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Current Openings

Learn more about the opportunities we currently have open below.

+ Inventory Project Coordinator - Austin, TX

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of Texas. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service.

Purpose: We are looking for a professional meticulous Inventory Project Coordinator to join our Operation and Maintenance (O&M) team in Austin, TX. The Inventory Project Coordinator will be responsible for tracking incoming inventory and notifying Project Coordinator of order status. This role will work with vendors in overseeing the accounting and billing functions of orders and ensure that all invoices are paid.

Job Functions:

  • Oversees customer billing function of O&M and Service Dept.

  • Responsible for manufacturer billing and Returned Merch Authorization (RMA)

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  • Tracks inbound and outbound shipments of Service Inventory and Manufacturer Materials using excel spreadsheets

  • Works closely with Field Services Technician to correctly order parts needed for project

  • Responsible for managing service inventory, tools, and fleet

  • Works with manufacturers to ensure compensation for billable warranty calls is remitted

  • Works with Project Managers and Project Coordinator to dispatch Field Service Technicians when replacement materials arrive to ensure quick turnaround times

  • Interacts with Freedom Solar Power sales, operations, accounting, procurement, and warehouse teams to ensure efficiency throughout of all O&M processes

  • Oversees necessary paperwork, timekeeping, and inventory processing for all service calls

  • Verifies collection of payments and assist with other duties and procedures as assigned by O&M Manager

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • 1-2 years of previous inventory, procurement, or project coordinator experience

  • Prior billing experience strongly preferred

  • Prior experience using HubSpot a plus!

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Highly detail-oriented and organized

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast pace setting with multiple departments and teams

  • Ability and willingness to help escalated customers

  • Willingness to learn to navigate manufacturer monitoring portals for PV and Storage systems

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel

Job Type: Full-time, Monday - Friday

Pay Range: $15-17 per hour depending on experience.

Additional Compensation: Bonus potential and opportunities for overtime.

This Job Is: A job for which military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply.

+ Field Services Technician - Austin, Houston or San Antonio, TX

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of Texas. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service.

Purpose: We are seeking a Field Service Technician to join our team in either Austin, Houston, or San Antonio, TX. The Field Service Tech will be responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing Residential and Commercial Photovoltaic, Storage, and Off-Grid systems. This role will report to the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Manager. Duties include but is not limited to:

Job Functions:

  • Responds to services calls from dispatch on behalf of customers with solar system issues

  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs Solar, Storage, and Off-Grid systems

  • May get on roofs to physically remove, replace or repair solar panels

  • Communicates findings and follow procedures set out by Project Managers and O&M Manager

  • Completes necessary paperwork, timekeeping, and inventory processing for all service calls

  • Collects payment for services rendered and potentially upsells customers in the field

  • Complete jobs disposition form after every service call

  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the O&M Manager

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • 1-2 years of high-volume service/field technical experience required; solar industry experience strongly preferred

  • Must have a thorough understanding of Residential electrical systems, components, and how to work in a safe manner around residential electrical components

  • Valid Apprentice Electrical License required within 30 days of hire

  • Valid OSHA 10 required within 30 day of hire; (OSHA 30 preferred)

  • Valid Driver’s License required

  • Must be able withstand heights and work outdoors for long periods of time in hot and cool climates

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of local electrical codes

  • Knowledge of residential PV design and components

  • Thorough understanding of residential AC (MicroInverters) and DC (String & Optimizer) PV systems

  • Ability to work alone and with teams in a safe manner

  • Ability to learn new technical skills and diagnostic/troubleshooting processes

  • 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 receive and distribute instructions

  • Ability to drive a branded company truck and trailer in a safe and professional manner

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay Range: $18-$22 per hour depending on experience (some weekends)

Additional Compensation: Bonus potential and opportunities for overtime.

This Job Is: A job for which military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply.

+ Site Assessor - San Antonio, TX

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer in the state of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of the Lone Star State. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service

Job Summary: We are looking to a Site Assessor to join our team in San Antonio, TX. The Site Assessor is responsible for providing a high level of service and expertise in the site evaluation, measurements, shade reporting, qualification, special needs, and overall ability to support solar array. Site Assessors will also conduct on-site studies for commercial and/or residential projects. They will determine the best type, size and layout of solar panels and communicate site details to company designs and installation teams.

Job Duties

  • Document electrical set-up and capabilities
  • Document any existing structure or facility variances
  • Attending project, weekly operational and safety meetings
  • 40% travel statewide / Weekend availability upon request
  • Effective, accurate & timely communications with Service Dept.
  • Daily reporting, Computer Skills, Emails, Uploads and SWF reporting
  • Assist other departments as directed
  • All other duties and tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of experience in construction, solar or PV strongly preferred
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license
  • Must be willing to travel/commute to various job site
  • Prior experience and knowledge of commercial & residential electrical projects.
  • Must be able to navigate commercial & residential roofing systems including multi-story structures, with OSHA 10 training certification & safety harness experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Must be highly organized and process-oriented

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to withstand heights, be on roofs and climb ladders

· Ability to lift 50+ lbs.

