OHIO SOLAR: CINCINNATI - (513) 400-7340 | KENTUCKY SOLAR: LEXINGTON - (859) 312-7456, LOUISVILLE - (502) 264-7615

Employment: Full-time

Minimum Experience: Mid to high level

Compensation: Competitive + company bonus + performance bonus

Location: Lexington, KY

Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a multi-talented and endlessly energetic Office Manager for a highly respected solar power company that is growing at a very rapid pace. This role will require the candidate to expertly juggle many project scheduling, planning and administrative areas and also at the same time be our public and professional inside sales face to our clients. Critical to performance of this role will be the experience, interest or capability to not only fully use existing systems but to proactively help develop and improve our current customer and project management approaches. Key areas of focus will be CRM system management, tracking and update, install project management and scheduling and job expense and income processing through QuickBooks. This role is the key to all others in the business working in their most effective way.


    » Customer contact and service management, CRM upkeep and contract processing
    » Generation of routine sales and operational performance tracking reports
    » Residential, commercial and utility job permitting, utility liaison, inspection and customer scheduling
    » Install teams time logging and salary payment systems
    » Accounts receivable and payable data entry and management through QuickBooks
    » Office administration of invoices, supplies, printing, sales materials and install teams travel and accommodation needs
    » Administrative support to business partners for customer contacts, presentations and meetings
    » Fleet vehicle management
    » Project management of proposed updated CRM, job tracking and performance reporting software systems

Required Skills

    » QuickBooks
    » Microsoft Office suite with a focus on Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    » Adobe Acrobat Pro
    » Aptitude to study and become familiar (basic level) with technical aspects of solar power
    » Strong and confident telephone skills
    » Professional written skills
    » Excellent communications skills to team, supervisor and peers
    » Ability to efficientlyprioritize large task loads and communicate expectations clearly to internal and external customers
    » Detail orientated and capable of organizing frequently changing (weather related) work schedules
    » Able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks
    » A strong sense of fun and adventure and a willingness like all of the team to learn on the run, take risks and have a go at anything

Desired Skills

    » Bookkeeping and accounting experience in the construction or energy industry
    » Associates degree or better
    » Ability to work additional hours as seasonal work or project loads flex
    » Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration of application


    » Competitive salary plus personal and company performance bonus system.
    » Paid time off.
    » Company 401K.
    » Paid per diem for any time away from home.

About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, SES delivers cutting edge renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested in being a key part of a new industrial revolution and changing the world?

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