Field Engineer In Training

September 10, 2020
Multiple, Virginia
Job Type
Deadline to Apply


PEG, LLC is in its 22nd year as a diverse energy efficiency, engineering, environmental, and management consulting firm operating principally in the Eastern and Central United States. PEG specializes in building energy performance, green building program compliance, building diagnostics, environmental and code compliance, thermal performance, HVAC design and operation, and construction defect. These capabilities have enabled PEG to become a leader in the application of national green building standards and demand side energy efficiency protocols. Operating as a design consultant and “boots on the ground” interim and continuous inspection agent, PEG leads the way in verification of effective planning and real-world application of all aspects of sustainable construction. PEG performs at every level of contracting from commercial structures to residential dwellings to charitable endeavors.

Job Purpose:
Provides support to a National New Homes Construction Energy Inspection Program

Roles and Responsibilities:
Training will be needed in the following areas to become Field Engineer:

Perform Home Energy Audits in accordance with RESNET Guidelines including but not limited to:

  • Visual Inspections of applied materials and control assemblies
  • Data Collection and Visual Observation of energy efficient features such as model and serial numbers of relevant equipment and quality and installation of duct work, insulation, framing, air sealing, ventilation, etc.
  • Utilization of equipment to test system performance such as infiltration & Blower Door Testing, Ventilation Testing, Duct Leakage Testing, and Building Air Flow & Pressure Testing
  • Adjustment of system settings to either meet design or manufacturer specifications

Complete any necessary paperwork required for internal reporting including necessary data collection and photographic documentation

Effectively and professionally communicate with clients throughout the process

Maintain equipment in accordance with company policy and manufacturer’s specifications

Comply with company safety policies and procedures

Troubleshoot and solve problems

Job Requirements


Must have familiarity with Camera/Picture Documentation using iPad and/or iPhone

Must have the ability to use a computer and have familiarity with Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Word

Must be willing and able to work in extremely confined spaces with high temperatures typically found in attics and other uncomfortable spaces (basements and crawl spaces) which will require being able to climb, balance, kneel, crawl, and lift

Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions

Must have the ability to work on ladders (up to 30’) and hand/power tools

Must be able to frequently lift and move 50 pounds unassisted

Must be personable, well-groomed, and have the expert ability to effectively communicate with other disciplines or groups and resolve schedule conflicts

Must be able to read, write, and comprehend technical instructions enough to be able to convey technical information in plain language

Must have excellent verbal/written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills

Must be organized, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and dependable

Must have excellent reporting skills, attention to detail, deadline-oriented, data entry management, and time management skills

Must have General Math Skills

2 years of construction experience (HVAC, Residential Construction) is preferred

Work experience in house framing, home mechanical systems, and/or general carpentry / Blueprints (helpful)

Must be willing to obtain additional certifications/licenses as required including RESNET HERS Rater Certification

Must have a Valid Driver’s License in good standing with an insurable driving record

Must be able to complete a Pre-employment Background Check/Drug Testing

Training will be provided and is required for this position.

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