· Ability to bend, stretch, squat and lift.

· Ability to work in 100+ degree weather

Benefits for Full-Time Positions:

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

+ Financial Controller - Austin, TX

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer in the state of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of the Lone Star State. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service

We are seeking a highly experienced and detailed-orientated Financial Controller to join our team in Austin, TX. The Controller is responsible for overseeing accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with financial reporting standards.

The ideal Control should have the following qualities:

  • Detail-Oriented: Accuracy and timeliness are important to you; details and deadlines are a top priority. You communicate across teams and to leadership team clearly and concisely.

  • Strong Desire to Learn and Contribute: You are willing to learn new systems and pro-actively strategize how they could be better as a partner to the CEO. You have a ‘can-do’ attitude to help others within your team and across the company.

  • Commitment to Integrity: You are a strong leader within the accounting and finance office, exemplifying clear, honest communication within and external to your team.

  • Passion for Renewable Energy!

Job Duties:

  • Lead organization’s accounting team

  • Prepare monthly financial statements, review jobs in process, and updated progress reports for project managers.

  • Possess Advanced Excel Skills and job cost reporting

  • Manage AP, AR, Payroll, and Benefits (e.g. 401k)

  • Represent company in external discussions with bankers and financial professionals

  • Reconcile monthly Balance Sheet, WIP to general ledger

  • Analyze Financial Trends, Forecast P&L, & Compare Actual to Forecasts

  • Create Regional P&Ls, departmental budgets, and Residential Commercial Backlog Forecast

  • Maintain internal control processes in place and improve as appropriate

  • Close GAAP financials monthly within 10 working days

  • Evaluate Tax Efficiencies for various company entities

  • Develop a cash flow /treasury process that minimizes bank borrowings while keeping leadership fully informed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience required, 15+ years strongly preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of Controller experience required

  • Must have prior management experience supporting CEO/President

  • 4 years-experience of Job Cost Accounting/% Completion Experience strongly preferred

  • CPA or MBA a strong plus

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Short-Term Disability Insurance

Job Type/Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

  • Full-Time

+ Demand Generation Marketing Manager - Austin

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer in the state of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of the Lone Star State. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service.

Job Functions:

Freedom Solar is looking for an analytical and relationship-oriented marking manager to join the team in Austin, Texas as a Demand Generation Marketing Manager (Marketing Manager). While reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Manager is responsible for owning the lead generation accountability and manage third party lead sources. This position will also lead our digital agency by managing company website, SEO and PPC.

Job Duties:

  • Strategies, plans, and executes demand generation program to deliver a consistent growing pipeline of quality leads

  • Generates residential and commercial solar demand through digital and other channels

  • Builds campaign audience through external focused lead generation through SEO, SEM, email marketing, content market, remarking and paid advertisement efforts

  • Mange relationships with agency partners and lead vendors to increase lead volume while maintaining or reducing customer acquisition cost

  • Owns accountability to senior management for lead volume targets, marketing funnel performance and forecasting on weekly basis.

  • Drives rapid sales growth by delivering high quality leads from a variety of sources

  • Generates solar demand through digital and other channels

  • Implements technical website changes and oversees content development and marketing campaigns

  • Recommends, tests, optimizes, and scales new lead generation opportunities and partners

  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertisement, Sales, Marketing, Business or equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred

  • 7 to 10 years of relevant experience required

  • Must have B2B and B2C marketing experience with lead generation or direct response responsibilities and budget management

  • Must be highly skilled in analyzing complex quantitative data to determine program effectiveness, ROI and forecasting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with HubSpot and Google Analytics/Search Console

  • Advanced team collaboration and negotiating skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Ability to anticipate trends and proactively problem-solve to mitigate risk

  • Skilled in Microsoft Suites (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

+ Outside Sales Associate - San Antonio

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer in the state of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of the Lone Star State. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service.

Job Functions:

Freedom Solar is looking for an enthusiastic entry-level Outside Sales Associate in San Antonio, Texas. The Outside Sales Associate is responsible for generating referrals through door to door sales, building excellent rapport, educating the homeowner on the benefits of going solar, and selling the appointment at the door.

This is a great opportunity to build sales career, gain hands-on experience in a fast-growing industry, and earn excellent uncapped compensation. This role has upward mobility of becoming an Outside Sales Consultant.

Job Duties:

  • Generate quality solar sales leads through door to door sales

  • Educate prospects on the value of solar energy

  • Represent the company professionally

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Attend all Sales Meetings

  • Accurately track metrics on a house by house basis

  • Record personal metrics and report them to the Canvassing Manager daily and in a timely manner

  • Perform other duties or responsibilities as required

Schedule:

Part-time position with flexible work hours/weekends

Salary:

Base pay is $12 per hour with unlimited bonuses potential for appointments ran and contracts sold by our team of Outside Sales Consultants. Average Outside Sales Associations makes around $1,400 per week ($74,000 per year) working part time! Employees are paid on a weekly basis. Hours are flexible. This role is eligible for a sign-on bonus.

