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We are a seeking a Commerce Specialist 5 to lead the team that manages federally-funded weatherization programs within the Energy Programs in Communities unit that delivers affordable housing preservation and efficiency upgrades by providing repairs, health and safety improvements, and installation of energy efficiency measures in low-income communities. The position is focused on establishing partnerships, leading and managing program contracts, collecting and evaluating performance data, and communicating program impact. The first review of applications will begin the week of February 21st, 2023. To learn more and to apply: Weatherization Commerce Specialist 5 Job Announcement

At the Department of Commerce (Commerce), we are creative, collaborative and trusted. We identify opportunities to deliver critical funding and services to strengthen communities, we cultivate an environment in which we continuously learn and we own our work.
 
The Energy Division collaborates with diverse energy stakeholders to create a clean, affordable, and equitable energy future. This position works within the Energy Programs in Communities (EPIC) unit that administers a broad portfolio of federal and state funded energy programs related to implementing the state’s policy goals for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, renewable energy deployment, building electrification, energy burden reduction for vulnerable populations, and clean energy technology sector growth.  

The Management Analyst 4 supports the development of the state’s Weatherization Workforce, increasing its recruitment, retention and expansion. This position will require strategic planning, policy analysis, development, and implementation and will work directly with all relevant industry stakeholders. The position also supports the agency’s goal to strengthen and deepen energy efficiency programs and reduce carbon emissions by broadening the scope and scale of the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program.
 
This posting may be used to fill other vacant positions within 60 days once position is filled.

Duties

The person in this position will maintain the highest standards of personal/professional and ethical conduct and supports the state’s goals for a diverse weatherization workforce. Here are some of the duties performed in this role.

Coordinate weatherization workforce development strategic plan implementation

  • Develop and implement Washington state’s weatherization workforce development long-range strategic plan
  • Serve as a consultant to executive management in the oversight of the state’s weatherization workforce development plan
  • Build relationships with weatherization agencies and contractors and promote encouragement to participate in sponsored recruiting and hiring events
  • Build relationships with staff specialists from state, regional, and local agencies and organizations charged with supporting employers and job seekers
  • Expand career outreach efforts to secondary and post-secondary students to stimulate interest in weatherization careers
  • Speak on behalf of the agency and the state on weatherization workforce-related topics
  • Enhance alignment between career and technical education, and industry training programs and certifications

Evaluate weatherization workforce policies and procedures; enhance weatherization sector education opportunities; leverage new approaches and partnerships

  • Identify weatherization workforce policy opportunities by analyzing and evaluating operating deficiencies or difficulties; provide management with alternatives and recommended courses of action.
  • Conduct research and data collection to support programmatic weatherization workforce development plan implementation.
  • Manage the contract and relationship between the Department of Commerce and the state’s weatherization training center, the Building Performance Center (BPC).


Collaborate with external workforce organizations. Leverage existing education, training, and employment resources, programs, and expertise both locally and nationally

  • Develop an integrated approach to coordination, collaboration, and leverage opportunities with a broad range of agencies and partners who operate existing workforce-related programs and services for employers and job seekers
  • Serve as the agency and state point of contact for construction/weatherization workforce organizations, including related workforce state advisory groups and councils
  • Operationalize a workforce development roadmap that includes leveraging and integrating existing resources

Analyze current weatherization workforce administrative and regulatory requirements and create a strategic plan to streamline these regulatory policies.

  • Analyze systems that slow down weatherization production.
  • Work with external stakeholders to examine practices and policies that may have unintended negative effects on workforce recruitment, hiring, development and retention
  • Make recommendations to improve these systems to management

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, economic development, education, business or related field (additional professional level work experience in community, trade, or economic development may be substituted year-or-year for Bachelor’s degree).

AND

  • Four years of professional level experience conducting research and analyzing policies, laws, rules, or regulations with one or more of the following:
    • Public policy
    • Workforce development
    • Weatherization


Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in workforce development sector.
  • Solid knowledge of Weatherization Assistance Program and energy efficiency technologies.
  • Two years’ experience navigating and complying with federal and state procurement, contracting, and budgeting policies and practices.
  • Experience collaborating with marginalized communities, Tribal communities and vulnerable populations
  • Advanced level proficiency in project management software, MS Office Suite, contract management databases, cloud-based productivity tools
  • Knowledge of Washington State Prevailing Wage and Federal Davis-Bacon laws.

 

Supplemental Information

To be considered for this position the following are needed:
  

  • A complete and detailed online application;
  • Cover letter (enter online);
  • At least three (3) professional references (enter online).

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement 

The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of your application. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. For questions about this recruitment, please contact Jose Dominguez at 360-810-0182 or jose.dominguez@nullcommerce.wa.gov.

For more information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers
 
 Work From Anywhere In Washington State
This position may be located anywhere within Washington state though occasional travel to a Commerce office building or in-state travel to attend events or meetings may be required. If selected, you will need to travel to pick up equipment and receive instruction. Many Commerce employees work remote or have a hybrid schedule. However, it is anticipated that interviews for this position will be held using virtual videoconferencing. You will work with your supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance, including telework and reporting to a duty station for work activities, if needed.   

Important Notice
Per Governor Inslee’s Directive #22-13.1, state employees must be fully vaccinated prior to your first day of employment. Your vaccine status will be verified prior to an offer of employment.  Please reach out to Human Resources Specialist Jimmie Wimberly at jimmie.wimberly@nullcommerce.wa.gov if you need information on medical or religious accommodation. 
 
Our Commitment to Equal Opportunity:
The Washington State Department of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application, testing, or interview process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call Human Resources at (360) 725-2650. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Apply Early!  First review of applications begins on March 28, 2023.

At the Department of Commerce (Commerce), we are creative, collaborative, and trusted. We identify opportunities to deliver critical funding and services to strengthen communities, we cultivate an environment in which we continuously learn, and we own our work.

The Energy Division collaborates with diverse energy stakeholders to create a clean, affordable, and equitable energy future.

The Commerce Specialist 3 works within the Energy Programs in Communities Unit (EPIC) of the Energy Division. This position provides quality assurance, technical, and programmatic support to the Washington State network of Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program Providers, and consultation and technical assistance to related programs within the Energy Division.

This posting may be used to fill other vacant positions within 60 days once position is filled.

Duties

Perform Weatherization Compliance Monitoring

  • Develop monitoring strategy for each assigned agency.
  • Monitor production and expenditure accomplishments, past monitoring findings, financial audits, pre-monitoring questionnaires, submitted files, annual applications, and consult and review with other unit staff and information.
  • Perform compliance monitoring in a lead role and weatherization and related programs as assigned.
  • Review agency performance according to performance measures, contract provisions, production goals, funding requirements, policies, procedures, technical specifications, and weatherization techniques and methodology.
  • Conduct assessments of local agency program systems.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with assigned weatherization service providers.
  • Apply sound and sensitive communication skills and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Prepare professionally written reports following the completion of monitoring and inspection visits in accordance with unit standards and procedures.
  • Track, review, and approve corrective actions; perform follow-up reviews to confirm corrective actions meet expectations and commitments.

Perform Weatherization Project Site Inspections

  • Perform advanced-level, site-specific technical inspections and quality assurance verifications of weatherization, repair, and special projects (single family, multi-family, and manufactured housing), in accordance with material and installation specifications and health and safety standards.
  • Conduct or review diagnostic tests, examine scope of work development and project decision making to assess energy efficiency investments, building technology applications, rehabilitation improvements, and compliance with state and local building regulations and codes, as applicable.
  • Independently assess risks, options, and make recommendations.

Building Energy Expertise and Consultation

  • Determine sources of information for research and analysis to enhance assigned technical specialty areas and convey this information to Commerce staff, Executive leadership, and external stakeholders.
  • Provide advanced level consulting in the development of systems for effective and efficient residential building efficiency project delivery.
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with government entities, non-profits, and professional organizations around building energy use in WA State.

Cross Division and Agency Collaboration

  • Participate in division and agency-wide project workgroup opportunities including outcome measures, contracting risk workgroup, strategic breakthrough initiatives and other opportunities that align with the duties of this position.
  • Provide regular updates to division staff and management on work of these initiatives.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Commerce Specialist 3 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in building science technology, public administration, or related field (Additional professional-level work experience in community, trade, or economic development may be substituted year-for-year for Bachelor’s degree). 

AND 

  • Three years of professional-level experience in community, trade, or economic development (a graduate or advanced degree may substitute for one year of required experience). 
  • Two years of professional-level experience working in a low-income weatherization program or other energy conservation program at the local, state, or national level OR in the residential construction industry, including construction, repair, rehabilitation, or inspection. 

Commerce Specialist 2 In-Training 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in building science technology, public administration, or related field (additional professional-level work experience in community, trade, or economic development may be substituted year-for-year for Bachelor’s degree). 

AND 

  • Two years of professional level experience in community, trade, or economic development (a graduate or advanced degree may substitute for one year of required experience). 
  • One year of professional-level experience working in a low-income weatherization program or other energy conservation program at the local, state, or national level OR in the residential construction industry, including construction, repair, rehabilitation, or inspection.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified as a Building Analyst, Energy Auditor, Quality Control Inspector (QCI). 
  • Knowledge of large and small multi-family building standards and energy effeciency best practices. 
  • Experience using computerized energy audits, such as, National Energy Audit Tool (NEAT), Target Retrofit Energy Audit Analysis Tool (TREAT), REM Rate, ECOS, etc. 
  • Certified Lead Safe Renovator

Supplemental Information

To be considered for this position the following are needed:
  

  • A complete and detailed online application;
  • Cover letter (enter online);
  • At least three (3) professional references (enter online).

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement 

The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of your application. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. For questions about this recruitment, please contact Jose Dominguez at 360-810-0182 or jose.dominguez@nullcommerce.wa.gov.

