WAP Workforce Needs Analysis

Research output: NRELPresentation


As identified through stakeholder dialogue, Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Grantees and Subgrantees face challenges in hiring and retaining field staff in the following positions: Retrofit Installers/Technicians (RITs), Crew Leaders (CLs), Energy Auditors (EAs), and Quality Control Inspectors (QCIs). To gain a baseline understanding of workforce needs, NREL collected voluntary workforce data from May 4-June 30, 2022. This presentation includes a qualitative analysis of this data, key takeaways, and an introduction to new tools supporting WAP workforce development.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages23
StatePublished - 2023

Publication series

NamePresented at the National Community Action Partnership (NCAP) Management and Leadership Training Conference, 8-10 February 2023, New Orleans, Louisiana

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-6A20-85129


  • WAP
  • weatherization
  • workforce data


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