Find your career in building performance

Available jobs with NCBPA member companies and partners are listed below.  Check out our Career Support page for helpful information on joining our industry.  Post your resume or view individuals seeking employment on our Job Seekers page.  Have a job to post?  Send a link to Info@BuildingNC.org to be posted here and shared on social media and in our Member e-newsletter!

Looking for an internship with NCBPA?  Visit our Internship page to see what’s available for fall 2018!

Advanced Energy seeks Building Science Technician in Raleigh

Advanced Energy is a planning, technical and engineering services firm that provides market-based energy solutions. We work with electric utilities, state, federal and local governments, manufacturers and a wide variety of public and private partners. Advanced Energy offers program design and implementation, consulting, training, testing and research to provide market-based energy-related solutions for our five markets: residential, commercial and industrial, motors and drives, solar and electric transportation. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Advanced Energy’s award-winning SystemVision program!

We’re not just building houses. We’re changing lives.

Since 2001, the SystemVision affordable housing program has certified nearly 5,000 new homes, designed to be healthy, safe, durable, comfortable and energy efficient. SystemVision uses practical solutions and simplified processes to support developers and builders in designing, constructing and marketing affordable homes, and the program stays up to date as building code evolves. SystemVision also uses energy modeling to provide heating and cooling energy use and comfort guarantees for two years. These guarantees benefit the homeowner and act as a feedback loop for the program. SystemVision reviews and troubleshoots high bill complaints or moisture-related concerns. In recent years, SystemVision expanded to include a comprehensive retrofit program for existing homes. You can learn more at www.systemvision.org.

The Building Science Technician will…

  • Perform building plan reviews including load calculations and/or energy performance analysis.
  • Conduct applied building science diagnostics: visit structures, conduct measurement tests, record results, summarize data, recommend solutions, define and interpret the importance of the implementation of corrective measures, and perform quality control.
  • Perform QC inspections in accordance with Advanced Energy’s home performance programs; use a variety of diagnostic tools and methods that may include blower door, duct blaster, air flow testers, air balancing equipment, etc.
  • Provide advice, problem solving and instruction regarding corrective measures for meeting program requirements (e.g., System Vision for New and/or Existing Homes; Home Performance with ENERGY STAR).  Recommend specific system modifications or adjustments.
  • Assist with preparation of workshops and presentations. Comply with all standards, policies and procedures, including safety and clean work space procedures.
  •  Provide hands on assistance in deploying new technologies in the  field.
  • Help establish equipment selection and measurement tools and techniques for energy-efficient homes.

Click here for more information including steps to apply.

ICF seeks Energy Efficiency Account Manager in Raleigh

To support our growth, we are currently seeking an Analyst to join our energy efficiency implementation team located in Raleigh, NC.  The selected candidate will support our Residential New Construction program.

This position requires experience with public speaking as well as strong writing, editing, and research skills. The job will require concerted outreach in recruiting and retaining single family and multifamily developers and builders, as well as training builder sales staff on the benefits of energy efficient homes.  The selected candidate will

  • Responsibility for core program responsibilities across the state:
    • Recruit and retain builders and raters to participate in the program to meet program savings goals
    • Manage the program inboxes to ensure prompt responses to participants
    • Review program records to ensure timely payment of incentive checks
    • Develop monthly technical bulletins in collaboration with program team
    • Schedule and perform field QA with Raters and builders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of related work experience
  • Experience with field diagnostic tools, specifically blower door and duct blasters.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients, builders, raters, architects, and HVAC contractors
  • Ability, expectation, and responsibility to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn ICF’s energy efficiency database/project tracking system

Email cover letter and resume to Kevin.Reza@ICF.com to apply.

Performance Point seeks Summer Interns in Charlotte

If you have an eye for detail there is no better way to gain a working understanding of how homes are built and the roles each trade plays in the comfort, durability, safety, and efficiency of a house than by becoming a Summer Intern with Performance Point. You can find more information on our work at www.theperformancepoint.com. Send your resume to SusieR@ThePerformancePoint.com if you are interested in applying!

About Performance Point

Performance Point is a full-service building performance contractor.  We help our customers design and build homes that work better and provide the turn-key services to make it a reality.  Our service doesn’t stop there, we also follow up with inspections throughout construction to ensure project goals are being implemented. We focus on new construction for single and multifamily projects.  Our single-family footprint extends from Charlotte to the Coast and we have multifamily projects across the US!

Performance Point seeks Performance Consultants in Raleigh (1) and Charlotte (1)

Are you interested in starting a career in the exciting field of energy efficiency and green construction? Are you the kind of person who believes technology and innovative practices can make our buildings better without sacrificing comfort?  Would you like to play a role in securing our nation’s energy future, cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and promoting sustainable practices in an industry hurting for change?

If you have an eye for detail there is no better way to gain a working understanding of how homes are built and the roles each trade plays in the comfort, durability, safety, and efficiency of a house than by becoming a Performance Consultant with Performance Point. We are quickly growing and are looking for like-minded hard-working individuals to join our team and help make a difference!

About Performance Point

Performance Point is a full-service building performance contractor.  We help our customers design and build homes that work better and provide the turn-key services to make it a reality.  Our service doesn’t stop there, we also follow up with inspections throughout construction to ensure project goals are being implemented. We focus on new construction for single and multifamily projects.  Our single-family footprint extends from Charlotte to the Coast and we have multifamily projects across the US!

