Feb 17, 2023

Weatherization Technician Trainee

  • Workforce Opportunity Services
  • New Jersey, USA
Full-Time Skilled Labor

Job Description

On-the-Job Training Program

Build your career.

Brighten New Jersey’s future

Earn while you learn.

  • Receive paid, hands-on, and job-specific training with a dedicated mentor at an energy efficiency company
  • Gain experience with meaningful work and build in-demand skills for New Jersey’s rapidly growing clean energy industry
  • Get access to a multidisciplinary training curriculum that provides clean energy, technical, interpersonal, and life skills

Apply now to be a Weatherization Technician Trainee

Prior experience in the clean energy industry is not required.

Employer: A participating company specializing in energy efficiency

Location: New Jersey (various locations)

Travel: Travel will be within the company service area (a valid driver’s license is required)

Starting Salary: $18.75 per hour

Duration: 16 Weeks (see additional information below)

Job placement will be determined following successful completion of the 16 week PSE&G-sponsored On-the-Job Training Program. Read on for details.

Now is an exciting time to join a fast-growing industry and help create a more sustainable New Jersey. This opportunity is specifically designed for individuals who are not yet experienced in the clean energy sector.

Work You Believe In.

Job and Program Responsibilities
A day in the life of a Weatherization Technician includes helping homeowners achieve improved comfort, indoor air quality, and energy efficiency—for cost savings and a higher quality of life—by:

  • Performing ventilation, air sealing and insulation work for customers, along with other improvement activities and tasks, such as light electrical and carpentry upgrades
  • Executing work to the highest standards and providing a high level of customer service
  • Problem-solving to address issues that may arise during customer appointments, and communicating customer service issues to an immediate supervisor
  • Maintaining a flexible schedule to accommodate travel between customer locations and the company warehouse

"I’m proud to be a part of clean energy in New Jersey. In addition to industry knowledge, the Clean Energy Jobs Program training has provided me with valuable transferable skills."
—Gwendolyn Small, Newark; hired by Encore Lighting after completing the PSE&G-sponsored On-the-Job Training Program

A successful Weatherization Technician will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills; ability to explain technical information in basic terms
  • Motivation to perform quality work and build a career as a technician
  • A positive, can-do attitude; professional presentation; teamwork
  • Successful completion of all training


  • Must be comfortable working in attics and crawl spaces
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to get to and from the warehouse is required

If you are eager to learn and excited about making a difference in the clean energy field, apply for paid on-the-job training as a Weatherization Technician Trainee.

The Clean Energy Jobs Program, a collaboration between PSE&G, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and local partner organizations, provides training and resources to prepare participants for careers in New Jersey’s fast-growing energy efficiency sector. PSE&G is the sponsor of the Clean Energy Jobs Program and its On-the-Job Training Program. Training and career placement will only occur through the program’s partner suppliers— not with PSE&G.

Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from historically underrepresented communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and ensuring a workplace free from all forms of discrimination or harassment. We strongly encourage women, people of color, people who are veterans, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and members of ethnic minorities to apply!


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