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Chautauqua Opportunities     Jamestown, NY 14702


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Title:Energy Auditor


Reports to:Construction Manager

Basic Function or Position Summary:

Determines work scope for energy efficiency and home renovation projects to be code compliant, maximize energy efficiency, return on investment and increase property value; Responsible for quality of work and customer satisfaction.Hours per week 36: Monday - Thursday 7:00am to 4:30pm. Salary $18.71 - $19.71/hourly

Security Clearance:Access Level 3 – V,A,C,R


Position Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

+ Performs pre and post audits of all homes on project list

+ Health and safety testing as required by contract

+ Pre and Post blower door tests

+ House write ups including all measuring and drawings

+ Data entry in all required systems

+ Develop material list for each job

+ Assist in reviewing data to determine material and labor requirements and preparing itemized list

+ Projects staff assigned to jobs in compliance with pre-determined parameters

+ Schedule crews to maximize time and performance

+ Provide on-site quality checks of construction work, including post-audits, health and safety tests

+ Review and approve change work order requests

+ Monitor crew paperwork

+ Document customer, crew and material information in agency data systems

+ Maintain knowledge of OSHA regulations and monitor compliance

+ Maintain knowledge of energy-efficiency construction technologies, industry standards, local building codes

+ Provide guidance and direction to work crews on how to complete approved work scopes

+ Customer interactions:

+ Explain options and purpose of proposed renovations

+ Educate customer on energy efficiency and return on investment, connecting to reducing costs and increasing asset value

+ Participates in establishing procedures and parameters relative to service implementation

+ Must know and be able to perform all the duties, responsibilities, and basic functions of a Housing Rehab Specialist I

+ Promotes agency mission.

+ Maintains confidentiality and complies with the code of ethics.

+ Maintains consistent professional customer service.

+ Job performance incorporates integrated service delivery model while promoting self-sufficiency.

+ Other duties as designated by supervisor

Key Working Relationships:

A. Internal: Housing Rehabilitation Specialist I, Construction Manager

B. External: Customer, Vendors, Sub Contractors, Funder Representatives

Supervisory Scope:

A. Number of staff supervised: 0

B. Titles supervised: None

Organizational Responsibilities:

+ Attends appropriate in-services/trainings

+ Attend all required meetings.

+ Data collection & reporting as required

+ Maintain confidentiality

+ Job performance incorporates integrated service delivery model while promoting self-sufficiency.

+ Promotes agency mission

+ Participates in the larger team of the agency through committee structures, planning, policy development and volunteerism

+ Participation in COI strategic planning & community needs assessment process, and CQI

Knowledge, Skills Required:

+ High school diploma or GED required. Associates degree preferred.

+ Minimum of one year of experience in energy efficiency work or three years of experience in a construction related field.

+ Strong interpersonal, communication and customer relations skills.

+ Strong computer skills, including word processing, data entry and spreadsheet in a windows environment.

+ Goal oriented.

+ Ability to develop and maintain & engage in positive relationships with people from various backgrounds.

+ Bilingual preferred.

+ Strong teaming skills.

+ Continuous professional development expected.

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

+ Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel: reach with hands and arms, push or pull, climb ladders up to 35 feet, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, sit and stand

+ Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

+ Must be able to perform work in all weather conditions

+ QCI requirement within 3 years of employment

Special Requirements, if any:

+ Valid Drivers license

+ Ability to travel

+ Reliable transportation

+ Flexibility in work schedule

+ Must be able to obtain Building Performance Institute’s Building Analyst certification within one year of hire.

+ Must be able to obtain Building Performance Institute’s Energy Auditor certification within 2 years of hire.

+ Required to receive OSHA 10 hour certification

+ Must be able to provide consistent even-tempered customer service at all times

+ Works compassionately with a diverse population

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