Thielsch Engineering

Energy Efficiency Installer

Job Locations US-NY-Albany
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


RISE Engineering is seeking a Field Technician to support utility-sponsored energy efficiency programs in multifamily residential buildings. This position that will report to the Regional Manager working out of our Albany, N.Y. office.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Install CFL and LED lighting, programmable thermostats and water conservation measures
  • Record data and complete installation paperwork
  • Explain program objectives to apartment tenants
  • Travel throughout the service territory (some overnight travel may be required)
  • Complete tasks within set timelines and adapt quickly to change
  • Adhere to the company’s safety policies and procedures
  • Driving distances of up to 150-200 miles to reach work area


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least one year of experience in construction or facility maintenance
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A commitment to and enthusiasm for energy efficiency
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Physically able to fulfill job functions, including lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to pass criminal background and drug screening tests
  • Knowledge of green building, energy efficiency practices and/or multifamily building maintenance relevant post-high-school studies preferred.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays & Paid Time off (PTO)
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement and more! 


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.


Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.


From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.


We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


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