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HERS Rater Job Opportunity in Philadelphia

Posted: January 12, 2016

Multifamily Energy Specialist/HERS Rater

Come work for a different kind of design firm just minutes from Center City, Philadelphia. Based in the heart of Collingswood, New Jersey, Kitchen & Associates (K&A) is a dedicated and integrated collaborative team of over 70 engineers, architects, urban planners and interior designers working side-by-side, each and every day, toward one common goal—making the future better for everyone.

K&A Engineering — Our engineering group provides a comprehensive portfolio of professional design, assessment and consulting services with a belief that buildings should be cost-effective to build and to operate, be energy-efficient and sustainable, and provide a safe and healthy environment for their occupants.

The Basics — Our energy services team currently has an opportunity available for a Multifamily Energy Specialist/HERS Rater.  This role involves working closely with our internal and external project teams to properly inspect, test, find and evaluate energy efficiency problems in multifamily single and high-rise buildings.
• Assist our clients by providing technical field rating services for their new or existing buildings.  On a day-to-day basis, this will involve field inspections, rater testing, forensic diagnostics, and interactions with builders, architects and engineers.
• Become our in-house expert on energy efficiency programs.

Realistically, we need someone with an associates or bachelors degree in engineering, construction management, architecture, or other related field.  Most important is a hands-on understanding of building science, mechanical systems and energy efficiency requirements.  It will accelerate your success if you have at least two years of technical rating experience, as well as HERS Rater or BPI Multi-Family Building Analyst certification.

This position also requires the following:
• Ability to move up and down ladders, in attics and crawl spaces
• Ability to carry up to 50 lbs
• Ability to work in the outdoors, non-conditioned buildings, and normal office settings

Send Us Your Info — If this job sounds like the type position you are looking for, please go to to apply.

The Small Print — Salary commensurate with experience. Additionally, the position comes with an excellent benefits package. A valid drivers license is required for this position. Our offices are located in the historic Zane School Office Building, just two blocks from the Collingswood PATCO station. From there, it takes all of 10 minutes to get to Center City, Philadelphia. As a staff, team and community, we believe in the power of diversity, particularly in the workplace, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Come build a better world with us.

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