Texas HERO seeking Technical Director

September 1st, 2008 - Posted by RESNET under Training Opportunities

I’d appreciate having the job posting below shared with and considered by the best the RESNET community has to offer.  Qualified individuals should send a resume and letter of intent by e-mail to me at fitz@io.com.

Texas Home Energy Rating Organization


Job Description



Job Title

Technical Director


Salary ($80,000), potential for performance bonus

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Reports to

Chief Operating Officer





The Technical Director will be Texas HERO¡¦s lead technical and training officer, responsible for developing and maintaining technical standards and guidelines, developing and conducting training, and conducting quality assurance reviews of auditors, audits and contractors.  Prepare training presentations and manuals.  Training venues will include both classroom and field settings.  Oversee scheduling of training.  Conduct training.  Track training participation and quality improvement, and energy audit program results.  Respond timely to phone and email correspondence and technical inquiries.  Consult and coordinate with RESNET and other standards setting organizations to enhance the value and market effectiveness of Texas HERO programs.  Obtain certification of training by RESNET and continuing education credit by others as appropriate.  May be assigned to manage staff or contractors for training, development or consulting activities.




Bachelor¡¦s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience.  RESNET certifications as Home Energy Rater, qualified for Quality Assurance. Coursework, training or research in building science.




Minimum of five years experience in construction and/or home energy ratings, residential inspection for energy code compliance, energy performance contracting, or related research.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Adult education experience preferred.




„T         Strong written and oral communication skills

„T         Knowledge of building science; whole house performance assessment; operation and calibration of performance testing equipment and diagnostic tools; and basic construction math

„T         Thorough knowledge of RESNET Technical Standards

„T         Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations

„T         Ability to organize technical material for presentation to adult audiences

„T         Ability to demonstrate proper use of test equipment and tools

„T         Strong computer skills, including facility with MS Office components Word, PowerPoint and Excel; HERS rating software; ACCA Manual J calculation software. CAD and additional energy modeling software preferred.   

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