Careers: Construction Technician Internship

Community Energy Services Corporation is seeking a Construction Technician to assist with day-to-day program operations. This internship is a great opportunity for career development in a construction field. This 16-week paid internship will require 24 hours per week. Candidates should have strong construction skills, be able to work in a safe and efficient manner, have good communication skills, be highly organized and possess strong problem-solving abilities. This project is implemented in partnership with Prescott-Joseph Center and is funded by Chevron.

Candidates must reside in North Richmond, California.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

The successful candidate will report to program managers and be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Assist with moving materials to and from job sites, prepping work areas and general clean up
  • Install energy efficiency measures in local residences and perform related testing (combustion appliance safety tests, blower door and duct blaster)
  • Provide information to clients about work performed
  • Conduct minor home repairs, which may include plumbing, carpentry and electrical improvements
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    General

  • Must currently reside in North Richmond, CA
  • Interest in a career in construction
  • Must be able to pass a Federal and State background check
  • Some construction related experience, which may include installation of energy efficiency measures
  • Have basic skills in math and English
  • Personal Skills

  • Bilingual in Spanish encouraged
  • Sense of humor and team spirited
  • INTERNSHIP BENEFITS

  • Paid internship at hourly rate of $14
  • CESC staff are dedicated, team oriented for a pleasant work environment
  • Excellent construction training opportunity
  • Interns will be provided with:

  • Uniform shirts
  • Workstation, including laptop computer, work belt, and basic tools
  • A stipend will be provided for travel to and from CESC’s office
  • Position location: CESC, 1013 Pardee St, Berkeley CA 94710

    HOW TO APPLY

    Mail, fax or email cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

    Lourdes Clark, Office Manager
    Community Energy Services Corporation
    1013 Pardee Street
    Berkeley, CA  94710
    Fax: (510) 981-0102 / Email: Lourdes@ebenergy.org

    Please label all emails and attachments: “Construction_Last Name”. No phone calls please.

    Community Energy Services Corporation (CESC) is a community-based nonprofit organization and general contractor. www.ebenergy.org  CESC provides energy and home repair services in Bay Area communities.  FSP is funded through Chevron and implemented in partnership with Prescott-Joseph Center Breathmobile.