An increasing number of web sites are providing help for where and how to find energy conservation and weatherization related employment. Energy OutWest will strive to maintain and expand an up-to-date list of resources for weatherization training and work opportunities.

Current Job Opportunities

 

Northeast Employment and Training Organization, Inc. (NETO)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Northeast Employment and Training Organization, Inc.(NETO) is seeking an Executive Director to lead an established non-profit organization. The Executive Director manages and oversees the functions, operations and programs of the Agency with an emphasis on delivery of weatherization and comprehensive energy services to qualified households in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Qualified applicants possess the ability to lead an agency consisting of 20 – 30 employees, responsible for financial management; chief liaison between the Office of Economic Opportunity and other program-related organizations.

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of three years of supervisory experience with multiple employees. Knowledge in the fields of construction, energy efficiency and/or weatherization helpful. Experience inNon-Profit business practices and applications beneficial, but not mandatory. 

The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and shares responsibilities with the Assistant Executive Director. NETO is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive benefits that include Medical, Dental and Supplemental Insurance Products, 403B, Vacation, Sick Leave and Paid Holidays.

To Apply: Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume and three Letters of Professional/Business References to NETO Board of Directors, PO Box 584, Newport, VT 05855 or e-mail to martha.stevens@vtneto.org.

Deadline to submit resume: October 30, 2020.

Date posted to our website: October 1, 2020


Great Northern Services

Weatherization Assessor/Inspector

Under the direct supervision of the Energy General Manager you are responsible for performing residential energy assessments, developing scopes of work for energy efficiency and related health and safety retrofits, managing staff and subcontractors to ensure quality and timeliness of work, and maintaining excellent service for the clients of the Weatherization Department. In addition you are responsible for performing quality control inspections upon completion of work performed by the Weatherization Crew to insure adherence to programmatic guidelines. You work closely with the WX Billing Manager to meet the needs in expending contract allocations and you are responsible for all aspects of Weatherization Crew supervision, training, and workforce development.

Salary: $20 - $25 an hour

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: 

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

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Date posted to our website: September 12, 2020


Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)

Energy & Community Services Specialist

This Energy & Community Assistance Specialist provides oversight of the division’s subrecipients working with programs such as Weatherization, Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) activities. This position directly provides training and technical assistance to subrecipients and performs on-site inspections of weatherization work as necessary. This position also assists management with implementation and evaluation of contracted services, policies, and procedures.

Job:  Business/Analyst/Statistics 

Salary: $41,142.40 - 51,417.60  

Yearly Benefits Package Eligibility:  Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan  

Number of Openings: 

Employee Status: Regular 

Schedule: Full-Time 

Shift: Day Job 

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time  

Primary Location: Helena 

Agency: Department of Public Health & Human Services Union:  Montana Federation of Public Employees Bargaining Unit:  061 - MFPE-DPHHS-Central Off  

Posting Date: Aug 7, 2020, 2:38:01 PM 

Closing Date: Ongoing 

Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume  

Contact Name:  Human Resources

Contact Email:  hhshumanresources@mt.gov

Contact Phone:  406 444 3136

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Date posted to our website: August 11, 2020


Department of Community Services and Development

JC-193945  - Associate Governmental Program Analyst

ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,640.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 3/19/2020

Job Description and DutiesUnder the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, Energy and Environmental Services Division, Department of Community Services and Development (CSD), the incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of technical and analytical duties as part of the Climate Investment Unit, and is responsible for maintaining the effective administration of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE-WAP) Inspection Programs. Using a variety of technical, communication, and analytical skills, the incumbent provides management assistance in programmatic planning, and support consistent with Federal and State laws, rules, and accepted Departmental policies.  

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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Date posted to our website: March 2, 2020


Washington State Department of Commerce

Commerce Specialist 2 - Energy Programs Unit [00839]

Salary: $48,792.00 - $64,008.00 Annually

Location: Thurston County – Olympia, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Commerce

Job Number: 2020-00839

Closing: 2/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Description 

The Energy Contracts and Programs Unit within the Energy Division is looking for three Commerce Specialist 2's to help to support and contribute to the work of the ECaP Unit. 

At the Department of Commerce (Commerce), we are creative, collaborative, and trusted. We identify opportunities to deliver critical funding and services to strengthen communities throughout Washington.

The Energy Division is working to reduce our state's carbon footprint and encourage cleaner, more efficient energy systems. We are looking for three (3) new Program Coordinators for the Energy Programs Unit within the growing Energy Division. Strong candidates will have a combination of granting and contracting experience, a passion for data and process improvement skills, and a willingness to learn and grow with us. If you want to help shape Washington's new energy future, keep reading to see if this job is for you.

