Title:  Field Inspector

Requisition ID:  485
Job Supplier:  TRC Engineers, Inc. (C&I)

Paramus, NJ, US, 07652

Date:  Nov 15, 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. These initiatives reduce energy costs, improve the health and safety conditions of buildings, while also helping the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. TRC acts nationally to address some of our country’s most challenging problems: global climate change and energy independence.


TRC is ranked #17 on ENR's list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States.


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Job Description

TRC is seeking a Field Inspector to support the delivery of energy efficiency programs to commercial and industrial customers in direct support of PSE&G energy efficiency programs in Northern New Jersey. As a Field Inspector you conduct energy analyses, site inspections, and reporting for multiple commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects and/or customers. Your background in 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.

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.

The position is based out of the TRC Lyndhurst, 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.


Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and schedule site visits with commercial & industrial customers throughout Northern New Jersey.
  • 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 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 building owners, operations staff, 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 Northern portion of State of New Jersey
  • Reliable means of transportation to facilitate site visits throughout the State of New Jersey.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Associate degree (Engineering/Technical Preferred), or at least four years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of building science including mechanical, electrical, and/or weatherization technologies across a broad array of building types.
  • 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.

Professional Skills

  • Previous experience conducting Energy Efficiency Inspections for commercial and/or industrial buildings.
  • Residency in the following New Jersey Counties: Bergen, Hudson, Essex, or Passaic, or immediate surrounding area.
  • 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.

Work Environment

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

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.


The recruitment process for this position will be completed in partnership with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. Applications and resumes submitted for this position may be shared with third parties participating in the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. By submitting your application, you are giving TRC consent to share your application and resume (and all personal information contained therein) with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. You may opt out of this process at any time, but please be advised that doing so may impact your candidacy for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

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

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