Lead Energy Specialist

Lead Energy Specialist – Northampton

The Center for EcoTechnology helps people in Massachusetts and neighboring states save energy and reduce waste in their homes and businesses. For more than 35 years we’ve offered proven advice and resources to help people save money and feel more comfortable at home and to help businesses perform better. Working with partners throughout the region, we’re helping transform the way we live and work for a better community, economy, and environment ; now and for the future.

Essential responsibilities ; additional duties may be assigned as needed:

  • Support and mentor Energy Specialists performing residential energy assessments
  • Train Energy Specialists in the areas of building science, program details and sales techniques
  • Conduct combustion safety tests
  • Provide positive and negative feedback to Field Manager regarding performance of Energy Specialists
  • Identify training and continuing education opportunities for staff
  • Track field equipment and tools
  • Work closely with Field Manager to identify and implement improvements to process
  • Install energy saving measures such as light bulbs and faucet aerators, low flow showerheads
  • Identify technical barriers to installing weatherization measures
  • Perform 3 or more assessments or inspections per day to fill in for staff
  • Sell air sealing and insulation measures to homeowners
  • Follow up sales
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Meet or exceed CET sales expectations
  • Meet or exceed CET expectations for installing energy savings measures (particularly light bulbs) in homes
  • Thorough, accurate, and timely completion of all paperwork and data entry


  • 3+ years experience working in field related to weatherization
  • BPI Building Analyst certification preferred
  • Strong math / geometry / communication / computer / sales skills
  • Ability to pass drug test, driving and background check
  • Reliable, hardworking, trustworthy
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to learn and perform a variety of diagnostic tests
  • Use of a reliable vehicle and ability to transport materials
  • Must possess valid Massachusetts driver’s license

This is a full-time salaried plus commission position with benefits located principally in the Pioneer valley but travel throughout Western Massachusetts is required. CET offers competitive pay rates and a comprehensive health plan which pays approximately 64% of the individual’s health insurance costs. New employees are eligible for dental and disability insurance; accrue 10 days of paid vacation leave per year, 9 sick days and CET offers 12 paid holidays. CET is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume via email (hr@cetonline.org) to:
Amanda Bates, HR Assistant, 112 Elm Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Northampton, Massachusetts
The Center for EcoTechnology
Amanda Bates

320 Riverside Drive, 1-A, Northampton, MA, 01062, US