Title:  Field Inspector - Commercial Energy Efficiency

Requisition ID:  103
Job Supplier:  TRC Engineers, Inc. (C&I)

New Brunswick, NJ, US, 08899

Date:  Jan 14, 2023

Hiring Company Overview

TRC Advanced Energy (TRC) is a nationally known energy efficiency consultancy. TRC collaborates with clients to develop and implement market transforming programs and initiatives that promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green building in multiple market sectors across the US and around the world. These initiatives reduce energy costs, improve the health and safety conditions of buildings, and help the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Job Description

TRC is seeking a Field Inspector to support the delivery of energy efficiency programs to commercial and industrial, multifamily, and residential customers in northern and central New Jersey. As a Field Inspector you will conduct energy analysis, site inspections, and reporting for multiple commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects and/or customers. Your strong technical capabilities, including knowledge of building systems, energy efficiency, demand management, green building and sustainability allow you to provide the highest level of customer service. You work collaboratively with the Advanced Energy team and clients to provide field support and implement market transforming programs that encourage energy efficiency.

Daily challenges from a diverse range of projects found in commercial and industrial energy systems keep your schedule interesting. Your technical expertise, communication skills, mental flexibility, and excellent customer care skills are vital to completing client objectives and goals.  We rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and perform a variety of complicated tasks.

Field work for this position will primarily occur in northern and central New Jersey, subject to operational requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and schedule site visits with commercial & industrial, customers.
  • Confirm project scopes of work with customers and confirm that scopes match project applications and records.
  • Conduct inspections to document existing building conditions, operations, and schedules and to identify potential efficiency measures.  Verify compliance with energy efficiency and solar program requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance and support in addressing onsite issues.
  • Develop inspection reports that summarize on-site findings and include photographs and action items to resolve discrepancies.
  • Work with customers and contractors to resolve discrepancies identified on site.
  • Successfully complete assigned work on time and within budget.
  • Communicate effectively with homeowners, business owners and contractors.
  • Research and develop inspection protocols for new and evolving technologies.
  • Communicate with energy efficiency program managers to inform quality assurance standards and mechanisms associated with the client Programs.


  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Residency within the State of New Jersey.
  • Associate degree (Engineering/Technical Preferred), or at least four years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building science including mechanical, electrical, weatherization and/or solar photovoltaic technologies across a broad array of building types.
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Team-oriented, hands-on, adaptive, and client-focused.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer and record-keeping skills: proficiency in MS Office and use of Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse customers and contractors effectively and respectfully.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Reliable means of transportation to facilitate site visits throughout the State of New Jersey.

Work Environment

Travel: Up to 75% within the State of New Jersey


The position is based out of the TRC New Brunswick, NJ office, but is currently full-time remote due to the pandemic. TRC cares about employee health, safety, and needs. We understand that some employees may have concerns about working in an office environment and we have taken steps to help you feel comfortable and safe. This position is currently designated as a Work From Home (WFH) position, under the guidelines outlined in our Work From Home (WFH) Policy. WFH arrangements may be revised or discontinued at the discretion of the company.

Miscellaneous Job Information

TRC works at various federal, state, and local governmental agency sites and client projects that may require an employee to be vaccinated. As a condition of your employment, you may be asked to work on one of these projects and will need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status through a secured portal/confidential process. While you are required to complete the form, consistent with the ADA you are not obligated to disclose your vaccination status. However, to the extent you elect not to disclose your vaccination status you will be considered unvaccinated which could impact your ability to perform work and remain employed at TRC. TRC will consider exemptions from vaccination for sincerely held religious beliefs and medical reasons where reasonable accommodations can be made in light of project and client specific requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

TRC is committed to promoting diversity and equity within the clean energy sector. Different backgrounds and perspectives are essential to the utility of the future, and we are committed to actively developing opportunities for candidates of color and from under-represented groups in the field of energy project management. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse and under-represented backgrounds to apply to this position.


TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Level:  Mid-Level (2+ to 5 Years' Experience)
Job Type:  Salaried
Starting Salary $:  60000

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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