RISE Engineering, a division of Thielsch Engineering, Inc., is a pioneer in the delivery of turnkey energy-efficiency services for residential, commercial and industrial facilities. We are passionate about energy efficiency, improving the safety and affordability of our clients’ living and working environments, and maintaining our industry-standard-setting quality of service. Our success is exemplified by the company’s sustained growth, the number of long-term employees who enjoy personal growth and career advancement, and the major role we play for program sponsors who have received national energy-efficiency awards and recognition. RISE Engineering, a division of Thielsch Engineering is headquartered in RI with multiple field offices located in MA, NH, and NY.
RISE Engineering is seeking a Residential Energy Specialist to conduct scheduled home energy assessments. This position is full time, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, and will be located in the Cranston, RI office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct thorough, accurate residential energy audits to evaluate factors such as insulation, appliances, HVAC systems, lighting and electrical systems, moisture and air quality that affect home energy use, durability, safety and comfort.
Conduct in-home energy tests on the combustion appliances and install instant-savings measures such as energy-efficient light bulbs and water-conservation devices.
Use proprietary software to prepare on-site assessment reports.
Explain recommended energy-efficiency measures and associated benefits, costs and savings.
Secure homeowner approval of proposed work and coordinate available rebates and financing options.
Follow up with homeowners to ensure high customer satisfaction.
With company support, obtain BPI Building Analyst certification within six months of hire.
At least two years of residential construction or energy-efficiency experience, including knowledge of building materials, systems or diagnostics.
Strong analytical skills, drawing/drafting ability and aptitude for mathematics.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to effectively convey technical concepts and program information verbally and in writing.
Sales or other customer-facing experience.
A commitment to and enthusiasm for energy efficiency.
Proficiency with Windows-based computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
High school diploma or equivalent plus relevant post-high-school studies.
Other combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.
A valid driver’s license, clean driving record and the ability to travel daily to customers’ homes.
Physically able to fulfill job functions, including lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying and climbing step ladders, entering attics, basements and crawlspaces, and using small tools and installation equipment.
Able to pass criminal background and drug screening tests.
BPI professional certification(s) or RESNET Home Energy Rater certification.
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
Compensation & Benefits:
Aggressive salary and incentive program.
Personal car mileage reimbursement and/or use of a company vehicle for customer visits.
Paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick time.
Employer-matching 401(k) retirement plan.
Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).
Health care benefits through United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan.
Employer-paid life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.
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