Technical Field Consultant – Central Oregon


Earth Advantage

Published
October 6, 2021

Location
151 SW First Ave #300, Portland, Oregon

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Job Summary:

We are looking for an organized, analytical, innovative, inquisitive, and collaborative individual with a passion for sustainable building. You possess a wealth of building science knowledge, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and very high standards in everything you do. You should enjoy working on construction sites, writing, teaching, learning, and understand the importance of all associated administrative tasks.

Role Description:

  • Perform accurate building inspections and complete all required checklists and forms, for both single family and multi-family construction.
  • Perform diagnostic testing including, but not limited to: duct testing, blower door testing, CAZ testing, and air flow testing.
  • Provide education regarding the ENERGY STAR, Earth Advantage, and LEED for Homes programs to builders, sub-contractors, developers, and subcontractors on a one-on-one basis, as a support to the green building consultants.
  • Communicate effectively with EA technicians.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Lift 50-60 lbs at any given time
  • Supply vehicle to and from job site and other assigned duties
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Superior customer service skills and a sincere desire to help people
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, research, and writing skills
  • Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and external constituents
  • High motivation with demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Exceptional attention to detail, follow-through, and ability to keep stakeholders informed at all times
  • Computer skill set – Microsoft Office
  • Interact and communicate with confidence in the green building field (with general contractors, superintendents, developers, architects, and homeowners)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Availability to work occasional evenings

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, business, marketing, sustainability, or related field (or equivalent)
  • LEED for Homes Green Rater
  • HERS Verifier or Rater
  • ENERGY STAR Verifier
  • BPI Energy Analyst and Envelope Professional
  • Energy Trust of Oregon EPS Verifier
  • Two years of experience in green building
  • Trade experience such as: HES assessments, insulation, HVAC, framing, or electric installation
  • Two years of experience in education, or training and development
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Salesforce
  • Very savvy with new technology
  • Fluency in two or more languages

Compensation: $45,000 - $55,000

How to Apply:

Please submit the following materials by email to apply for this position (PDF Format Only) to: jobs@earthadvantage.org

Subject line should read:
“Technical Field Consultant – Last name, First name”. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter detailing qualifications and salary requirements
  • Three professional references (can provide on request, if preferred)

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