Apprentice to Home Inspector/Energy Auditor
What does it mean to build a high performance home. If you’re hoping to start a career in Architecture, Construction Management, or Building & Construction Trades and Technology, this is your opportunity to work with licensed professionals in your future field.
You’ll be able to benefit from decades of knowledge from our experienced home inspectors, energy raters, and building analysts.
You will learn:
- Why homes don’t perform the way they were intended to - Fundamentals of building science necessary to diagnose issues - Understanding problems such as comfort, ice dams, mildew, and drafts - How to use diagnostic equipment - Identify opportunities to improve combustion safety, fresh air exchange, comfort, and efficiency
As an Inspector/Auditor Apprentice, you will help our consultants in the field by:
- Measuring and rendering homes - Assisting with inspections/ratings/consultations - Managing equipment - Data gathering and Report generation
You will also assist in training classes and other duties as needed – with the possibility of earning a certification yourself.
Preferred Experience in: Construction Management; Engineering; General Studies; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; Industrial Systems Technology
Job Targets: Architecture; Building and Construction Trades and Technology; Construction Management; Home Inspections; Energy Rating
Special Skills Wanted: Have the Confidence to say what you know, and the Humility to say what you don't know. Daily improvement.
Other Job Requirements:
Ability to carry up to 50lbs of equipment and work in outdoor/attic environments. Demonstrated experience with SketchUp, as well as a strong working knowledge Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, Power point) Building industry experience and familiarity with the anatomy of homes. Strong organizational skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
This is a Part-Time, Internship/Apprenticeship Position.
(~20/wk), during M-F 8-6pm
Job Types: Part-time, Internship
Salary: $12.00 /hour
Experience: Residential construction: 1 year (Preferred)
Education: High school or equivalent (Required)
Location: Lisle, IL (Required)
License: Driver's License (Required)