(Full-time)

Perform a variety of activities to weatherize homes and make them more energy efficient. Duties include repairing windows, insulating ducts, performing energy audits and advising clients on energy conservation measures.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspect building to identify required weatherization measures, including repair work, modification, or replacement by performing pre and post energy audits.
  • Training provided to use Minneapolis Blower Door to test infiltration reduction after installing material. Training also provided in home auditing procedures.
  • Test and diagnose air flow systems, using furnace efficiency analysis equipment.
  • Apply insulation materials such a loose, blanket, board and foam insulation to attics, crawl spaces, basements, or walls.
  • Explain energy conservation measures, such as the use of low flow showerheads and energy efficient lighting.
  • Install and seal air ducts, combustion air openings, or ventilation openings to improve heating and cooling efficiency.
  • Build and install solar screen to reflect sunlight.
  • Make minor repairs using basic hand or power tools and materials, such as glass, lumber, and drywall.
  • Prepare and apply weather-stripping, glazing, caulking, or door sweeps to reduce energy losses.
  • Wrap air ducts and water lines with insulating materials, such as duct wrap and pipe insulation.
  • Wrap water lines to water heater.
  • Apply spackling, compounding, or other materials to repair holes in walls.
  • Clean and maintain tools, equipment and vehicles.
  • Contact resident to schedule appointments.
  • Explain policies, procedures, requirements, or other related information to residents.
  • Maintain activity logs, financial transaction logs, or other records of weatherization work performed.
  • Assist supervisor with coordination and supervision of volunteers for Weatherization program.
  • Follow all policies and procedures of the Osceola Council on Aging.
  • Other duties as assigned, to include assisting in times of disaster as needed.