Design and Engineering Coordinator


Sigora Solar, Virginia’s leading solar design and installation company, is looking for a full-time administrative professional to join our Department of Design +Engineering (D+E) as the D+E Coordinator. The mission of the Department of Design and Engineering is to provide every one of our customers with the most code-compliant and top performing solar system possible while maintaining economic responsibility via thoughtful design and proper equipment selection.

Working closely with the Director and Assistant Director of the Department, the D+E Coordinator will be involved in every project the Department takes on in some regard. This position is based in our Waynesboro, VA office. Primary and specific responsibilities of the D&E Coordinator are as follows:

Permitting

  • Fill out permit applications
  • Assemble documents into permit application packets
  • Serve as primary permit runner for jurisdictions that do not allow mailed in applications and coordinate with staff to ensure permits are submitted and picked up in a timely manner
  • Scan issued permits, update in-house database and file hard-copies
  • Maintain records for accounting department of checks written to jurisdictions/utilities

Interconnections

  • Collect signed interconnection agreement forms from Sales

System Installation Binder Assembly

General Coordination

  • Assist in coordination of information and scheduling between D+E, Sales, and Operations
  • Assist in coordination of projects between the Director and Assistant Director of D+E

Other administrative duties as assigned by the Director and/or Assistant Director of D&E

The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Have a highly professional and diligent approach to work
  • Successfully work independently with little supervision
  • Be extremely organized and forward thinking
  • Have the ability to anticipate problems and conflicts, and mitigate their occurrence
  • Be willing and able to spend 1-2 days per week driving around Virginia to deliver and pick up permits in a company-provided vehicle
  • Be courteous and friendly, while also resolute, in the ability to get information and work products from others in a timely manner
  • Produce high quality, error-free work
  • Possess an advanced understanding of computers, internet research, and Excel in particular

What We Offer:

  • A fun, exciting work environment in one of the fastest growing industries in the world
  • Opportunity for professional growth within a unique group of individuals who share an extreme passion for clean energy and the environment
  • Competitive, performance-based compensation
  • Group health insurance plan participation after three months
  • IRA match after six months
  • At-cost residential solar system after six months
  • Paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays after six months

This is an hourly full-time position with a 40-hour workweek. Anticipated hiring range begins at $15/hr, depending on level of education and experience. Apart from a resume or CV, please include a cover letter in which you should tell us why you’re interested in working with Sigora and what makes you a good candidate for this position, along with contact information for three professional references. Please send your materials, attached as one single PDF, to Jon.Kirchner@SigoraSolar.com with "Design & Engineering Coordinator" in subject line.

 

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