Qualifications:

  • Prior sales, marketing, or equivalent experience preferred but not required. We will train you!

  • Must have exceptional verbal communication skills

  • Metrics minded individual

  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented

  • Must have reliable transportation and pass MVR check

  • Must have access to a smartphone

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to stand and walk for a full shift outdoors in summer and winter conditions

+ Canvassing Manager - Austin, DFW, Houston, San Antonio

Are you a results-oriented and energetic leader who wants to help us lead the solar revolution in Texas? We are looking for an experienced Canvassing Manager who can implement a successful solar door to door program from the ground up and expand it statewide. The person in this role will play a key role in helping us achieve and maintain #1 market share while preserving our company’s impeccable reputation for quality and service. With the support and guidance of marketing and sales leadership, you will create the program, build your team, and grow as you meet sales targets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build a winning canvassing model that can grow regionally
  • Train and develop canvassers as a career path to team leadership or sales
  • Hire, train, motivate, coach, and hold team accountable to exceeding goals
  • Lead a team of door to door canvassers who will educate homeowners about solar, prequalify leads, and schedule high-quality appointments for our salespeople
  • Meet weekly lead generation targets by setting locations and hours to knock each week, securing permits, staffing shifts, transporting canvassers to neighborhoods, providing ongoing training and feedback to team, and creating a culture of positivity, passion, and accountability
  • Utilize technology to measure and improve performance
  • Provide regular updates to marketing and sales leadership
  • Maintain strong relationships with the sales and operations teams to coordinate canvassing activities around installations and appointments, and to obtain sales feedback on quality of appointments set

Qualifications

  • You must be ready to go on day one, have tireless energy, be able and willing to anticipate and solve problems, and have a passion for growing solar in Texas
  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done and meet or exceed your targets while demonstrating a high degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Stellar communications and organizational skills
  • Past door to door sales manager experience required; solar industry experience strongly preferred
  • Work hours include evenings and Saturdays
  • Safe driving record
  • Some statewide travel will be expected after program expands into new markets
  • Experience with Sales Rabbit and HubSpot a plus
  • BA/BS preferred

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation with base salary and performance-based commissions
  • Health benefits
  • Company vehicle and gas are provided
  • Career potential in a dynamic and growing industry
  • Fun and supportive culture, team outings and events

+ 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

+ Commercial Installer - Austin

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, Average Weekly Pay $1500! - Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio

Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of the Lone Star State. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service. We are looking for a Solar Installation Technician to join our team in Austin, Dallas, Houston, or San Antonio.

Purpose: Join a residential system installation crew responsible for installing systems from 1kW – 30kW solar systems.

Job Functions:

-Attends safety meetings daily, before any work if performed on site.

-Installs racking system per manufacture’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.

-Installs DC and AC equipment per plans and local codes

-Commissions PV systems safely

-Tests system components while the system is operational. Report all findings/issues to the Project Manager

-Assists in system designs and procurement for residential systems• Work with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods

Qualifications/Experience:

-Valid Apprentice Electrical License required

-Valid Driver’s License required

-Valid OSHA 10 required; (OSHA 30 preferred)

-Residential solar installation experience recommended

-Electrical experience strongly recommended

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-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 receive and distribute instructions

-Ability to communicate problems to Project Manager

-Ability to drive a truck and trailer safely

Job Type: Full-time

Pay Range: Entry level installers makes on average $1,500 per week. (Between $52K and $78K per year). Employees are paid weekly!

Additional Compensation: Bonuses

This Job Is: A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

+ Commercial Lead Installer - Austin

Purpose: Manages a commercial system installation crew responsible for installing systems from 10kW – 1MW.

Duties:

  • Clearly communicate start times and work orders with the crew.
  • Holds safety meetings daily, before any work if performed on site.
  • Organizes a job site and keep organized throughout the entire construction process.
  • Installs racking system per manufacture’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.
  • Develops field plans for wiring configuration for DC circuits and grounding of the array
  • Manages the panel installation per plans and local codes
  • Installs DC and AC equipment per plans and local codes
  • Commissions PV systems safely
  • Tests system components while the system is operational. Report all findings/issues to the Project Manager
  • Assists in system designs and procurement for commercial systems
  • Works with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods; Attends city and utility inspections
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Project Manager

Qualifications

  • Valid Apprentice Electrician license required; Valid Journeyman Electrician license highly preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Valid OSHA 10; OSHA 30 highly preferred
  • Valid forklift certification highly preferred

Requirements/Experience:

  • 2+ years of commercial solar installation experience required
  • Prior crew supervisory or equivalent experience required
  • Prior electrical experience preferred
  • Frequent travel required; up to 50% per year

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 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

+ Residential Electrician - Houston, Dallas and Austin

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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