Position Overview:

National Energy Installers is seeking a dedicated and experienced Commercial Solar Installer/Technician to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of commercial solar photovoltaic systems. Your expertise in handling various commercial solar equipment and your ability to work efficiently with a strong attention to detail will be essential. You will collaborate with the project management team to ensure that installations are completed on time and in compliance with safety standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, a commitment to quality workmanship, and a comprehensive understanding of commercial solar system components. Join us and contribute to the advancement of sustainable energy solutions for commercial properties.

  • Design solar arrays and model their performance using software such as Helioscope, PVsyst, and AutoCAD
  • Work with the Origination and Project Development teams to prospect and develop new projects
  • Perform onsite feasibility for prospective projects
  • Coordinate with consultants for Civil, Electrical, Environmental, and Structural engineering feasibility
  • Coordinate with vendors for major equipment procurement including: solar PV modules, inverters, mounting systems, battery-energy storage systems, and other balance-of-system components
  • Assist in managing a portfolio of projects, including:
    1. Designing 10% drawings using AutoCAD
    2. Reviewing feasibility study documents from third part engineers
    3. Delegating stamped drawings to third party engineers, vetting the engineering drawings before milestone approval and submittal
    4. Applying for utility interconnection and seeing the project(s) through to approval
    5. Assisting the Project Development team in applying for permitting, seeing the project(s) through to approval
    6. Assisting in the building of the project by fielding RFIs in a time efficient manner
    7. Assisting in the testing and commissioning of the project
  • Engage with the Asset Management team to ensure the projects being built are designed well, taking what is learned to future projects

This is an entry level position (0-2 years’ experience). Must be passionate about the renewable energy business, hardworking and thrive in the fast pace of a rapidly growing company. In addition, the candidate must possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical preferred)

Proficiency with AutoCAD and the ability to think in 3-D with other software tools required:

  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities
  • Proficiency in MS Office 365 including Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Personal Characteristics:
  • Collaborative and engaging team member who partners well with others
  • Strong team orientation and demonstrated customer management skills
  • Results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Passionate about clean energy and enthusiastic to work and learn within the solar industry
  • Strong presence, communication and presentation skills
  • Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly
  • Highly reliable and dependable
  • Analytical problem solver who views obstacles as challenges
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary
Location: Newport Beach, CA 92663

At NEI, our work model requires up to 100% travel for site visits.

Compensation Range:

The salary range for this position is: $70,000 – $75,000, plus individuals may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. Actual compensation within the range will be dependent upon the individual’s skills, experience, qualifications and location, and applicable employment laws.

NOTE: Title and salary will be commensurate with candidate experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

We are committed to equal-employment principles and are dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation or any other protected category or class that may be applicable.

NOTE: Due to the large volume of applicants, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.