This position primarily provides program coordination and assistance to the weatherization and clean energy grant programs administered by the Energy Programs Unit. Work includes assisting in funding application processes, managing grantee and contractor timelines and file documentation, performance accountability and tracking, process improvements, generating data reports and database support.

We aim to cultivate an environment in which we are continuously learning and take pride in our work. We enjoy the variety of our tasks and projects and look for opportunities to improve our work as well as pitch in and help others across the division.

Are you collaborative, customer centric, friendly, and enjoy working on a wide range of projects? You could be the one we're looking for!

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Date posted to our website: January 29, 2020


Department of Community Services and Development

JC-187620  - Energy Program Analyst

ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,640.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/29/2020

Job Description and Duties
Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, Energy and Environmental Services Division, Department of Community Services and Development (CSD), the incumbent will independently conduct complex technical analysis associated with energy-related policy and program design as part of the Climate Investment Unit (CIU) and is responsible for maintaining the effective administration of CSD’s Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) which features both energy efficiency and renewable energy offerings and encompasses both a Farmworker Component and Multi-Family component; the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) weatherization component; and Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE WAP). Using a variety of technical, communication, and analytical skills, the incumbent provides management assistance in programmatic planning, policy development, and support consistent with Federal and State laws, rules, and accepted departmental policies.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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Date posted to our website: January 9, 2020


Oak Ridge National Laboratory 

Job Title: R&D Associate Staff Member (Requisition ID 1903) 
Closing Date: January 17, 2020 
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee 

Job Description

Overview 
The Energy Efficiency Research & Analysis (EERA) Group in the Building Technologies Research and Integration Center (BTRIC) in the Energy and Transportation Science Division (ETSD) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking applicants for a research position that focuses on residential energy audit development and training as well as applied research and development projects related to the implementation of residential weatherization programs. The EERA Group works to optimize the energy performance of residential buildings and residential weatherization programs through applied research, technical assistance, technology deployment, and program evaluation. The team’s comprehensive knowledge of residential buildings and weatherization programs spans multiple building types, auditing systems, and program impacts. 


This position is part of ORNL’s team (see https://weatherization.ornl.gov/) that provides technical support to the US Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). WAP is an ~$250M program that reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety. The position would support the continued development and training associated with the Weatherization Assistant suite of audit tools used by states to implement the program: the National Energy Audit Tool (NEAT) for site-built, singlefamily homes; the Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA) for manufactured housing; the Multifamily Tool for Energy Audits (MulTEA) for multifamily buildings; and a Health and Safety Audit. This position would also involve conducting research and evaluations related to the implementation of WAP, including the non-energy impacts of weatherization, how to weatherize homes safely, the improvements in work quality within the program, and how to improve the cost effectiveness of manufactured housing weatherization. 


 Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the final migration of NEAT, MHEA, and the computer-based Weatherization Assistant application to the web-based application
  • Identify and specify improvements to the existing suite of audit tools and work with a team of software developers to implement the improvements
  • Work with the ORNL team to transition NEAT and MHEA to the use of the Energy-Plus simulation engine
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance on providing mobile enhancements to the webbased application
  • Provide technical assistance and training to states, agencies, and training centers on the use of the web-based suite of audit tools
  • Conduct research on the non-energy benefits of WAP and how these could best be used within the program to justify the selection of weatherization measures 
  • Assist in the research of how to safely perform weatherization, especially weatherization involving vermiculite insulation
  • Manage the evaluation of the current work quality being achieved within the program
  • Support projects and collaborate with research staff and partner organizations on future research initiatives
  • Write technical reports, conference papers, or journal papers to summarize the results of applied research and evaluations
  • Present research results to Laboratory staff, sponsors, industry, and academia in the form of invited talks, conference presentations, and peer reviews
  • Collaborate with program managers, network with related organizations, and interact with existing sponsors on new program development opportunities pertaining to energy audits and weatherization implementation 

 
Basic Qualifications 

  • BS in engineering or Masters degree in a scientific or social science major
  • Minimum of three years of experience with buildings energy efficiency programs, management, or projects
  • Knowledge of building science, weatherization, and program evaluation
  • Familiarity with residential energy modeling software and analysis tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an especially high proficiency in Excel 

 
Preferred Qualifications 

  • Familiarity with numerical calculations and statistical data analysis • Ability to work creatively and cooperatively as a member of an interdisciplinary research team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to support team building, partnering, leadership, and weatherization network interactions
  • Excellent oral communication skills to support regular interactions with Laboratory staff, sponsors, states, and weatherization agencies
  • Excellent written communication skills to support report and proposal writing
  • Must be willing to travel 

The posting will remain open until the position is filled. However for full consideration, please apply by close of business on January 17, 2020.  

