Weatherization Crew Specialist

Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP) is a source of direct support for families who live in poverty in Albany, New York. The majority of program participants are from economically vulnerable families with incomes below 100% of the federal poverty threshold (or $21,330 for a family of three - the average family size of ACAP’s customer population). For 50 years ACAP has been providing a network of programs which serve the needs of children and families living in poverty.

Our prominent programs include: Early Head Start, Head Start, Energy Assistance and Weatherization, Career Pathways, Healthcare Opportunities Grant, and we support parents through Employment and Dress for Success. Through its programs, ACAP has created positive change in the lives of children and families in Albany County. ACAP embodies the spirit of hope, improving communities and making the Capital Region a better place.

Responsibilities 

The Crew Laborer is part of the weatherization team that visits customer homes to accomplish the following tasks to include: Installation of home insulation; air-sealing and caulking, equipment installation (smoke/CO2 detectors, energy-saving showerheads and light bulbs, etc. They follow work scopes prescribed by Crew Leaders/Auditors to improve energy efficiency and safety of residential homes for NYS low-income households by repairing and/or renovating energy – related materials and equipment.

Additional responsibilities include: Properly storing and accounting for inventory of program supplies and material; Performing minor vehicle maintenance and repairs as needed . Crew members also provide customer education of energy efficiency and perform client services and daily responsibilities in a professional manner that continually promotes agency mission and values.


Requirements

Construction knowledge desired. Must be 18+; a High School Diploma/GED is required and at least one year experience in construction and general labor. Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License. Bilingual/multilingual skills are a plus.

BENEFITS:

Health, dental, vision insurance; vacation, sick, and personal leave; paid holiday’s; educational assistance; 403(b) plan

CLASSIFICATION / HOURS:

Non-Exempt ; 40 hours per week during regular work hours 8am-4:30pm ; 52 weeks per year. Starting $16.29 per hour with potential for increase based on performance.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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