Weatherization Crew Lead

Summary:

Penobscot Home Performance is currently hiring experienced Weatherization Crew Leads to service Penobscot, Piscataquis, Knox, Waldo, and Hancock Counties. Responsible for on-site job coordination of renovations identified during energy assessments that will reduce energy use in homes.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Train, supervise, and work alongside Weatherization Technicians while performing the same duties (air sealing, install insulation, install mechanical ventilation etc.);
  • Manage inventory, truck stocking, customer service at job site;
  • Create written summary and invoice for each job;
  • Achieve BPI Building Analyst certification within six (6) months of date of hire;
  • Attend all mandatory training sessions;
  • Mandatory Attendance/Punctuality: consistently at work and on time; ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments on time; infractions may lead to termination;
  • Regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds;
  • Regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather);
  • Frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock, vibration, and work near moving mechanical partsThe noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of hands on weatherization work including air sealing and blown-in cellulose insulation preferred;
  • Supervisory experience a plus;
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; write simple correspondence; effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations;
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and interpret bar graphs;
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to design, communicate, and carry out detailed written or oral instructions and to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations;
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

 

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;
  • Works well in group problem solving situations;
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;
  • Pursues training and development opportunities;
  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;
  • Shares expertise with others;
  • Customer Service – Meets commitments;
  • Interpersonal – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;
  • Listens to others without interrupting;
  • Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities;
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit;
  • Puts success of team above own interests;
  • Written Communication – Able to read and interpret written information;
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment;
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events;
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction;
  • Takes responsibility for own actions;
  • Keeps commitments;
  • Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals;
  •  Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan;
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily;
  • Undertakes self-development activities;
  • Seeks increased responsibilities;
  • Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities;
  • Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner;
  • Reacts well under pressure;
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position;
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions;
  • Follows through on commitments;
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness;
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
  • Applies feedback to improve performance;
  • Monitors own work to ensure quality;
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards;
  • Completes work in timely manner;
  • Strives to increase productivity;
  • Works quickly;
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures;
  • Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines;
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions;
  • Uses equipment and materials properly.