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Performance Systems Development (PSD) is looking for a QA Weatherization Field Inspector to join our growing and dynamic energy efficiency programs team. We are seeking a high-performing individual with a positive can-do attitude, and key strengths and experience in using a consultative approach to successfully conduct residential quality assurance reviews, and field inspections to join our team.

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Who is PSD?

PSD is a rapidly growing national leader in the building science and energy efficiency industries. PSD’s passionate team of energy efficiency professionals works hard every day to develop and deliver creative and powerful solutions that drive change in the way buildings use energy. PSD provides a whole-systems approach to energy efficiency strategies through our work on advancing energy policies, designing and delivering cost-effective energy efficiency programs, and building software tools to streamline data tracking and reporting. Our core business efforts span three major areas: 1) the delivery of high-impact energy efficiency programs; 2) workforce development and industry training; and 3) the design and development of award-winning energy efficiency software platforms.


What will you do?

The QA Field Inspector will work in a dynamic team environment on the Quality Assurance of residential energy efficiency (EE) programs in Pennsylvania, with occasional travel to neighboring states. As a QA Field Inspector for PSD, you will work closely with a group of highly skilled professionals to conduct QA field inspections to the requirements of various utility programs. Inspections will primarily be scheduled during weekdays, but some evening and weekend appointments may be required.

Position responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Perform comprehensive quality assurance inspections on homes participating in various utility programs.
  • Collecting data to include blower door testing, duct testing, health and safety testing, as well as other measurements.
  • Record, process and maintain detailed records of the work performed in the field.
  • Report findings via company’s tracking system.
  • Submit timely data collection files for review by senior staff.
  • Submit time and expense reports
  • Access scheduling software to download week’s audit/inspection schedule, and report on audit/inspection progress and/or issues during the week.
  • Provide training, technical assistance, and support to auditors and contractors while nurturing and developing these business relationships.

This position is remotely based and the ability to work from home and in the field is a must. Depending on the candidate, regional travel up to 70% of the time can be anticipated, with the occasional need for overnight travel required.

Need to have

  • Experience in building performance, home construction, or the HVAC industry.
  • Ability to become BPI Building Analyst, BPI EA and QCI certified within 6 months of hire.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • exercise good judgement
    • pay close attention to, and accurately record, detail
    • manage and organize workflow for efficiency
    • work independently and in a team setting
    • maintain relationships with PSD staff in remote locations
    • ability to work from home or remotely to perform any assigned “office duties”
    • ability to communicate effectively with all types of people and communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences
    • possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
    • pass a criminal background check
    • possess a minimum of six (6) months hands-on field experience

Nice to have

  • Building science related certifications (BPI, LEED, DOE HES, etc.)
  • Experience using building diagnostic tools
  • Experience delivering training or classroom instruction

Who are you?

  • You are passionate about quality work leading to maximized energy savings and occupant safety
  • You love solving problems by identifying needs and best solutions.
  • Team player: you love engaging with and involving your team in the process of achieving the overall common mission.
  • Goal oriented: when you have a goal, you will find a solution to meet it.
  • Continuous improvement driven: you are never satisfied just letting things coast and are always looking for a better way to accomplish your mission.

Physical Demands: Frequent use of the computer requiring periods of sitting and close audio-visual concentration. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to walk through houses carrying equipment and crawl through small spaces.  Local travel across the state of Pennsylvania and nearby regions daily; occasional overnight travel required.

Work Environment: Field work is performed both outside and inside of buildings in varying weather conditions. Field work will include accessing attics, basements, crawlspaces, and other locations associated within the built environment. Office work is performed in an open and collaborative environment.

Salary: Competitive salary; commensurate with qualifications, and experience.

Benefits: Health Insurance, 401K, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, and Paid Benefit Time.

Apply To: Please submit the form below to apply for this position. Candidates interested in staff positions only; no recruiters, 3rd party agencies, or outsourcing firms.

About PSD: We are nationally recognized for our work in the building science and energy efficiency (EE) industries. We focus on the development and delivery of creative and powerful solutions for energy efficiency programs and professionals. Our company provides a whole-systems approach to EE strategies through our work on advancing energy policies, designing and delivering cost-effective EE programs, and building software tools to improve data tracking.

Diversity and InclusivenessPSD strives to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We highly encourage qualified applicants regardless of age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any combination of these or related factors, to submit an application for consideration.

Performance Systems Development of NY, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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