Intelligent Weatherization

NREL Job Task Analysis

NREL Job Task Analysis

The following are IREC ISPQ-accepted Job Task Analyses (JTAs). JTAs are listings of the skills and knowledge that a practitioner needs in order to perform a given job safely and effectively.


Retrofit Installer Technician

A Retrofit Installer Technician is a residential energy efficiency professional who installs energy efficiency upgrades in single-family homes, and small multi-family housing (2-4 units). A committee of SMEs considered to be experts in the field created the Retrofit Installer Technician Job Task Analysis. This document is intended to include all of the tasks a Retrofit Installer Technician may perform, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do these tasks.

Energy Auditor
An Energy Auditor is a residential energy efficiency professional who evaluates the energy efficiency, health, and safety of a home, and conducts field measurements to identify areas for savings. The Energy Auditor produces this information as a report and makes recommendations to the customer. A committee of SMEs considered to be experts in the field created the Energy Auditor Job Task Analysis. This document is intended to include all of the tasks an Energy Auditor may perform, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do these tasks.

Crew Leader
A Crew Leader is a residential energy efficiency professional who is responsible for supervising the retrofitting activities specified in the scope of work. A committee of SMEs considered to be experts in the field created the Crew Leader Job Task Analysis. This document is intended to include all of the tasks a Crew Leader may perform, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do these tasks.

Quality Control Inspector
A Quality Control Inspector is a residential energy efficiency professional who ensures the completion, appropriateness, and quality of energy upgrade work by conducting a methodological audit/inspection of the building, performing safety and diagnostic tests, and observing the work. A committee of SMEs considered to be experts in the field created the Quality Control Inspector Job Task Analysis. This document is intended to include all of the tasks a Quality Control Inspector may perform, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do these tasks.