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Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Energy General Manager you are responsible for performing residential energy assessments, developing scopes of work for energy efficiency and related health and safety retrofits, managing staff and subcontractors to ensure quality and timeliness of work, and maintaining excellent service for the clients of the Weatherization Department. In addition you are responsible for performing quality control inspections upon completion of work performed by the Weatherization Crew to insure adherence to programmatic guidelines. You work closely with the WX Billing Manager to meet the needs in expending contract allocations and you are responsible for all aspects of Weatherization Crew supervision, training, and workforce development.

Essential Functions

  • Inspect and analyze building envelope, HVAC systems, heating systems, electrical, plumbing and all other aspects of building characteristics that may be considered for improvement under the departments active contracts
  • Obtain special order estimates from vendors and estimate job costs upon initial inspection;
  • Perform the applicable energy audits and diagnostic tests including requisite paperwork; collect the necessary information for Historic Preservation and Building Permit applications;
  • Administer diagnostic testing on audited homes; including blower door test, and combustion analysis on homes containing combustible appliances and or heating systems;
  • Coordinate and inspect work completed by Weatherization Crew, HVAC and other subcontractors to ensure for quality, completion, and program compliance;
  • Administer technical training around measure installation and oversee all assessments and post- inspections performed by others;
  • Ensure program compliance for materials and installation so that there are excellent outcomes on contract program inspections;
  • Be present during contract program inspections and building inspections in order to answer questions and correct issues;
  • Assist with smooth and orderly administration of programs with timeliness of completing paperwork, maintaining client files, data entry, and phone calls;
  • In conjunction with the WX Billing Manager you assure progress and status of work flow within the department to provide comprehensive client services and meet budget and contract goals;
  • Oversee day-to-day of weatherization crew activities and conduct weatherization crew reviews;
  • Be the primary point of contact for Compliance and Program Services Monitoring activities and ensure excellent program compliance;
  • Help develop and implement policy changes to address any findings or recommendations from the monitoring process or to address issues identified by internal reviews;
  • Responsible for overseeing the Energy Department’s implementation of GNS’ Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) with regards to the warehouse and job sites; participate in the annual review of the IIPP; and providing and documenting the required procedural and safety trainings to the Weatherization Field Crew (including Tailgate Safety Meetings);
  • Make presentations on program functions and effectiveness to stakeholders and partners;
  • Attend trainings to obtain and keep current on certification and license requirements and to learn new technology and incorporate new methods in our delivery of weatherization services;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Competencies

  • Knowledge of Siskiyou County and local jurisdiction building codes;
  • Good knowledge of construction principles and methods, including familiarity with building diagnostics such as blower door, duct leakage and combustion safety testing;
  • Ability to develop an in-depth understanding of the rules and regulations of CSD and other weatherization related programs;
  • Excellent ability to read and interpret contracts and program materials including ability to reason and make decisions based on those interpretations, and ability to determine program adherence to contracts and regulations;
  • Ability to effectively lead a team by setting clear expectations, reviewing progress, providing feedback and guidance, holding people accountable;
  • Excellent customer relation skills with attention to sensitivities of being in clients homes;
  • Capacity to keep highly accurate records;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Must be a self-starter who learns and adapts quickly with required program training or direction;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Be Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified as a Quality Control Inspector OR meet the prerequisites for that certification and be willing to work towards obtaining it; Be licensed as a contractor in the state of California OR meet the prerequisites for licensing and be willing to work towards obtaining a contractor’s license.
Minimum Hourly Wage: 20.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 25.00

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 60
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check