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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Energy Auditors *
 
Energy Auditors
(O*NET 47-4011.01, SOC 47-4011)
What they do
Conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment grade audits of buildings or systems.
 
Also called:
Building Performance Consultant, Building Science and Energy Specialist, Building Scientist, Energy Advisor, Energy and Building Systems Specialist, Energy Auditor, Energy Consultant, Energy Rater, Home Energy Inspector, Home Performance Consultant
 
 
Wages
Construction and Building Inspectors*
Vermont - 2021
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 14.00   n/a  
25% $ 23.29   n/a  
Median $ 29.34   n/a  
75% $ 35.94   n/a  
90% $ 44.62   n/a  
 
Average $ 28.78   n/a  
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Industries of Employment
Construction and Building Inspectors*
United States - 2020
IndustryPercent of total
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
34%
  • Local government, excluding education and hospitals
33%
  • Self-employed workers
11%
  • State government, excluding education and hospitals
4%
  • Specialty trade contractors
3%
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Knowledge
People in this career often know a lot about:
  • Customer and Personal Service
    Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Building and Construction
    Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Mathematics
    Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology
    Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Mechanical
    Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
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Skills
People in this career often have these skills:
  • Reading Comprehension
    Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Speaking
    Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening
    Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking
    Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making
    Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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Interests
People in this career often prefer these work environments:
  • Conventional
    Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
  • Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
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Work Styles
People in this career will do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
    Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability
    Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity
    Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Analytical Thinking
    Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Independence
    Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
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Projected Employment
Construction and Building Inspectors*
 Vermont
2020 employment 230
2030 employment 227
Annual percent change
(compounded)
-0.1%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
26
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Education and Experience:
Construction and Building Inspectors*
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    5 years or more
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    Moderate-term on-the-job training
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Job Zone
Medium Preparation Needed
  • Specific Vocational Preparation Range
    (6.0 to < 7.0) - A typical worker will require over 1 year up to and including 2 years of training to achieve average performance in this occupation.
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Education Level
How much education do most people in this career have?
Education level Percent of
U.S. Workers
Doctoral or professional degree
or post-MA certificate
  0%
Master's degree or
post-BA certificate
  3%
Bachelor's degree   21%
Associate's degree   3%
Certificate or some college,
no degree
  31%
High school diploma
or equivalent
  34%
Less than high school diploma   7%
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Abilities
People in this career often have talent in:
  • Oral Comprehension
    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension
    The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Deductive Reasoning
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Work Activities
In general, what you might do:
  • Getting Information
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Materials
    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
    Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Working with Computers
    Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Communicating with People Outside the Organization
    Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
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Detailed Work Activities
What you might do in a day:
  • Identify opportunities to improve operational efficiency.
  • Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
  • Analyze risks related to investments in green technology.
  • Analyze energy usage data.
  • Calculate data to inform organizational operations.
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Tasks
On the job, you would:
  • Identify and prioritize energy-saving measures.
  • Prepare audit reports containing energy analysis results or recommendations for energy cost savings.
  • Identify any health or safety issues related to planned weatherization projects.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the operation, maintenance, or energy efficiency of building or process systems.
  • Calculate potential for energy savings.
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