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Energy Auditors

Also called: Energy Auditor, Energy Consultant, Energy Rater, Home Performance Consultant

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What they do:
Conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment grade audits of buildings or systems.
On the job, you would:
  • Identify and prioritize energy-saving measures.
  • Prepare audit reports containing energy analysis results or recommendations for energy cost savings.
  • Identify any health or safety issues related to planned weatherization projects.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • product and service development
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Independence
  • Initiative

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Hot Technology
  • SAS statistical software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access Hot Technology
  • Structured query language SQL Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
certificate after high school
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$61,640
$38,110
$100,520
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