HomeBoost Inc. Home Energy Auditor contractor - Washington DC area Remote · Part time

This unique contracting position will be for 8-20 hours a week. Part of the work can be done from your own home, and the other part will be onsite in single-family homes with customers we provide. While this is a remote position, you must live in the Washington DC metropolitan area.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Digital Analysis: Inspect thermal images to pinpoint leaks and insulation gaps. This work will be done from a computer.
  • Field Operations: Conduct onsite evaluations on single-family residences, utilizing HomeBoost technology.
  • Provide insightful feedback to the HomeBoost R&D team, based on your hands-on experience.

Certification Requirements:

  • Must possess one of the following Energy Auditor certifications:
  • ASHRAE (formerly the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Building Energy Assessment Professional
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified Energy Auditor
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst Professional (BA-P)
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) Home Energy Professional Energy Auditor
  • Building Science Institute (BSI) Energy Code Compliance Specialist
  • Building Science Institute (BSI) ENERGY STAR Verifier
  • Building Science Institute (BSI) Zero Energy Ready Home Verifier
  • Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Home Energy Rater

Other Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Willingness to travel within your market region, with personal transportation (generous reimbursement policies for mileage and travel-related expenses).
  • Supply your own computer with reliable internet access for HomeBoost-related assignments.
  • Ownership of an iPhone preferred for seamless integration with our mobile assessment tools.

Essential Skills:

  • A demonstrable track record in single-family home energy assessments, whether through utilities, energy service organizations, or as a facilitator for incentive programs.
  • Outstanding communication abilities coupled with an unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction.
  • A solid grasp of HVAC systems, including their operation and maintenance.
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license for travel requirements.

Preferred Skills:

  • Over 3 years of distinguished experience in energy assessments, particularly with utilities or energy contractor companies.
  • In-depth understanding of local utility companies and the rebates they offer to customers.
  • Fluency in a second language is highly desirable to cater to our diverse clientele.