Solar Power Careers

Below are the career opportunities we currently have open.

+ Service Department Coordinator Level I

Compensation:

$13~$15 Per Hour DOE

Reports to

Chief Operating Officer – Chad Preece

Position Summary

The Service Department Coordinator Level I position is responsible for providing a high level of service and expertise in the processing, customer support, vendor and inventory management and intra-department communications regarding service Work Orders

  • WorkFlow maintenance
  • Work Order creation
  • Work Order Tracking
  • Schedule Service Techs
  • Troubleshoot site visits
  • Liaison between customer / tech
  • Communicate with customers
  • Manage schedule & shifts
  • Distribute customer proposals
  • Track payments
  • DE / RE
  • Schedule and manage sub-contractors
  • Monitoring support and review
  • Customer communications
  • Communication & Coordination with Warehouse
  • Assisting warehouse in materials flow
  • Assist other departments as directed
  • All other duties and tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be highly organized and process-oriented
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license

Benefits for Full-Time Positions:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance
  • Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Employee referral program
  • Career path opportunities for top performers

+ Field Marketing Specialist

Advance your career at Freedom Solar – 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Central Texas (Austin Fast 50)!

As a Field Marketing Specialist you will be responsible for developing sales opportunities in the field through knocking on doors of private residences within a particular geographic area. In addition, attending Trade/Home and Gardens shows, company sponsored marketing events such as Concerts in the Park, and regional solar home tours and events. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and be comfortable/confident approaching people to discuss solar services. The goal is generating leads and setting appointments with qualified homeowners. You will call into our call center to set up appointments.

Responsibilities

  • Learning and delivering a solar presentation to prospective customers
  • Completing necessary reporting of leads/appointments promptly
  • Attending company meetings as required
  • Maintaining constant communication with the sales and management team
  • Partnering with the Sales Director to ensure goals are consistently met
  • Sharing best practices and demonstrating behavior with team based on company’s core values
  • Engaging the team in continual training to keep up with market trends
  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes in an efficient and productive manner
  • Generate sales leads for the business

Qualifications

  • Good attitude & team player
  • Experience in sales or client service environment preferred
  • Results oriented with demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with prospective and existing customers
  • Ability to work semi-autonomously in a fast paced environment
  • Analytical skills to understand complex financial returns for energy investments

Compensation

  • Commission based compensation plan that ranges from $55K – $85K per year.

Required steps

You are required to submit a resume and cover letter as part of the application process for this position. If your profile is deemed a good fit for the role, you will be contacted to schedule a telephone interview. Upon completing the phone interview you may be invited for an in-person interview to complete the application process.

+ Commercial Lead Installer

Primary Purpose: Lead/manage a commercial system installation crew responsible for installing systems from 10kW – 1MW.

Education/Certification

  • Valid Journeyman Electrician license (preferred)
  • Valid NABCEP Certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid OSHA 10 (30 is preferred)
  • Valid forklift certification (preferred)

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of local electrical codes
  • Knowledge of commercial PV design and components
  • Knowledge of basic trades: roofing, carpentry, plumbing, and metal framing
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, wiring schematics, and electrical instructions
  • Ability to make field changes and communicate with Project Manager
  • Ability to test voltages from 10V – 1000VDC / 120V – 480VAC
  • Ability to manage up to 20 installers on one project
  • Ability to receive and distribute instructions
  • Ability to communicate problems to Project Manager
  • Ability to Travel up to 50% in a year
  • Ability to drive a truck and trailer safely
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment: skid-steer, forklift, reach boom, scissor lift, articulating boom lift, and skytrack.
  • Ability to fly a DJI Phantom drone safely

Experience

  • 6 years of commercial solar installation experience
  • +6 years of electrical experience (preferred)
  • Key decision maker on > 10 systems over 50kWDC
  • Key decision maker on > 5 systems over 100kWDC

Scope of Work

  • Clearly communicate start times with the crew.
  • Hold safety meetings daily, before any work if performed on site.
  • Organize a job site and keep organized throughout the entire construction process.
  • Install racking system per manufacture’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.
  • Develop field plans for wiring configuration for DC circuits and grounding of the array
  • Manage the panel installation per plans and local codes
  • Install DC and AC equipment per plans and local codes
  • Commission PV systems safely
  • Test system components while the system is operational. Report all findings/issues to the Project Manager
  • Assist in system designs and procurement for commercial systems
  • Work with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods
  • Attend city and utility inspections

+ Residential Electrician

Primary Purpose: Install, maintain, and repair services and solar equipment on residential solar projects while helping to create a safe job site.

Education/Certification

  • Valid Residential Wireman or Journeyman Electrician license
  • Valid driver’s license

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of local electrical codes
  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and service requirements
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and basic one-line diagrams
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Ability to operate power tools
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems with electrical circuits
  • Ability to bend ½” – 1 ¼” EMT
  • Ability to install EMT on a rooftop

Experience

  • 4 years of electrical experience
  • 2 years of solar experience (preferred)

Scope of Work

  • Install electrical equipment, complete DC conduit runs, and interconnecting the PV system to the existing service.
  • Upgrade customer electrical service when necessary. Panel swap, bus upgrade, install new riser and meter base, add external disconnect, and assessing the existing services for code compliance.
  • System testing – Voltage, amperage, and power tests for each system.
  • Complete commissioning and inspection checklists.
  • Attend city and utility inspections.
  • Support service work orders as needed.

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