Employment Opportunities

XRG Concepts is an independent organization providing energy related services for the residential building industry. XRG Concepts is looking to hire a Building Science Technician to assist in building science related performance testing and inspecting. This position is considered an entry-level Part-Time position and is anticipated to provide 15 to 30 hours per week.

Core Tasks/Expectations

  • Field work (85%)
    • Perform multiple building science and performance tests, including but not limited to blower door testing, duct leakage testing, ventilation testing, infrared camera scan, air flow measurements, etc.
    • Perform basic level energy audits for existing homes which includes blower door testing, thermal imaging and a visual non-intrusive assessment for energy efficiency opportunities, potential safety considerations and durability issues
  • Office work (15%)
    • Prepare punctual reports that communicate effectively to both home builders and home owners.
    • Meet and communicate with both home owners and home builders, in an educated, confident manner regarding building science related recommendations and analyses

Skills/Competencies

  • Demonstrate a high level of organization, detail-oriented, self-directed, efficient multi-tasking and flexible
  • Willingness to learn and perform new tasks and duties
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Basic Knowledge of building science, residential energy efficiency, residential building construction and a capacity and desire to learn more
  • Can conduct and have a basic understanding of the following building performance tasks:
    • Blower door testing
    • Ventilation testing
    • Duct leakage testing
    • Combustion safety/analysis testing
    • Infrared camera scans
  • Ability manage a high volume of appointments as well as adapt to a flexible and unpredictable schedule in some circumstances
  • Physical ability to work on ladders, in tight spaces (i.e. crawlspaces, attics, basements), climbing stairs, walking, squatting, kneeling, and driving

Experience/Education

  • Associates Degree or equivalent years of experience in residential construction and/or energy auditing/weatherization programs
  • Intermediate Experience with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Preferred Experience with: Adobe, Google Sketchup, Google Mail, Google Calendar, REM Rate, and social media resources (i.e. Face book, twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record required

To apply, send a Cover Letter and Resume to Brandon Vagt at brandon@xrgconcepts.com. 

XRG Concepts is an independent organization providing energy related services for the residential building industry. XRG Concepts is looking to hire a Residential Energy Rater to assist in building science related performance testing and inspecting. This position is considered Full-Time and is anticipated to provide 40 hours per week.

Core Tasks/Expectations

  • Field work (90%)
    • Perform multiple building science and performance tests, including but not limited to blower door testing, duct leakage testing, ventilation testing, infrared camera scan, air flow measurements, etc.
    • Perform home energy ratings (HERS Ratings) which includes a framing inspection, insulation inspection, blower door test, and data collection
    • Perform basic level energy audits for existing homes which includes blower door testing, thermal imaging and a visual non-intrusive assessment for energy efficiency opportunities, potential safety considerations and durability issues
  • Office work (10%)
    • Prepare clear, concise reports that communicate effectively to both home builders and home owners.
    • Input data collected from the field into the energy modeling software
    • Meet and communicate with both home owners and home builders, in an educated, confident manner regarding building science related recommendations and analyses

Skills/Competencies

  • Demonstrate a high level of organization, detail-oriented, self-directed, efficient multi-tasking and flexible
  • Willingness to learn and perform new tasks and duties
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Basic Knowledge of building science, residential energy efficiency, residential building construction and a capacity and desire to learn more
  • Can conduct and have a basic understanding of the following building performance tasks:
    • Blower door testing
    • Ventilation testing
    • Duct leakage testing
    • Combustion safety/analysis testing
    • Infrared camera scans
  • Ability manage a high volume of appointments as well as adapt to a flexible and unpredictable schedule in some circumstances
  • Physical ability to work on ladders, in tight spaces (i.e. crawlspaces, attics, basements), climbing stairs, walking, squatting, kneeling, and driving

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent years of experience in residential construction and/or energy auditing/weatherization programs
  • Intermediate Experience with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Preferred Experience with: Adobe, Google Sketchup, Google Mail, Google Calendar, REM Rate, and social media resources (i.e. Face book, twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record required

To apply, send a Cover Letter and Resume to Brandon Vagt at brandon@xrgconcepts.com.