Work From Anywhere In Washington State
This position may be located anywhere within Washington state though occasional travel to a Commerce office building or in-state travel to attend events or meetings may be required. If selected, you will need to travel to pick up equipment and receive instruction. Many Commerce employees work remote or have a hybrid schedule. However, it is anticipated that interviews for this position will be held using virtual videoconferencing. You will work with your supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance, including telework and reporting to a duty station for work activities, if needed.   

Important Notice
Per Governor Inslee’s Directive #22-13.1, state employees must be fully vaccinated prior to your first day of employment. Your vaccine status will be verified prior to an offer of employment.  Please reach out to Human Resources Specialist Jimmie Wimberly at jimmie.wimberly@nullcommerce.wa.gov if you need information on medical or religious accommodation. 

Our Commitment to Equal Opportunity:
 The Washington State Department of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application, testing, or interview process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call Human Resources at (360) 725-2650. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388. 

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Apply Early!   First review of applications begins April 24, 2023.
This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision and/or to close the recruitment at any time.

At the Department of Commerce (Commerce), we are creative, collaborative, and trusted. We identify opportunities to deliver critical funding and services to strengthen communities, we cultivate an environment in which we continuously learn, and we own our work.

Commerce works with local governments, businesses, community-based organizations and Tribes to strengthen communities. Commerce’s diverse portfolio of more than 150 programs and effective public and private partnerships promote sustainable community and economic development to help all Washingtonians thrive.

The Energy Division (Energy) collaborates with diverse energy stakeholders to create a clean, affordable and equitable energy future. This position works within the Energy Programs in Communities (EPIC) unit that administers a broad portfolio of federal- and state-funded energy programs related to implementing the state’s policy goals for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, renewable energy deployment, building electrification, energy burden reduction for vulnerable populations, and clean energy technology sector growth.

The Management Analyst 5 provides expert-level analyses to management, staff and internal and external customers regarding highly complex, multidimensional issues impacting statewide energy programs and policies. This position is responsible for conducting analysis, producing complex reports, and providing expert consultation for state and federally funded energy programs, including but not limited to clean energy grant and loan programs, US Department of Energy’s State Energy Program, and direct appropriations established by the state legislature. This position assesses proposed energy policies and programs and develops proactive interventions on issues of statewide significance and that have statewide impact and set precedence. The position also leads and oversees policy-related research efforts and data analysis to formulate recommendations aimed at reducing energy burden, providing clean energy resources to communities equitably and decarbonizing the built environment. By using performance analytics and developing tools and strategies that effectively communicate results to executive management, this position ensures data-driven decision making and demonstrates results from state administered energy programs.

Duties

The Management Analyst 5 requires a combination of technical expertise, creativity, collaboration, self-motivation, and an interest in using data to understand and address community needs equitably, as well as the ability to gather, manipulate, and draw insights from a wide range of datasets and formats. The work also incorporates the development of online tools to effectively deliver information and resources to a variety of audiences. Here are some of the duties performed in this role.

Strategic Collaboration, Program Development and Evaluation

  • Provides expert consultation to the Managing Director in shaping the strategic direction of state energy programs, policies and data-driven decision making.
  • Develops, updates, and maintains program evaluation processes, metrics, tools and systems in support of state energy programs, direct appropriations and specialty procurement work
  • Builds strong, collaborative relationships with diverse groups including federal agencies, subject matter experts, contracted service providers, utilities, tribes, community members and others to support research, development and evaluation efforts.
  • Leads U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program annual application process and work plan development, drawing on subject matter expertise across the division and agency as needed.

Research and Report Development Efforts

  • Monitors and conduct research on energy program legislation, hearings, and bill activity and provide management with analysis and recommendations. Contribute to bill analysis and fiscal notes during legislative session.
  • Leads key research and reporting efforts for energy program activities, including reporting to U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Establishes and oversees process and methodology for complex data collection and performance analytics, in support of clean energy programs and direct appropriations, regional energy policy planning and overall program implementation.
  • Prepares reports and presents findings and recommendations to decision-makers, elected officials, and others in a variety of formats and settings.
  • Ensures that research and reporting efforts are aligned with ongoing efforts at OFM and other statewide and interagency forums.
  • Uses current and emerging technology to create data visualizations and develop data dashboards, to effectively communicate results to senior leadership, policy makers, and the public.

Data Management, Analysis and Verification

  • Leads data analysis and advises Managing Director and agency representatives on state energy program and policy trends, performance, etc.
  • Organizes and manages complex datasets from a broad set of state energy programs and activities.
  • Uses data to help evaluate success, identify opportunities, inform decision-making, and demonstrate results.
  • Evaluates the impacts of investments related to state energy programs to help assess progress towards targets and goals and enhance the impact of future process improvements.
  • Consults with diverse groups of executive management, interagency representatives, and subject matter experts to develop databases, metrics, and reporting tools.

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, law, environmental science or related field. Professional level work experience in these fields may be substituted year for year for the education. A graduate or advanced degree may substitute for one year of required experience.

AND

  • Five years of technical experience in two or more of the following areas:
    • conducting research
    • analyzing policies, laws, rules, or regulations
    • conducting business analysis and developing requirements
    • leading complex projects in large institutions
    • analyzing and using complex data sets of varied sources and wide-ranging topics
    • writing and/or presenting concise analytical findings using compelling graphical and narrative communication

Competencies:

  • Ability to think strategically and connect the big picture and details.
  • Excellent time management and a strong sense of personal accountability.
  • Ability to contribute positively and professionally in a team environment.
  • Ability to collaborate with others who may have divergent viewpoints, as well as diverse people and groups, contributing to developing an environment that is equitable, inclusive, respectful and cooperative. Demonstrates a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 
  • Collaborates with and involves others with divergent viewpoints, as well as diverse people and groups, contributing to developing an environment that is equitable, inclusive, respectful and cooperative.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced-level experience with software and web-based tools for analytics and data visualization such as ArcGIS, Tableau, Power BI, and/or Socrata.
  • Experience and skill with program development, procurement, and project management.
  • Experience presenting to both large and small groups.
  • Experience working for, or in partnership with, organizations based in energy, environmental or climate injustice and/or collaborating with vulnerable communities, Tribes and low-income populations.

 

Supplemental Information

To be considered for this position the following are needed in your application:  

  • A complete and detailed online application;
  • Cover letter (enter online);
  • At least three (3) professional references (enter online).

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement 

The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of your application. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. For questions about this recruitment, please contact Suzanne Falconer at 360-725-3122 or suzanne.falconer@nullcommerce.wa.gov.
 
Work From Anywhere In Washington State
This position may be located anywhere within Washington state though occasional travel to a Commerce office building or in-state travel to attend events or meetings may be required. If selected, you will need to travel to pick up equipment and receive instruction. Many Commerce employees work remote or have a hybrid schedule. However, it is anticipated that interviews for this position will be held using virtual videoconferencing. You will work with your supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance, including telework and reporting to a duty station for work activities, if needed.  

Important Notice
Per Governor Inslee’s Directive #22-13.1, state employees must be fully vaccinated prior to your first day of employment. Your vaccine status will be verified prior to an offer of employment.  Please reach out to Human Resources Specialist Jimmie Wimberly at jimmie.wimberly@nullcommerce.wa.gov if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.
 
Our Commitment to Equal Opportunity:
The Washington State Department of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application, testing, or interview process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call Human Resources at (360) 725-2650. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

 

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Northwest Oregon / Southwest Washington

We are seeking individuals located in Northwest Oregon or Southwest Washington. Ideally the individual will be located in or around Portland/Vancouver metro but could be located further out as the position will require regional travel. Individuals will support, train and assist weatherization, HVAC and home services contractors, distributors, manufacturer representatives, retailers and other market actors collectively known as trade allies. Our Field Specialists train contractors to propose, sell and complete energy efficiency projects for utility residential customers.

You will also work directly with utilities to support energy efficiency projects with a focus on customer service and satisfaction. Strong relationships with trade allies, utilities, customers and program partners are a key element of the position, which requires local and regional travel. The successful applicant will be a self-starter, will be highly organized with good communication skills with a focus on meeting the needs of our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new trade allies to participate in the energy efficiency programs;
  • Work with and build trusting relationships in diverse communities with a focus on rural and underserved customer support;
  • Work with local utility representatives to understand their customers, programs and needs;
  • Provide technical assistance to weatherization, HVAC, and other trade allies, customers, utility representatives and other stakeholders;
  • Provide cross-training for weatherization and HVAC trade allies to promote energy efficiency projects;
  • Provide cross promotion and coordination for trade allies that serve both residential and commercial customers;
  • Support sales efforts with trade allies and their customers to sell energy efficiency projects;
  • Conduct on-site training with trade ally and/or utility representatives for energy efficiency programs;
  • Work with contractors, distributors and other market actors to understand and promote energy efficiency incentive programs;
  • Participate and present in company and industry trainings, communications and program planning efforts to drive successful results and meet client needs;
  • Define and develop program, marketing and communication plans for top trade allies that support the local utility incentive programs;
  • Maintain accurate and detailed project tracking records to document relationship management, sales efforts, and training and energy efficiency activities.

