Field Inspector – Building Diagnostics
Sol design + consulting

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Sol design + consulting is looking for a hands-on field professional with high attention to detail to
provide on-site inspections, testing, and documentation as part of our green building certification
services. Sol is a growing business with learning opportunities and room for advancement.

The position of Field Inspector will work under direct supervision of our Vice President of Energy, and
with our Testing & Verification Inspectors. Salary range will vary from $35K to $60K commensurate to
experience, knowledge, and business development potential. Entry level candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply and will be provided with on-job training while Sol assists the candidate in
acquiring the necessary industry credentials.


  • Perform on-site building performance testing and inspections in accordance with company
    standards as well as RESNET standards and/or BPI.
  • Conduct energy efficiency tests (air infiltration, HVAC duct tightness, ventilation airflow rates,
    combustion efficiency and safety, building pressures, etc.)
  • Perform field verification of energy/green building features utilizing office-provided procedures,
    checklist and tools
  • Meticulous attention to completeness of inspections, recording and documenting all findings via
    clear photos and reports
  • Read construction drawings and specifications to verify/coordinate energy/green building
  • Travel 3-4 days per week within 100 mile radius, and longer distance with overnight travel about
    one night per week
  • Ensure appropriate materials and equipment are brought to job site to adequately complete
    home performance testing
  • Evaluate own work for errors, omissions and workmanship problems
  • Cleans and maintains company-issued equipment daily
  • Maintain record of material and time used on each job, and report bi-weekly
  • Follow all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies and ensures
    that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected
  • Other duties as assigned to meet Testing and Verification needs of the office


  • Degree in Building Science or equivalent experience in construction trade, such as HVAC,
    electrical, insulation or carpentry
  • 1-3 years or more of experience in construction or energy rating is preferred.
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems and any appliances is preferred.
  • Knowledge of framing, insulation installation is preferred.
  • Experience operating test equipment (preferably blower doors, thermal imaging cameras, CO meters, duct blasters, etc.)
  • Aptitude for interpreting architectural drawings and construction specifications
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical and program concepts in written and verbal form to builders
  • Computer software fluency - Microsoft Excel and Word; navigate online project workflow tool; use smart-phone app for field verification
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Basic math skills, including geometry
  • Must have good analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to: lift in excess of 75 lbs.; climb ladders; follow safety awareness and protocols
  • Ability to work in small spaces (i.e. attics, crawl spaces)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Passion for buildings and energy efficiency

How to Apply


Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to travel and work varied shifts based on project needs Basic math skills to calculate volume and measure materials Equipment Maintenance Positive and dependable team player Problem solving ability Proficiency with and ability to navigate various computer systems Valid driver's license & insurance, good driving record willingness to travel

Contact Information


Sol design + consulting
Job Posting Dates
09/27/2023 - 12/31/2023
Position Type
Full Time
$35K to $60K commensurate to experience
Cincinnati, OH
Job Functions
Construction & Building Trades

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