HEAT Squad Job Opening

Home Energy Advisor

Our HEAT Squad program at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont is looking for someone to join the team to conduct energy audits in Rutland, Bennington, Windham, and Windsor counties.

This home energy advisor will listen to the property owner’s needs, and provide solutions to help save money, improve comfort, and address health and safety issues.

They will work closely with the HEAT Squad program manager, energy auditors, intake specialists, participating contractors, and outreach/marketing teams.

This position involves knowledge of building science, energy usage, and a basic understanding of construction. The ideal candidate will be someone who has a passion for ensuring homeowners have safe, warm, efficient, and comfortable homes and who has working knowledge of energy efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct energy audits in residential and small commercial buildings.

Access and enter attics, basements and crawl spaces to take measurements, investigate conditions and assess possible solutions. Conduct combustion testing and infrared imaging.

Utilize audit reporting web-based software to produce reports on-site, discuss findings at the audit, and enter data in client management software and state rebate software.

Educate as well as promote the completion of energy efficiency projects.

Required Qualifications:

Background in energy efficiency or home construction experience.

Willing to get certified BPI certified (cost covered).

Strong customer service, and client relationship management skills and enthusiasm for energy conservation.

Ability to work independently as well as function in a team setting.

Valid driver’s license. Travel is required throughout Rutland, Bennington, Windham, and Windsor counties. Company car provided.

Preferred Qualifications:

Construction experience preferred, not required.

Familiarity with VT building and energy codes.

Detail-oriented with the ability to multitask.

Working knowledge of Salesforce and SnuggPro software preferred, not required.

Effective verbal, phone, and written communication skills, computer skills a must.


Competitive salary, vacation and holiday pay, full benefits.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (titles, phone numbers, and email addresses) to Melanie Paskevich, HEAT Squad Program Manager, mpaskevich@nwwvt. org

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont is an equal opportunity employer.

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