Weatherization Installers & Technicians


Perform a variety of activities to weatherize homes and make them more energy efficient. Duties include repairing windows, insulating ducts, and performing heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) work. May perform energy audits and advise clients on energy conservation measures.
Also called: Housing Director, Lead Weatherization Installer-Technician, Weatherization Director, Weatherization Installer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Energy use ratings databases
  • Microsoft Access
    Development environment software
  • Apache Ant
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • SAP software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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