Please visit their website at the link found here and enter “Weatherization” in the Search by Keyword field to find the job announcement. 


Montana State University

Classification Title: Instructor

Working Title: Extension Building Science Instructor/Weatherization Trainer

Brief Position Overview: Full-time, non-tenure track position with primary responsibilities to contribute to Montana Weatherization Training Center work-force professional development in compliance with program funding agencies’ guidelines. Participate in the Center’s professional, service and outreach activities.

General Statement

The location of this position is Bozeman, MT.
The Montana Weatherization Training Center is part of the national Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) that is funded in part by the US Department of Energy. Under the direction of the State of Montana Department of Health and Human Services, the Training Center works closely with Montana’s Human Resource Development Councils, out-of-state WAP agencies, and tribal programs to promote safe, efficient, cutting-edge techniques to address the health, safety, and energy efficiency issues present in low-income housing. The national program has been evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing energy costs and improving indoor health for clients. The Training Center also delivers training to the for-profit sector on topics of energy efficiency, renewable energy and safe work practices. We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University

Please visit their website at the link found here to apply for any of their employment opportunities.

Date posted to our website: July 28, 2019


Community Action Partnership of Orange County

Community Action Partnership has an exciting opportunity for
Contracts and Compliance Specialist

In this role, the Contracts and Compliance Specialist will draft and review contractual agreements between EES Department and their suppliers of products or services. Duties include evaluating bids, preparing contracts, and negotiating terms. This position is also tasked with ensuring the Energy and Environmental Services Department is compliant with all relevant regulations and contractual agreements.

Community Action Partnership has an exciting opportunity for
Eligibility Technician/Community Health Worker

In this role, the Eligibility Technician/Community Health Worker will support the FaCT programs at El Modena Family Resource Center and will provide children’s services to accommodate parents who are participating in program activities (such as attending classes, workshops, or counseling sessions).

Please visit their website at the link found here to apply for any of their employment opportunities.

Date posted to our website: February 14, 2019


Homes for Good

Homes for Good announces an internal recruitment for a knowledgeable and dependable Energy Auditor

Homes for Good is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

General Description:

Homes for Good Housing Agency is seeking a qualified and experienced candidate for the position of Energy Auditor.

Homes for Good is a high performing housing authority located in Eugene Oregon, servicing all of Lane County (4,600 sq. miles). The Agency’s primary work is to help low-income residents with the logistics of affordable housing.

Homes for Good has been and will continue to implement a workplace culture change that includes increased emphasis on customer service, quality control, and compliance.

Homes for good is passionate about providing employees opportunities to maximize career growth while experiencing the personal satisfaction of working for a non-profit agency.

At Homes for Good, employees are supported and empowered by a collaborative culture that shapes how we work together with the common goal of providing essential housing services throughout Lane County.

Duties: 

These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

As a key role in our Energy Services Division, this positive performs a variety of duties involved in determining appropriate energy conservation measures for residential structures and to coordinate the installation of energy conservation measures in residences of low-income tenants and homeowners.

  • Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Perform field inspections of low-income residences to identify energy conservation measures. Collect energy data including insulation levels, clearances, dimensions, furnace efficiency, relative humidity, air infiltration/exfiltration, mold & moisture inspection, CAZ testing, combustion appliance diagnostic testing, zonal pressure diagnostic testing and pressure balancing, appliance data-logging, minimum ventilation and exhaust fan inspection, shell integrity, lead paint appraisal, SHPO eligibility, and related information.
  • Determine the energy conservation measures appropriate for a given residence, complete residential energy analysis form and analyze the feasibility or cost effectiveness of conservation options with Department of Energy (DOE) approved building model software.
  • Prepare work orders, estimate costs, issue change orders defining energy conservation work to be completed. Determine extent or necessity of related repair work including dry rot, electrical and roofing. Facilitate the completion of related repair work and determine funding streams and options.
  • Prepare plan view diagrams of residence including windows, doors, ceiling, floor and wall dimensions.
  • Perform in-progress and final inspections on weatherization projects; prepare deficiency reports to subcontractors, review, evaluate and verify invoices from subcontractors and monitor expenditures for assigned projects to comply with Division specifications and current contract prices.
  • Serve as a liaison between contractors, clients, landlords and Agency. Facilitate settlements, resolve minor disputes and investigate warranty issues.
  • Assist in implementation of program objectives by maintaining current knowledge of Agency strategic plan and close collaboration with county utility partners.
  • Explain program details and general principles of energy conservation to program participants and general public. Explain necessity, advantages and methods of energy conservation, review and explain utility bills, discuss advantages of energy efficient lighting options, and energy star appliances.
  • Interpret and apply program rules, regulations, specifications and contracts, monitor contractor compliance by maintaining current knowledge of OHCS, Agency, and DOE requirements and specifications.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

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Date posted to our website: January 22, 2019


Montana DPHHS

IHSB is pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting for two Energy & Community Services Specialist positions.  The positions are open until filled.

