Position: Residential Energy Conservation Consultants
Job Locations – Eastern Ontario & Atlantic Canada:
Help builders, designers, renovators and homeowners to reduce their carbon footprint and save energy. Make a real difference through healthier, more comfortable, affordable and sustainable homes.
Homesol Building Solutions has openings for qualified Energy Advisors (EAs) to help deliver both new and existing home energy efficiency consulting services, including EnerGuide Rating System (v.15), ENERGY STAR, R-2000, LEED, Passive House and Net Zero / Carbon Neutral Homes.
Competencies to be successful in this job include:
•Client Communications, Report Writing and Computer Skills (HOT2000, Outlook, Word, Excel, SketchUp)
•Geometry and Numeracy
•Building Envelope Assemblies (Air, Weather and Vapour Barriers, Insulation, Windows, Framing, etc.)
•Basics of Canadian House Construction and Deep Energy Retrofit Methods, incl. current building codes
•Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
•Building Science and the “House as a System” Approach
•Blower Door Testing
•Current EnerGuide Rating System and ENERGY STAR requirements
•HOT2000 Modeling in v.11 including developing cost effective deep-energy Upgrades
Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of related post-secondary education (e.g.: Advanced Housing, Energy Management Technology, Sustainable Energy Engineering, Architectural Technologist, etc.). Prior HOT2K energy modeling, blower door testing experience and familiarity with energy conservation and green building principles an asset.
Applicants should be physically fit, able to climb ladders and carry equipment. Must be personable and outgoing, have good English oral and written communication skills and interact well with builders, designers, trades and homeowners. Own cell phone, reliable vehicle, good driving record, proof of car insurance and criminal record check are required, willing to work from home and travel regularly to jobsites within 100 kms. Trustworthy, organized and able to work independently without supervision. Candidates should possess high standards, have good time management, follow procedures well and deliver accurate results.
No piecework, no program funding boom & bust cycles. As a Certified B Corp we’re committed to higher ethical, environmental and social standards. We provide steady work and exceed the Employment Standards Act, including income security, vacation / holiday pay, employer contributions, group benefits and bonuses, plus all equipment, training, and mileage.
If you prefer working as an independent Energy Advisor business, you are ineligible for this position, but we may consider a business-to-business subcontractor / Service Organization agreement under certain conditions, including proof of qualifications and professional liability insurance.
Initial job responsibilities include:
- Conduct residential energy evaluations
- Prepare and provide reports and labels to clients
- Organize, update and submit electronic file documentation
Additional training, continual professional development and long-term career advancement will be provided to successful candidates.
We can change the world, one house at a time. Join our team, heal the climate, reduce energy poverty (including in First Nations communities), and help deliver advanced new and existing homes built with respect for seven generations. Thank you in advance for your interest in working for Homesol, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Apply in writing:
Please send your CV with relevant training and experience along, with a Cover Letter outlining why you want to work for Homesol, to:
- e-mail: relliott homesol.ca
- or mail to: Homesol Building Solutions Inc., 53 Herriott Street, Suite 202-B, Perth, ON K7H 1T5
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Exam scheduling link: https://nrcan.ysasecure.com/
Homesol is an NRCan Licenced Service Organization and an equal opportunity employer.