Position Qualifications:

  • Experience in sales, networking, utility and/or energy-efficiency industries, weatherization, HVAC and/or utility marketing;
  • Direct field, outside and/or professional sales experience beneficial;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in home services, weatherization, HVAC in an energy or utility environment is a plus;
  • Problem solving skills and ability to discover and implement innovative solutions;
  • Self-starter who is highly detail oriented, organized, a team player and goal focused;
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills, past sales experience with utility or energy conservation is a plus;
  • The ability to work well in a virtual independent and team setting and provide exceptional customer service both internally and externally;
  • Microsoft Office and general software applications proficiency;
  • Partial US regional travel and extensive local travel required, including use of personal vehicle. Some overnight stays will be required.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Bilingual, Spanish-speaking is desirable;
  • BPI certification preferred;
  • High School diploma with higher education or vocational degree, certification and training specializing in sales, marketing, lighting, HVAC, construction management, energy efficiency, and/or the utility industries;
  • A college degree is not required, but candidates must demonstrate continued education in alignment with their career goals;
  • Preferred minimum 3 years’ experience in utility, weatherization, HVAC, construction, sales and/or energy efficiency industries;
  • Previous home office, remote work experience helpful but not required; Comfort with hosting, presenting and/or participating in virtual office meetings preferred.Valid driver’s license, dependable transportation along with verifiable insurance is required.
Link for more information
https://evergreen.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll
Greater Spokane

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) is seeking a qualified individual for a Residential Journeyman Electrician position. Enjoy fixed hours, no on-call or weekends and year round, dependable work, with no lay-offs.

Salary for this position is $22.73-$25.57 per hour DOE
Full pay range $22.73-$36.39
This position often pays State Prevailing Wage $34.48 per hour

Benefits include paid medical, paid dental, paid life, paid LTD, PTO and 403(b)

SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY: SNAP serves over 40,000 Spokane County neighbors each year. Working at SNAP gives you the opportunity to serve your community!

LOW TURNOVER: SNAP’s turnover rate is exceptionally low, at only 4%. Several SNAP staff have worked here until retirement – over 30 years for some!

HAPPY EMPLOYEES: 93% of employees report that SNAP is a good place to work.

JOB PRIDE: 93% of employees report they are proud to work at SNAP.

STABILITY: SNAP is a Better Business Bureau-certified charity that has been serving Spokane County for over 55 years!

Position Summary: Supports Housing Improvements operations, including weatherization, minor home repair, and rehabilitation programs, by performing residential electrical repairs, fan installations, knob and tube inspections, obtaining permits and related functions.

Visit http://www.snapwa.org to learn more about our organization and apply.

Link for more information
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=36250&clientkey=7A820D928E2988891915546BF53F3E3D

Greater Seattle

Property Rehabilitation Specialist
Salary $38.92 – $45.47 Hourly
Location
Seattle, WA
Job Type
Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
Department: Office of Housing
Job Number: 2023-00510
Closing 4/18/2023 4:00 PM Pacific

 

DESCRIPTION
The mission of the Seattle Office of Housing is to build strong healthy communities and increase opportunities for people of all income levels to live in our city. As part of that mission, the Office of Housing weatherization program provides free energy efficiency audits and upgrades to low-income residents in the city through a combination of state, federal and local utility funding. To help continue the success of that program, we are looking for two Property Weatherization Specialists to conduct home energy audits and provide project management for low-income single-family projects. Potential projects in the future may include multi-family properties for building owners that are looking for energy efficiency upgrades.

THE JOB

In this position, you will work with homeowners to conduct energy audits of single-family buildings, develop scopes of work in conjunction with funder policies and procedures for the single-family properties, and provide technical assistance to the property owner during construction. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse population of property owners and tenants to answer questions about the program, energy efficiency upgrades and the construction process. Through this position, you’ll make a lasting positive impact on the lives of Seattle’s low-income residents.

Job Responsibilities
What Do You Need
You will be successful in this role if you are comfortable:

Using your skills to improve the health, safety, and energy savings for Seattle residents.
Acting as a project manager to ensure that contractual timelines are met and all stakeholders are kept apprised of the status of scopes of work for weatherization projects.
Providing excellent customer service while working with property owners and managers to explain the weatherization process, negotiate scopes of work and answer questions.
Helping to resolve issues and disputes with contractors and/or building owners during the construction process.
Working with databases to enter data/information and create project records and work orders.

Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to:

Organize work, set priorities, and exercise sound professional judgement in the field.
Build relationships with property owners and educate them about resources available through the weatherization program.
Manage multiple projects at one time, with many being in different stages of development.
Review and approve contractor invoices and change orders prior to inspection.
Communicate effectively with supervisors on progress of all projects, especially as related to funding deadlines. Pro-actively identify potential issues and strategically plan with the single-family weatherization team for solutions.
Perform progress inspections and works with contractors to ensure compliance with program requirements, regulations, and codes.
Approve changes to the scope of work or extensions to contractual timelines; and completes closing construction documents.
Maintain written documentation of project developments, actions, or issues; provides appropriate documentation for review of claims by the Law Department, as requested; and keeps management apprised of problems or issues.
Prepare and present energy audit findings in a report. Report includes recommendations which include technical and financial analyses. Report must speak to variety of audiences including OH asset maintenance staff, asset managers, C-level executives, and funders.

You will feel prepared to take on this role if you have experience with:

Washington State Low-Income Weatherization Program or other energy efficiency programs targeting low-income households.
Using TREAT software to determine cost-effectiveness of proposed work.
Conducting energy audits and recommending appropriate weatherization scopes of work.
Working on single-family building rehabilitation projects.
Reading, understanding, and interpreting construction plans and observing and analyzing status of work in the field.
Diagnostic equipment for pre and post testing, such as:

Manometer
Gas Monoxor
Blower door
Pressure pan
Fan hood
Moisture meter
Infrared thermography

Qualifications
In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess both of the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class):

3 years of construction-related experience

The below is required, in order to be considered for the position. There is no equivalency for these requirements:

A Washington State Driver’s License

You will also need to be able to successfully pass the following:

Criminal Background Check
Driving History Check
Physical

Within 1 year of starting work, you must obtain the below required certifications (the work time needed, and all certifications paid for by the City of Seattle):

BPI (Building Performance Institute) BPI Energy Auditor Certification

Within 1 year of starting work, you must obtain all the below required certifications (the work time needed, and all certifications paid for by the City of Seattle):

OSHA 10
CPR/First Aid
AHERA Building Inspector
Mold Protocols
Moisture & Ventilation
WA State Lead Paint Inspector Certification

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

This position has several environmental considerations and physical constraints that the selected candidate must be able to work under, including:

Working outside in all types of weather with potential exposure to hazardous conditions resulting from disrepair of buildings, including broken water and sewer lines, garbage, and rodents.
Climbing ladders, bending, standing, and crawling under buildings, in attics and on roofs while conducting inspections.
Frequent automobile travel within Seattle and King County.
Occasional overnight travel, mostly within Washington State but also occasionally out of state.
Additional Information
This position is classified as a Property Rehabilitation Specialist and the salary range is from $38.92 – $45.47/hour.

For this job, your workday will be a 60 / 40 split of field and office. The expectation is to be in the office everyday, depending on the your work schedule.

The City of Seattle recognizes that every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services.

The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City’s website at: https://www.seattle.gov/human-resources/benefits/employees-and-covered-family-members/most-employees-plans.

Please complete the online application fully and attach:

A pdf of your current resume
A cover letter highlighting the work you have done that is most similar to this job

Questions? Contact Kate Moore at kate.moore@nullseattle.gov

This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.

Due to the tasks associated with this role, you will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical.

The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Department of Neighborhoods encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LBGTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Agency
City of Seattle
Address
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500
Seattle, Washington, 98104

More information. 

Position Description
THE OFFICE OF HOUSING

 

The mission of the Seattle Office of Housing is to build strong healthy communities and increase opportunities for people of all income levels to live in our city. As part of that mission, the Office of Housing weatherization program provides free energy efficiency audits and upgrades to low-income residents in the city through a combination of state, federal and local utility funding. To help continue the success of that program, we are looking for two Property Weatherization Specialists to conduct home energy audits and provide project management for low-income single-family projects. Potential projects in the future may include multi-family properties for building owners that are looking for energy efficiency upgrades.

THE JOB

In this position, you will work with homeowners to conduct energy audits of single-family buildings, develop scopes of work in conjunction with funder policies and procedures for the single-family properties, and provide technical assistance to the property owner during construction. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse population of property owners and tenants to answer questions about the program, energy efficiency upgrades and the construction process. Through this position, you’ll make a lasting positive impact on the lives of Seattle’s low-income residents.

More information. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle

 

Energy Savers Inc. is a well-established weatherization company seeking a qualified crew lead to join our team. We are a family owned business built on great customer service, quality work and treating employees like family. We work from Tacoma to Bellingham servicing multiple government agencies, non-profit companies and private clients with a focus on upgrading a home’s energy efficiency and comfort while improving the health of our customers. The crew lead would work within a small, efficient crew that handles nearly all aspects of the job from ordering materials to post work diagnostic testing.

Crew Lead Responsibilities:

  • Implement company and industry safety guidelines
  • Order materials
  • Manage work flow
  • Work alongside crew members to set work pace
  • Inspect and maintain quality of work
  • Ensure that jobs are completed on time
  • Train employees and monitor crew member’s competency
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner
  • Understand and follow Standard Work Specifications
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Manage a crew of between 2 and 6 people
  • Good communication skills
  • Blower door/diagnostic testing
  • Combustion Safety Testing
  • Air sealing and duct sealing
  • Understanding of thermal and pressure boundaries
  • High level understanding of Insulation materials and installation methods
  • Moderate level of carpentry skills (Install doors and windows and some rough/finish carpentry)
  • Any other construction skills are a plus
  • Must be Self-motivated
  • CPR/First Aid
  • OSHA 10/30
  • Lead Safe
  • Asbestos Awareness (or better)
  • BPI

Starting Hourly rate depends on experience and ranges between $33.75-$36.50 per hour. Most jobs include prevailing wages that would be paid at higher rates.

