Austin/San Antonio/Central TX

As a Field Inspector, you will assist project managers and partners with limited supervision in completing residential and commercial building inspections for a variety of clients. You will support the team and our clients on a regular basis and be an essential component of our growing practice.


Job Title: Field Inspector

Main Location:  Austin, San Antonio, or other Central TX area.

Regional Travel: Texas and out of State Inspections required on a project basis.



Key Responsibilities

Coordinate and perform site inspections for HERS, Energy Star, code compliance, 45L Energy Efficient Home Credit, Cost Segregation studies, 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deductions, as well as other specialty incentives as needed.

Perform blower door and duct leakage testing.

IECC Code Compliance testing and infrared scans.

Requires ladder climbing and entering small spaces like attics, crawlspaces, and basements.

Relationship management and interaction with construction superintendents, internal employees, and external clients.

Training builders, Construction Managers, Supers and trades on building science, Energy Star and IECC Code Compliance procedures.

Investigate, diagnose, and troubleshoot failure issues and report to builder possible solutions. 

Prepare detailed site inspection reports and narratives

Document, review, and assemble comprehensive work product for review

Maintain daily driver mileage log.

Good maintenance of company provided testing equipment.

Project Management

Communicate and interact directly with clients, CPAs, administrative staff, partners, and CEO about project status, etc.

Coordinate the delivery of project results with client and accounting staff to ensure proper billing.

Daily travel to multiple local jobsites with frequent travel to out-of-town jobsites depending on job/project. (Up to 80% work time traveling regionally, with occasional out of state travel)


Skills & Qualifications

2 years+ of residential or commercial construction experience required

Strong understanding of building science, energy efficiency, construction management, and building performance required

Preferred Licenses & Certifications: RESNET Rating Field Inspector (RFI), HERs Rater, Energy Star, ICC Residential Combination Inspector, BPI Inspector, HVAC Certification, HVACR Technician, Construction Management, Residential Building Inspection

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Science, Construction Management, HVACR Engineering Technology, or related field a plus.

Previous experience with Energy Modeling (Especially REM/Rate and Ekotrope) a plus

Previous experience with Cost Segregation studies or construction estimating (preferably in mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing trades) a plus

Previous experience with CAD, Drafting, and/or BIM a plus

Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Time management and attention to detail

Ability to prioritize and multi-task on a variety of tasks and projects

Clear written and verbal communication skills, strong documentation skills

Strong client interaction skills

Must have reliable transportation and secure work location

Self-starter with a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude

Experience with Salesforce or other CRM a plus