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Code Compliance Testing, HERS Ratings, ENERGY STAR assessments, Air Sealing, and Air Infiltration Testing for residential new construction.
  • Prepare reports for clients and consult with builders about issues identified
  • Review and prepare forms for submission as part of the certification process
  • Effectively communicate with management and the team on scheduling issues or field related concerns/ideas
  • Maintain company vehicles and equipment to ensure cleanliness and properly working order

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science/related field or Strong interest in Green Building and Sustainability
  • Excellent communication skills – (written and oral)
  • Basic understanding of building science and construction terminology
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Works well independently and as a team
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Plus Skills (Not Required):

  • Building Science/Construction background
  • RESNET Certified HERS Rater
  • NGBS Verifier
  • BPI Certified
  • Certified LEED AP

**Please contact Susie Redfearn at SusieR@ThePerformancePoint.com to learn more.

Southern Energy Management seeks Marketing Associate

SEM, a mission-driven B-Corp and leader in renewable energy, is currently seeking a full-time Marketing Associate to support our energy efficiency and solar energy teams. Proud to be one of the first sustainable energy companies to certify as a B-Corporation, our mission is to improve the way people make and use energy. This role has a strong emphasis on producing informative, relevant, and high-quality visual and written content for our prospective customers and to support our builder and developer partners. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong graphic design and writing skills and a passion for data visualization.

Click here for the full job posting and steps to apply.

 

Southern Energy Management seeks Solar Educator Intern

SEM is currently seeking a part-time Solar Educator Intern to support our solar energy sales and marketing teams. The Solar Educator Intern will serve as the first stop on our customers’ solar journeys and is a critical position at SEM. The ideal candidate for this position will be an excellent and enthusiastic communicator with a strong commitment to sustainable business practices. Critical to the success of this role is a flexible evening schedule and focus on meeting our customer needs, not our own.

Click here for the full job posting and steps to apply.

Yes Solar Solutions seeks Sales Manager in Cary

Do you have a renewable energy background and sales and management experience? Yes Solar Solutions is looking for the right person to lead our sales team and become a key member of our dynamic and committed company of solar professionals.  Our NABCEP accredited solar company has installed over 800 solar projects for commercial and residential clients and has earned a Five Star rating from our third-party customer satisfaction service Guild Quality.  We place a premium on training, quality and customer satisfaction.  If you are interested, you may submit a resume here.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree or comparable experience in the solar industry and two to five years sales management experience.
  • Knowledge of solar project installations or experience preferred. NABCEP certification in Technical Sales or earned within one year.
  • Experience in penetrating target markets and generating leads.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong math and financial skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Sketchup, and CRM.
  • Ability to mentor, share experiences and teach.
  • Ability to thoroughly listen, understand and ask questions.
  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one for the benefit of the company.

Click here for the full job posting.

Advanced Energy seeks Engineer Energy Analyst in Raleigh

Advanced Energy is a nonprofit energy consulting firm. We work with electric utilities, government and a wide variety of public and private organizations in the residential, commercial and industrial, solar, motors and drives and electric vehicle markets. Our customized services include research, testing, training, consulting and program design.

Duties:

This position will provide engineering and/or technical services in the energy field to utilities, industrial customers, commercial customers, institutions, federal and state agencies, and other customers. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in energy data analysis and statistical modeling.

Engineering and/or Technical Support:

  • Apply calculations, algorithms, and/or modeling to estimate savings of individual energy efficiency and demand response measures in residential and commercial buildings
  • Perform Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V) for measures and programs using protocols, standards and industry best practices
  • Perform necessary statistical analysis on datasets to determine savings or trends
  • Provide engineering, process and/or economic analysis and present concise results of recommendations for improvements to customers
  • Design research studies and pilots using a statistically relevant sample of data and provide recommendations for our clients based on the findings
  • Acquire data from field metering, lab instruments or utility meters and process into useful information
  • Conduct site assessments at customer facilities to identify opportunities for energy efficiency, demand response, or beneficial electrification
  • Perform onsite pre-/post-retrofit project field inspections as needed and provide hands on assistance in deploying new technologies in the field
  • Prepare reports and documentation with analysis, results, and recommendations for further action
  • Maintain technical and professional knowledge by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients. Clarify and evaluate technical aspects of service requests from customers
  • Conduct workshops and presentations and/or present technical papers that highlight our capabilities.

Click here for a full job description including steps to apply.

 

Homestead Sage seeks Energy Assessor in Raleigh Area

Homestead Sage, a home energy rating and energy audit company serving homeowners and builders, seeks an Energy Assessor in the Raleigh area.  Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Deliver professional, high quality services to utility customers
  • Complete walk through energy assessments of properties that identify energy saving opportunities (all living space, basement, crawl space, attic, and exterior perimeter of building)
  • Install energy saving devices including energy efficiency lighting and hot water saving devices
  • Build quick rapport with utility customers and initiate conversations regarding energy usage.
  • Clearly explain and articulate energy assessment findings to building owner
  • Respond to general utility customer service inquiries
  • Actively identify and recommend ways to improve program operations and delivery
  • Continuously drive improvements in quality, customer satisfaction and productivity
  • Accurately complete and maintain all required paperwork, records and documents, etc.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations

Click here for a full job description. Email cover letter and resume to HomesteadSage@Gmail.com to apply.