Construction & Energy Specialist
Kambo Energy Group
Vancouver, BC
About Kambo Energy Group

Kambo Energy Group (KEG) is a social enterprise that delivers turn-key energy solutions for commercial buildings and residential communities. We are growing rapidly to meet demand in the energy sector and are in the process of expanding across Western Canada and beyond.

Community Power is a division of KEG that works with indigenous partners to co-develop community-based energy and housing solutions. We offer consulting services, community energy and asset planning, energy efficiency upgrades, specialized technology, and community-based training. Through partnerships we create healthy and comfortable homes while supporting pathways to indigenous power and community sustainability.

Role

An essential role at Community Power, the Construction and Energy Specialist conducts energy assessments on residential properties. They will work closely with Community Power’s Energy and Housing Team to develop programs that support community-specific sustainability goals and then measure and verify community project results.

Key Responsibilities

Meet with residents and explain the role, process and benefits of an assessment
Understand how energy is used in a residential setting and take detailed notes on energy, construction or safety issues
Have knowledge of and the ability to assess residential construction methods, foundation types, windows, air and vapour barrier mechanics, insulation practices, ventilation, heating systems and heating controls
Plan retrofit solutions for the home that both save energy and increase resident comfort and safety
Be able to estimate costs of proposed retrofit solutions including materials and labor estimates
Core Competencies and Qualifications

5-10 years of residential construction and/or energy efficiency experience
Knowledge of energy efficiency technologies, their benefits and drawbacks
Strong computer software skills (Word, Excel, etc.)
Problem solving skills
Skilled at relating to diverse groups of people, including indigenous communities
Work in a safe and respectful manner within residents’ homes
Experience with data collection and management would be considered an asset
Experience with residential energy modelling (HOT2000 etc.) would be considered an asset
Valid drivers’ license
Fast learner