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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: September 13, 2022 (newest at the top, oldest at the bottom)


Job Opportunities with the Illinois Power Agency (IPA)

Positions: IPA Consumer Protection Specialist - Chicago, IL

Posted by ISEA: August 12, 2022, Updated September 13, 2022

Overview: 

The Consumer Protection Specialist will support the Illinois Power Agency’s (“Agency”) robust and expanding consumer protection activities for the Agency’s solar incentive programs. The position combines big-picture public policy discussions, the development of implementation strategies and processes, and hands-on activities to run the incentive programs. The Consumer Protection Specialist will work closely with the Consumer Protection Counsel, other Agency staff, and the Agency’s third-party Program Administrators on a consumer protection issues related to the Adjustable Block Program, which provides incentives for distributed generation and community solar projects, and the Illinois Solar For All Program, which offers incentives to support access to solar for low-income households, non-profit organizations, and public facilities.

Click here to read more and apply: IPA Consumer Protection Specialist


Job Opportunities with Energy Solutions

Positions: Solar Programs - Associate, Solar Programs – Project Manager, Solar Programs – Project Manager II

Posted by ISEA: August 25, 2022

Overview: 

At Energy Solutions we focus on the big impacts. And we believe that market-based programs can be a powerful force to deliver large-scale energy, carbon and water-use savings. For 27 years we’ve harnessed that power to offer proven, performance-based solutions for our utility, government, and institutional customers.

Our turnkey products accelerate energy efficiency; enable distributed energy resources; promote market development for beneficial products; and provide technical and policy support to set smart energy standards at the local, state, and national levels. Because of our focus on the market, our innovative products scale quickly and often deliver the majority of our clients’ energy savings.

How do we do it? We look at the market end-to-end to target the best new technologies, work with key partners in the supply chain for seamless adoption, and then help governments and our market partners set rules that require people to use these beneficial technologies.

Why do we do it? Simply put, our market-based products deliver environmental and resource solutions that are better for business and better for society.

We are currently seeking Solar Program Project Managers to join our Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) team. As a member of the DERs team, you will design, develop, and run programs that incentivize the adoption of various DERs including distributed solar, energy storage, demand response, microgrids, and electric vehicle grid integration. These leading-edge energy technologies are critical in driving our nation’s progress toward a decarbonized grid, and you will play a material role, both as an individual contributor and leader, in helping our team make this future a reality.

This unique market opportunity, paired with Energy Solutions mission driven approach, creates a perfect environment for individuals who want to have an active voice in shaping a clean energy future.

Select Positions:

https://energy-solution.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2173018&&&jbsrc=1024#job

https://energy-solution.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2174882&&&jbsrc=1024#job

https://energy-solution.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2178534&&&jbsrc=1024#job

Click here for additional open positions at Energy Solutions


Job Opportunity with Aloha Solar

Position: Solar Installer - Chicagoland Area

Posted by ISEA: July 6, 2022

Overview: 

Aloha Solar was founded in 2017 to provide high quality solar installations, primarily for residents in the western suburbs of Chicago. We are seeking installers to help us meet the growing demand for solar in Illinois and speed up the transition to a clean energy economy. These are part-time, independent contractor positions (1099-based). We offer very competitive hourly salaries. Significant career growth opportunities are possible. Please send resumes and cover letters (if desired) to solaraloha@gmail.com.


Responsibilities:

  • Install all components of the solar system according to plan design
    • Mount racking and panels
    • Run wiring and associated raceways
  • Maintain a clean worksite
  • Follow company and OSHA safety procedures
  • Operate professionally and as a team player

    Qualifications:

    • 1-3 years of solar installation experience or completion of solar training program
    • Comfortable working on rooftops of any heights/pitch
    • Ability to lift, pull, and push materials to complete assigned job task
    • Ability to meet hard and fast deadlines
    • Ability to travel to worksites in Chicagoland area
    • Strong teamwork skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Professional appearance


    Job Opportunities with GRNE Solar

    Positions: Various; See below

    Posted by ISEA: May 19, 2022, Updated August 12, 2022

    Overview: 

    Since 2012, GRNE Solar has been designing and installing commercial and residential solar systems across the Midwest. With our rapid growth, our team is ready to welcome several experienced and driven people to join our team to ensure proper procedure and excellent customer service. These positions are for people-oriented individuals who are focused on adding value to our customers.  All these positions are full-time and include a comprehensive benefits package.

    For more information and to apply, please click on the job link provided or visit our Career Page at  https://www.grnesolar.com/workwithus

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