Lead Crew Worker
TITLE: Lead Crew Worker
DEPARTMENT: Energy/Housing
REPORT TO: Field Manager
STATUS: Non-Exempt Position
The Lead Crew Worker is responsible for installing devices and materials to reduce the infiltration of air and the loss of heat through the exterior of eligible dwellings. They perform energy conservation measures to homes as delineated in work orders. They are also be responsible for providing leadership and directing the daily crew activities required under the Weatherization Program. This position is also responsible for the proper use and maintenance of Agency vehicles, safety equipment, hand tools and power equipment. The Lead Crew Worker is responsible for ensuring that all established production quotas are met and quality of workmanship is maintained.

High School Diploma or equivalent

Education may be waived with significant job related experience
More than 3 years
BCA Background Study
Valid Driver’s License
DOT Physical
Work Environment
Community Facing – Direct interaction or communication with a public.
Activity-Based – Workers can switch between different workspaces.
Remote – Work from a remote location outside of the office.

Excellent oral and/or written communications skills.
Ability to manage time that results in both a satisfactory quantity and quality of work.
Support the Mission of the Agency through daily work and while representing the Agency in public.
Have general knowledge of programs and activities of the Agency.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.
Must be able to handle diverse work problems on a daily basis.
Must be able to organize a work schedule, set priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines without supervision.
Must be able to adjust to changes necessitated by last minute assignments and deadlines requests that may prove stressful.
Ability to effectively work across differences, especially socio-economic and cultural differences.
Attend trainings, classes and meetings as necessary to improve job skills and maintain an acceptable level of job performance.
Serve as a mentor for new staff.
Other Knowledge
Have knowledge and apply Agency policies and procedures, including safety, technology, data practices and other applicable policy, procedure and program regulations.
Understand numbers and mathematical concepts.
Working knowledge of construction/rehabilitation/energy efficiency and building science.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned.
Area 1: Program Operations
All essential functions of Crew Worker(s).
Operate and maintain assigned Agency vehicle in a safe, legal and orderly manner and keep detailed vehicle mileage and maintenance records on a daily basis.
Keep accurate and legible records of all materials installed in each dwelling. Fill out the weatherization work orders and inventory sheets on a daily basis.
Be able to correctly operate blower door and use pressure diagnostics to evaluate building shell.
Maintain assigned warehouse in an orderly manner and keep accurate records of all materials withdrawn from and placed in the warehouse on a daily basis and inform appropriate staff when material needs to be restocked.

Area 2: Program Compliance
Evaluate work site and perform weatherization measures according to the Minnesota Weatherization Field Guide, the Standard Work Specifications, the National Energy Audit Tool, the Manufactured Home Energy Audit, and other audits adopted by the State Department.
Obtain required licenses and certifications as determined by Department Director.

Area 3: Program Communications
Answer consumer questions about basic energy conservation ideas and methods.

Area 4: Development Assistance
Actively participate and assist in program staff meetings and training sessions.

Area 5: Provide leadership for assigned Crew Worker(s) to ensure
Adherence to Agency Personnel Policies and Procedures and work rules.
Appropriate, safe and efficient use of labor, equipment and materials.
Proper maintenance of, and keep records for, materials, tools and equipment use.
Compliance with all safety rules and the appropriate use of safety equipment.
Instructs crew worker(s) on a daily basis about work activities that are to be performed.

Supervision of Others
Not responsible for supervision of others
Safety of Others
Responsible for the safety of others on the job. Provides oversight of work groups and/or public served. Implements and enforces safety standards for self and others.
Contact is within own department, and with other departments, customers, vendors, or the public.
Physical Demand
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Requires sitting, standing, bending, stooping and reaching.
Physical ability to operate equipment specific to your position.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must have valid driver’s license and current auto insurance coverage in compliance with Minnesota State guidelines on the vehicle used for work related travel.
Travel for completion of job duties, trainings and meetings as required.

Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, co-workers, providers, volunteers and supervisors.
Treat customers, co-workers and public in a respectful and courteous manner at all times.
Continue to develop skills and abilities.
Community Representation
Represent Lakes and Pines Community Action, Inc. in a positive manner.
Adhere to the Community Action Code of Ethics.
Seek to understand poverty and barriers faced by community members.
Maintain confidentiality of agency, program and customer information.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor
In accordance with federal and state laws, Lakes and Pines CAC is an equal opportunity employer, contractor and provider of services. The Agency will maintain a policy of non– discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment within the Agency will be governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, public assistance status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity,status as a parent, familial status, or in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.

If an applicant needs reasonable accommodations for the employment application process, please contact Lakes and Pines either by phone, mail, email or in person and request such consideration. (Such as sign language, interpreter, materials in large print, accessibility)

Individuals are encouraged to complete an Employment Application form whether or not a vacancy currently exists. Employment applications will be kept on file for one year and will be considered for appropriate job vacancies.