[sust-mar] Field Technician - Energy Assessor, f/t, Summerhill, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Position: Field Technician - Energy Assessor
Organization: Summerhill
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Field Technician, Energy Assessor 

The Opportunity & Qualifications:

Summerhill is exploring the opportunity of building the capacity of our project management team in Halifax, Nova Scotia and invite strong, bright, entrepreneurial candidates with over two (2) years of training and/or experience in the energy efficiency or building science industries. Summerhill operates in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the north eastern United States.

A highly qualified candidate would demonstrate knowledge in the following categories:
• Energy systems management
• Renewable energy systems
• Energy auditing of commercial and residential buildings
• Energy modeling software (i.e. HOT2000) and field equipment

Training and certifications that are considered assets include Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Engineering Technologist (CET), Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology (ESET), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), or comparable designations. Experience in skilled trades, such as electricians or building construction tradespeople, is also considered an asset.

Additional desirable qualifications include:
• A strong technical understanding of building science, energy reduction, building energy audits, construction technology and practices, building services and renewable energy technologies.
• Ability to communicate and engage companies at all levels on technical issues and to translate complex concepts into user friendly language
• Experience in and passion for reducing energy use and sustainability issues in new and/or existing buildings
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong team player able to work closely with colleagues in a small organization that relies on coordinating programs and priorities

Role & Responsibilities:

The Field Technician performs commercial and residential energy audits, including conducting various building envelope tests. These duties include:
• Plan and schedule projects and audit methodology and procedures
• Inspect and analyze homes and building structures, heating systems, ventilation, air conditioning, water, and industrial processes to ensure energy use is optimal
• Assess process equipment and machinery for energy consumption
• Use testing equipment to identify energy conservation potential
• Analyze energy consumption for residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial customers
• Educate users on energy-use habits and potentials for consumption and cost reduction
• Analyze audit documentation and data and prepare a report of audit findings
• Present audit findings to clients
• Prepare cost estimates for potential retrofits
• Data entry
• Make recommendations for, coordinate, and participate in construction of retrofit measures and energy efficiency upgrades


Summerhill offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

How to apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume by August 23rd, 2017 to:
dethier at summerhill.com
subject: Field Technician, Energy Assessor

Summerhill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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