Solar Power Jobs

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Current Openings

Learn more about the opportunities we currently have open below.

+ Solar Sales Coordinator

The Solar Sales Coordinator (SSC) is responsible for contacting, qualifying and scheduling interested consumers for appointments with Energy Consultants (EC), who will create a customized solar proposal to review with the homeowner at the scheduled appointment (online or at the home).

In this role, you will develop sales skills through repetition and world-class coaching. You will become familiar with most aspects of the solar industry and have an opportunity to make a huge impact on the state of Texas through saving homeowners money while improving the environment. There are opportunities for promotion within the inside sales team as well as opportunities to expand into outside sales setting by running in-person consultations, staffing events, and managing retail locations as an Energy Consultant or Energy Advisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contact, qualify, and schedule appointments with homeowners who have expressed interest in solar.
  • Obtains client information by answering telephone calls; interviewing clients; verifying information.
  • Determines eligibility by comparing client information to requirements.
  • Deliver messages through simple scripts with your own added personality. Have the coachability to receive and implement technical sales and solar coaching.
  • Achieve specific calling and conversion goals.
  • Provide a pleasant buying experience for customers while assertively pursuing every opportunity.

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide creative ideas to improve performance and morale
  • Assist with other areas of the business as needed (retail, sales, marketing, events)
  • Generate new leads for the sales team. Ex: through referral calling campaigns, sponsorship events, or personal networking

Skills and Qualifications

  • Verbal Communication, Phone Skills, Listening, Data Entry Skills, People Skills, Informing, Customer Focus, Customer Service, Attention to Detail, Professionalism, Multi-tasking.
  • Ability to work hard, be coachable, and accomplish set goals.
  • Maturity to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • An excellent work/education record and are eligible for rehire with previous employers.
  • Experience in solar or phone sales is a plus.
  • Passion for or to learn about renewable energy and solar.

Compensation

Guaranteed base pay plus bonuses. An increase in pay plus a full benefits package will become available upon successfully completing 90 days.

+ Residential Energy Consultant - Austin, DFW, Houston, San Antonio

The Residential Energy Consultant is responsible for educating, qualifying, and advising future customers on the benefits of smart energy conservation and consumption practices. Our relationships with the industry’s largest Manufacturers can be leveraged to target multiple customer profiles. You will have unlimited earning potential and your overall compensation will be 100% Commission based. Average first year earnings of $75,000-$120,000 - thru uncapped commission and bonus structure.

Responsibilities

  • Consult with prospective customers on solar energy solutions for their home
  • Achieve sales goals including quotas, lead response timeliness, meeting conversions, etc.
  • Participate in on-the- job training, classroom instruction, self-study, licensing (if applicable), and lead qualifying activities
  • Qualify prospective customers using established and creative lead method to build your book of business
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with your sphere of influence and the community
  • Work with our Affiliate Partners and Vendors to ensure flawless execution of lead response, lead nurturing, etc.
  • Weekly reporting
  • Participation in events selected for outreach to prospective solar customers

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
  • Self-motivated, energetic personality with exceptional sales skills as well as willingness to initiate and implement process improvements

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.

Benefits:

  • We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, upward mobility, and an exciting fast paced culture. For this reason we offer a growing Benefit Plan that includes the following:
  • Uncapped Earning Potential
  • Access to dedicated company vehicles for sales calls
  • Participation in the Freedom Solar Fitness Team
  • Generous employee discount program for solar

+ Multimedia Production Marketing Intern

The Multimedia Production Marketing Intern will work closely with the Marketing Director to produce the Texas Energy Lab weekly radio show on Talk 1370AM and podcast, a half-hour interview-based show covering sustainability and innovation in the Lone Star State. This intern will develop video, audio, and social media content that will create awareness of the show and help us develop business opportunities for Freedom Solar, the show’s title sponsor and #1 solar installer in Texas.

What will you be doing?

  • Develop a strategic plan for the show direction based on company goals, audience insights, and available resources
  • Identify, contact, and book guests for the show and coordinate scheduling between the show hosts, guests, and station
  • Design, develop, create, and distribute supporting multimedia content before, during, and after each episode (photos, videos, shareable snippets of audio and/or video, written stories, etc.) for Freedom Solar and guests to use for marketing purposes on an ongoing basis
  • Build rapport and partner with guests to share and ensure broader distribution of content and to expand the awareness, reach, and engagement of the show

As part of this internship, there may be other opportunities to build multimedia content for Freedom Solar outside the scope of the radio show (e.g. stop-motion video of a solar installation in progress or capturing drone footage of projects including still and motion video), if time permits and as mutually agreed.

