Energy Auditor/QCI 1

Roanoke, VA

  • Department: Energy Conservation and Housing Rehabilitation
  • Posting Date: 12/4/22
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Salary: $18.00/hr
  • Code: EAQCI- ECHR

CLASSIFICATION:        Non-exempt

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Perform professional work in conducting energy audits and quality control inspections and performing duties as the Crew Leader when necessary for the weatherization program. Identify the energy saving needs of homes. Inspect the work and identify and areas that do not meet standards and refer to the Weatherization Crew Chief and Co-Director. Complete a variety of assignments in the TAP’s Weatherization Program as determined by the Director. Must be able to relate to the general public and possess good communications skills.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by: Co-Director/Operations Manager

Supervises:  N/A

Coordinates with: Homeowners, Suppliers and Sub-Contractors and ECHR Weatherization Staff

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedules appointments with applicants for weatherization audits and inspections and weatherization
  • Inspect heating and cooling equipment. Coordinate with contractor for services and needed repairs as directed by the Operations Manager
  • Use appropriate equipment and forms to inspect for major air leaks and bypasses, heating and cooking equipment safety and efficiency
  • Conduct duct diagnostics and recommendations for sealing
  • Inspect attic and sidewalls for insulation that meets VA WAP Standards
  • Make determinations for weatherization services needs and actions in accordance with VA WAP Standards
  • Document files of weatherization services required and completed
  • Conduct HEAT audits, ASHRAE calculations, manual J and other forms and documentation as required
  • Prepare estimation of total cost for various jobs
  • Provide documentation as required by funding sources to secure project funding
  • Meet audit/QCI quotas as assigned by Operations Manger
  • Participates in weekly/monthly production scheduling as directed by the Operations Manager
  • Perform Quality Control Inspection of completed jobs for all areas identified on the audit, weatherization standards and the SWS
  • Provide consumer education, which includes the preparation of education materials for clients with regard to fuel efficiency and savings for home heating
  • Assist outreach workers with records and applications for assistance as well as provide information to outreach workers with regard to program changes
  • Perform duties as necessary as the competent attendant for Confined Work Space activities
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program Installation Standards
  • Ability to use computer and programs
  • Must have the ability to interpret rules and apply the rules to changing situations
  • Have clerical skills and possess verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to use specialized equipment, manage time and schedule, meet deadlines and operate independently
  • Must be able to work in closed in and tight spaces
  • Must not be afraid of heights and must have the knowledge and ability to operate power tools

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Must complete and maintain a current Residential Building Energy Analyst license
  • Must have completed or will be required to complete EPA RRP training and Lead Safe Weatherization Training, OSHA 10, Retrofit Installer Technician course, HVAC Fundamentals Course, ASHRAE 62.2 Course, NEAT/MHEA course, HEAT course, Crew Leader Course and the Energy Auditor Course
  • Preferred to have 1 year experience as a crew leader
  • Preferred to have been a weatherization technician for at least 6 months
  • If all of the courses have not been completed at the time of hire they must be completed within 12 months of hire

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a valid Virginia Operator’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation. Must be able to remain insured under TAP’s insurance for the duration of employment
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including:  criminal, sex offender and child protective services
  • This position requires the individual to be in the field and must have contact with the office staff and supervisor therefore an agency issued cell phone is necessary
  • Knowledge and ability to operate power tools
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 100 pounds
  • Must be able to crawl in small spaces (no smaller than 18 inches) such as under houses, in attics, etc.
  • Must be able to work at heights up to or greater than 36 feet 
  • Physical Activity of this position requires climbing, ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like. Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and use of fingers for picking, pinching, or typing, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing are also a requirement
  • Visual Acuity Requirements; close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal or small tablet, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and /or operation of machines, using measurement devices, and/or assembly of fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes 
  • Conditions worker will be subject to in this Position: environmental conditions ; inside and outside such as extreme cold and extreme heat, noise, hazards, atmospheric conditions, frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosed rooms, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia. The worker is required to function in narrow aisles and passageways

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply