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Current Job Opportunites

Richard Heath & Associates (RHA)

Position: Construction Advisor

Location: Chico, CA

Job ID: 602

Full-time - Non-Exempt

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Meeting production expectations
  • Strong team collaboration
  • Excellent communication of technical concepts
  • In depth understanding of residential building science, building performance issues, energy efficient technologies/systems and residential energy auditing
Click here to be redirected to RHA's website and apply to this posting.
Date posted to our website: July 5, 2018

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

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

OPENING DATE: 06/20/18

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


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

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

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

Date posted to EOW website: June 26, 2018

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


Housing Rehabilitation SpecialistManager

Pima County

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

This grant-funded position is in the Community Development Neighborhood Conservation

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

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

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

Conducts classes in home maintenance and energy conservation;

Measures residential energy utilization and airborne pollutants;

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

Inspects houses to determine need for rehabilitation and weatherization;

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

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

Makes on-site inspections of construction activities;

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

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

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

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

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Date posted to EOW website: August 15, 2017

Residential Service Manager

Social Development Commission is recruiting a weatherization manager:

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

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

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

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

Date posted to website: June 12, 2017

Weatherization Field Monitor

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

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

Lindsey Henderson at 360-725-2650 or

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

Date posted to website: May 19, 2017


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

For more information, contact Geoff Wilcox at 802-241-0943 or email

Reference Job ID# 620627

Location: Waterbury

Full Time, Limited Service Position

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017

Date posted to EOW website: May 9, 2017

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

Occupational Category: Engineering and Architecture

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

You can apply online by clicking here.

Contact Geoff Wilcox at   or 802-279-7964 for any questions. 

Date Posted to EOW website: January 13, 2017

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