Expectation of Employee: An Energy Auditor will support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence; collaboration; innovation; respect personalization; commitment to the community; accountability and ownership.
Position Summary: An Energy Auditor will perform “whole house” energy conservations estimates to the Hudson County area which requires comprehensive knowledge of energy conservation measures in residential homes, repair procedures, heating system evaluation. In addition, this position requires client recruitment and responsible for planning and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on small to large and complex projects.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Test and diagnose air flow systems, using furnace efficiency analysis equipment.
- Prepare or assist in the preparation of bids, contracts, or written reports related to weatherization work.
- Inspect buildings to identify required weatherization measure, including repair work, modification, or replacement.
- Maintain activity logs, or other records of weatherization work performed.
- Recommend weatherization techniques to clients in accordance with needs and applicable energy regulations, codes, policies, or statutes.
- Explain energy conservation measures, such as the use of low flow showerheads and energy efficient lighting.
- Explain recommendations, policies, procedures, requirements, or other related information to residents or building owners.
- Conduct pre and post “Whole house Energy Inspections” using proper equipment
- Complete Energy Audit Data Collection Report
- Perform EA-Quip and/or NEAT audit and follows recommended energy measures
- Ensure that all documents and data collected on the home audit and the recommended energy measures are properly placed into the client’s file
- Prepare proposals request for contractors
- Evaluate contractor’s proposals to estimate cost of all necessary materials and labor needed to achieve an energy efficient unit within Weatherization Assistance Program allowable expenditure cost
- Complete all necessary documents as per State regulations
- Conduct contractor’s work in progress follow-up inspections; create inspection reports and prepare a punch list of measures to be corrected by the contractor; perform final unit field inspection as per work order; and submits completed unit report
- Educate clients on the importance of energy conservation
- Provide regular jobs status reports
- Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established agency’s policies
- Input data into computer software (HESWAP)
- Other duties may be assigned by the Program Manager to meet agency and/or programs needs
Education and Experience:
- Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
- 2 years of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Minimum of one (1) year of housing construction, housing, rehabilitation, or the construction
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Good planning and organizational skills
- Computer literacy, specially MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access for Windows
- HESWAP software knowledge preferred
- Knowledge of EA-Quip audit tool preferred
- Knowledge of NEAT audit tool preferred
- BPI Certified Building Analyst preferred
- BPI Certified Envelope Professional preferred
- BPI Certified Quality Control Inspector preferred
- Possession of strong organizational skills
- Possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills
- Must be detailed oriented
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
- Able to work collectively with co-workers