The positions provide oversight of the division’s subrecipients working with programs such as Weatherization, Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) activities.  The positions directly provide training and technical assistance including interpretation and resolution of questions and disputes related to policies associated with the programs.  The positions perform field monitoring of subrecipient agencies and on-site inspections of weatherization work as necessary.

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Date posted to our website: November 21, 2018


Arizona Department of Housing –Weatherization Programs Specialist

Salary Range: $36,814 - $65,827 and Benefits package (salary commensurate with experience)

This position will oversee the day-to-day administration of approximately 20 - 30 contracts for the weatherization of single-family and rental housing managed under the Community Development & Revitalization Division (CD&R) of the Arizona Department of Housing.  CD&R provides Department of Energy (DOE) and LIHEAP funding to retrofit housing with energy efficiency improvements.  This position monitors the contractual performance of weatherization providers.  This position will assist with monthly reporting to funding agencies, updating of program policies and review of the weatherization program database for accuracy and eligibility of expenditures. 

Highest qualified candidates will have experience managing multiple weatherization contracts and be familiar with associated regulations including the lead safe housing rule, procurement and Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act.

This position will remain open until filled.

Please visit the AZ State Jobs website at https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ to review the complete Job Announcement and apply for this position. The Job Code is 42414.

Date posted to our website: November 21, 2018

Travis County

Home Repair Supervisor

Salary: $45,346.50 - $56,683.12 Annually

Location: Austin, TX

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Health & Human Services

Job Number: 19-04712

Closing: 12/12/2018 11:59 PM Central

Job Summary:

Provides daily supervision and coordination of on-site work performed by the housing services crews, volunteers and trade contractors. Plans, schedules, performs and assigns carpentry and weatherization work projects, inspects completed work, and maintains records. Assists with preparing and monitoring annual budget. Administratively responsible for on-going or temporary construction-related contracts or programs, and/or grant funded programs. Performs all work in accordance with adopted building codes and using appropriate safety procedures.

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Date posted to our website: November 19, 2018

Project Go Inc.

Description, Compensation and Benefits:

Description- Directs, supervises (1-2 Crew Workers) and completes daily work assignments that focus on the installation of energy conservation measures on the residences of low-income clients in Placer, Nevada, and Eldorado counties to make their homes more energy efficient and to reduce their utility bills.

Compensation:

Up to $20. per hour (depending upon experience).

Benefits: 

Beginning after 60 days of employment, a monthly “allowance” of over $1,000. may be used to select benefits from our “menu”, including health, dental, life, accident, etc. insurances and 401-k Retirement.  Depending upon tenure, 1-5 weeks of paid vacation and all employees receive 12 paid holidays.  A company vehicle and most tools and equipment are provided by Project GO. (Certain terms and conditions are applicable).

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

Knowledge of basic and advanced construction concepts and techniques and practices of supervision. Ability to read and write at a level required to legibly complete complex forms; evaluate the quality of work performed; safely operate vehicles and equipment including power tools, duct blaster, blower door test equipment, combustion test equipment, monoxer test equipment, and other energy efficiency testing devices.  The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Placer, Nevada and Eldorado Counties includes the Lake Tahoe area, which may require overnight travel (per diem is paid in addition to wages).

About the Organization:

Established in 1978, Project GO is the Community Action Agency for Placer County.  We receive state, federal and utility grant funding to hire crews to install energy conservation measures, including (but not limited to) attic insulation, caulking, weatherstripping, water conservation measures, and energy efficiency testing.  We have assisted over 50,000 low-income clients in Placer and Nevada counties since our inception.  We also develop, own and manage five apartment complexes that provide affordable housing for low-income seniors and families.  For more information go to:  www.projectgoinc.org

Application Instructions:

Send your resume to: projectgo@projectgoinc.org (Attn Energy Programs Director). 

PLEASE DO NOTCALL THE OFFICE TO INQUIRE ABOUT THIS POSITION.

