GREEN JOBS and OPPORTUNITIES


Do you have a green job opening that you would like ISEA to publicize? 
If you have a position to fill, send a posting (including a brief description, contact information, qualifications, and application deadline) to: contactisea@illinoissolar.org
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Updated: August, 2016

Job Opportunity with StraightUp Solar

Position: Solar Electrician


Job Description: StraightUp Solar is seeking an electrician to install residential and commercial solar photovoltaic systems. Previous experience with electrical work on solar is preferred, but not required.


Position Responsibilities: 

  • Adhere to StraightUp Solar and OSHA safety standards 
  • Install quality PV installations to system design specifications 
  •  Ensure that layout, roof attachment, racking and module assembly, combiner box installation, home run wiring, and voltage testing meets expected quality standards 
  •  Complete electrical wiring of solar array (AC and DC)
  •  Problem solve system layouts when design specifications require adjustment
  •  Meet crew efficiency targets and StraightUp Solar project standards
  •   Attend training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety

See the entire position description here.


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Job Description:

Updated: August, 2016

Job Opportunity with StraightUp Solar

Position: Solar Installer


Job Description: StraightUp Solar is seeking a Solar Installer to complete residential and commercial PV projects including layout, roof attachment, racking and module assembly, combiner box installation, home run wiring, and voltage testing.


Position Responsibilities: 

  •  Adhere to StraightUp Solar and OSHA safety standards 
  •  Install quality PV installations to system design specifications
  •  Ensure that layout, roof attachment, racking and module assembly, combiner box installation, home run wiring, and voltage testing meets expected quality standards 
  •  Complete electrical wiring of solar array (AC and DC) 
  •  Problem solve system layouts when design specifications require adjustment
  •  Meet crew efficiency targets and StraightUp Solar project standards 
  •  Attend training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety

See the entire position description here.


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Job Description:

Updated: August, 2016

Job Opportunity with StraightUp Solar

Position: Solar Sales Representative


Job Description:

StraightUp Solar is seeking a solar sales representative to generate sales of residential and commercial solar electric systems. A primary responsibility will be performing sales onsites and appointments at homes and businesses from pre-qualified leads. In addition, the sales representative will also have the responsibility of generating leads with the assistance of StraightIUp Solar's Business Development Department. The position is based out of the Overland, MO headquarters and the representative's sales territory includes Southwest Illinois and eastern Missouri, with possible expansion to other territories. 


Qualifications:

  • At least 2-3 years in sales, required
  • Background in solar, other clean technologies, roofing or construction, preferred
  • Ability to calculate key financial metrics
  • Consistently achieve sales quota
  • Competency of the use of Gmail, Word, Excel, and a CRM
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver a high level of customer service
  • Must be able to work weekends on occasion
  • Must be very organized, self-motivated, and able to meet aggressive timelines
  • Develop and maintain a strong referral network of satisfied customers that refer friends and family to StraightUp Solar

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@straightupsolar.com with subject line “Solar Sales Representative.”

See entire job posting here.

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Updated: February, 2016

Job Opportunity with Earth Wind & Solar Energy

Position: Solar Installer

Job Description:

Earth Wind And Solar Energy a leading Chicago-based Solar Energy Company is seeking installers to provide support to the project foremen of the installation team and aid in the successful completion and installation of photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind turbine systems. The ideal candidate will have some prior experience in electrical, roofing, and plumbing fields. Possess conduit bending skills, sweat copper pipe and must have an aptitude for mechanical integration of equipment and components. Experience and passion for the solar energy industry is preferred.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Pulling inventory for each installation job.
  • Pre-assemble job components in the warehouse.
  • Precise and Neat Conduit and Piping Runs.
  • Assist in layout and assembly of solar modules/array and mounting hardware.
  • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment.
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC).
  • Clean up of job site, maintain truck cleanliness.
Requirements:
  • Team player

  • Previous experience in solar installations, electrical, roof work, general construction, or carpentry strongly preferred

  • Understanding/experience with electrical wiring of AC and DC systems strongly preferred

  • Experience with the safe use of hand-held and power tools

  • Experience working with all types of building materials - various roof types - stucco, wood, concrete, etc. strongly preferred

  • Ability to work in extreme environments; ie: hot sun, crawl spaces, cold days

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 45 lbs

  • Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work

  • All candidates to be hired must successfully pass a background check and drug

    screening

  • Must have knowledge of OSHA compliance standards or familiarity with formal

    safety practices and equipment

  • Must have own hand tools

Please send an email to John Caravette, john@earthwindandsolarenergy.com, with your resume attached, as well as a paragraph explaining why this opportunity is a good fit for you. 



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Location: Chicago

Brief Summary

The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
  • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
  • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
  • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
  • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
  • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
  • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
  • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
  • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
  •  

 Core Competencies

  • ·       Shows attention to detail
  • ·       Proves concrete organization
  • ·       Is consistent and reliable
  • ·       Manages time efficiently
  • ·       Is a team player
  • ·       Displays willingness to help others
  • ·       Effective communicator
  •  

Requirements

  • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
  • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • ·       CRM experience is a plus
  • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

Apply

Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

Location: Chicago

Brief Summary

The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
  • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
  • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
  • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
  • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
  • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
  • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
  • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
  • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
  •  

 Core Competencies

  • ·       Shows attention to detail
  • ·       Proves concrete organization
  • ·       Is consistent and reliable
  • ·       Manages time efficiently
  • ·       Is a team player
  • ·       Displays willingness to help others
  • ·       Effective communicator
  •  

Requirements

  • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
  • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • ·       CRM experience is a plus
  • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

Apply

Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

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