Weatherization Field Auditor
TITLE: Weatherization Field Auditor
HOURS: Determined by Program
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.
A. Essential Functions
Support the mission of the Agency.
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.
Must 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.
Must maintain consumer and personnel confidentiality.
Keep all computer files on the Agency network.
Have knowledge and apply Agency policies and procedures, including safety, technology, data practices and other applicable policy, procedure and program regulations.
Perform duties of Lead Crew Worker or Weatherization Crew Workers as needed.
All other essential duties as assigned by supervisor.
B. Secondary Functions
Must be able to legally and safely operate weatherization vehicles.
Prepare specifics, work write-ups, detailed drawings, and bid specifications as required for housing programs.
Will perform all secondary job functions as assigned by supervisor.

Prefer at least three years’ experience in residential construction/remodeling or appropriate weatherization/energy conservation experience.
Must be able to work with low-income families and with service providers on a personal basis.
Must possess good communication skills, verbal and written.
Must be able to work with a diverse population.
Must be able to meet physical demands of the position; operate all power tools and equipment required by job.
Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the position on a regular basis throughout the assigned area.
Must have working knowledge of computer software programs on a personal computer system.
Must take and successfully pass a pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment per the Agency’s Personnel Policies.
Is subject to a Criminal Background Check, the results of which are acceptable to the Agency.
This position requires: Substantial motor vehicle travel and entrance onto and into private property on a daily basis; enter confined or difficult to reach areas involving crawling, kneeling, and twisting. Consistently lift in and out of vehicle and carry moderate distances objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasional lifting of objects weighing up to 100 pounds is required. Displaying sound lifting and safety habits. Will assist with the operations of power tools and weatherization equipment.
The Weatherization Field Auditor is under the direct supervision of the Field Manager. The Energy Housing Department Director is responsible for the energy and housing program operations. The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for the overall conduct of all Agency departments, programs, and projects.
Job performance evaluation will be conducted at the time intervals and prescribed by the Agency’s Personnel Policies and the Agency’s Performance Evaluation form shall be utilized. Evaluations are based on observations of the worker through job performance.
Additional Information
Lakes and Pines CAC reserves the right to revise this job description and change job duties and responsibilities as Agency and program(s) needs arise. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment; and provides a general overview of expectations of the position holder.
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.

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