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Date posted to our website: November 9, 2018

Community Resource Project, Inc. (CRP)

Position Title: Operations Manager

Range: $35.00-$45.00

Reports to: Energy Director

Status: Exempt

Primary Purpose and Function

The Operation Manager is a senior level position with the Energy Division and the organization. It reports directly to the Energy Director and oversees the attainment of the division goals while managing the operations and specific assigned projects. It supports the agency with reports and management recommendations. The position interacts with other administrative operations to ensure organizational success.

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Date posted to our website: October 25, 2018

State of Colorado

State of Colorado invites applications for the position of: Director of Residential Energy Services
This announcement is not governed by the selection processes of the classified personnel system. Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.

Location: Denver Metro, Colorado

Primary Physical Work Address: 1580 Logan Street, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80203

Salary: $6,500.00 - $7,916.67 Monthly

Hiring Pay Rate: Although the full salary range is listed, the anticipated hiring range is $6,500.00 to $7,083.34 monthly.

Opening Date: 09/13/18

Closing Date: 09/27/18 11:59 PM

Job Type: Full Time

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:

The mission of the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is to deliver cost-effective energy services and advance innovative energy solutions for the benefit of all Coloradans. CEO develops and implements programming to support that mission and achieve outcomes within Colorado's energy sectors. The Residential Energy Services Unit is responsible for leading CEO's efforts to provide comprehensive energy services aimed at reducing energy consumption and lowering energy costs for households throughout all of Colorado. 

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

The Director of the Residential Energy Services Unit is responsible for leading CEO's efforts to provide comprehensive energy services aimed at reducing energy consumption and lowering energy costs for households throughout all of Colorado. The Director will oversee the Weatherization Assistance Program which provides energy retrofits services to income qualified households aimed at reducing client's energy burden as well as financial tools for home energy improvements. The Director also looks holistically across income spectrum to design, implement, and communicate programming and policy initiatives that ensure Colorado's residential energy consumers have access to cost-effective home energy improvements. This position manages CEO staff within the Residential Energy Services Unit. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above.

Applications may be filed online at: http://www.colorado.gov/jobs

IF NOT APPLYING ON-LINE, SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:
hr_gov@state.co.us

METHODS OF APPOINTMENT: This position is not part of the classified state personnel system.

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Date posted to our website: September 13, 2018

Department of Community Services and Development

Job Posting: ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, Energy and Environmental Services Division, Department of Community Services and Development (CSD), the incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of technical and analytical duties as part of the Quality Assurance Inspection unit, and is responsible for maintaining the effective administration of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE-WAP) Inspection Programs.

The position closes: August 16, 2018.

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Department of Community Services and Development
Attn:
Human Resources
2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, #100
Sacramento, CA 95833

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Date posted to our website: August 3, 2018

State of Colorado invites applications for the position of: Weatherization Quality Assurance Manager

This announcement is not governed by the selection processes of the classified personnel system. Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.

CLASS TITLE: NON-CLASSIFIED

LOCATION: Denver Metro, Colorado

PRIMARY PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: 1580 Logan Street, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80203

SALARY: $4,583.33 - $5,666.67 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 08/01/18

CLOSING DATE: 08/31/18 11:59PM

JOB TYPE: Full Time

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:

The mission of the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is to deliver cost-effective energy services and advance innovative energy solutions for the benefit of all Coloradans.  The CEO develops and implements programming to support that mission and achieve outcomes within Colorado's energy sectors.  The Weatherization (Wx) Quality Assurance Manager will oversee all activities related to subgrantee technical quality assurance (QA) compliance.

The CEO currently has an opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to join our team to administer and evaluate Wx programming.  He/she is responsible for managing the administrative efforts of the technical team and acting as point for the routing and dissemination of all QA issues.  This position will be responsible for all subgrantee outcomes as they relate to conforming to set Department of Energy (DOE) and CEO Wx policies and procedures.  NOTE: This position requires considerable in-state travel and requires multiple overnight stays.

