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Updated: March 21, 2023 (newest at the top, oldest at the bottom)

Job Opportunity with Nexamp


Solar Acquisitions Project Manager - Chicago, IL/Remote

Posted by ISEA: March 21, 2023


Nexamp is seeking a Solar Acquisitions Project Manager to join our Channel Development team in support of Nexamp’s asset acquisitions and targeted growth strategy. The Manager will report directly into the VP, Channel Operations.

The Manager will work with outside leaders as we acquire developed solar assets in addition to being an integral part in internal processes on the Channel Operations team.

The Manager will be managing a portfolio of projects in the Midwest region, and will be required to travel up to 15% throughout the state of IL, and potentially other markets as we grow.

We are accepting candidates throughout the Midwest and supporting full remote work or hybrid out of our Chicago office.

Click here to learn more and apply!

Job Opportunity with Elevate


Associate Director, Illinois Solar for All - Chicago, IL/Remote

Posted by ISEA: March 16, 2023


The Associate Director, ILSFA is a critical leadership role in the administration and implementation of the Illinois Solar for All Program (ILSFA), overseeing all internal and external functions to facilitate program delivery. The Illinois Solar for All Program (ILSFA), directed by the Illinois Power Agency and administered by Elevate, aims to deliver the benefits of solar and the clean energy economy to income eligible and environmental justice communities across Illinois. The Associate Director, ILSFA is the main point of accountability for the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) and communicates with internal and external stakeholders, including the Adjustable Block Program Administrator. The Associate Director, ILSFA oversees all facets of program implementation while leading strategic planning, budget management, and continuous improvement. This position requires program administration knowledge, people management expertise, flexibility, and the ability to manage time effectively between a diverse set of tasks and teams.

The Associate Director, ILSFA reports directly to the Vice President, Programs. This position is located in Chicago, Illinois and is currently remote.

Click here to learn more and apply! The application deadline is April 1st, 2023.

Job Opportunity with Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA)


Director of Member Development - Illinois-based, partially remote

Posted by ISEA: January 25, 2023, Updated February 23, 2023


The Illinois Solar Energy Association is seeking a Director of Member Development to manage organization fundraising and membership initiatives. The person in this position will play a key role in expanding and retaining ISEA members, fundraising and generally helping the organization achieve key growth goals as the market for solar energy expands in Illinois.

Key duties under this role include: 

  • Oversee development, planning and management of organization’s membership initiatives including prospect-identification, member solicitation, execution and on-boarding
  • Interact with potential members, communicate the benefits of ISEA and encourage prospects to execute membership applications
  • Follow applications through the ISEA process to ensure payments are made
  • Ensure new members are effectively on-boarded and added to the ISEA website and email database
  • Develop regular reports on membership metrics and present to the ISEA Executive Director and Board
  • Participate as needed on monthly engagements with membership, including update calls, webinars, and online meetings.
  • Identify, recommend and develop new services, content and cost of potential new programs.
  • Develop and implement revenue generating membership events and programs.
  • Update member records and/or be responsible for the integrity of the membership database/association management system.
  • Coordinate and execute specific tasks associated with member development activities, such as copywriting, editing, graphic design or other activities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have these qualifications: 

      • 3-5 years of professional experience minimum
      • Dedication to solar energy advancement in Illinois, US and globally
      • Experience in the solar energy industry, an environmental non-profit or other relevant group
      • Experience in non-profit fundraising, trade association member development, renewable energy industry sales, or other relevant work
      • Strong network within Illinois and the clean energy community
      • Enthusiasm for the work and ability to work constructively to solve unexpected challenges
      • Adept organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
      • Bachelor’s degree preferred
      • Ability to work independently, partially remote, with some travel as needed
      • Located in Illinois, preferably in the Chicagoland Area

Don't meet all the requirements? Please still apply and submit your resume and cover letter if you think you are the right person for the position. We are always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and objectives.

The job is structured as a sales position, with a base salary complemented by high commission structure. The right candidate will be incentivized to outperform, build a broad network and become a key component of the success of the solar industry in Illinois.

People of diverse backgrounds and identities are strongly encouraged to apply. ISEA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and seeks to build a diverse solar industry.

Please submit your resume and cover letter here!

Job Opportunities with SunVest Solar


Development Coordinator - Geneva, IL

Policy Associate - Partially Remote (Chicagoland Area Preferred)

Posted by ISEA: February 9, 2023

Company Overview: 

SunVest Solar, Inc. is a leading solar developer of distributed-scale solar energy projects. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the company is actively developing projects in fifteen states and maintains additional offices in Pewaukee, WI, Madison WI and Geneva IL

    Development Coordinator Overview: 

    We are looking for qualified and motivated candidates to fill a full-time project development support role reporting to the Director of Program Management and Interconnection. This opportunity will be based out of SunVest’s Geneva, IL office.

