Weatherization Field Auditor
TITLE: Weatherization Field Auditor
DEPARTMENT: Energy/Housing
REPORT TO: Field Manager
STATUS: Non-Exempt Position
The Weatherization Field Auditor is responsible for completing inspections (pre- and post-), assisting with monitoring work of crews/contractors, and training associated with the effective operation of the Department’s weatherization programs. The Weatherization Field Auditor is also responsible for providing information related to development, implementation, and evaluation of weatherization programs and projects as it relates to the Energy/Housing Department.

High School Diploma or equivalent

Education may be waived with significant job related experience
Less than 1 year
BCA Background Study
Valid Driver’s License
DOT Physical
Work Environment
Conventional – Office model
Community Facing – Direct interaction or communication with a public.
Activity-Based – Workers can switch between different workspaces.

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.
Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and local guidelines, codes, regulations, for implementation and reporting requirements.

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
Conduct audits according to the Minnesota Weatherization Field Guide, the Standard Work Specifications, the National Energy Audit Tool, other audits as adopted by the State, and the Manufactured Home Energy Audit.
Coordinate auditing of dwellings with the Department’s heating system personnel.
Be able to obtain the licenses and certifications required of the position.
Be able to correctly operate blower door and use pressure diagnostics to evaluate building shell.
Obtain and maintain any and all licenses and certifications required to perform job duties.
Recommend changes to the Supervisor that could increase production efficiency and prevent reoccurring problems.
Ensure that all work specified and materials used by work crews/contractors comply with funding source guidelines, bid specifications, and building codes.
Use personal computer to enter audit information and produce work orders using Weatherization Assistant software.
Educate homeowners about basic energy conservation ideas and methods to enhance and protect the weatherization measures installed in their dwelling.
Complete required paperwork in a neat, accurate, and timely manner (work orders, material requisitions, inventory sheets, time cards, etc.).
Requisition, receive, safeguard, and deliver materials to be warehoused and/or used on job sites, as needed.
Develop extensive knowledge of all applicable regulations, standards, and operating procedures as it relates to the Energy/Housing Department.
Perform conservation improvement program audits, evaluate efficiency of appliances and mechanical systems, and educate households about conservation.
Perform duties of Lead Crew Worker or Weatherization Crew Workers as needed.

Area 2: Program Compliance
Develop extensive knowledge of all applicable regulations, standards, and operating procedures as it relates to the Energy/Housing Department.

Area 3: Program Communications
Recommend changes to the Supervisor that could increase production efficiency and prevent reoccurring problems.

Supervision of Others
Not responsible for supervision of others
Safety of Others
Responsible for the physical safety of the public served. Provides front-line response to public safety and/or health threats. Provides input into safety policies and procedures.
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.