ALTHOUGH THE FULL SALARY RANGE FOR THE POSITION IS LISTED, THE ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE IS $4583.33 - $5000.00 PER MONTH.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

QA:

  • Quality Assurance Inspection
  • Conducting and managing all onsite technical QA monitoring visits at subgrantee offices to ensure compliance with the program's installation procedures and efficiency standards
  • Conducting onsite QA monitoring activities to ensure compliance with the annual 5% minimum quota of all weatherized units
  • Oversee all office QA activities including scheduling, tracking, report dissemination, and report receipt
  • Prepare and review applicable QA monitoring site visit reports
  • Conduct technical research on procedures, measures, and their potential for saving energy
  • Receive and coordinate technical waivers for technical team review and approval or denial
  • Review DOE policies and ensure compliance with the DOE's quality work plans
  • Assess subgrantee performance and determine compliance with approved program operating plans and requirements
  • Contribute to the approval of all multifamily projects
  • Field and asses client complaints and concerns for recommended referral and action

Health and Safety (H&S):

  • Ensure all H&S procedures are in compliance at the subgrantee level
  • Respond to DOE and local code requirements regarding H&S requirements
  • Assist subgrantees in the development of subgrantee written standards and procedures to meet H&S requirements

Training:

  • Deliver evidence based training to maximize home performance
  • Assist in the implementation of training activities
  • Organize quarterly training and technical assistance (T&TA) meetings
  • Coordinate monthly T&TA calls
  • Work with technical team to develop focus and agenda for monthly T&TA calls
  • Develop and present training as needed on H&S issues

General

  • Adheres to all H&S policies in the planning and execution of activities
  • Maintain positive working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders within the market area 
  • Abide by office policies and procedures in a manner that ensures fiscal responsibility and promotes efficient, effective, and elegant government
  • Uses word processing, spreadsheet, database, and scheduling software applications to prepare correspondence, plans, reports, schedules, and other documents
  • Assist other CEO departments in carrying out unit and office wide priorities
  • Participates in and travels as necessary to designated events and conferences in support of office programming
  • Participate in process and metric development, improvement, and articulation
  • Develop and achieve clear objectives and outcomes
  • Increase and formalize the connection between QA and T&TA activities
  • Align QA and T&TA activities to the WAP strategic plan, goals, and new initiatives (i.e. four major measures installation and maximizing client energy cost savings) 
  • Other duties as requested and required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in construction management or a closely related field or four or more years of related experience in residential energy, construction, or weatherization field.  Additional years of experience may be substituted for educational requirements on a year for year basis. 
  • Experience in and knowledge of advanced building science, residential health and safety, and energy issues
  • Proven program management capabilities that will effectively create, maintain, and enhance business partnerships
  • Current and active Home Energy Professional (HEP) Quality Control Inspector (QCI) certification
  • Completed at least one of the following certifications (preferred) or ability to receive within six months of hire: Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Rater, HEP Energy Auditor (EA), International Code Council (ICC) Building Inspector, Energy Plans Examiner, or Energy Code Inspector Certifications
  • Maintain all other appropriate certifications for Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule, Asbestos Building Inspector, and any other applicable or required technical capabilities
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative, as well as, the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentations skills
  • Ability to promote State energy direction as articulated by the Governor, CEO Executive Director, and legislature
  • Candidates must possess a valid United States driver's license
  • Other skills to include working knowledge of MS Office, excellent time management and organizational skills, the ability to take initiative and work independently

HOW TO APPLY: Online applications will not be accepted. Please follow instructions on the job announcement for submitting an application.

IF NOT APPLYING ON-LINE, SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Thank you for your interest in the Colorado Energy Office. Please tell us why you want to work with us! Email cover letter and resume to nancey.steinheimer@state.co.us Due to the volume of applications, only candidates who are identified to move forward in the selection process will be contacted.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:
nancey.steinheimer@state.co.us

METHODS OF APPOINTMENT: This position is not part of the classified state personnel system.

 
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Date posted to our website: July 27, 2018

Richard Heath & Associates (RHA)

Position: Construction Advisor

Location: Chico, CA

Job ID: 602

Full-time - Non-Exempt

If you have construction experience, this may be the position for you! The Construction Advisor will play a key role and provide a critical support function for technical projects within the department. Construction Advisor is responsible for providing research and development support as an integral part of the technical services team and is accountable to the Project Manager. The position requires in-depth research and interpretation of regulatory, technical content in the areas of building science, residential or nonresidential construction materials and practices, building codes and standards, and hands-on experience in the residential or light commercial retrofit or new construction industry.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or six years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree
  • Valid California driver's license with an acceptable driving record and auto insurance
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in construction field or 6 years without a degree

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Meeting production expectations
  • Strong team collaboration
  • Excellent communication of technical concepts
  • In depth understanding of residential building science, building performance issues, energy efficient technologies/systems and residential energy auditing
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Date posted to our website: July 5, 2018

Pueblo County invites applications for the position of: Heating & Weatherization Field Supervisor

SALARY: $4,212.00 - $5,745.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 06/20/18

CLOSING DATE: 07/02/18 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

Performs a variety of supervisory, operational and administrative duties associated heating and weatherization work on dwellings.

