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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: July 13th, 2018


Job Opportunity with Ailey Solar Electric
Position: Solar Project Administrator - Chicagoland Area

Ailey Solar seeks a talented, organized, and highly motivated individual to work in our operations and sales teams as we develop solar projects throughout the Chicagoland area. Hands on training will be provided. The position will involve assisting the sales team during contact with prospective customers and then during production moving solar projects through operational milestones such as permitting, utility interconnection, scheduling and other items. The successful individual will report directly to the management team and will work closely with both operations and sales team members.

There are opportunities for advancement as the organization continues to grow. This is a great way to start your career in solar. Learn on the job and be a part of the solar renewable energy movement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with PCs
  • Attention to detail/organized
  • Time management
  • Promptly getting back to customers
  • Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with PCs
  • Attention to detail/organized
  • B.A. or similar preferred.

  • Some knowledge of Excel, Word, PDF Editors

  • Experience using Google Docs

  • Familiarity with social media (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress)


The Solar Project Administrator's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the sales team with a number of tasks during the sales and consultation process with prospective customers.
  • Manage customers throughout the process of obtaining solar on their home.

  • Compile, complete and submit building permits and plan set documents.

  • Obtaining the interconnection agreements and net metering agreements for each project.

  • Recording the progress of each project in the internal systems.

  • Verifying that all needed parts for each project have been ordered.

  • Perform additional duties as needed.

Please submit resume info@aileysolar.com



Job Opportunities with Sunrun
Position: Sales, Installation - Chicagoland Area

Sunrun is seeking motivated and highly qualified individuals to join our team in a variety of positions, including Field Sales Consultant, Lead Installer, Electrical Foreman, and Retail Solar Advisor. 

Sunrun is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States. Sunrun believes there is a better, less expensive, cleaner way for families to power their homes. With Sunrun’s residential rooftop solar, storage and energy services, homeowners are saving money while dramatically reducing the amount of air pollution and carbon dioxide (CO2) they release into the atmosphere. After 10 years, Sunrun is still a steadfast believer in the power of the sun, and we aren’t alone. Continued, growing demand for our products and services proves that more and more Americans want better energy options. Our mission is simple – create a planet run by the sun.

The history of our company is a biography of great talent. We hire, build, and grow great teams, and Sunrun’s talent distinguishes us from all other companies. We look for passionate, solution oriented individuals who have the courage to help customers change the way they power their lives.

Click here to learn more about the positions and apply.

Job Opportunity with Salem Land
Position: Land Acquisition Professionals

Salem Land is currently seeking experienced Land/Site Acquisition Professionals for upcoming renewables projects in several regions of the US, including the Midwest.

To be considered, you must have experience acquiring fee and leased land on solar energy projects.

Experience with site selection and feasibility studies, negotiations with landowners and local governments, and presenting at community meetings preferred.

Responsibilities:
  • Site Selection and feasibility studies
  • Travel as needed to project area to research municipal/county requirements and gather property ownership information
  • Landowner engagement: Coordinate meetings with landowners and local agencies (remote and in-person) to discuss purpose of the project, provide information and answer questions on solar projects, and prepare/present agreements to negotiate and obtain fee land, leases, and other various contracts and permits
  • Public Process: Attend community meetings for larger scale projects to answer questions and discuss purpose of the project


Please email your resume in confidence to inbox@salemland.com. Visit us at www.salemland.com. All positions will be subject to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening based upon Salem's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.

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