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Idaho Falls, ID 83401
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Weatherization Technician

Closing Date: July 31, 2019

EASTERN IDAHO SPECIAL SERVICES AGENCY 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:                        Weatherization Technician

Department:                          Weatherization

Supervisor:                             Weatherization Director

Position Status:                      Non-Exempt (Hourly), Regular Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Weatherization Director, the Weatherization Technician will perform a variety of tasks relating to the weatherization of program eligible homes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. When assigned will be responsible for acceptance of all material assigned to the specific job and will sign for materials received on the inventory checkout sheets. If signing for materials will also be responsible for assuring that the materials assigned are used at the job, and if not needed, are returned to the warehouse, where they will sign for returned and unused materials. 
  2. When assigned will make crew work assignments based on scope of work to be done. Is responsible for the health and safety of each crew member.  Will assist the Crew Chief/Inspector in training new crew members to insure they are reasonably protected while installing weatherization materials, a continual check of tools and equipment will be performed.  This will include, but is not limited to safety devices such as glasses, safety belts, gloves, respirators, etc.  Any defective tools or equipment will be brought to the attention of your crew Chief for immediate replacement.
  3. When assigned record all materials used on the State Job Sheet in accordance with the state weatherization plan. Will also be responsible for instructing the client as to the operation of any window, doors, fans, etc. the crew may have installed or changed
  4. When assigned will record any deviation which occurs on a dwelling from the original work required by the Auditor/Inspector. Documentation on the Job Order Sheet must include the reason for the deviation and you must first get approval, from the Quality Control Inspector (QCI), or in his absence, the Lead Auditor or Weatherization Director.
  5. When assigned will be responsible for recording the total labor hours of the crew on the time sheets provided for that purpose. Responsible for assuring that all agency tools and equipment are returned from the weatherized unit and that all debris is removed from the premises
  6. Will, assist the Crew Chief to ensure that during the work all crew members are complying with Lead Safe Work practices and confined space requirements. Assure that all work areas are kept clean, organized and secure
  7. Will use and wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplied by EICAP.
  8. As an employee of EICAP you will assume the responsibility of understanding your role in accomplishing the strategic goals and performance measures of the Agency.
  9. Perform other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred and at least two years’ experience in a construction related field. Experience in a Weatherization Program desired.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Employee must successfully complete a criminal background check. Employee must be insurable and bondable, have a valid Idaho driver’s license, and have proof of current vehicle insurance coverage. Must be certified as a Lead Renovator. (RRP) 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must have the ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms of communication. Effectively present information and respond to questions from diverse groups. Communicate effectively in English; ability to speak Spanish is an asset. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Must have the ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and the ability to calculate and apply figures and amounts such as fractions, percentages, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to interpret and apply commonsense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of work situations within the scope of the job. Must have the ability to communicate effectively to establish and maintain effective working relationships with EICAP personnel, program participants, subcontractors and vendors.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Walk and stand.
  • Reach with hands and arms and to stoop, kneel or climb.
  • Works near moving mechanical equipment, works at heights and with a moderate noise level.
  • Frequently required to use hands to handle objects, tools or controls.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 51 pounds.
  • The employee is required to travel during winter driving conditions.
  • The employee is required to enter tenants, apartments which may expose the employee to animals, un-kept home environments and other contamination’s.

Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership is an EEO employer.