Native, Inc. is a leader in the solar energy market committed to providing its customers with intelligently designed, efficient, and cost effective energy systems. We install solar photovoltaic systems for residential and commercial customers and are responsible for the sale, design, financing, and installation of hundreds of solar energy projects throughout the State of Texas.

Native is seeking talented people to join our team, helping to grow our business as the leader in solar energy development. Our rapid growth has created the need for a Solar Site Assessor/PV Service Technician in the Austin/Hill Country area. This position will work closely with our operations team, system designers, electricians and installers.

Solar Site Assessor

Type: Full-time
Open: Immediately
Deadline: August 30, 2015
(or until filled)

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Solar Site Assessor Benefits:

  • Paid training
  • Full benefits package for full-time employees
  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Competitive compensation
  • Hourly pay
  • Cellphone + gas reimbursements
  • Employee referral program

Solar Site Assessor Responsibilities:

  • Interface with customers and internal personnel to schedule and coordinate site assessments
  • Measure roof area, document obstructions, and evaluate overall roof conditions
  • Access electrical systems and note locations for equipment placement
  • Perform shading analysis using tools such as Solmetric SunEye and/or Solar Pathfinder
  • Address customer questions during site visit and provide a general timeline of expectations
  • Communicate site details to the company’s solar designers and installation teams
  • Create detailed site drawings and photos; sharing reports with a 1-day turnaround
  • Upload/enter data into Native’s shared network and project management systems
  • Set up monitoring equipment at customer’s residence and coordinate a walk-through with customer
  • Coordinate customer equipment package upon final completion of project
  • Troubleshoots and repairs solar PV systems in an efficient and safe manner
  • Provides feedback to sales, design, and install teams for best practice improvement
  • Educates customers on how solar PV systems perform and operate
  • Responds to customer emails and phone calls relating to questions and service requests
  • Lead equipment warranty and vendor RMA processes for customers

Solar Site Assessor Position Requirements:

  • 2 yrs solar experience required, preferably in a leadership role; additional construction or roofing experience preferred, including knowledge of electrical, structural and roofing
  • Physically able to lift 50 lbs; ability to carry and set up ladders
  • Willingness to work 10-12 hours per day (if needed) and be on the road for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in extreme conditions (hot sun and extreme cold)
  • Highly knowledgeable of Structural and NEC Codes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Software, Google and mobile technology preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude
  • Must pass pre-employment background check, have a clean driving record, valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation

Native, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.