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Registered Energy Advisor In-Training - Independent Contractor

Greater Toronto Area, ON, Canada

Job Type

Description

Are you ready for a well-paid career where you can be your own boss and enjoy the flexibility of choosing when, where, and how much you earn?

A career where you can support the global transition to a net-zero emissions future and build a transferable skill set for the growing clean energy sector?

EcoLogic Energy Advisors is looking for reliable, organized, hardworking and career-focused individuals to train to become full-time Registered Energy Advisors in the Greater Toronto Area.

As an Energy Advisor you’ll provide expert advice to homeowners to help them make informed decisions about making energy efficiency retrofits to their homes. Working as an independent contractor, you can make $75,000 - $100,000+ per year (pay per evaluation).

For the right candidates, EcoLogic Energy Advisors will provide comprehensive training to help you prepare to become a Registered Energy Advisor and oversee your probationary energy audits, which are required to become registered.

Once registered, EcoLogic Energy Advisors will provide ongoing support to help you thrive as an independent contractor by providing leads and marketing support, ongoing training and technical support, virtual office support (scheduling appointments, responding to client scheduling inquiries, invoicing clients) and operating a modern scheduling and management system to help you stay organized and provide exceptional client experiences.

Responsibilities

• Perform EnerGuide Rating System home energy audits, including all required data collection, geometry calculations, modelling HOT2000 energy simulations and generating accurate and time sensitive energy audit reports on time and according to established procedures
• Educate homeowners on energy consumption in their home and energy efficiency upgrades they can implement to help improve home efficiency, comfort, and environmental performance
• Manage client relationships and inquiries, including educating homeowners on rebates and loans available through federal, provincial and local programs
• Manage your own marketing and sales, including building long-term relationships, with support from EcoLogic Energy Advisors
• Upload home energy audits and supporting documents and photos to central system

Experience & Requirements

• Reliable, organized, hard-working and career-focused individual able to work independently
• Possess high standards, strong time-management skills, integrity and the ability to deliver high-quality and time sensitive energy audit reports on time and according to established procedures
• Willing to constantly learn and develop and put in the effort required to succeed
• Professional and friendly with good client service and sales skills
• Strong English oral and written communication skills to be able to educate homeowners on energy audit reports and rebate and loan program requirements
• Good problem-solving skills, including critical thinking and analysis
• Strong memorization skills and meticulous attention-to-detail
• Math (geometry) skills
• Adaptable and capable of working in various weather conditions
• Able to do physically active work such as carry equipment, climb ladders and access crawl spaces
• Able to travel regularly to different job sites within your region
• Good computer skills with the ability to learn new software programs, including HOT2000 and Sketchup
• Reliable transportation with valid driver’s license, a good driving record and insurance
• Own blower door and equipment, cell phone, printer and computer with Windows operating system
• Willing to undergo a criminal background check (required to become a Registered Energy Advisor)
• Have passed the Natural Resources Canada Foundation Level Exam

Nice to Have but Not Required

• Have passed the Natural Resources Canada Energy Advisor Exam
• Knowledge of residential building science and / or building materials and home construction (“House as a System” Approach, Air Barriers, Insulation, Windows, etc.)
• Familiarity with energy efficiency and green building principles
• Knowledge of federal and Ontario residential energy efficiency rebate and loan programs

Why EcoLogic Energy Advisors?

• Flexible schedule. Work independently and from home (office portion of work)
• Competitive compensation per energy evaluation (can make $75,000 - $100,000+ per year (pay per evaluation)).
• Business startup assistance, including guidance on setting up as an independent contractor. Startup financing available for blower door equipment costs
• Rigorous training and ongoing technical support from a highly experienced team
• Virtual office support, including scheduling appointments, responding to client scheduling inquiries and invoicing clients
• Local marketing and advertising support
• Use of a modern scheduling and management system to help you stay organized and provide exceptional client experiences
• Opportunity to establish a meaningful career supporting the global transition to a net-zero emissions future in the growing clean energy sector
• The full cost of EcoLogic Energy Advisors’ training program is $1875 plus tax. This includes an online Energy Advisor course and probationary energy audit mentorship and is highly competitive with other training institutions.

About EcoLogic Energy Advisors

At EcoLogic Energy Advisors we help people make impactful home energy retrofit decisions that contribute to a net-zero emissions future.

EcoLogic Energy Advisors is a Natural Resources Canada EnerGuide Rating System Licensed Service Organization. Our network of Registered Energy Advisors are licensed by Natural Resources Canada to conduct EnerGuide home energy audits. EnerGuide is a nationally recognized rating standard that provides homeowners with customized information about the energy performance of their homes.

The EcoLogic Energy Advisors team is experienced in EnerGuide home energy audits and HOT2000 energy simulations, as well as the management and technical implementation of residential energy efficiency programs with years of energy efficiency and building science knowledge and experience in the residential housing sector. We have supported the delivery of numerous federal and provincial energy efficiency programs, including the Home Efficiency Rebate Plus Program, the Canada Greener Homes Grant Program, the Canada Greener Homes Loan Program, the Affordability Fund Program, the Energy Affordability Program and the Home Winterproofing Program.

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