections of buildings, or in closely related work
  • Four years of trade work experience in carpentry, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, home improvement or residential energy efficiency improvement projects, in construction, rehabilitation, or inspections of buildings, or in closely related work may be substituted for two years of trade work experience for the educational requirement
  • BPI Certification or knowledge of BPI standards preferred
  • DCED Weatherization courses or knowledge preferred
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work varying conditions that include heat, humidity, and cold
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Benefits Include:

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Agency paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan with agency contribution
  • Generous Paid Leave Time- 
    • Vacation- 15 Days: Earn more time after 2 and 5 year anniversaries
    • Sick- 9 Days
    • 9 Observed Holidays

 

CACLV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or handicap. 

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