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Residential Energy Auditor (Philadelphia, PA)

Posted: May 25, 2016

Are you looking for a collaborative work environment, colleagues who are passionate about energy efficiency, and the opportunity to use your own energy and creativity to make a positive impact on the world? Performance Systems Development is seeking a high-performing Residential Energy Auditor with a proven track record of using a consultative approach to successfully conduct residential energy audits and join our team.

This is a full-time short-term (approximately three months) engagement, starting in June 2016; exceptional candidates may be offered permanent positions based on job performance.  We will be hiring multiple candidates, at both entry-level and more experienced tiers.

We are nationally recognized for our work in the building science and energy efficiency industries. We focus on the development and delivery of creative and powerful solutions for energy efficiency programs. Our company provides a whole-systems approach to energy-efficiency (EE) strategies through our work on advancing energy policies, designing and delivering cost-effective EE programs, and building software tools to improve data tracking and reporting. Our core business efforts span three major areas: 1) the delivery of high-impact EE programs for utilities, state agencies, and other organizations throughout the U.S.; 2) workforce development and industry training; and 3) the design and development of award-winning software platforms for energy simulation & building benchmarking.

Under the supervision of Performance System Development’s (PSD) Program Manager, the Residential Energy Auditor will work in a dynamic team environment on the delivery of residential energy audits in the Philadelphia area.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
Perform comprehensive audits on single-family and multifamily homes throughout Philadelphia. This entails collecting data which may include blower door testing, duct testing, health and safety testing, as well as other measurements.  Record, process and maintain detailed records of the work performed in the field. Report findings via company’s tracking system. Submit timely data collection files for review by senior staff.  Manage time effectively and within project budget constraints. Submit time and expense reports promptly and per client and company requirements. Access scheduling software to download week’s audit schedule, and report on audit progress and/or issues during the week.

Minimum Requirements:  High school diploma or GRE, and valid driver’s license required.  Demonstrated ability to 

  • pay close attention to, and accurately record, detail
  • manage and organize work-flow for efficiency
  • work independently and in a team setting
  • maintain relationships with PSD staff in remote locations
  • effectively interact with a wide diversity of homeowners
  • communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences

Preferred Requirements:  Experience in home construction and/or the HVAC industry. Previous experience using building diagnostic tools.  Individuals with a building science background, including energy efficiency certifications (RESNET, BPI); green building certifications (NAHB, LEED); and/or related areas.

Physical Demands: Frequent use of the computer requiring periods of sitting and close audio visual concentration.  Ability to lift 50 lbs.  Ability to walk through houses carrying equipment and crawl through small spaces.   Local travel across southeastern PA on a daily basis.

Work Environment:  Field work is performed both outside and inside of buildings in varying weather conditions. Field work will included accessing attics, basements, crawlspaces, and other locations associated within the built environment. Office work is performed in an open and collaborative environment.

Salary:  Competitive salary; commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience.

Apply To: Please submit the form at the bottom of the page here to apply for this position. Candidates interested in staff positions only; no recruiters, 3rd party agencies, or outsourcing firms.

Diversity and Inclusiveness: PSD strives to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We highly encourage qualified applicants regardless of age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any combination of these or related factors, to submit an application for consideration.
Performance Systems Development of NY, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer