Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
15750 06 ST A4 C 580-16 09/01/1994
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05/05/1994 15750


DEFINITION: This is entrance level professional consultative, administrative and technical work in the operation of the state's Weatherization Program.

An employee in this class assists in providing advice and assistance to local governments and non-profits on funding sources, weatherization program development, program training, client identification, personnel sources, and weatherization techniques. Work involves inspecting weatherization projects in progress; demonstrating modern weatherization techniques to work crews; and monitoring local projects to insure compliance with terms of grant agreements and program regulations. Employees at this level provide technical assistance on minor, short-term problems. In dealing with more difficult or sensitive advisory problems they have access to higher level weatherization specialists. Work is reviewed by the Weatherization Specialist Chief through reports, conferences, and evaluation of results.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Assists in the administration of the state's Weatherization Program.

Advises local governments and non-profits of the availability of weatherization support programs and of procedures and requirements for applying for them.

Assists in providing technical advice on developing and implementing weatherization projects. Demonstrates techniques for installing insulation, ventilation, air sealing and heating system assessment.

Assists in reviewing proposals for new local weatherization programs for adherence to requirements for federal and state assistance. Advises municipality or agency of necessary action to meet standards.

Inspects projects in progress for adherence to quality standards and material specifications and conformance to local codes and ordinances; and for adherence to program objectives.

Advises local weatherization programs on auditing techniques or installation methods to improve the cost-effectiveness of weatherization on individual homes.

Advises local program officials of identification criteria for clients for weatherization services.

Monitors subgrantees for conformance to federal, state, and contractual regulations.

Participates in classroom and on-the-job training to enhance technical and program knowledge and job skills of local work crews.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of home construction, weatherization and/or energy conservation techniques.

Ability to inspect and evaluate the quality of weatherization projects.

Ability to review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding proposals for local weatherization programs.

Ability to learn the skilled use of blower door and furnace testing equipment and hand and power tools used in the carpentry trade, for demonstration purposes.

Ability to learn and apply diagnostic and combustion analysis principles and techniques.

Ability to read and comprehend program guidelines and interpret same for local government officials and non-profits.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with municipal government officials, program administrators, and clients.

Ability to advise and instruct, through demonstration and practical application, modern weatherization techniques.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience planning, directing, or coordinating activities of a local weatherization program for a state, county, municipality, private non-profit corporation, or other organizations providing weatherization services;


Two years of tradework experience in carpentry, HVAC, or weatherization projects and one year of experience in contract management, materials and equipment management, managing construction/rehabilitation inspections of buildings, or closely related work. Nine college credits in architecture or engineering, or completion of post-high school education in building science, carpentry, or HVAC may be substituted for one year of the tradework experience. Completion of two years of college coursework may be substituted for the non-tradework experience;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.