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Posted: 03/20/2017
Company name: CLEAResult
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Job Title: Residential Energy Specialist
Term: Entry +
Degree: Undergraduate
Major: Materials Science
Industry: Smart Grid/ Energy Efficiency
Location MA
Description The Residential Energy Specialist is responsible for thorough and accurate residential energy assessments in accordance with program energy efficiency standards and client requirements in the Mass Save Home Energy Services Program . The Specialist educates homeowners on energy efficiency as well as promotes the completion of energy efficiency improvements. This is done through daily travel to customer’s homes to perform in-home assessments utilizing their own transportation. 

New hires will participate in classroom and field training. Upon successful completion of training, the Residential Energy Specialist will be required to obtain BPI certification within 6 months of hire. 

On a daily basis the Residential Energy Specialists need to enter attics, basements and crawl spaces as well as conduct combustion safety testing and infrared scanning. Each assessment consists of an evaluation of existing structural conditions, mechanical equipment and health and safety factors. The Energy Specialists will determine existing insulation levels in attics, walls and basements as well as conduct visual checks of age and condition of HVAC and DHW equipment and distribution systems. Installation of instant savings measures such as LED light bulbs and other energy savings devices is a daily responsibility. The Residential Energy Specialists will also complete detailed weatherization retrofit specifications and will need to produce accurate data collection. 

At the conclusion of the assessment, the Specialist will generate and thoroughly review home energy assessment reports while in the customer’s home. The Residential Energy Specialist will actively promote energy saving measures based on the assessment, explaining specific savings measures identified, including incentives and other program offerings, and issuing contracts to perform the work. 

Equivalent experience and A High School diploma are acceptable. BS in Building Science preferred. BPI certification required within 6 months of hire. 1-5 Years of experience preferred in residential construction, energy conservation, HVAC, building diagnostics, air infiltration reduction and sidewall and attic insulation. Strong customer service, sales and client relationship management skills and enthusiasm for energy conservation. Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and program offerings to customers. Ability to work independently as well as function in a team setting. Computer proficiency, experience with Windows-based office applications required. Familiarity with computerized building energy modeling software or other residential construction software preferred. Position requires flexibility to work evenings and some Saturdays. Travel to customer homes with own reliable transportation is required daily, available space to store inventory needed to perform required job functions. Ability to pass a basic computer, math and reading comprehension assessment. 

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