    As a Development Coordinator you will support our team with initial landowner outreach, land lease & purchase option maintenance, and file management. We are looking for someone who has strong organizational skills, ability to work independently, and problem solve. Experience with real estate documents is encouraged but not necessary. Full-time position with benefits, competitive base salary based on experience, and bonus opportunities.

    Click here to read more, including responsibilities and qualifications. Email resumes to Cara Koontz at to apply.


    Policy Associate Overview: 

    This Policy Associate role will be responsible for managing state and federal policy issues with a particular focus on commercial/industrial (behind-the-meter) and community solar development. The position will work in close coordination with SunVest VP of External Affairs & Policy and Project Development teams.

    Click here to read more and apply!

    Job Opportunities with Continental Energy Solutions


    Senior Project Manager – Solar - Oak Brook, IL

    Project Delivery Manager – Solar - Oak Brook, IL

    Posted by ISEA: January 31, 2023

    Company Overview: 

    Continental Energy Solutions offers end-to-end solutions. We design, engineer, procure, install, commission, monitor, and maintain solar arrays, solar plus battery storage, and full microgrid solutions.

    We offer an unbeatable team of engineers, project managers, and field supervisors, including NABCEP Certified Professionals, the gold standard in the solar industry. Together, our team works to provide our customers with clearly outlined costs, energy savings, and overall project ROI. We have built hundreds of solar PV projects, many solar plus battery storage solutions, and installed over 350 electric vehicle (EV) chargers. Our project portfolio includes rooftop systems for big-box retail and warehouse customers, , and community solar projects with multiple developers. With our experienced team and extensive project portfolio, we can build a solar and storage solution for every customer to meet any challenge.

    Working for Continental Energy Solutions provides:

    • Collaboration, assistance, tools and resources for success
    • An engaging and respectful workplace with excellent benefits and compensation
    • Pride working for the largest PV and battery storage installer in Illinois

    Senior Project Manager - Solar Overview: 

    Manage commercial solar or solar plus storage projects from the inception/estimating phase, through design, engineering, construction, and handover to O&M, taking full ownership of the projects and coordinating all internal and external stakeholders to achieve the identified project requirements. The Senior Project Manager also manages other project managers and associate project managers who are doing the same.

    Click here to read more, including responsibilities and qualifications.

    To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to


    Project Delivery Manager - Solar Overview: 

    Act as liaison between Field Supervisors, Prefabrication Team, Project Management and Engineering in the coordination of commercial solar project design, deliverables, and installation. Assist Project Management in solving technical installation issues during PV + ESS (Energy Storage Systems) + microgrid projects. Assist Engineering Team on constructability during the project design phase. Interface with Field Supervision on installation techniques and best practices. Work with warehouse Prefabrication Team on materials and assemblies that can be prefabricated.

    Click here to read more, including responsibilities and qualifications.

    To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to

    Job Opportunity with Pivot Energy


    Manager, Policy & Market Strategy - Denver, CO or Remote

    Posted by ISEA: January 31, 2023


    The Manager of Policy and Market Strategy (West) is at the forefront of distributed solar policy and will help guide the company’s development and advocacy strategies. Pivot operates nationwide, actively developing and owning commercial solar, community solar, small-utility and battery storage projects in more than a dozen states. We are also one of the leading low-income community solar providers. In an industry defined by regulation and legislation, it is an essential advantage to assess the impact of existing and new policies quickly and accurately, as well as to proactively shape policies where necessary.

    The Manager will be instrumental in providing actionable policy intelligence to Pivot’s business units and executing on the company’s strategic policy efforts. The ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced environment that requires significant self-directed research, an analytical and creative mind, and exceptional written and verbal communication. This role, working in close collaboration with the Director of Policy and Market Strategy, will be highly integrated across the entire company and engage directly with nearly every team, including commercial solar, community solar, small-utility solar, energy storage, and client solutions. Successful delivery of this role will lead to growth for both the individual and Pivot.

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    • Serve as a policy and market expert, maintaining a high level of understanding of policy drivers, business risks and opportunities across the western U.S. region. This expertise will be deployed in a multitude of venues – guiding business plans, informing project development strategies, evaluating project proposals, and validating market fundamentals for financial models.
    • Identify and investigate opportunities that may arise from policy changes and develop business ideas in concert with the Director of Policy and Market Strategy and project development team leads.
    • Lead Pivot’s engagement at a variety of trade associations and drive those organizations to deliver results that benefit the company’s interests and support the growth of the entire distributed solar and storage industry.
    • Assess where Pivot can provide a beneficial impact by directly pushing for new policy via legislation or regulation and help lead those efforts in coordination with the policy Director.
    • Advance low-income solar access through policies and collaboration to reduce barriers to access and increase benefits to communities.
    • Communicate policy information across the company through clear and regular updates.
    • Represent Pivot through participation and presentations at industry events and conferences.



