Energy Technician - Seattle, WA in Seattle, WA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2019

Job Description

Job ID: #16487

RCS has an immediate need for an Energy Technician local to the Seattle, WA area.  This is a short-term contract assignment for 2 months with the possibility of being extended upon successful completion. Local candidates are required as there is no relocation or per diem available for this assignment. RCS offers a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation and holiday.

Our Client
Our client is an is a leading energy efficiency company. They help businesses and individuals reduce energy use and lower their utility bills through energy programs that they design, market and implement. They achieve all this through financial incentives, education and energy management strategies and solutions.

 Summary

  • Acts as local on-site program and company representative to residential customers
  • Install energy efficient equipment, conduct pre- and post-installation verification and other technical data gathering activities through a defined territory
  • Support program staff and clients in their efforts to influence stakeholders, to sell and/or install energy efficiency retrofits, or new construction
  • Provides technical advice, guidance and training on installation, adaptation, configuration or enhancement in accordance with client specifications
  • Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, and recommends solutions

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Degree
  • Bilingual in English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Hindu, Vietnamese, or an East African language (Amharic, Somali, Tigrinya, Arabic, Oromo, etc.)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Attention to detail

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct installation of residential energy efficiency upgrades
  • Record and report to program staff customer and contractor interactions to adhere to program requirements
  • Troubleshoot technical problems and issues, regarding installation in accordance with client specifications
  • Act as local, on-site program and company representative to customers and contractors; to encourage participation in the program and overcome barriers.
  • Travel throughout a defined territory

Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time
  • Crawl, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, or reach frequently
  • Use repetitive hand motion
  • Lift, carry or push up to 50 pounds frequently
  • This position is not in a typical office setting.  The position will require the employee to drive to and from appointments and may require an employee to be in extreme temperatures (hot or cold) during certain times of the year.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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