FIELD SPECIALIST-WEATHERIZATION

Overview

Date Posted:
6/2/2021
Job Code:
WX LIAISON
Location:
Administrative Center
Address:
237 N. Hospital Street
City:
Greenwood
State:
SC
Country:
United States of America
Category:
General Labor

Description

 

To coordinate and provide energy services to qualified residents served in the twelve county areas through the Weatherization Assistance Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

1.   Travel to each assigned client house and conduct a thorough appraisal of the potential energy conservation measures according to the standards of the South Carolina Weatherization Assistance Program State Plan and Standard Work Specification (SWS).

2.  Input data collected at a client’s house into NEAT/MHEA software. Understand the generated recommended measures. Verify and ensure the estimated labor and material costs required to complete each house is in accordance with actual costs.

3.  Create and/or review the Job Work Order Form or Work Specification Form, detailing the work that is required on each house audited.

4.  Ensure that all infiltration reduction measures will be guided by the blower door and meet SIR requirements.

5.  Inspect all assigned houses to insure that they meet or exceed all standards of the South Carolina Weatherization State Plan, policy and procedure guidelines, and SWS.  If work does not meet the standards, create a punch list requesting the contractor to complete all items necessary to bring any house into compliance with such standards.  It is the responsibility of the Field Supervisor to make sure this rework is completed.

6.  Complete all paperwork on homes inspected to prepare them for billing at the end of each month.

7.  For all assigned client households, the Quality Control Inspector should make an initial telephone contact with the client before going to the house, introduce himself as a representative of the Agency, treat the client with respect and courtesy in all transactions, answer any questions the client may have, communicate to the client about any safety, or health problems discovered in the audit, and generally handle any complaints the client has about work done.

8.  Conduct random inspection of the jobs during their completion and final audits and report findings to the Weatherization Director.

9.  Work with the Field Supervisor to train and instruct all contractors in the use of forms, work standards, safety standards, and blower door as they pertain to weatherization jobs and insure that all forms are filled out properly.

10. Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

 

Associate Degree in Business or Construction Management or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the job description.

Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification in Home Energy Professional – Quality Control Inspector.

Minimum 1-2 years general office experience.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical construction and maintenance.  Some knowledge of the standard tools, materials, and practices of the building trade.  Ability to keep records and reports.

Knowledge of software programs.

Valid South Carolina Driver’s License.

 

EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES

Personal computer, carbon monoxide analyzer, fyrite pro combustion analyzer, hand-held thermal imager, blower door and insulation blower.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Ninety percent of work time is spent in the field.