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Weatherization Technical Assistant

Southwestern Community Services

~~Southwestern Community Services, Inc. (SCS) is one of five community action agencies throughout New Hampshire, and part of the larger network of 70 agencies in New England and nearly 900 agencies nationwide. We have been serving the needs of our citizens since 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson waged his “War on Poverty.” Over the years our programs have evolved and expanded to keep pace with the constantly changing needs of our citizens. We strive to stay in touch with the real needs of the people and find or develop programs that will best serve those needs. We have a diverse funding base ranging from federal to state and local governments, as well as private foundations and corporations.

Reasons to work at SCS!

  1. We offer a phenomenal and comprehensive benefits package including: health and dental insurance, military leave, FMLA, short and long term disability, AFLAC, jury duty pay, 403(b) pension match, flex spending accounts and way MORE!
  2. We receive eleven (11) paid holidays in addition to earned Personal Time Off.
  3. Agency wide activities such as luncheons, ice cream socials, fresh fruit, auctions, paint nights and cookouts.
  4. A supportive working environment where you are supported and listened too. Ideas are encouraged!

 

 

 


Provide operational and technical support to the weatherization team. Critical tasks include assisting with the technical side of contractor billing and providing support in the field to the Program Manager and weatherization sub-contractors.

Requirements:

Necessary Skills:

  • Computer skills, including 2-4 years of experience Microsoft Office programs
  • Communication skills, including the ability to maintain communication with team members and sub-contractors with both written and verbal communication
  • Understanding of office equipment use such as copier, printers and fax machines
  • Provide excellent customer service to program participants and sub-contractors
  • Ability to be extremely flexible when managing changing priorities
  • Mathematical/technical skills: ability to accurately measure, total, and estimate figures both in the field and through the billing process (percentages, averages, means, etc.)
  • Strong record keeping and record management skills
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Able to take direction and feedback to work toward common goals
  • Must be punctual and dependable in completing assignments and meeting deadlines

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs and sitting for extended periods of time (reasonable accommodations can be made.)
  • Ability to walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop or kneel
  • Ability to occasionally work within crawlspaces and other tight quarters
  • Reliable transportation and valid Driver’s License
  • Candidates with previous construction office or construction field experience and/or knowledge of the home heating/energy efficiency industry are strongly encouraged to apply (willing to train the right candidate)
Responsibilities:
  • Communication with sub-contractors and auditors, as needed
  • Assist with the closing out of weatherization jobs through the billing process, utilizing Microsoft Excel and Dropbox and various other software systems, with a focus on individual measures completed in a home with duct sealing, insulation, etc.
  • Assist in the field with a variety of tasks that may include transporting materials or completing punch list items to finish a job
  • Participate in weatherization trainings and webinars to broaden knowledge base and technical skills
  • Attend weatherization team meetings to review production goals and other program items
  • Work closely with the Program Manager to determine workflow and daily priorities
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned
How to Apply:

For a full job description and employment application, please refer to our website at www.scshelps.org.

Applications can be sent to: Beth Daniels, Chief Operating Officer, bdaniels@scshelps.org.

No phone calls please.

The deadline to apply is January 24, 2020.

Salary Range:

$15-$17/hr

Job Location:

Keene

Date Added: January 8, 2020

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