Work involves inspecting work of crews, technicians and subcontractors engaged in home weatherization, heating installation and tune-ups and weatherization work. Coordinates work schedules, responds to questions and problems and inspects work in progress and upon completion for adequacy. Participates in any phase of the work as required. Receives general assignments and proceeds independently to ensure that all field work in the program is completed properly.

Click here to be redirected to Pueblo County's job portal for more information and applications may be filed online.

Date posted to EOW website: June 26, 2018

Salary: $4,583.33 - $5,666.67 Monthly
Opening Date: 06/12/2018
Closing Date: 06/29/2018 11:59 PM
Job Type: Full Time
 
Description of Job:
QA:
  • Quality Assurance Inspection
  • Conducting and managing all onsite technical QA monitoring visits at subgrantee offices to ensure compliance with the program's installation procedures and efficiency standards
  • Conducting onsite QA monitoring activities to ensure compliance with the annual 5% minimum quota of all weatherized units
  • Oversee all office QA activities including scheduling, tracking, report dissemination, and report receipt
  • Prepare and review applicable QA monitoring site visit reports
  • Conduct technical research on procedures, measures, and their potential for saving energy
  • Receive and coordinate technical waivers for technical team review and approval or denial
  • Review DOE policies and ensure compliance with the DOE's quality work plans
  • Assess subgrantee performance and determine compliance with approved program operating plans and requirements
  • Contribute to the approval of all multifamily projects
  • Field and asses client complaints and concerns for recommended referral and action
Health and Safety (H&S):
  • Adheres to all H&S policies in the planning and execution of activities
  • Maintain positive working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders within the market area 
  • Abide by office policies and procedures in a manner that ensures fiscal responsibility and promotes efficient, effective, and elegant government
  • Uses word processing, spreadsheet, database, and scheduling software applications to prepare correspondence, plans, reports, schedules, and other documents
  • Assist other CEO departments in carrying out unit and office wide priorities
  • Participates in and travels as necessary to designated events and conferences in support of office programming
  • Participate in process and metric development, improvement, and articulation
  • Develop and achieve clear objectives and outcomes
  • Increase and formalize the connection between QA and T&TA activities
  • Align QA and T&TA activities to the WAP strategic plan, goals, and new initiatives (i.e. four major measures installation and maximizing client energy cost savings) 
  • Other duties as requested and required
  • Ensure all H&S procedures are in compliance at the subgrantee level
  • Respond to DOE and local code requirements regarding H&S requirements
  • Assist subgrantees in the development of subgrantee written standards and procedures to meet H&S requirements
Training:
  • Deliver evidence based training to maximize home performance
  • Assist in the implementation of training activities
  • Organize quarterly training and technical assistance (T&TA) meetings
  • Coordinate monthly T&TA calls
  • Work with technical team to develop focus and agenda for monthly T&TA calls
  • Develop and present training as needed on H&S issues
General
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in construction management or a closely related field or four or more years of related experience in residential energy, construction, or weatherization field.  Additional years of experience may be substituted for educational requirements on a year for year basis. 
  • Experience in and knowledge of advanced building science, residential health and safety, and energy issues
  • Proven program management capabilities that will effectively create, maintain, and enhance business partnerships
  • Completed at least one of the following certifications (preferred) or ability to receive within six months of hire: Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Rater, Building Performance Institute (BPI) Energy Auditor, DOE Quality Control Inspector (QCI) which will be required at some point, International Code Council (ICC) Building Inspector, Energy Plans Examiner, or Energy Code Inspector Certifications
  • Maintain all other appropriate certifications for Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule, Asbestos Building Inspector, and any other applicable or required technical capabilities
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative, as well as, the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentations skills
  • Ability to promote State energy direction as articulated by the Governor, CEO Executive Director, and legislature
  • Candidates must possess a valid United States driver's license
  • Other skills to include working knowledge of MS Office, excellent time management and organizational skills, the ability to take initiative and work independently
Department Information
The mission of the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is to deliver cost-effective energy services and advance innovative energy solutions for the benefit of all Coloradans.  The CEO develops and implements programming to support that mission and achieve outcomes within Colorado's energy sectors.  The Weatherization (Wx) Quality Assurance Manager will oversee all activities related to subgrantee technical quality assurance (QA) compliance.
 
The CEO currently has an opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to join our team to administer and evaluate Wx programming.  He/she is responsible for managing the administrative efforts of the technical team and acting as point for the routing and dissemination of all QA issues.  This position will be responsible for all subgrantee outcomes as they relate to conforming to set Department of Energy (DOE) and CEO Wx policies and procedures.  NOTE: This position requires considerable in-state travel and requires multiple overnight stays.