    • At least 1-3 years of policy experience — ideally within the renewable energy industry — working with companies, trade associations, advocacy groups, regulators, or legislators.

    • A self-directed team player, who is dependable, highly organized, an excellent communicator, and committed to helping deploy more renewable energy.

    • A passionate learner, who enjoys digesting vast amounts of information into key findings and actionable insights.

    • A creative thinker, with an eye towards identifying policy solutions and business opportunities that may not be immediately apparent.

    • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills, as this role will need to understand and then synthesize complex issues into actionable business plans, written regulatory comments, and analysis.

    • Thorough understanding of electricity sector, with a strong preference for experience in distributed energy policies and utility business models.

    • Experience navigating stakeholder groups in a wide variety of circumstances, with the proven ability to collaborate with and advance solutions effectively with regulators, industry colleagues, and advocates.

    • Knowledge of, and a commitment to, advancing energy equity and low-income solar access through policy.

    Click here to learn more and apply!

    Job Opportunities with Energy Solutions


    Solar Programs, Project Manager I - Consumer Protection - Chicago, IL

    Solar Programs, Communications Sr. Manager - Nationwide/Remote

    Solar Programs, Associate - Nationwide/Remote

    Solar Programs, Associate - Customer Support - Remote

    Solar Programs, Project Manager I - Customer Support - Chicago, IL

    Solar Programs, Project Manager II - Consumer Protection - Chicago, IL

    Solar Programs, Sr. Manager - Project Management Office - Nationwide/Remote

    Posted by ISEA: January 25, 2023

    Energy Solutions Overview: 

    Interested in joining a growing company where you will work with talented colleagues, enhance a supportive and energetic culture, and be part of the climate solution? At Energy Solutions, we focus on the big impacts. And we believe that market-based programs can be a powerful force to deliver large-scale energy, carbon and water-use savings. For 28 years, we’ve harnessed that power to offer proven, performance-based solutions for our utility, government, and institutional customers.

    Click here to read more and apply!

    Job Opportunities with Rethink Electric


    Journeyman Electrician - Chicagoland area

    Solar Designer and Estimator - Wood Dale, IL 

    Posted by ISEA: January 24, 2023

    Journeyman Electrician Overview: 

    Rethink is hiring experienced, Journeyman-level electricians to undertake a variety of tasks relating to installing and maintaining electrical infrastructure. Your job will involve installing electrical gear, panels, conduit, racks, electrical cable, equipment in an array of different types of buildings, including commercial solar installations. We also provide services such as: Operations and Maintenance of rooftop and large ground mount solar arrays, installation of infrastructure such as storage batteries and EV chargers, and designing and estimating complete electrical systems-residential, commercial, and solar.

    Rethink is a safety-first company, where your personal safety, and that of your team, is taken seriously. All journeyman electricians at Rethink are expected to have a mindset centered on the safety of the task at hand, and to instill that mindset in the apprentices with whom you work.

    The ideal candidate must be experienced in different kinds of electrical devices and systems with solar equipment and distribution experience being a major plus. The goal will be to produce and maintain well functioning electrical distribution, equipment and connections to minimize the probability of accidents and maximize usability of electricity in all facilities. This position is mainly based in the six-county area, but may involve overnight travel for work, generally within Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

    Click here to read more, including responsibilities and qualifications.

    To apply, please send a resume to with what job you are applying for in the subject line.


    Solar Designer and Estimator Overview: 

    The Solar Designer and Estimator is an experienced PV designer responsible for the designing, engineering, and cost estimation of solar installations, ranging in size from 10kW to 10 MW and beyond. The designer/estimator is tasked with maximizing efficiencies in the design, budget, and constructability of these solar systems, from RFP or conceptualization through to engineering a ready-to-construct project. They are responsible for providing accurate materials budgets, and complete plan sets to our sales and business development professionals.

    This position contributes to the success of Rethink Electric by providing ready-to-build systems to our sales and business development group and to the operations team for self-developed projects, as well as acting as a resource for project managers, superintendents, and foremen; specifically answering RFI’s for systems they design and estimate.

    At Rethink, the Solar Design and Estimator does not have direct reports, but does mentor, train, and educate project managers, assistant project managers, and interns. Every member of the Rethink team is supported by our overall collaborative nature; from Electricians, Superintendents, and Foremen in the field, to divisions such as Safety, QAQC, Logistics, and Purchasing; all the way through to Senior Management.

    The person who would best fit this role would have a solar design or electrical engineering background and would have 1-3 years of experience designing and engineering commercial solar projects as described above and would have 1-3 years of estimating experience on similar types of work.

    Click here to read more, including responsibilities and qualifications.

    To apply, please send a resume to with what job you are applying for in the subject line.




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