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Building Performance Field Technician - Greenville, NC

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Building Performance Field Technician - Greenville, NC
Southern Energy Management

Do you love helping other people succeed and want to ‘be the change’ by playing an important part is something bigger than yourself? Are you optimistic, energetic and committed to doing your best work every day? Do you believe that sustainable energy is a necessary part of our future and are excited by the prospect of being part of a team dedicated to making that a reality? Do you enjoy working independently and owning your results? Do you welcome a challenge with a ‘make it happen‘ attitude? If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!


We are seeking a full-time Residential Building Performance Field Technician responsible for performing visual inspections, collecting field data and verifying single-family homes to various green ratings and certifications such as Energy Star, NGBS, LEED for Homes and more. 


The majority of your time is in the field and will require daily travel throughout SEM’s Raleigh's market. The ideal candidate will be flexible, eager to learn and willing to do whatever it takes to make each project a success.


  • Duties:

  • Work directly in the field with builders and trades, helping them reach their energy efficiency and sustainability goals.  

  • Field test new buildings for energy efficiency performance factors including whole house air leakage and duct leakage.

  • Inspect new buildings for compliance with required energy efficient construction and program details in framing, insulation, air barrier, and HVAC.

  • Accurate and expedient data entry of field collected data.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with builders and subcontractors, providing onsite technical assistance with means and methods for achieving specification and/or certification standards.

Experience, education, or training in High Performance residential construction

Having the HERS Rater and/or NGBS Green Verifier designation is preferred.
Good customer relationship skills are of utmost importance as the position requires working closely with builders, trades, and other clients.
A strong commitment to sustainable energy and dedication to the core values and long-term vision of SEM is a must.
Experience with HERS ratings and modeling software preferred.
Excellent communication skills - both written & verbal.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Strong math and geometry skills.
Strong computer and software skills
Fast and accurate data entry
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds for 100 feet unassisted.
Ability to work outdoors, in basements, crawl spaces and attics.
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
OSHA 10 preferred.
Job Type
Full Time Experienced
Greenville, North Carolina United States
Posted on
Expires on
Desired Start Date
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How to Apply

Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person - not just a resume. After submitting, you'll receive an email inviting you to log in and view assessment results. SEM values diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply. Women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ are especially encouraged to apply for this position.

We will review resumes as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.