BENEFITS available after 60 days

 

SalaryUSD 33.75 – 36.5 Per hour
Career Level RequiredManager (Manager/Supervisor of staff)
Experience Required2+ to 5 Years
Education RequiredHigh School or equivalent
Job StatusFull Time

Resumes can be emailed to info@nullenergysaversinc.net

Work includes improving the energy efficiency of single family homes (site built and mobile homes) and multifamily buildings

RESPONSIBILITIES (Included but not limited to)

  • Remove, install, and replace various building materials as directed— including assisting in installing insulation, doors, windows, flooring, skirting, vents, caulking, weather-stripping
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and productively
  • Capable of performing to meet the level of expectation set by the Company and inspecting parties requirements
  • General carpentry knowledge
  • Proven ability to work efficiently
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated safe use of all necessary tools
  • Able to understand and follow direction
  • Willing and capable of learning new tasks
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces i.e. crawlspaces & attics
  • Able to function without direct supervision
  • Able to perform required manual labor, including ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Must know proper lifting techniques and be in general good health
  • Must wear common protective and safety equipment and provide basic hand tools
  • Must have a clean driving record including a valid driver’s license
  • Applicant must be willing to travel throughout the State of Washington, staying overnight on some jobs up to a week at a time.

    Preferred Qualifications- OSHA 10 Certified, Lead Safe Certified, High School Diploma or GED

    Starting Hourly Rate depending on experience (excluding State Prevailing Wage projects which are typically paid at higher rates)

    With Prevailing Wage Rates workers average approx. $26-$33.75 per hour. Most work will be paid at prevailing wage, which typically involves higher pay rates.

    BENEFITS available after 60 day probationary period
    • Medical
    •Vacation
    •Holiday
    •Maternity/Paternity Leave

    E-mail resumes to info@nullenergysaversinc.net

 

Salary

USD 26 – 33.75 Per hour

Career Level Required

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Experience Required

1+ to 2 Years

Education Required

High School or equivalent

Job Status

Full Time

SALARY: $74,268.00 – $90,978.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/02/23
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
HOW TO APPLY: Single Family Energy Auditor

 

JOB SUMMARY:
Please note this position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by February 22, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.

King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is currently recruiting for a seasoned Single-Family Energy Auditor to fill a position at our central campus in Tukwila, Washington.

KCHA administers the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program (LIWAP) in King County outside of Seattle. This program receives funding from the State Department of Commerce and Puget Sound Energy. The individual selected for this role will support this program and will perform technical work in energy auditing and construction oversight for energy conservation projects in single family properties. Projects may sometimes include multi-family and mobile homes. Projects may be owned by private individuals, non-profit organizations, KCHA, or other housing authorities. Properties that receive assistance must house income eligible residents.

Under the general supervision of the Construction Project Manager, the Single-Family Energy Auditor will:
• Conduct energy audits in compliance with procedures and processes of the LIWAP to determine energy conservation opportunities;
• Evaluate the cost-effectiveness of identified opportunities and develop scopes of work;
• Prepare contracts or work orders for contractors;
• Oversee work and conduct inspections;
• Represent the Authority on a daily basis in making decisions to troubleshoot issues and unforeseen construction complications on site;
• Serve as a technical liaison between the contractor, the owner/landlord and the Authority;
• May be responsible for the preparation of contract documents and the procurement of contracted services.
King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is the largest provider of affordable housing in the Pacific Northwest and a nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Single-Family Energy Auditor will:
• Conduct energy audits of owner-occupied single-family homes and mobile homes, as well as duplex buildings. Energy audits include a comprehensive inspection of the property to determine needed energy conservation improvements and related repairs (e.g. structural, health and safety issues, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems and/or the presence of lead, asbestos and mold).
• Develop scopes of work based on the energy audit and in compliance with the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Standard Work Specifications (SWS) and the Washington State Weatherization Field Guide. Understand and utilize utility consumption data and as-built plans, drawings and computer-based energy modeling software.
• Develop and issue work orders based on unit price contracts or develop bid documents and oversee the procurement of specialty contractors. Prepare advertisements and invitations to bid, conduct pre-bid walk through and bid openings, and develop contract documents.
• Work with contractor field representatives to ensure that work performed is in compliance with the construction documents and of specified quality.
• Conduct in-progress and final inspections; identify deficiencies and work with contractors to take corrective action when appropriate.
• Approve contractor invoices based on final inspection of work.
• May conduct pre-bid meetings, pre-construction meetings, site-based progress meetings, and project close-out meetings.
• May prepare documents and manage Request for Proposal (RFP) processes.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
Required Qualifications:
• Associate’s Degree AND
• Considerable experience in building and infrastructure construction, project management, residential renovation projects with some management or supervisory experience OR
• An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be substituted on a year for year basis.

Work requires the ability to:
• Demonstrate understanding of energy issues and the audit techniques necessary to identify cost effective energy conservation work in single family properties;
• Assess electric base load (water heaters, refrigerators, light bulbs, lighting fixtures, and space heaters), air leakage, mechanical ventilation, indoor air quality, energy-related health & safety measures, and applicable weatherization-related repairs;
• Utilize diagnostic equipment such as a blower door, pressure pan, moisture meter, and infrared thermography to measure existing conditions;
• Demonstrate knowledge and ability to operate the relevant diagnostic equipment to test both pre- and post-weatherization building conditions and to interpret the results both as they relate to developing work scopes and to inspection of completed work;
• Accurately read, understand, and interpret construction plans; accurately observe the status of work in the field and determine if contracts and specifications are being followed;
• Organize work, set priorities and exercise sound professional judgment;
• Exercise tact and diplomacy when interacting with low-income property owners, contractors and representatives of program funders.
Work will require:
• Experience working in federal, state, or utility-funded weatherization assistance programs that target low-income residents is preferred, as is experience with the Targeted Residential Energy Analysis Tools (TREAT) software, or an equivalent;
• Experience with proper construction inspection techniques; construction scheduling and the kinds of conditions which may cause delays in construction;
• Effective methods of communication and interpersonal relations.
Special Requirements:
• Certification as a Building Analyst (BA), an Energy Analyst (EA) or a Quality Control Inspector (QCI) by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). If not certified at the time of hire, certifications and training will be provided.
• Consent to and pass a driver’s and criminal records background check.
• Possess a valid driver’s license to regularly travel between work sites. Must have an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment.

POSITION INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS:
Application Requirements:
To be considered for this opportunity an applicant will need to:
• Complete the online application profile in its entirety.
• Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)
• Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)
Salary & Benefits:
The starting salary range for this position is $74,268.00 – $90,978.00 annually dependent on qualifications and professional experience. The complete salary range for this position is $74,268.00 – $107,689.00 annually. Performance based merit increase opportunities and COLAs are reviewed on an annual basis. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are also available. For more details regarding KCHA comprehensive benefits, please visit our benefits page, http://www.kcha.org/employment/employeebenefits.aspx .

Work Environment:
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Equal Opportunity:
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Link for more information
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcohousing/jobs/3878292/single-family-energy-auditor?sort=PostingDateDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

SALARY: $69,801.00 – $85,506.00 Annually

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

JOB SUMMARY:
Effective December 1, 2021, the King County Housing Authority has instituted a COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Policy that requires all regular, part-time, and temporary employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of its workplace and community. Newly hired employees must provide proof to KCHA Human Resources after an offer of employment has been made and before their first day of employment that they are fully vaccinated. Individuals with a qualifying medical or religious reason may submit a request for exemption and reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualifying individuals if the accommodations do not present an undue hardship.

King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is currently recruiting for a seasoned Multi-Family Weatherization Coordinator to fill a position at our central campus in Tukwila, WA.

KCHA administers the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program (LIWAP) in King County outside of Seattle. This program receives funding from the State Department of Commerce and Puget Sound Energy. The individual selected for this role will support this program and will perform technical work in energy auditing and construction oversight for energy conservation projects in multifamily properties. Projects may sometimes include single family and mobile homes. Projects may be owned by private individuals, non-profit organizations, KCHA, or other housing authorities. Properties that receive assistance must house income eligible residents.

  • Under the general supervision of the Construction Project Manager, the Multi-family Weatherization Coordinator will:
  • Conduct energy audits in compliance with procedures and processes of the LIWAP to determine energy conservation opportunities;
  • Evaluate the cost-effectiveness of identified opportunities and developing scopes of work;
  • Prepare contracts or work orders for contractors;
  • Oversee work and conduct inspections;
  • Represent the Authority on a daily basis in making decisions to troubleshoot issues and unforeseen construction complications on site;
  • Serve as a technical liaison between the contractor, the owner/landlord and the Authority;
  • May be responsible for the preparation of contract documents and the procurement of contracted services.
    King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is the largest provider of affordable housing in the Pacific Northwest and a nationally recognized leader in affordable housing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts energy audits of multifamily buildings that are less than three stories, including both properties with in-unit heat and hot water, as well as those with central systems. Energy audits include a comprehensive inspection of the property for structural integrity, health and safety issues, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems and/or the presence of lead, asbestos and mold.
  • Develops scopes of work based on the energy audit and in compliance with the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Standard Work Specifications (SWS) and the Washington State Weatherization Field Guide. Understands and utilizes utility consumption data and as-built plans, drawings and computer based energy modeling software.
  • Develops and issues work orders based on unit price contracts, or develops bid documents and oversees the procurement of specialty contractors. Prepares advertisements and invitations to bid, conducts pre-bid walks through and bid openings, and develops contract documents.
  • Works with contractor field representatives to ensure that work performed is in compliance with the construction documents and the SWS, and is accurate and of specified quality.
  • Conducts in-progress and final inspections. Identifies deficiencies and works with contractors to take corrective action when appropriate.
  • Approves contractor invoices based on final inspection of work.
  • May conduct pre-bid meetings, pre-construction meetings, site based progress meetings, and project close-out meetings.
  • May prepare documents and manage Request for Proposal (RFP) processes.
    Click here for additional details regarding this position’s classification specification.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Associate’s Degree AND
  • Three years of experience in home performance analysis/contracting; energy conservation auditing/contracting; residential construction, construction management, contracting, and/or remodeling OR
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
    Work requires the ability to:
  • Demonstrate understanding of energy issues and the audit techniques necessary to identify cost effective energy conservation work in multifamily properties;
  • Assess electric base load (water heaters, refrigerators, light bulbs, lighting fixtures, and space heaters), air leakage, mechanical ventilation, indoor air quality, energy-related health & safety measures, and applicable weatherization-related repairs;
  • Utilize diagnostic equipment such as a blower door, pressure pan, moisture meter, and infrared thermography to measure existing conditions;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to operate the relevant diagnostic equipment to test both pre- and post-weatherization building conditions and to interpret the results both as they relate to developing work scopes and to inspection of completed work;
  • Accurately read, understand, and interpret construction plans; accurately observe the status of work in the field and determine if contracts and specifications are being followed;
  • Organize work, set priorities and exercise sound professional judgment;
  • Exercise tact and diplomacy when conducting on-site inspections is required.
    Work will require:
  • Experience working in federal, state, or utility-funded weatherization assistance programs that target low-income residents is preferred, as is experience with the Targeted Residential Energy Analysis Tools (TREAT) software, or an equivalent.
  • Experience with proper construction inspection techniques; construction scheduling and the kinds of conditions which may cause delays in construction;
  • Effective methods of communication and interpersonal relations.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the first day of employment or have an approved medical or religious exemption and reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualifying individuals if the accommodations do not present an undue hardship.
  • Certification as a Building Analyst (BA), an Energy Analyst (EA) or a Quality Control Inspector (QCI) by the Building Performance Institute (BPI). In addition to the Home Energy Professional certification, Multifamily auditors must also receive the supplemental Multifamily training and pass the test.
  • Consent to and pass a driver’s and criminal records background check.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license to regularly travel between work sites. Must have an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment.

POSITION INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS:

Application Requirements:
To be considered for this opportunity an applicant will need to:

  • Complete the online application profile in its entirety.
  • Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)
  • Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)

Salary & Benefits:
The salary range of this position is $69,801.00 – $85,506.00 annually. Performance based merit increase opportunities and COLAs are reviewed on an annual basis. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are also available.

Work Environment:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed primarily outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and is likely to encounter unsanitary and/or unsafe conditions at the construction site. Safety equipment such as a hard hat, safety vest, goggles, and steel-tipped safety shoes are worn. Drives a vehicle to and from work sites in a variety of weather conditions. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. repeatedly.

Equal Opportunity:
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

How to apply: Multi-Family Weatherization Coordinator | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Link for more information
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcohousing/jobs/3383595/multi-family-weatherization-coordinator?keywords=single&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) Weatherization Program is recruiting for a detail-oriented, sociable and customer service focused Administrative Assistant to join their team in Tukwila, Washington.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is committed to the highest standards in public service while making an impact towards combating climate change and assisting low-income households become more energy efficient and sustainable. Multiple positions may be filled through this process.

for more information
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcohousing/jobs/3587788/administrative-assistant-weatherization-program
Snohomish County

Are you an energy or weatherization professional with a passion for customer service, creativity, and making a positive impact in the community? If so, then the Snohomish County Office of Energy and Sustainability is the place for you!  We are looking for an experienced professional to join our Weatherization Program team.

The Office of Energy and Sustainability, a division of Snohomish County Department of  Conservation & Natural Resources, is hiring an Energy and Conservation Repair Analyst. In this role, you will use a full range of professional field experience, as well as technical and administrative skills to conduct home energy audits, develop scopes of work for home improvements, perform energy modeling, and complete final home inspections. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and customer service skills, be highly self-motivated, and able to work collaboratively as part of a team.

The Snohomish County Weatherization Program provides weatherization-related assistance to over 100 homes per year through many different methods, such as insulation, air sealing, duct work, heating repairs, safety repairs, and client education. We provide high-quality service to program participants to help improve the health and safety of their home and save money on their utility bills.

The Office of Energy and Sustainability maintains a collaborative work environment where innovation, team-work, and continuous improvement are paramount.  Apply to join our team today, where you can have both a fulfilling job and lifelong career at Snohomish County.

For more information or to apply visit Snohomish County Career Opportunities.

Greater Bellingham
Position Salary:$25-$30
Job Type:Regular Full Time
Department:Home Improvement
Work Location:Redwood Ave
Open Date:1/10/2024
  

Use your energy conservation, communication, and construction experience to coordinate home weatherization and rehabilitation projects. Apply today!

Position is responsible for performing the following project assessments: structure assessment and inspection, diagnostic testing, “in-home” conservation and home maintenance education, identifying and communicating projected scope of work to client, writing scope of work for the weatherization program, writing scope of work for the rehabilitation program, specification measures and soliciting appropriate bids for weatherization and rehabilitation, work as part of a team to establish weatherization and rehabilitation production schedule, communicating and coordinating weatherization projects with agency staff, monitoring contract work in progress, acting as agency liaison for clients during the work phase of the project, determining appropriate funding sources for projected work, inspecting completed projects,  securing client sign-off, performing closure of the enhanced projects coordinated (WX and Rehab).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides energy conservation and maintenance education to participating homes for weatherization and rehabilitation, along with developing the scope of work for the completion of project.
2. Writes project specifications and coordinates with subcontractors and agency staff to perform specified work. Monitors work in progress as needed. Secures needed permits and inspections.
3. Schedules and performs quality assurance inspections for energy efficiency retrofit work.
4. Proctors Building Performance Institute (BPI) written and field exams.
5. Schedules, tracks, and performs Housing Quality Standard (HQS) inspections.
6. Trains individuals and contractors in weatherization techniques and standards, lead safe work practices and BPI protocols.
7. Acts as agency liaison for participating families during the “in progress” phase of their weatherization and/or rehabilitation project.
8. Responds to calls or complaints regarding projects.
9. Acts as lead in the dissemination of information and development within housing services regarding rehabilitation programs.
10. Works as part of team to develop and maintain a weatherization and rehabilitation production schedule.
11. Manages, files, and monitors project costs, averages and compliance with funding source rules.
12. Performs or coordinates the “in progress” and final inspection process of their designated projects.
13. Participates in meetings, trainings, contract training and program planning.
14. Participates in development and delivery of safety topics for monthly safety meetings.
15. Provides quality assurance support to energy efficiency retrofit programs.
16. Organizes and plans the physical and logistical installation of weatherization/rehabilitation measures according to the work orders (assessment).
17. Completes and submits daily inventory, purchase orders, material and tool requests and completed project files

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings and trainings.
2. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in the construction and energy conservation field preferred. Experience with energy retrofit installation preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Valid Washington State Driver’s License at time of hire.
• A five-year driving abstract must be submitted upon request.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1. Innovation skills; ability to think creatively and independently to develop and implement new procedures or systems.
2. Interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with team members, contractors and clients.
3. Training skills; ability to teach others.
4. Verbal and written communication skills.
5. Ability to make budget recommendations to managers responsible for funding and approving budgets.
6. Time management and organizational skills


Remote Work: Job is onsite and remote, hours depend on department

Essential Employee: No

Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in a home setting. Work may be performed outdoors in all weather conditions, typically in an environment similar to a construction site. Frequently works in confined spaces, such as in attics and crawl spaces. May require working on rooftops and other potentially hazardous areas, such as around electrical wiring. May be exposed to dusty, wet, muddy, poorly ventilated and occasionally unsanitary environments. Requires frequent travel; occasionally requires driving in adverse weather conditions. Occasionally exposed to outside seasonal weather conditions, dust and/or loud noises such as sirens and traffic congestion.


Benefits@Opportunity Council

Opportunity Council offers the following benefits to eligible employees:

  • Paid time off earned on an accrual basis (vacation, sick, personal holidays)
  • Paid time off for wellness needs
  • Employer-paid holidays (13 in 2023)
  • Employer-paid HDHP and low-cost traditional health care options
  • HSA and FSA, subject to plan terms
  • Eligibility for Critical Illness coverage
  • 403(b) retirement plan (5% employer contribution)
  • Eligibility for health coverage for legal dependents
  • Eligibility for employee/family dental and vision coverage
  • Voluntary benefits such as life insurance, long-term disability, long-term care and personal legal services

Opportunity Council is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency serving homeless and low-income families and individuals. Our mission is to help people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities. For over 50 years we have offered a broad scope of services that range from addressing immediate and crisis-oriented needs (food, emergency shelter, eviction-prevention) to longer-term programs that promote self-sufficiency in our community (early childhood education, home weatherization). For more details, please visit our website at https://www.oppco.org.

The Commercial Energy Advisor supports the Energy and Green Building Program by playing a central role in the commercial division of the nationally recognized Community Energy Challenge (CEC). The CEC is a community-based energy efficiency program operating in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties. The Commercial Energy Advisor performs onsite commercial building energy audits and provides participants with energy saving recommendations. They utilize their strong technical and communication skills to support businesses in implementing energy saving projects from start to finish. The Commercial Energy
Advisor utilizes their developed analytical skills & background in commercial energy efficiency along with a passion for supporting their team and local businesses!

Learn more and apply here: https://sustainableconnections.org/individuals/employment/ 

Rose Construction Inc, is seeking a skilled, lead carpenter to join our team in 2023. We are a well established residential remodeling company specializing in all facets of remodeling, including kitchens, bathrooms, decks, family rooms, and additions.

