Field Project Manager - Statewide Heat Pump Lead
Requisition Number:2022-ENERGY-001
Department:Climate Equity & Impact
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

The Climate Equity & Impact program at ABCD offers a number of heating and energy services to income eligible residents of Boston, Brookline, Newton and the Mystic Valley cities and towns of Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose, Stoneham, Winchester and Woburn. The Field Project Manager, Statewide Heat Pump Lead is responsible for conducting energy audits, quality control, and post inspections of energy efficiency upgrades performed in residences of low-income clients in both single and multifamily housing. This role also is the program Lead for all Heat Pump installations statewide, including project technical review, specifications, pricing, approvals, tracking and quality control for projects performed by subcontractors.

Duties include: 

  • Communicate with program staff on technical energy efficiency questions and cost-effectiveness screening outcomes for projects in the program. 
  • Schedule appointments with eligible clients and owners of single and multifamily properties for pre- and post-inspection of energy efficiency units, coordinating with intake staff for specialized outreach to the handicapped, elderly, or hard to reach clients. 
  • Conduct energy audits and surveys which would include identification of existing air infiltration conditions, measurements of attic and wall areas, testing of heating equipment, etc., to determine the kinds of conservation improvement opportunities.
  • Coordinate contractor walkthroughs for clarifying scope of work for bidding purposes, as necessary.
  • Monitor work in process by subcontractors to determine that work performance and materials used are in conformance with accepted standards as required by the funding source.
  • Perform post-inspections on all energy efficiency projects completed to ensure that work performed meets required standards, equal amounts invoiced, and that necessary certificates are displayed.
  • Coordinate inspections in conjunction with utility program multifamily projects to ensure compliance with installation guidelines.
  • Conduct project technical review, specifications, pricing, approvals, tracking and quality control for projects performed by subcontractors in the single family program. 
  • Review large multifamily heat pump installations, specifications and quality control.
  • Provide technical and implementation guidance and training for subgrantees and subcontractors.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of heat pump technologies, changes and impacts on program.
  • Provide energy conservation training through demonstrations and written materials to weatherization clients as required by program and state guidelines.
  • Install weatherization materials on a demonstration basis to illustrate conservation principles.
  • Screen and input gas projects for authorization.
  • Update gas utility program software billing and reporting systems.
  • Manage gas program electronic and paper files.
  • Produce required billing and reporting data to gas utility funders in compliance with contract guidelines.
  • Prepare reports and assemble data as requested.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one-year experience in conducting energy audits. 
  • Experience with the Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Program is highly preferred.
  • Certification and membership to the Building Performance Institute (BPI) is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Massachusetts building codes.
  • Ability to interpret state and federal conservation program guidelines.
  • Good mathematical skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to record audit findings accurately.
  • Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse cultural and economic


  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays