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LEVEL I INSTALLERS

Residential and Commercial

Solarponics Energy Systems – Atascadero, CA

Updated 05-01-19

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for several solar equipment installers, for full-time work. About 55% of our work is on residential rooftops, 20% ground mount systems, and 25% commercial job sites.

Solarponics provides a respectful and safe work environment where each employee is a key member of their team, working toward a common goal, a better product, and a better work environment, a better community.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Must be familiar with the construction site environment, comfortable working around ladders and on various roof types, can use a shovel, have basic hand tools and can use a string line. We expect employees to be on time, and prepared to perform the best they can, every day.

The right candidate will have a desire to learn and grow, with a great regard for the quality of the craft. Selected candidates will receive excellent job skills training in the renewable energy sector.

PAY: Starting at $14/hour, DOE, plus training and benefits.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. Position requires you pass a drug screen and background check. Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs.

Please email a reply with: summary of your work experience, contact information, desired pay rate, available start date to:

Email resume and cover letter to: josh@solarponics.com

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.


LEVEL II INSTALLERS

Residential and Commercial

Solarponics Energy Systems – Atascadero, CA

Updated 05-01-19

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for several solar equipment installers, for full-time work. About 55% of our work is on residential rooftops, 20% ground mount systems, and 25% commercial job sites.

Solarponics provides a respectful and safe work environment where each employee is a key member of their team, working toward a common goal, a better product, a better work environment, a better community.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  3-years experience preferred in the construction trades, plumbing, electrical, roofing, and/or solar experience. Must be familiar with the construction site environment, comfortable working around ladders, and on various roof types. We expect employees to be on time, and prepared to perform the best they can, every day.

The right candidate will have a desire to learn and grow, with a great regard for the quality of the craft. Selected candidates will receive on-going job skills training in the renewable energy sector.

PAY: Starting at $18/hour, DOE plus training and benefits.

Applicants must have a verifiable work history, a valid driver’s license. Position requires you pass a drug screen and background check. Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs.

Please email a reply with: summary of your work experience, contact information, desired pay rate, available start date to:

Email resume and cover letter to: josh@solarponics.com

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.


SOLAR SALES ASSOCIATE

Residential

Updated 05-01-19

Renewable Energy is a personally rewarding and fast-growing industry. The local leader in solar energy systems and energy management on the Central Coast is looking for a residential Sales Associate to join their team of passionate renewable energy professionals.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Sales Associate is a full-time position responsible for establishing and tracking their own pipeline of customers, as well as assisting the sales manager with customer outreach, qualify leads, and tracking leads throughout the sale process. The Sales Associate works both in-house and in the field. The Sales Associate reports directly to the sales manager.

Solarponics provides a respectful and safe work environment where each employee is a key member of their team, working toward a common goal, a better product, a better work environment, a better community.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Outbound customer calling, tracking and follow up.

Identify sales prospects and contact these and other customers as assigned.

Identify and address client objectives.

Learn about and explain company products and services to potential clients.

Identify target neighborhoods for canvassing.

Follow-up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.

Compile and generate spreadsheets, presentations, summary reports.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Participate in marketing events such as mixers, trade shows, and events.

Build sales pipeline via self-generated leads.

Additional customer service and sales tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to persuade and influence others.

Ability to generate and present reports and presentations.

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM software.

Excellent reading, writing, and arithmetic skills.

Maintain a professional, respectful appearance and attitude.

Possession of a valid state drivers license. Work requires local travel.

Willingness to work a flexible schedule that will include some nights and weekends.

Use of personal vehicle is expected, with mileage reimbursement.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires significant local commuting with up to 30% weekend and evening work. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Some long distant neighborhood walking may be required.

WHO WILL SUCCEED IN THIS POSITION: A successful candidate will be outgoing, love working with people, and passionate about renewable energy, conservation, and resource management. Successful Sales Representatives are confident, conscientious, self-motivated, achievement-oriented, and not easily discouraged.

COMPENSATION: DOE. Hourly plus commission and bonuses.

Email resume and cover letter to: jane@solarponics.com

Please email a reply with: summary of your work experience, contact information, desired pay rate, available start date to:

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.


ENTRY SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Solarponics Energy Systems, Inc - Atascadero, CA

Updated 05-01-19

JOB DESCRIPTION: In this position, the service tech will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of the maintenance, inspection, operation and repair of renewable energy systems on our commercial and residential projects. We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and consistent, long-term work.

Solarponics provides a respectful and safe work environment where each employee is a key member of their team, working toward a common goal, a better product, and a better work environment, a better community.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Wash and service residential and commercial solar panel systems.

    • Perform routine maintenance of solar and plumbing systems in residential and commercial applications.

  • Assist in installation of plumbing systems including solar pool heating, solar water heating, and radiant heating and cooling systems.

  • Communicating with customers upon arrival and completion of work, ensuring customer satisfaction with service.
  • Maintain a professional, respectful appearance and attitude.
  • Possession of a valid state drivers license. Work requires local travel.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:

High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree and/or professional accreditation a plus.

ONE+ year(s) technical and trade experience preferred.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Pass a background check, drug screen and DMV check.

Proficient using basic hand tools, power tools.

Comfortable using ladders and working from heights.

The right candidate will have a desire to learn and grow, with a great regard for the quality of the craft. Selected candidates will receive on-going job skills training in the renewable energy sector.

PAY: Starting at $15/hour, DOE.

Applicants must have a verifiable work history, a valid driver’s license. Position requires you pass a drug screen and background check.

Please email a reply with: summary of your work experience, contact information, desired pay rate, available start date to:

Email resume and cover letter to: jane@solarponics.com

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.


ENTRY LEVEL SERVICE COORDINATOR

Solarponics Energy Systems, Inc - Atascadero, CA

Updated 05-01-19

JOB DESCRIPTION: TBD

Solarponics provides a respectful and safe work environment where each employee is a key member of their team, working toward a common goal, a better product, and a better work environment, a better community.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • TBD.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:

TBD

PAY: TBD

Applicants must have a verifiable work history, a valid driver’s license. Position requires you pass a drug screen and background check.

Please email a reply with: summary of your work experience, contact information, desired pay rate, available start date to:

Email resume and cover letter to: jane@solarponics.com

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.