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The Residential Energy Auditor works with homeowners in the Lawrence-Ipswich area of Massachusetts to identify energy efficiency and electrification opportunities. This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to break into the energy efficiency field. Auditing experience is not required and we can train the right person located in or near Lawrence or Ipswich Massachusetts and who meets our other requirements. The Residential Energy Auditor is responsible for performing diagnostic tests, installing instant savings measures, and explaining program offerings and incentives. With passage of state and federal climate policy, utility programs are rapidly evolving to align with carbon reduction goals, and auditors are critical catalysts in getting energy measures implemented. This is an exciting time to work as an auditor!

Primary Function

Energy Audits: Conduct energy audits of existing homes, including combustion safety tests and other diagnostic tests. Analyze data. Install instant savings measures such as aerators, light bulbs and thermostats while onsite. Using software, quantify savings and produce reports documenting recommendations, including building electrification opportunities.

Customer Service and Sales: Provide excellent customer service during and after the audit. In particular: listening to customers to understand their needs and motivations; clearly and intelligently answering customer questions as relate to energy efficiency and electrification; effectively communicating recommended energy saving measures; following up with customers as needed.

Data and Project Management: Ensure that recommendations comply with program requirements for incentives and rebates.  Accurately enter audit data into appropriate databases and complete documentation and reports in a timely manner.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Requirements

  • 1 year experience working in energy efficiency with BPI certification preferred. You may have worked as an Energy Specialist, Home Energy Auditor, or Energy Technician Auditor. If you don’t have this experience, CET can train if other requirements are met.
  • Strong math skills with excellent understanding of geometry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to provide excellent customer service and education about improving home energy efficiency.
  • Ability to learn various utility program offerings and analyze usage patterns.
  • Experience with Salesforce, Microsoft Office and modeling software preferred.
  • Ability to learn and perform a variety of diagnostic tests.
  • Ability to work independently and spend the majority of time in the field, while also collaborating with CET’s Technical and Operations teams.
  • Drivers’ license, a good driving record, access to a reliable, insured vehicle, and ability to drive extensively throughout Massachusetts.
    Must be able to pass drug test and background check.

This position performs site visits in person in Massachusetts and will need to be located in the area North of Boston, Massachusetts. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for the non-profit community mission of CET.


This job comes with excellent benefits including vacation, holiday, and personal/sick time; medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; and a retirement plan with a company match.

At the Center For EcoTechnology, we believe that each of us has the power to make a difference. We have nearly five decades of meaningful impact on our community, economy, and environment, and we know that our mission starts with you.

About Us

For more than 40 years, the Center for EcoTechnology has helped people and businesses save energy and reduce waste.

We partner with city and state agencies, utilities, homeowners, and business owners across the U.S. to build a just and equitable transition to the low-carbon economy. For all of our work, we bring together a diverse team of environmental specialists, building scientists, engineers, sales, operations, and communications specialists to implement cost-effective and lasting solutions. We’re a hands-on, action-oriented organization—everyday someone on our team is:

Conducting residential and commercial energy audits and advising building owners on efficiency and electrification opportunities;
Keeping used building materials out of the landfill and redirecting them to our store, EcoBuilding Bargains;
Helping a food service business implement a wasted food diversion program;
Advising architects and homeowners on LEED or passive house design;
Working with a municipal electric utility to build innovative financing and incentive programs to accelerate electrification;
Designing outreach materials that help make green make sense for our target audience.


The need to tackle climate change and build a just and equitable transition to the low-carbon economy is more urgent than ever!

CET is an equal opportunity employer and provider. We strive for a welcoming and inclusive environment. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis.

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