Sustainable Resources Center, Inc.
1081 Tenth Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414

612-870-4255 | fax 612-870-0729

   

Employment

SRC has the following positions available:

 

JOB TITLE: HEALTHY HOMES/LEAD HAZARD CONTROL CREW MEMBER

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reduce lead hazards in families homes though elimination and/or remediation of lead.Crew Members will work in families’ homes from all cultures in a variety of settings. Crew Members work in coordination with SRC’s lead program and weatherization program and other community partners.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
 SPECIALIZED CLEANING: Effectively remove lead dust from homes to reduce lead hazard.
 
 LEAD HAZARD CONTROL ACTIVITY: Stabilize and paint deteriorated surfaces. Repaint or enclose stabilized surfaces. Replace windows; contain work area to meet state and federal standards.
 
 HOME REPAIR WORK: General carpentry and/or repairs/replacement of home safety equipment, e.g. handrails, grab bars.
 
 AC DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION: Deliver and install window and through-wall air conditioners.
 
 COMMUNICATION: Effectively communicate with diverse populations, fellow crew members, supervisors, and government agencies.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • Passion for helping low-income families is a must! If you have not had the necessary training, we will provide it for you.
  • Must be able to wear provided protective safety equipment as required by State and Federal Law including half-mask respirators, protective eyewear, shoe covers, Tyvex suits, and work gloves.
  • Crew members must be willing to work in families' homes and in a variety of settings that may feel uncomfortable (e.g. mold, unpleasant odors, cockroaches, extreme weather conditions, etc.)
  • Must be able to follow directions, but have the ability to problem-solve as needed.
  • Must be able to lift at least 60 pounds. Must be able to work on hands and knees, and in small or tight places and/or on ladders.
ADDITIONAL INFO:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Lead Worker License and EPA RRP Training preferred or the ability to attain license within 30 days of hire.
  • Must be able to pass BCA background check and have valid, insurable driver's license and must be willing to drive organization's vehicles to worksites.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please e-mail your resume to Tasha Julius at T.Julius@src-mn.org . If you have any questions, please call her at 612-872-3291.
 
 
 
 

JOB TITLE: ENERGY CONSERVATION SPECIALIST

 
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Weatherization, this position performs field inspoections, calculates energy savings, determines cost-effective and practical repairs, completes data entry, creates work orders for contractors, and educates low-income clients on utility bills.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
  • Performs 4 to 5 on-site energy audits per week following the MN Weatherization Assisstance Program protocol. Includes inspection and analysis of building envelope, heating systems, electrical, plumbing and all other aspects of building characteristics that may be considered for home improvement, with an emphasis on energy conservation.
  • Use a wide variety of testing and diagnostic equipment (blower door, infrared cameras, furnace testing equipment, CO testing, oxygen efficiency tests) for the purposes of identifying energy conservation potential and unsafe or hazardous conditions.
  • Complete data entry into program specific software per program requirements.
  • Create work orders for mechanical and insulation contractors.
  • Assist in the tracking of contractor progress on issued work orders.
  • Make and receive phone calls to/from clients and contractors.
  • Conduct Quality Control Inspections following the MN Weatherization Assisstance Program protocols.
  • Responsible for knowing MN State Weatherization Policy Mnaual program rules and guidelines.
  • Occasionally must be available for some client-required evening or weekend appointments.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school dipolma or equivalent.
  • Prefer to have a person with experience in residential energy auditing, including US DOE Weatherization Protocol and furnace testing experience.
  • Currently certified as a Building Performace Institute (BPI) Building Analyst and/or Building Performance Institute - Quality Control Inspector (QCI), or be willing to become certified within 90 days.
  • Must be able to relate to and communicate effectively with varied socio-economic individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Must be able to crawl, climb, and otherwise move about in confined spaces often dusty and dirty work sites.
  • Computer skills and high comfort level with modern office technology as needed.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a full time position with excellent benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.
 
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered please email your resume and cover letter to: D.Roberts@src-mn.org or by standard mail to: Dan Roberts, Sustainable Resources Center, 1081 10th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414