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Solar Job Openings

Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a Design & Engineering Team Leader to drive PV design and project management activities, ensuring all residential, commercial and utility sales transition seamlessly to high quality installations. This position will require an engineer with strong organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills and will give any applicant significant exposure to all aspects of the solar industry and equip them for rapid career growth if they possess the needed capabilities. Experience in the solar industry is preferred as is a passion for and an interest in renewable energy and a willingness to take part in a broad range of company activities.

SES is the region’s largest, most trusted and most rapidly growing clean energy construction company. SES is seeking to put the best talent in place to power our region's clean energy future.


    » Works closely with sales team to transition customer contracts to system designsincluding complete electrical schematics, mechanical designs and permitting packages.
    » Produces commercial and utility project proposals including modeling of energy output.
    » Manages design assistant(s) and interns in the production of proposals, permitting and utility interconnection activities.
    » Manages client PV system monitoring, reporting and corrective action processes.
    » Supervises the selection and ordering of major components for routine projects.
    » Leads specification and review of all install team job materials.
    » Leads design and production of all project submittal and training materials.
    » Provides technical support to key clients.
    » Manages project inspection and acceptance processes.


    » Electrical (preferred) or Mechanical Engineering Degree.
    » Minimum 1- 2 years relevant work experience.
    » Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise complex parallel project activities.
    » Familiarity with CAD design software.
    » Ability to learn and utilize HelioScope and PVSyst solar design software.
    » Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    » Strong customer facing written and verbal communication abilities.
    » Familiarity with key PV systems components, their function and key operating criteria.
    » Willingness to participate in PV install projects on an occasional basis.
    » Ability to learn site and electrical survey skills for project proposal preparation.
    » Ability to work as team player.
    » Must have valid clean driver's license and the ability to pass a background check and drug screening.

This is a full-time position based in Lexington, KY. Limited travel up to 15% with paid per diem. Salary based on experience but includes company and personal performance bonus. Planned 40-hour work week, paid vacation, holidays and 401k.

About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia. We lead the region in the design and installation of residential, commercial, utility and institutional photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Steve Ricketts, at