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Weatherization Director

 

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Job Title:             Weatherization Director

Classification:    ­Exempt

Department:        Weatherization

Supervisor:          Executive Director

 

Function:             The Weatherization Director performs technical and administrative work in coordinating programs for Housing/Weatherization (energy conservation). Weatherization provides technical assistance and coordination of programs designed to fund weatherization and heating appliance repair and replacement for homes in Wayne, Greene, Lenoir, and Wilson counties. Service to clients include: counseling, determining eligibility for programs and inspection to identify any need for housing energy improvement, including repairing or replacing heating and air conditioning, appliances, and certifying work when completed. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Executive Director and in compliance with a variety of federal and agency guidelines, policies, and procedures, requiring considerable judgment and discretion. Work is evaluated through periodic conferences and written records and reports for program effectiveness and services rendered.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Education/Formal Training:  High school/GED diploma.
  2. Work Experience: Knowledge of HARRP; building science and/or HVAC background preferred; experience using electrical/power tools, measuring devices and other equipment; knowledge/experience using insulation machine; experience in managing and directing others.
  3. Aptitudes: Carpentry skills; ability to communicate with Executive Director, clients, and other weatherization field staff; knowledge of housing structures; ability to obtain needed certifications, agile and capable of working in attics and crawl spaces; familiarity with measuring instruments/devices; above average reading and writing ability; capable of learning basic computer skills; valid driver’s license issued by North Carolina DMV with clean driving record; flexibility in work schedule.
  4. Essential Responsibilities:
    1. Ability to fully complete the NC Energy Assessment.
    2. Attend all necessary training.
    3. Receives and process referrals of clients with housing problems.
    4. Identify counsels and assists clients in solving housing-energy related problems, particularly in areas of weatherization and heating appliances.
    5. Assesses client’s energy needs; determines eligibility for assistance according to current guidelines. Makes in house referrals and referrals to other agencies when appropriate.
    6. Estimating material needs and costs, preparing purchase orders and purchasing materials as approved by completing AR4CA work orders.
    7. Inspects home of qualified applicant to determine extent of weatherization or HARRP needed. Refers renovation needs to Housing Department.
    8. Collect, verify, and submit data required by funding source.
    9. Prepares preliminary plans for weatherization and HARRP of individual homes.
    10. Submit all supportive documentation as required by funding sources.
    11. Maintain accurate records, files, and reports on all clients, projects status, jobs completions, weatherization measures selection technique on AR4CA.
    12. Inspects projects in progress and upon completion to ensure compliance with guidelines.
    13. Reviews and approves records and reports for thoroughness, accuracy, and compliance to established policy and procedure.
    14. Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local housing standards building, and housing codes.
    15. Perform work according to DOE standards, as well as the requirements in Wayne, Greene, Wilson, and Lenoir counties.
    16. Provides coordination and liaison services between Wayne, Greene, Lenoir, and Wilson Community Action Program and funding agencies.
    17. Ability to analyze results of energy test and take appropriate action.
    18. Ability to relate effectively with clients, vendors, property owners, federal, state, and municipal officials.
    19. Ability to interpret, explains, and apply a variety of federal and agency policies, and procedures.
    20. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, federal, and municipal officials, tenants, property owners, and the general public.
    21. Provide support to Administration as needed.
    22. Perform related work as required.
    23. Ability to understand and implement the whole house approach to weatherization.
    24. Ability to recognize certain hazards in homes such as mold, moisture and carbon monoxide.
    25. Evaluate heat/air systems and ductwork for safe operation.
    26. Assure that work is being done efficiently and safely.
    27. Must be CPR and First Aid Certified. Must receive a minimum of 40 hours of relevant training annually and must have completed the following classes by the end of the first year of employment:  Basic Weatherization Skills, Air Sealing with the Blower Door, High Density Wall Insulation, Lead Safe Work Practices, and Mold and Moisture in Residential Homes.
    28. Support and interpret WAGES mission and goals.
    29. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  1. Physical Demands: Lifting and carrying materials up to 50 pounds and being able to climb a 12-foot ladder and work while standing on it for extended lengths of time; agile in crawling under houses and mobile homes, in attics or crawl spaces; driving each day to job sites.
  2. Working Conditions: Working indoors and outdoors, in attics and under houses; subject to adverse weather while on job sites including extreme heat and/or cold, ability to work without stopping for long periods of time in small confined spaces while wearing a tyvek jumpsuit, safety goggles and a respirator. Exposure to dust, cellulose, fiberglass, mold or mildew a possibility.

 

Compensation: Entry $40,000 – $45,000 annually

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