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Job Title: Weatherization Auditor - Ellensburg, WA

Posted on December 20, 2017

Employer: HopeSource

Job Description:
Weatherization Energy Auditor Job Announcement

Job Announcement: HopeSource is accepting applications for a weatherization auditor/inspector position. The position serves low income families in Kittitas County, WA by making homes more energy efficient, safer places to live. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to serve clients directly and enhance and/or acquire skills in building science, energy audits, contractor management, program management, and social services. A background in weatherization is preferred, but not required. We are seeking motivated individuals who are willing and able to learn, embody the values of HopeSource, and have the ability to understand and manage a complex technical program. HopeSource is willing to train the right candidate in the field of weatherization, which has broad application in any project management profession.

HopeSource is a Community Action Council providing a wide range of human services to the people of Kittitas County, WA since 1966. Its mission is to move people to self-sufficiency.

To Apply: To be considered for this position candidates must submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter. Applications and contact information can be found at under the Employment tab. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss the position with any interested applicants prior to applying.

Position Description

Position: Weatherization Auditor/Inspector Lead
Status: Full Time, Salary, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $17-22/hour
Benefits: Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
Leave: (Holiday/Sick/Vacation)
Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F (some evenings/nights)
Supervisor: Senior Manager

General Job Description: Responsible for conducting home energy audits, creating scopes of work, coordinating work performed by sub-contractors, and assisting with the management of the weatherization program

Job Functions:
- Conduct home energy audits
- Prepare scope of work for weatherization projects and ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, standards, and codes
- Coordinate work schedule of contractors
- Conduct, and/or schedule with subcontractor, interim and final inspections, to ensure contractors are complying with the scope of work and all applicable policies, procedures, standards, and codes
- Assist with program management to meet funder expectations
- Review production schedule and project costs with Program Manager to ensure program goals are met
- Provide research and development assistance for weatherization and energy assistance programs
- Serve as technical training lead for weatherization program
- Maintain files and data services for weatherization projects/program
- Assist with conservation education program as needed
- Attend job related training and attain certifications when necessary
- Assist with carrying out responsibilities of other grants/programs associated with the Weatherization Department
- Perform other related duties as requested by the Program Manger

Preferred Requirements:
- Knowledge of building science and certified as a Quality Control Inspector (QCI) or Building Analyst by the Building Performance Institute (if not currently certified, applicants would need to receive the BPI certification within the first 3-6 months of employment)
- Experience managing complex technical programs or projects
- Familiarity with Weatherization Assistance Program policies/procedures and specifications/standards
- Basic knowledge of construction, electric, plumbing, and carpentry and/or comparable technical training
- Experience managing contractors
- Ability to work with and learn a variety of computer programs/databases
- Strong organization skills with the ability to meet deadlines and follow through on assigned tasks
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff, clients, and community members while maintaining professional/appropriate boundaries
- Ability to work independently and in a team setting
- Ability to take initiative and ask questions when more direction is needed
- Valid driver’s license

To be considered for this position candidates must submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter. Applications and contact information can be found at under the Employment tab.

Contact Person: Alli Furtado
Phone: 509-925-1448
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Application Method: Application
Base Pay: $17.00-$22.00/hour

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