What experience is required for the role?

  • A track record of creating multimedia content, commensurate with undergraduate coursework. Candidates are encouraged to include a portfolio of your work with the application.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate DSLR camera equipment (still photography and video)
  • Ability to operate a drone preferred
  • Understanding of basic composition and techniques
  • Previous experience assisting on photo and video shoots
  • Some knowledge of or experience with photo, video, and audio editing
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premiere) preferred

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has their own computer and other camera equipment
  • Is comfortable handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Is a problem-solver who can roll with changes and get things done in the face of obstacles
  • Is a self-starter who can jump in and contribute
  • Is a collaborator and team player
  • Is adaptable, able to pivot and move forward with new constraints
  • Is able to anticipate needs and develop detailed action plans

Availability Requirements:

Must be available for 5 to 10 hours per week, at least half of which will be onsite at our Westlake studio for the show recording (typically Thursdays at 10am but can adjust as necessary) and at Freedom Solar’s office in south Austin.

This is a hands-on, paid internship that will last through December with the possibility of extending the internship into the spring semester.

+ Solar Advisor

Our people are the best in the industry, creating positive relationships with customers that set us apart from other solar companies. That’s why we strive to reward our team with outstanding compensation, training and development, and opportunities for promotion. If you are customer-focused, professional, and enjoy talking to people in retail and event settings, become a Solar Advisor at Freedom Solar and join us in leading the solar revolution!

Responsibilities:

  • Arrive at selling locations as scheduled, with your sales materials and uniform (all provided)
  • Engage and educate prospective customers about the opportunity save money on electricity and help the environment by putting solar on their homes or businesses
  • Schedule an appointment for prospects with one of our Energy Consultants for a personalized proposal
  • Work closely with other team members and assist them with selling/closing techniques

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Sincere passion for solar energy
  • 2 years sales and customer service experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome objections and close with customers
  • Understand sales techniques and customer needs
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Evening and/or weekend availability preferred
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing schedules and business needs
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • We are seeking local candidates with a stable work history and a GREAT ATTITUDE!

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation includes an hourly rate plus an incentive per appointment
  • Additional bonus for each sale (closed by one of our Energy Consultants)
  • No cap on commissions
  • Opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Industry-leading technology tools to support our sales staff
  • Training and mentorship
  • Great culture and team atmosphere

Job Type: Part-time

+ Commercial Installer

Join a Commercial system installation crew responsible for installing systems from 10kW – 1MW+.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification

  • Valid Apprentice Electrician license
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid OSHA 10 (30 is 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 10 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 fly a DJI Phantom drone safely

Experience:

  • Commercial solar installation experience recommended
  • Electrical experience recommended

Scope of Work:

  • Clearly communicate start times with the crew.
  • Attend safety meetings daily, before any work is performed on site.
  • Install racking system per manufacturer’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.
  • 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 residential systems
  • Work with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods

Job Type: Full-time

+ Residential Installer

Join a Residential system installation crew responsible for installing systems from 1kW – 30kW.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification

  • Valid Apprentice Electrician license
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid OSHA 10 (30 is preferred)

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of local electrical codes
  • Knowledge of residential 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 10 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 fly a DJI Phantom drone safely

Experience:

  • Residential solar installation experience recommended
  • Electrical experience recommended

Scope of Work:

  • Clearly communicate start times with the crew.
  • Attend safety meetings daily, before any work is performed on site.
  • Install racking system per manufacturer’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.
  • 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 residential systems
  • Work with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods

Job Type: Full-time

+ Commercial Lead Installer

Lead a Commercial system installation crew responsible for installing systems from 10kW – 1MW+.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification

  • Valid Apprentice Electrician license
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid OSHA 10 (30 is 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 10 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 fly a DJI Phantom drone safely

Experience:

  • Commercial solar installation experience
  • Installation team leadership experience
  • Electrical experience recommended

Scope of Work:

  • Clearly communicate start times with the crew.
  • Attend safety meetings daily, before any work is performed on site.
  • Install racking system per manufacturer’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.
  • 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 residential systems
  • Work with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods

Job Type: Full-time

+ Residential Electrician

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

Qualifications:

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 - not a requirement)

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.

Job Type: Full-time

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