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If you have a position to fill, send a posting (including a brief description, contact information, qualifications, and application deadline) to: contactisea@illinoissolar.org

Updated: December 10, 2021 (newest at the top, oldest at the bottom)


Job Opportunity with Windfree Solar

Position: Commercial Solar Salesperson - Chicago, IL

Posted by ISEA: December 10, 2021

Overview: 

Windfree Solar Inc, is a fast-growing solar panel installation company in Chicago, managed by a team with over 20 years of consolidated experience in the construction industry. Our goal is to help develop a Chicagoland where people power their homes through clean energy and we would like to achieve this by putting a PV system in every roof that allows for it.

In the role of Commercial Solar Salesman, you will be tasked with meeting sales goals, responsible for every touchpoint with the client along the sales lifecycle and product value chain: system design and proposal send out, permit requests, net metering set up, prepare incentives paperwork for a customer, procure materials, dispatch installers, etc.

Also, you would be expected, together with management, to prepare marketing plans and sales programs to ensure lead generation, exposure and brand awareness.

If you are an ambitious professional looking to grow in your role and take further responsibilities this is the opportunity for you. At Windfree Solar Inc we foster professional growth and will support you every step of the way to ensure your success.

Responsibilities:


  • Plan and execute successful commercial campaigns to achieve sales goals.

  • Ensure operating profit by implementing process enhancements and cost control initiatives as procurement strategies.

  • Manage end-to-end the product value chain including design, paperwork, dispatch, procurement and any related activities to complete sale, installation and post-sale of PV Systems.

  • Control customer satisfaction and NPS.

  • Report to management on activities, opportunities, growth levers and drivers.

  • Work together with other departments and adapt to changes and shifting priorities to deliver on time.

Qualifications and Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in BA, Marketing or related field.

  • Proven successful sales track record and goal achievement

  • 3+ years’ experience in Commercial Solar Panel System sales and end-to-end account management.

  • Experience with Aurora, Helioscope and related apps for the design of solar systems.

  • Goal oriented, ambitious and organized, with a high level of autonomy and work ethics.

  • Able to undertake responsibilities as: due diligence and paperwork (ComEd, energy brokers, etc.) and support management with additional projects and initiatives.

  • Team player with a cooperative attitude.

  • Flexibility to adapt and change hats as needed in a growing environment.

  • Preferred: 3-5 years’ experience in Commercial Solar Panel sales and installations.

  • Preferred: Experience in PPA, community hubs and other forms of Solar power distribution and sales.

Compensation and Benefits


  • Commission

  • Bonuses

  • Paid Time Off



Job Opportunity with SunVest Solar

Position: Photovoltaic Design Engineer - Pewaukee, WI

Posted by ISEA: October 21, 2021

Overview: 

SunVest Solar, Inc. is a leading solar developer of distributed-scale solar energy projects. We are looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill a CAD Designer role on our growing team. This opportunity will be based out of SunVest Solar’s headquarters in Pewaukee, WI.

As a Solar Designer, you will be responsible for designing solar PV system layouts, preparing project drawings and other technical documents used for pitching, permitting and installation. This position will work closely with the development and operations departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate construction ready designs for commercial and ground mount projects

  • Generate a variety of technical project documents for a pipeline of projects

  • Maintain technical library of CAD blocks

  • Provide support throughout permitting and installation process

  • Maintain expert technical knowledge of all SunVest Solar’s products and services

Qualifications and Requirements


  • 5 years of experience with 1MW+ photovoltaic systems

  • Thorough understanding of all related codes

  • Experience working closely with contracted professional engineers

  • Demonstrated knowledge of AutoCAD software

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and consistently meet challenging deadlines

  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to work independently

  • Preferred: BA/BS in electrical or mechanical engineering

  • Preferred: Experience completing performance modeling using PVsyst

  • Preferred: NABCEP Certified

Compensation


  • Full-time position with competitive base salary commensurate with experience, bonus opportunities, 401(k) and health benefits

  • Great opportunity to get work with a well-respected fast-growing company in an up-and-coming industry

  • Opportunity for advancement

To learn more and apply, click here.


Job Opportunity with SunVest Solar

Position: Solar PV + Storage Project Developer / Origination - Geneva, IL/Remote

Posted by ISEA: October 21, 2021

Overview: 

SunVest Solar, LLC is a leading solar developer of distributed-scale solar energy projects. We are looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill a sales/origination role on our growing Development team. This opportunity will be based out of SunVest Solar’s regional office in Geneva, Illinois.

As a Solar Developer / Originator, you will be responsible for sourcing interested Behind the Meter off-take opportunities. The typical client will be a larger C&I client with interest in installing a Solar PV and PV + Storage systems. These systems can be either cash purchases or PPA’s. (Opportunities can be in markets nationwide however, focus on the growing Illinois market is a priority).

Responsibilities:

  • Initiating contact with key decision makers at pre-qualified target prospects

  • Participating in commercial process from lead generation through signed contract

  • Engage and develop relationships with target prospects

  • Maintaining an accurate log of all communications

  • Become subject matter expert on the Illinois Adjustable Block Program

  • Develop, build, and manage internal relationships

  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection

  • Provide technical sales support to client, including onsite client meetings as needed, for developing retail renewables opportunities with clients

  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects

Qualifications and Requirements


  • 2 years of experience with 1MW+ photovoltaic systems

  • Detailed knowledge of the Illinois ABP

  • Experience working closely with contracted professional engineers and installers

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and consistently meet challenging deadlines

  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to work independently

  • Preferred: BA/BS

  • Preferred: Solar PV Sales

Compensation


  • Full-time position with competitive base salary commensurate with experience, bonus opportunities, 401(k) and health benefits
  • Great opportunity to get work with a well-respected fast-growing company in an up-and-coming industry
  • Opportunity for advancement


To learn more and apply, click here.


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