Field Technician (LEVEL I)

E3 EcoWorks / E3 Innovate Published: August 2, 2023
Nashville, TN
Skill Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Design & Construction / Energy / Skilled & Technical Labor

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E3 EcoWorks and E3 INNOVATE operate together as Nashville's only integrated home performance company. We are passionate about the environment, energy efficiency, and the health and durability of homes. Check out our website and our Facebook page to learn more about us and follow our projects!
Position Overview
The E3 ECOWORKS Field Technician (LEVEL I) position involves working with a small crew to execute home performance renovation and maintenance work, including but not limited to installing:
  • insulation (spray foam and cellulose)
  • sealed crawlspace systems
  • weatherization materials, such as caulking and weather stripping
  • new ductwork and mechanical systems
  • radon mitigation systems
  • air filtration systems...

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the execution of home performance tasks such as weatherization, installation of insulation (cellulose and spray foam), sealed crawlspace systems, and mechanical systems, duct sealing and installation.
  • Assist with skilled work tasks, which may include carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work.
  • Operate all equipment necessary to complete assigned tasks such as cellulose machine, spray foam reactor, generator, industrial insulation vacuum, paint sprayer, lift jack, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Complete the Building Performance Institute’s (BPI's) Certification of Building Science Knowledge exam.
  • Drive to and from job sites in a long van with trailer.
  • Perform equipment repair and maintenance duties.
  • Perform related duties as required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment utilized in areas of assigned work.
  • Basic knowledge of residential building and construction concepts.
  • Basic knowledge in home maintenance and home repairs.
  • Basic skills in the operation of equipment, tools, and instruments used for assigned work areas and their proper maintenance.
  • Basic skill in the operations of smartphones, iPads and related equipment.
  • Basic skill in photo-documentation and email.
  • Ability to operate a large van with a trailer.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and architectural drawings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, sub-contractors and clients.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to physically perform operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, walking, standing, laying, reaching, pushing, lifting, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
  • Ability to perform medium work lifting heavy objects (100 lbs) as a team and moderately heavy objects (25 lbs) alone.
  • Ability to be exposed to dust, fumes, mold, and other health hazards with the use of personal protective equipment.

Desirable Education and Experience:

  • High school graduation preferred.
  • Some experience in renovation and/or construction including equipment operation and trades work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience using power and hand tools and other relevant equipment


Paid Federal holidays, paid time off, and access to basic health insurance are available for this position. Details on additional benefits offered with E3 ECOWORKS are outlines in the Employee Handbook.

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