We are looking for someone that is:

  • Punctual
  • Courteous
  • Professional
  • Accountable
  • Responsible
  • Puts safety first
  • A team player
  • Has a great attitudeFollows all safety rules and precautions
  • Detail oriented
  • A team leader

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivery/Pickup of materials
  • Dump runs
  • Demolition
  • Jobsite clean up
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Proficiency with hand and power tools.
  • Framing, siding, cabinet installation, painting, drywall, finish carpentry, and more.
  • Be able to assist or work solely on all types of remodels including kitchens, bathrooms, additions, and entire homes.
  • Be able to work as part of a team or independently on projects.
  • Have strong communication skills when working with clients and trade partners.
  • Delegate tasks to helper(s)

Qualifications:
5+ years as a carpenter
Proficient with power tools
Extensive experience completing projects from start to finish
A master at reading and understanding blueprints

All applicants must have their own transportation, a valid driver’s license, and clean driving record. (Use of a company vehicle will be determined during the probationary period.)

Interviewees will be subject to a background check including criminal history and driving history.

Compensation is between $25-$32/hr depending on experience. Paid holidays. Benefit/retirement package is available for full-time employees.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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We’re hiring a Carpenter/Drywaller with at least 5 years of experience in residential construction and drywall.  The Carpenter will primarily repair and remodel homes, apartments, and small commercial buildings.  The work includes drywall install (commonly a half sheet or less), mud, topcoats, texture, and painting, kitchen and bath remodels, replacing windows, doors, and flooring, rot repair, siding removal and reinstall, deck repair, and some crawlspace work.  We work in a diverse array of buildings, from mobile homes to mansions, and with a wide variety of clients, all of whom are treated with respect and professionalism.    

Duties

  • Create a safe, professional work environment for team members, clients and the public.
  • Interact with customers in a polite, professional manner.
  • Perform all aspects of carpentry and drywall, from framing to finish.  
  • Work with foreman to complete carpentry projects as assigned.
  • Supervise apprentice crew members.
  • Safely and efficiently use power tools including chop saws, drills, table saws, etc. as well as hand tools.
  • Lift, carry, and push heavy items (up to 60 pounds). 
  • Work effectively in dark, dirty, cramped spaces; work is often performed in crawl spaces and attics. 
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Safely drive a company truck through narrow, hilly residential streets.
  • Maintain accurate paperwork. 
  • Carry out written and verbal instructions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience needed

  • At least 5 years of job experience
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Strong record of jobsite safety, happy clients and great communication
  • Ability to pass a drug test; CAZ Construction is a drug free workplace
  • Safety certifications are a plus (competent person, OSHA 40, first aid, etc)

Pay

$30 to $40 per hour DOE. Four-day work week.  5 weeks PTO. Employer-paid health insurance. Employer-matched retirement program.

How to Apply
To apply, email info@nullcazconstruction.com with your interest and work history. To learn more about us, call 360-389-1056 or go to cazconstruction.com/careers.

Application Closing Date
Open until filled. Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to send rejection letters. If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please assume we have moved forward with another applicant.

About CAZ Construction
The CAZ family of companies includes CAZ Construction, Favinger Plumbing, and CAZ Environmental.  We offer a full suite of services to build, maintain and renovate homes and businesses in Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties. We work with general contractors and homeowners to simplify the construction process. Our services include carpentry, excavation, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, insulation, and asbestos testing and removal.

CAZ is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

We’re hiring an Insulator with at least 5 years of experience in residential insulation.  The ideal candidate will have significant experience working with the Washington State Department of Commerce Low Income Weatherization Specifications.  The work includes air sealing, ductsealing, installing vapor barriers, insulating stick built and mobile homes, dense packing walls, blowing cellulose and fiberglass loose fill, installing bath fans, doing blower door tests, and completing paperwork including diagnostic and combustion safety forms.   

Duties

  • Create a safe, professional work environment for team members, clients and the public.
  • Interact with customers in a polite, professional manner.
  • Perform all aspects of insulation, including floors, walls, attics, and testing to DOC specs.   
  • Work with operations manager to complete insulation projects as assigned.
  • Supervise apprentice crew members.
  • Safely and efficiently use power tools including chop saws, drills, table saws, etc. as well as hand tools.
  • Lift, carry, and push heavy items (up to 60 pounds). 
  • Work effectively in dark, dirty, cramped spaces; work is often performed in crawl spaces and attics. 
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Safely drive a company truck through narrow, hilly residential streets.
  • Maintain accurate paperwork. 
  • Carry out written and verbal instructions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience needed

  • At least 5 years of job experience
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Strong record of jobsite safety, happy clients and great communication
  • Ability to pass a drug test; CAZ Construction is a drug free workplace

Pay

$25 to $35 per hour DOE. Four-day work week.  5 weeks PTO. Employer-paid health insurance. Employer-matched retirement program.

How to Apply
To apply, email info@nullcazconstruction.com with your interest and work history. To learn more about us, call 360-389-1056 or go to cazconstruction.com/careers

Application Closing Date
Open until filled. Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to send rejection letters. If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please assume we have moved forward with another applicant.

About CAZ Construction
The CAZ family of companies includes CAZ Construction, Favinger Plumbing, and CAZ Environmental.  We offer a full suite of services to build, maintain and renovate homes and businesses in Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties. We work with general contractors and homeowners to simplify the construction process. Our services include carpentry, excavation, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, insulation, and asbestos testing and removal.

CAZ is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

 

We’re hiring an 01 or 02 Journeyman Electrician with at least 4 years of residential experience.  Our electricians work as part of a team that repairs and remodels homes, apartments, and small commercial buildings.  Our electrical services include knob and tube wiring inspections and repair, service upgrades, whole house rewiring, light and ceiling fan installation, thermostat wiring, electrical heater repair, outlet and light switch wiring, floor heater installation, electrical safety assessments, upgrades and troubleshooting.

Duties

  • Create a safe, professional work environment for team members, clients and the public.
  • Interact with customers in a polite, professional manner.
  • Perform all aspects of electrical, including troubleshooting, rewires, new construction, and service upgrades.   
  • Work with foreman to complete electrical projects as assigned.
  • Supervise trainees.
  • Safely and efficiently use hand and power tools.
  • Lift, carry, and push heavy items (up to 60 pounds). 
  • Work effectively in dark, dirty, cramped spaces; work is often performed in crawl spaces and attics. 
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Safely drive a company truck through narrow, hilly residential streets.
  • Maintain accurate paperwork. 
  • Carry out written and verbal instructions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience needed

  • Journeyman card
  • At least 4 years of job experience
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Strong record of jobsite safety, happy clients and great communication
  • Ability to pass a drug test; CAZ Construction is a drug free workplace

Pay

$35 to $50 per hour DOE. Four-day work week.  5 weeks PTO. Employer-paid health insurance. Employer-matched retirement program.

How to Apply
To apply, email info@nullcazconstruction.com with your interest and work history. To learn more about us, call 360-389-1056 or go to cazconstruction.com/careers

Application Closing Date
Open until filled. Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to send rejection letters. If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please assume we have moved forward with another applicant.

About CAZ Construction
The CAZ family of companies includes CAZ Construction, Favinger Plumbing, and CAZ Environmental.  We offer a full suite of services to build, maintain and renovate homes and businesses in Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties. We work with general contractors and homeowners to simplify the construction process. Our services include carpentry, excavation, electrical, plumbing, heat pumps, insulation, and asbestos testing and removal.

CAZ is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

 

We’re hiring a Residential or Commercial Journeyman Plumber with at least 4 years of experience in residential, new construction, and service work.

Duties

  • Create a safe, professional work environment for team members, clients and the public.
  • Interact with customers in a polite, professional manner.
  • Perform all aspects of plumbing, from sink clogs to new construction.
  • Work with foreman to complete plumbing projects as assigned.
  • Use email, text, and tablet based software in the field
  • Supervise trainees.
  • Safely and efficiently use hand and power tools.
  • Lift, carry, and push heavy items (up to 60 pounds). 
  • Work effectively in dark, dirty, cramped spaces; work is often performed in crawl spaces.
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Safely drive a company truck through narrow, hilly residential streets.
  • Maintain accurate paperwork. 
  • Carry out written and verbal instructions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience needed

  • Journeyman card
  • At least 4 years of job experience
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Strong record of jobsite safety, happy clients and great communication
  • Ability to pass a drug test; CAZ Construction is a drug free workplace

Pay

$35 to $55 per hour DOE.  5 weeks PTO. Employer-paid health insurance. Employer-matched retirement program.

How to Apply
To apply, email info@nullcazconstruction.com with your interest and work history. To learn more about us, call 360-389-1056 or go to cazconstruction.com/careers

Application Closing Date
Open until filled. Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to send rejection letters. If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please assume we have moved forward with another applicant.

About CAZ Construction
The CAZ family of companies includes CAZ Construction, Favinger Plumbing, and CAZ Environmental.  We offer a full suite of services to build, maintain and renovate homes and businesses in Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties. We work with general contractors and homeowners to simplify the construction process. Our services include carpentry, excavation, electrical, plumbing, heat pumps, insulation, and asbestos testing and removal.

CAZ is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

 

Central Western Washington

Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION
Weatherization Auditor/Inspector
Department: Community Resources Programs
Reports to: Community Resources Programs Manager
F.L.S.A. Classification: Non-Exempt
Range: 7/8 $24.60 – $27.26 per hour

Position Summary: The Weatherization Auditor/ Inspector Performs residential energy audits to pre-qualified households and post weatherization inspections to households in the counties of Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Thurston, and Pacific for the SPIPA Home Weatherization Program, as well as coordinates services with the Home Weatherization Program Coordinator.

The Weatherization (WX) Auditor/ Inspector must be able to; Evaluate the energy efficiency and health/safety components of a building. Gather data, conduct instrument tests, and use energy modeling software to identify areas for savings and reduction of energy consumption, improve the safety, and increase the lifespan of the building, while improving the quality of life and comfort for the occupants. This full-time position is located at the SPIPA Intertribal Professional Center (IPC) on the Squaxin Island reservation near Shelton, Washington.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect accurate and detailed information about the building for use in conducting the building pre-audit and complete audit.
  • Test the building using technical tools such as blower door, combustion safety equipment (ANSI/BPI 1200 standards), infrared camera and other analytical skills and methodology.
  • Collect information on appliances, energy baseloads, building measurements, health and safety data, mechanical ventilation data, electrical and plumbing systems, building insulation (attic, walls, and foundation), windows, doors and roofs.
  • Evaluate the collected data from the testing and from the physical examination of the building components, mechanical systems, structure, physical condition, and Environmental influences. This includes proficiency in entering empirical data into modeling software and interpreting the results.
  • Prepare a formal scope of work from the evaluation within 10 days of preview each home/job site. Work scopes should address building needs regarding occupant Health and Safety and Energy Efficiency. Work scopes to be submitted to contractor.
  • Perform in-progress inspections with a final, formal inspection process similar to the audit process requiring excellent understanding of Program Specifications and Policies and Procedures.
  • Prepare reports as requested and participate with monitoring processes by regulatory agencies and grantors.
  • Serves as the technical liaison between the contractor, the landlord/owner, and SPIPA.
  • Be available to meet with the Agency’s Home Weatherization Contractor at each job site to preview the job, review the energy audit report, and ensure a mutual understanding of the weatherization work that shall be completed by Contractor.
  • Ensure that all work performed is in full compliance with the Washington State Department of Commerce 2021 Weatherization Policy Manual.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A.A. degree or comparable work experience at a technical level related to residential energy conservation analysis and residential construction.
  • Previous experience may include one or more of the following:
  • Home performance analysis/contracting
  • Energy conservation auditing/contracting
  • Residential construction, construction management, contracting, and remodeling.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to achieve Building Analyst Certification (BPI) within 6 months of employment.
  • Demonstrated experience in building construction and building renovation in a decision-making capacity.
  • Demonstrated experience in the residential or commercial energy field at a field/technical level.
  • Previous experience or exposure to residential energy conservation software.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Prior experience working and/or living in a Native American community preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality and work either independently or cooperatively as a team.
  • Ability to travel independently throughout SPIPA Consortium Tribe areas and to attend pertinent events, as needed.
  • The applicant must pass a background investigation, including relevant criminal history.

Physical Abilities:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • Required to travel to other SPIPA or Consortium Tribe and community locations and the travel be done in different seasonal weather and road conditions and times of day.
  • Frequently required to reach, lift, push/pull, stoop, and crawl. Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or move objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to lift and carry tools and materials weighing 50 pounds.
  • Noise level in this work environment is usually moderate but the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for noise, dust, and eye protection. Frequent exposure to residential environments containing lead paint, cigarette smoke, asbestos hazards, raw sewage, foul odors, animal waste and mold.
  • Required to climb ladders to residential building heights, enter and crawl under building structures and attics.
  • Some structures may be in highly disagreeable, dirty, or deplorable conditions.
  • All PPE is provided by the employer.

Salary/Fringe Benefits: Compensation for this position has a starting range of $24.60 – $27.26 per hour (based on a 37.5 hour week). Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and Agency contribution to a retirement program.
Confidentiality: This position may have knowledge of confidential personal information regarding others. The employee will be required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

Equal Opportunity: SPIPA is an equal opportunity employer. However, Native American preference applies in that we seek to hire qualified enrolled members of SPIPA consortium Tribes, federally recognized Tribes or Alaska Natives. Minimum qualifications must be fully met for all applicants to be considered for employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: SPIPA is committed to providing a drug-free workplace for its employees, volunteers, and the community it serves. This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment drug test.

To Apply: Complete a SPIPA Employment Application packet and send with cover letter stating why you believe your qualifications make you the best fit for this position and resume including three work related references to:
Kyle Rogers, Deputy Executive Director
South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
3104 SE Old Olympic Hwy
Shelton, WA 98584
Human-resources@nullnullspipa.org

California
Compensation: $35 to $40 per hour depending on experience plus excellent benefits

 

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND

PACE is a local community nonprofit organization founded in 1976 to provide job training and placement services for the Asian Pacific Islander communities in Los Angeles. PACE has since expanded into a variety of service areas, all tailored to meet the growing and changing needs of the multi-ethnic communities in Los Angeles County. Now, in addition to job training and employment services, significant PACE programs encompass: Business Development; Early Childhood Education (Head Start); Financial Education and Asset Building; Housing and Rehabilitation services; Weatherization and Energy-conservation programs; and Affordable Housing Development. PACE serves more than 60,000 people each year with our wide scope of services with approximately 350+ staff. PACE is recognized as a leader in addressing problems of poverty and economic inequity in ethnic minority communities and has a reputation of being responsive to community needs and is known for creating innovative solutions to the myriad of challenges faced by our clients.

PACE ENERGY DEPARTMENT

The PACE Energy Department provides Home Energy Assistance, Weatherization and other services to low-income residents of the greater Los Angeles area. These programs provide utility bill assistance and install measures to help improve the energy efficiency, safety and comfort of eligible homeowners or apartment renters. The new employee will be hired under a contract between PACE and the State of California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) and utility providers, Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Southern California Edison (SCE) to implement the Energy Savings Assistance (ESA) Program and other programs under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

I. SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

The Program Supervisor will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Department’s Energy Saving Assistance (ESA) Program contracts with Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Southern California Edison (SCE), as well as assist in the implementation of its other weatherization programs. The Program Supervisor shall manage and supervise the Program’s enrollment, assessment, installation and field inspection work of the ESA Program and other weatherization programs of the Energy Department, including following:

1. Ensure that the program is implemented in the most efficient and effective manner and that the productivity, flow of enrollment, assessment, installation and inspections are compliant to program obligations and requirements. Track/monitor ESA Program staff performance, direct/review their day-to-day schedule and assist them as necessary.
2. Be responsible for ensuring all ESA Program requirements are met, appropriate staff and subcontractor training is conducted, attended and passed and all certifications, insurances and other requirements are submitted and current at all times. This may include completed training, certification/s and compliance to funding agencies’ safety and program training procedures such as SoCalGas’ Installation Standards (IS) and Policies and Procedures (P&P) Manuals, SCE’s Inspections Guidebook, CAL OSHA and Workers Compensation, to name a few. As necessary, provide appropriate technical training and support to staff and subcontractors.
3. Spearhead the marketing and outreach campaign for ESA Program to gain maximum exposure to potential SoCalGas/SCE customers and encourage participation. She will create and/or assist in identifying strategic campaigns or other promotion that will elicit active or increased participation of targeted customers.
4. Represent PACE/Energy Department at meetings, conferences and training, with regular travel involved.
5. Respond to/provide appropriate response to inquiries from SoCalGas, SCE, PACE and the public about program operations and other programmatic requirements, issues and/or concerns in a timely manner.
6. Be responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, performance evaluation as well as relieving staff and/or ESA Program subcontractors.
7. Prepare the necessary reports and program updates as required and ensure the timely submission of field inspectors/assessors and enrollment as well as installers’ reports.
8. Review monthly invoices for work completed and submit these to SoCalGas and SCE for appropriate reimbursement/payment.
9. Will be rotation for Emergency/On Call and/or weekend assignments.
10. Assist in the implementation of the other Energy Department weatherization programs funded by federal and state agencies.
11. Perform all other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

II. SPECIFIC POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

SoCalGas

-Monitors and supervises the work performed in the marketing, outreach and enrollment of SoCalGas customers and the installation of weatherization measures or services at their homes;
-Ensures staff and/or subcontractors have the necessary training, qualifications licenses and certifications to perform ESA Program work;
-Assigns enrollment and assessment work on referred unit/s to appropriate staff;
-Reviews assessed eligible measures against therm savings and cost targets;
-Prepares work orders and assigns performance of identified measures to appropriate staff and/or subcontractor/s;
-Reviews completed work report against work orders, including invoices for completed work;
-Inspects all completed/installed measures for compliance to the Installation Standards (IS) and Policies and Procedures (P&P) Manuals, and other program health and safety measures/guidelines;
-Ensures any work fails are handled in the most expeditious manner as per program guidelines;
-Reviews and/or prepares regular reports to management and SoCalGas;
-Handles any customer or public issues in a timely manner;
-Monitors work of field and office staff as well as subcontractors and prepares performance evaluation of work performed on a regular basis;
-Represents PACE in meetings, training and conferences, as needed;
-Performs all other work that may be assigned from time to time.

Southern California Edison

-Supervises and manages the overall operations of the contract, including quality assurance/inspections work for SCE’s Core/BE Pilot and PP & D Inspections, Re-Inspections and required testing/s.
-Assists in the formulation of feasible plans and/or strategies to meet the program’s goals, contractual obligations as well as fiscal targets;
Ensures that staff assigned have the required training, licenses and certifications to work;
-Reviews list of inspections assigned by SCE and distributes these to appropriate field inspectors;
-Reviews completed inspections for compliance by conducting random inspections and/or spot checks;
-Ensures inspectors/assessors’ work meets the standards of SCE Inspections Guidebook and all contract standards and specifications.
-Prepares and/or reviews program information materials, invoices and reports for submission to PACE management and SCE, as needed;
-Prepares regular reports concerning performance, as well as other reports that may be requested to assist in the effective and efficient implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the program;
-Attends SCE and PACE program training, meetings and conferences, as necessary;
Responds to SCE, staff and clients’ inquiries concerning work matters in a timely manner;
-Provides training and technical support to inspectors concerning program standards and monitors compliance to program requirements to meet training, certification and other requirements;
-Conducts periodic and annual performance review of overall program and recommends appropriate action concerning results of performance review to the Energy Director and Weatherization Program Manager.
-Performs Lead Hazard Screenings and Clearance Inspections as needed;
-Performs other duties as may be required by the Energy Department Director and/or Program Manager.

III. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

-AA Degree in Business or related field, BA highly desired. However, relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of AA degree
-Must have extensive knowledge and experience in the Energy Saving Assistance (ESA) Program and weatherization programs in general
-Must complete and pass the training and tests given by SCG’s and SCE’s ESA Program on all types of inspections, assessments and installations to be performed for under the contracts awarded by these utility companies
-Must have current certificates or licenses required by SGC and SCE to undertake and/or supervise outreach, enrollment, installation of energy efficiency measures and supervise/inspect repair or replacement of HVAC, furnace and water heaters in customer homes
-Holds an HISR certificate; possession of HERS Rater; BPI Certifications highly desired
-Possesses other certifications as Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor issued by the State of California desired
-Experience and ability to prioritize program responsibilities and move program to meet targets at established deadlines
-At least 3-5 years’ experience in project management, budgeting, conducting training and supervising a team/staff with a demonstrated ability to reinforce teamwork and internal cooperation and communication among field and office staff
-A problem-solver, multi-tasker and thrives on challenges and finding solutions “outside the box”
-Excellent oral and written communication skills with proven track record in providing satisfactory customer service
-Comfortable attending meetings and conferences representing PACE, as well as conducting training sessions for staff on a one-on-one as well as classroom setting for a group
-Ability to effectively interface with peers, customers and the public in general
-Self-motivated, driven, great work ethic, requires minimum supervision
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office, familiarity in accessing and navigating digital and web-based portals, as well as the ability to generate statistical reports
-Professional demeanor and appearance

IV. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

-Candidate must pass employment background verification and a pre-employment physical examination that includes drug and alcohol screening.
-Candidate must have a reliable automobile and adequate insurance coverage throughout employment with the program. Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.
-COVID vaccination required; must have two-dose series of Pfizer or Moderna or a single-dose of Johnson & Johnson. Those that need a medical or religious exemption must reach out separately.

V. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee may be required to work in confined spaces like attics or crawl space of homes and may be exposed to hazardous materials, loud noises and extreme hot or cold temperatures. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Link for more information
https://pacela.org/about/work-at-pace/
I. PROGRAM SUMMARY:

 

The PACE Energy Department provides Home Energy Assistance, Weatherization and other services to low-income residents of the greater Los Angeles area. These programs provide utility bill assistance and install measures to help improve the energy efficiency, safety and comfort of eligible homes or multiple unit residences. The new employee will be hired under a contract between PACE and the State of California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) to implement the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and other programs administered by CSD and Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). The position will assist in implementing other Residential Energy Assistance Programs funded by Local Utility Companies in Southern California.

II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

Under the guidance of the Field Operation Supervisor, the person hired shall:
• Comply with and practice safety procedures and guidelines in accordance with PACE and Cal OSHA safety standards and guidelines;
• Complete building assessments/energy audits on clients’ homes/apartments to determine feasibility or non- feasibility of weatherization including solar thermal/photovoltaic & heating/cooling services;
• Ensure all feasible weatherization measures are identified and installed in accordance to the Technical Preference Manual (TRM) issued by State of California, Department of Community Services and Development, Cal OSHA Safety Manual and Lead Safe practices guide;
• Identify all eligible measures to be installed based on assessment protocols;
• Conduct preliminary inspection of all measures installed for correctness, quality of completion and compliance with appropriate guidelines;
• Complete Pre/Post Combustion Appliances Safety Testing (CAS) on all gas appliances in all assessed dwellings and post-repair and replacement testing after HVAC work is completed;
• Perform CSD-approved Energy Audit (REM Energy Audit) in single and multi-family dwellings, as required;
• Coordinate with HVAC subcontractors or local utilities when hazardous conditions are identified while performing assessment or post inspection and ensure that all work completed are following CSD and local building codes;
• Review and approve work orders and proposals of subcontractors, as needed;
• Submit timely and accurate assessment, CASIF and other required documents daily;
• Work with crew leaders and Field Operation Supervisor to ensure daily issues and concerns are resolved, completed and are compliant to program policies & guidelines;
• Educate clients of the benefits received from weatherization services and provide energy conservation, budget counseling, mold & moisture/radon/asbestos pamphlets/flyers and lead safe information and information materials;
• Check field reports specially CASIF to make sure that HVAC issues and other installation issues are resolved correctly and in a timely manner;
• Ensure field crew and subcontractors perform work in a Lead-Safe manner as described in the TRM and enforce compliance in accordance with applicable health and safety regulations;
• Perform all necessary precautions to protect crew members and clients in homes from exposure to any unsafe conditions/situations;
• Be on top of issues related to quality assurance that includes monitoring, training and disciplinary action of staff/crews that produce sub-standard work;
• As necessary, call/make appointments with client, manager or management companies to perform work in identified buildings or homes;
• Effectively communicate with supervisors, co-workers and clients concerning work- and program related activities, goals and benefits;
• Oversee crew leader/s and installer/s while working on the same job site, as needed;
• Execute a work schedule that may involve after hours and/or weekend assignments, as needed;
• Perform all other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time;

III. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCES AND SKILLS:
• Minimum a High School Graduate or equivalent, AA degree desirable;
• At least two years’ experience in quality assurance inspection/assessment work in the construction and/or weatherization field;
• Experience in HVAC, plumbing and electrical work a must;
• Proficient in computer skills necessary to operate energy audit programs and other functions needed to perform the job;
• Ability to analyze field issues and complete mathematical calculations and other technical field reports;
• Ability to understand policies/procedures and standards required by funding source/s;
• Ability to perform Energy Audit (REM), Basic Weatherization, Combustion Appliance Safety, Blower Door and Duct Blaster Testing;
• Possess or pass Basic Weatherization, Combustion Appliance Safety, REM Energy Audit, Blower Door and Duct Blaster Training certificates;
• Pass all the required online training such as Worksite, Environmental Hazard and Lead-Safe Weatherization; Asbestos Training Class.
• Must be a certified Assessor & Quality Assurance Inspector by Richard Heath & Associates (RHA);
• Ability to work in a high temperature environment and confined areas/spaces;
• Must be physically fit to wear dust mask and/or half mask respirators and other proper safety gear as required by PACE and Cal OSHA;
• Experience installing solar thermal and/or photovoltaic preferred;
• Ability to work well with others and have good customer relations;
• Read, understand and write reports/correspondences with the ability to interpret diagrams or drawings;
• Effectively communicate and present information in a small group or one-on-one setting;
• Bilingual in Spanish and Asian languages a plus;
• Ability to travel in relation to work responsibilities.

IV. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with limitations/disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, work in confined space; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, push, pull, stand on uneven surfaces, bend, twist or crawl. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Exposures may be encountered, such as hazardous materials, loud noises, or extreme heat/cold. Must be able to work in confined spaces with proper required PPE.

V. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Must pass employment background verification and a pre-employment physical examination that includes drug and alcohol testing.
• Must pass respiratory screening, which is renewed annually.
• Must have a current and valid California Driver’s License, access to reliable transportation and adequate automobile insurance coverage throughout employment.
• Must pass CA DMV Motor Vehicle Report without any issues or concerns to be added as an authorized driver of PACE vehicles and be included in PACE vehicle insurance policy.
• Might need to provide own reliable transportation for work.
• COVID vaccination required; must have two-dose series of Pfizer or Moderna or a single-dose of Johnson & Johnson. Those that need a medical or religious exemption must reach out separately.

VI. COMPENSATION: $32.50- $38.00, depending on experience and certifications plus excellent Fringe Benefits

VII. APPLICATIONPROCEDURE:
Applicants must complete a PACE online application form via PACE website. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials.
Apply Online: https://pacela.org/about/work-at-pace/
For additional information, please contact Human Resources Department, Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment, 1055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1475, LA, CA 90017. Tel: (213) 989-3170

VIII. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until position has been filled. We have 4 vacancies total for this position.

Link for more information
https://pacela.org/about/work-at-pace/
Idaho

This position is located in Lewiston, Idaho. Community Action Partnership is seeking motivated candidates for the position of Energy Efficiency Installer. Energy Efficiency Installers provide production support for CAP’s weatherization program which installs home energy efficiency measures in the homes of people experiencing poverty to improve the comfort and affordability of their housing.

The position pays $20 per hour with benefits beginning on date of hire. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with premiums paid 90% by CAP, paid vacation and sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, retirement account with 3% match by CAP, life insurance options and a Flexible Spending Account. The position is full time with a Monday-Friday work schedule. On-the-job training is provided with no experience necessary. The position requires some travel with paid lodging and per diem.

The position is open until filled. Please complete an application and review the job description at www.cap4action.org. For information, email Mark at m.brigham@nullcap4action.org. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Action Partnership, headquartered in Lewiston, Idaho, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Auditor/Inspector in our Weatherization program. The Auditor/Inspector is responsible for performing energy audits and inspections on eligible homes in CAP’s service area to improve energy efficiency, comfort and affordability for people experiencing poverty.

The position pays $22.50 per hour with benefits beginning the 1st of the month after the date of hire. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with premiums paid 90% by CAP, paid vacation and sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, retirement account with 3% match by CAP, life insurance options and a Flexible Spending Account. 

The Lewiston and Clarkston area is an outdoor paradise with opportunities to golf, boat, hunt, and fish year-round.  Mild winters, the Snake and Clearwater Rivers, lots of opportunities for recreation, and an affordable cost of living make this a great place to live.

Come join our team! The position is open until filled. Please complete an application and review the job description at www.cap4action.org. For information, email Mark at m.brigham@nullcap4action.org. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Colorado / Remote
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Quality Control Inspector (QCI) will support ICAST’s current efforts to provide its multifamily (MF) customers with solutions for achieving energy savings through installation of high efficiency HVAC, hot-water, lighting, and building shell measures. The QCI’s key responsibility is to verify Inspections done by others in the field.
Link for more information
https://apply.workable.com/icast/j/2DDBC664F3/

Additional jobs can be found on the National Association For State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) website.

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