ALTHOUGH THE FULL SALARY RANGE FOR THE POSITION IS LISTED, THE ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE IS $4583.33 - $5000.00 PER MONTH.

Housing Rehabilitation SpecialistManager

Pima County

SALARY: $18.37 /Hour
OPENING DATE: 08/11/17
CLOSING DATE: 08/25/17 11:59 PM

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This grant-funded position is in the Community Development Neighborhood Conservation
Department.

Salary Grade: 41
Administers and implements housing rehabilitation and weatherization programs.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Work assignments may vary depending on the department’s needs and will be communicated to the
applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)

Promotes housing rehabilitation and weatherization programs through outreach programs, presentations to and discussions with property owners and community organizations and a variety of
advertising media;                                    

Conducts classes in home maintenance and energy conservation;

Measures residential energy utilization and airborne pollutants;

Processes forms and reports for HUD, FMHA, TEP and state programs;

Inspects houses to determine need for rehabilitation and weatherization;

Advises recipients of loans of their rights and obligations, explaining program rules and legal
documents, with respect to rehabilitation programs;

Estimates the cost of rehabilitation and prepares complete specifications of work to be accomplished;

Makes on-site inspections of construction activities;

Conducts follow-up inspections to ascertain completion of corrective measures;

Advises residents on preventative measures necessary to maintain housing standards to minimize utility expenditures and to avoid sanitary problems and hazards;

Mediates owner/contractor conflicts and resolves owner complaints concerning relocation, changeorders, and warranty requirements;

Participates in procurement and bidding activities in compliance with housing and urban development administration regulations, state laws and county policies.

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APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.pima.gov/hr

Date posted to EOW website: August 15, 2017


Residential Service Manager

Social Development Commission is recruiting a weatherization manager:

Job Purpose: Responsible for the coordination and admistration of SDC’s Housing programs and initiatives including the state Weatherization Program serving approximately 750 families per year with a staff of approximately 24 personnel and annual budget of approximatey $6.3M.

Administration of SDC/City of Milwaukee’s Neighborhood Improvement Project serving approximately 18 families with a staff of 2 and annual budget of approximately $556K. Directly supervise staff and $3M budget for 3-year Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration grant using subcontractors and outside training vendors.

Responsible for successful outcomes to clients, financial and quality control reporting to funding sources and the evaluation and development of staff to support current and future project initiatives.

Provide highest quality of services and responsiveness to all of SDC clients and stakeholders For more information and to apply online click here.

Date posted to website: June 12, 2017


Weatherization Field Monitor

Washington State is recruiting for a Weatherization Field Monitor. The Housing Improvements and Preservation (HIP) Unit within the Energy Division is recruiting for a Commerce Specialist 3 Weatherization Field Monitor. This position is located in Olympia, Washington. To view the complete recruitment announcement, please visit careers.wa.gov.

If you have questions regarding the duties of this position, please contact:

Lindsey Henderson at 360-725-2650 or

Lindsey.Henderson@commerce.wa.gov.

To apply for this position, create a profile (if you haven’t already done so) and apply through the Online Recruitment System.

Date posted to website: May 19, 2017


ENERGY SERVICES PROGRAM OFFICER

Vermont Department for Children & Families Weatherization Program The Vermont Weatherization Program has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for an energy efficiency professional to join our Program. You will provide training and technical assistance to the 5 local Weatherization providers as well be responsible for quality control / quality assurance of the Vermont Weatherization Program. You must have significant experience in the residential energy field and or applicable BPI certifications and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

For more information, contact Geoff Wilcox at 802-241-0943 or email Geoff.wilcox@vermont.gov.

Reference Job ID# 620627

Location: Waterbury

Full Time, Limited Service Position

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017

Date posted to EOW website: May 9, 2017


ENERGY SERVICES PROGRAM OFFICER (Click here for .pdf description)

Occupational Category: Engineering and Architecture

Class Definition: Position is responsible for ensuring that quality services are provided to eligible Vermonters by five Weatherization Assistance Programs (WAPS) in a regulatory compliant, technically sound and fiscally responsible manner. Also responsible for development of programmatic technical policy, training, quality control monitoring and budget review and approval decisions for high cost weatherization projects. Work is performed under the direction of the weatherization Administrator. All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strength-based relationships and results orientation.

You can apply online by clicking here.

Contact Geoff Wilcox at Geoff.wilcox@vermont.gov   or 802-279-7964 for any questions. 

Date Posted to EOW website: January 13, 2017


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