Economic Opportunity Program Inc. Job Vacancy Announcement
650 Baldwin Street Elmira NY 14901 607-734-0795
Position: Weatherization Laborer
Location: Economic Opportunity Program, 650 Baldwin St, Elmira NY
Department: Energy Services Bureau
Rate of pay: $14/hour
Closing Date: Jan. 31, 2020
Send to: Nicky Howland
WAP/Energy Services Bureau Director
650 Baldwin St.
Elmira, NY 14901
Under the direct supervision of the Energy Services Director/Assistant Energy Services Director and crew supervisor, will perform the following duties:
Properly install high-density blown cellulose, including removing and replacing different types of siding materials without damage to siding.
Install air-sealing materials to control infiltration using proper application and techniques.
Perform all measures requiring carpentry skills on housing units as assigned.
Perform interim and post blower door tests to measure infiltration rates. Use blower door to direct air sealing measures, utilizing computer software to generate flow reports.
Maintain proper material inventory control records related to units worked on.
Properly use and maintain Weatherization Program tools and equipment.
Comply with all rules and regulations pertaining to Weatherization safety rules and procedures. Perform practices and procedures to ensure worker, co-worker and client health and safety.
Participate in training activities to stay current in procedures and techniques.
Maintain confidentiality of all client and agency information.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and minimum of one year experience in the construction field. Must possess or have the ability to obtain Building Performance Institute certification as a Building Analyst I within one year
Understanding of insulation materials, equipment, and sidewall and attic installation techniques.
Understanding of fundamentals of energy, heat transfer and infiltration.
Ability to find air leaks using simple shell diagnostic methods
Recognition of combustion appliance equipment, its operation and its components
Understanding of construction materials and their proper application, knowledge of building types, components and terminologies.
General carpentry skills and ability to install replacement windows and doors.
Math skills relevant to responsibilities of the position.
Basic computer skills and the ability to operate computer software designed for blower door calculations.
Must be physically able to bend, lift 50lbs., crawl in confined spaces, climb ladders, and use power and hand tools. Ability to work in all types of weather conditions.
Must have current and valid NYS driver’s license.