Site Auditor Assistant - Energy Efficiency

The Culture:

The SolarCity team is smart, dedicated to our clients, open minded, fun, and composed of the solar and renewable energy industry’s best talent. If you want to join a rapidly growing, award-winning company with plenty of opportunities for upward mobility, we invite you to apply to SolarCity.

Job Description
    The Energy Efficiency Assistant Site Auditor will help the lead Energy Efficiency Site Auditor provide professional residential energy efficiency audit and building analysis services that include:

•    Conducting blower door, duct blaster, combustion safety and CAZ tests
•    Develop scopes of work that include weatherization and HVAC measures to save energy and improve comfort, health and safety
•    Enter data into software programs and creating reports


•    Develop a positive relationship with customers to establish rapport and to gather house data and measurements
•    Conduct Home Performance with Energy Star style test in and test out audits, including blower door, duct blaster, infrared camera, combustion safety and CAZ tests
•    Conduct visual site audit taking measurements, gathering data, and taking digital photos
•    Enter test results and site data into software programs to generate reports
•    Test out homes and conduct quality control inspections post job to verify satisfactory work completion
•    Additional duties required as needed


•    A minimum of one (1) year experience in a discipline related to construction or building sciences; estimating or site auditing experience is preferred
•    Excellent written and verbal communications skills required in order to prepare documents and interact with customers
•    Ability to understand, read, and comprehend contract documents, plans and specifications; ability to stay organized and maintain project records
•    The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to develop basic formulas typically used and commuted in the construction industry; ability to use formulas to develop spreadsheets as needed and used by SolarCity
•     Strong proficiency with computers and various applications including MS Office and ability to learn SolarCity proprietary software
•    The ability to read plans, specifications, diagrams, equipment submittals, and material data sheets
•    Knowledge of site surveying, construction sequencing, construction methods and materials practices; knowledge of residential electrical systems
•    Ability to safely use basic hand and power tools
•    Ability to work in attics and crawlspaces safely
•    Familiar with construction change orders
•    Good knowledge of basic residential electrical
•    Some knowledge of basic HVAC installation and code
•    Ability to evaluate problems and reason with the EE Site Auditor to resolve problems
•    Effectively work with others and to be part of a team
•    Able to lift 50+ lbs
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
•    Must have a valid state driver’s license
•    Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
•    Must have a clean driving record. (example, no DUI in the last 5 years)

Additional Information

•    High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences; college degree in relevant field is preferred
•    BPI certifications in Building Analyst, Envelope Professional preferred
•    PTCS Duct Sealing certification preferred
•    BPI certifications in Heating Professional preferred
•    Lead based paint renovator training and certification preferred
•    Familiar with OSHA safety requirements.  OSHA 10 hr preferred
•    Previous weatherization or insulation experience preferred
•    Knowledge of HVAC installation and building performance
•    Experience operating electric and/or gas insulation blowing machines preferred
•    Experience installing blown in wall insulation in existing homes preferred
•    Experience with photovoltaic a plus

Sacramento, CA

SolarCity is a national leader in clean energy services. We make clean energy available to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations at a lower cost than they pay for energy generated by burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas.  Our approach is to install systems to the highest engineering standards while making the switch simple for our customers. We've revolutionized the way energy is delivered by giving customers a cleaner, more affordable alternative to their monthly utility bill.  The U.S. Department of Energy named SolarCity a Green Power Supplier of the Year in 2010, and Fast Company Magazine called it one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world in 2011. SolarCity serves customers in 14 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Washington D.C. Washington, D.C.  

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SolarCity is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work place.