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Rating Field Inspector- Western and Central MA

Posted: May 27, 2021

Power House Energy Consulting

Power House is a residential energy consulting company focusing on new construction in the western & central Massachusetts region. We are currently looking for a field inspector to join our team.

We offer a competitive salary based upon experience, with additional benefits that include an employer matched retirement plan, work-from-home arrangements, and opportunities for further training and advancement. This position also has the possibility to grow into a management and ownership role.


  • Building Science certification (i.e. RESNET, BPI, LEED) or equivalent education/experience
  • Excellent communication skills, especially the ability to convey technical concepts to builders and trades workers
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must have reliable and dependable transportation for field inspections. Travel is required to various inspection sites within an hour radius.


  • Two years of experience in building science, air infiltration testing and reduction, and/or building shell insulation
  • Knowledge of/experience in residential construction
  • Experience with HVAC systems or other construction trades are a plus


  • Reviewing construction plans and documents: collecting and/or calculating the necessary inputs for completing home energy ratings using rating software (Ekotrope and/or REM Rate)
  • Diagnostic testing and documenting the performance of homes upon final inspection
  • Maintaining relationships with builders, architects, building owners and project managers
  • Managing schedules to meet appointments in the field

Physical Requirements:

Performing an inspection involves navigation in and around homes in various stages of construction. Inspections sometimes require the Rater to enter confined spaces (e.g. attics, basements and crawl spaces) and to utilize equipment that weighs approximately 50 pounds. Inspections will require the ability to climb ladders. Therefore, a Rater must possess some physical dexterity, endurance, and balance to safely and effectively.

Please send a resume and a letter of interest to:
Matt Turcotte