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Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

If you think one of the positions below might be a good fit for you, please send us an email: careers@sigorasolar.com

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Sales Analyst (Cville, RVA, NOVA, Raleigh Durham)
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Commercial Sales Executive

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Commercial Solar Installer
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Sales Operations Coordinator and Office Manager– Raleigh Durham
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Marketing and Social Media Specialist

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Energy Technician
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Electricians – Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina 

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PV Technicians – North Carolina, and South Carolina

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PV Installation Manager – Virginia

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Director of Supply Chain – Waynesboro, Virginia

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Purchasing Manager – Waynesboro, Virginia

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Director of Human Resources

Sales Analyst (CVille, RVA, NOVA, Raleigh Durham)

Earn a $5,000 Quick Start Bonus¹

Sigora Solar, the largest and fastest growing solar company in Virginia, is seeking ambitious sales leaders. We are expanding and must immediately fill a limited number of Sales positions. This is your opportunity to be part of a strong, future-focused team and have unlimited earning potential.

As part of the Sigora team, you will receive superior training, coaching & mentoring.  Your daily interaction with the public and in-home sales presentations will teach communication and negotiation skills, setting you up for a bright future with Sigora Solar.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promote Sigora Solar to prospective clients
  • Present Sigora Solar sales presentations to potential residential clients
  • Generate leads 
  • Participation in sales meetings and training sessions
  • Maintain excellent record keeping and reporting 

Qualifications:

    • Energetic, positive attitude, and ambitious with a strong desire to succeed
    • Ability to speak with charisma and confidence
    • Self-motivated and disciplined
    • Open-minded with a passion for learning a wide range of skills that will carry through a variety of career paths
    • Articulate and outgoing
    • Competitive, team player 

Compensation and Benefits:

    • Unlimited performance-based earning opportunities with commissions averaging $2,550 per sale
    • Consistent bonus and contest opportunities
    • Top performers easily earn 6 figures per year

1 Quick Start Bonus is earned over the course of several weeks upon the completion of defined requirements and is not guaranteed.

Sigora Solar is the largest, most successful solar company in the state of Virginia and has created a fantastic structure for sales reps to be successful quickly. We’ve taken the guesswork out of the process and we provide all the necessary tools and training for you to hit the ground running. This is a commission-based opportunity where sales reps have the opportunity to create unlimited financial freedom. There are bonuses, sales competitions with incredible prizes, and a fantastic team-oriented culture of success and motivation.

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment background screen.

Openings are limited so apply today by submitting your resume including your sales experience by email to careers@sigorasolar.com  with the subject line “Sales Representative”

Please, no phone calls.

Commercial Sales Executive

The Commercial Sales Executive will report to the Director of Commercial Sales and will perform various tasks associated with commercial solar sales. This role will be responsible for generating leads, developing proposals/contracts, analyzing project financials, presenting sales materials, executing contracts, and performing many other technical sales related activities. While not a requirement, the ideal candidate will have experience working for a solar energy company or other technical product/service sales experience.  The ideal candidate must have experience with direct sales, business development, lead generation, and be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to identify and generate B2B leads
  • Prequalify commercial clients for solar
  • Analyze solar resource and prepare proposals, contracts, and other sales documentation
  • Prepare and lead sales presentations for direct purchase, finance, lease, and PPA models
  • Effective demonstration of sales process, able to identify buying criteria, eliminate objections, and develop solutions to close the sale
  • Identify local community and business organizations for strategic partnerships
  • Manage and prioritize daily workload
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Prepare and present reports to supervisor(s)
  • Comfortable with projects ranging between $50,000 and $2 million
  • Travel within our operating territory including to remote locations as needed (company vehicles may be provided)

Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Strong ability to close sales
  • Competitive personality
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the solar industry is a bonus
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and effectively multi-task daily and meet deadlines
  • Assertive, confident and clear communicator – via face-to-face, phone, and email
  • Create a fun, motivating and inspiring environment 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred but not required with equivalent successful experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in solar or technical sales related field preferred
  • Proven ability to communicate well, present sales materials, and close deals
  • Business development, market research, and basic financial modeling experience preferred
  • Experience in solar or renewable energy is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with B2B sales is required
  • Experience in a fast-paced, customer facing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to financial inclusion, social justice, and/or access to clean energy
  • Clean DMV driving record (example, no DUIs in the last 5 years)
  • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check
  • Must have valid state driver’s license

If you have what it takes to join Sigora, here’s our promise:

  • We’ll treat you like the awesome human being that you are
  • We’ll offer a career path with growth opportunities
  • We’ll pay you exceptionally well, based on your performance and the value you bring to the organization
  • We’ll provide benefits
  • We’ll welcome you into an organization full of ambitious, creative, amazing people.
  • We’ll have fun

Sigora Solar is Virginia’s leading and fastest growing solar design and installation company with offices in Charlottesville, Richmond, Waynesboro, Manassas, and Raleigh. Sigora was named in the 2015 and 2016 INC.500 list as one of the fastest growing energy companies in the United States. At Sigora, we believe in the responsible production and consumption of energy and we strive to provide access to affordable clean energy through solar production and energy efficiency measures. Sigora’s residential customers receive comprehensive home performance packages that include energy-producing solar panels PLUS consumption reducing energy efficiency improvements.  Sigora’s commercial division is responsible for some of the largest commercial solar installations in the Mid-Atlantic. We offer state-of-the-art PV systems designed to lower business operating costs, increase profitability and showcase organizational commitment to sustainability. Sigora Solar continues to increase our focus on commercial and municipal projects along with plans for expansion into new markets.

Apart from a resume, please include a breathtakingly awesome cover letter in which you should tell us why you would be a fantastic match with Sigora, what makes you a great candidate, what you are passionate about, what motivates you and why you want to work for Sigora. Please send both the resume and the cover letter to Careers@SigoraSolar.com with “Commercial Sales Executive” in the subject line in PDF form.

Commercial Installer (Waynesboro)

Sigora Solar is Central Virginia’s leading and fastest growing solar design and installation company. We are believers in our responsibility for the energy we consume and strive to provide access to affordable clean energy to the world. Sigora is an extremely fast paced company in which hard work and innovation are welcome and rewarded.

We are looking for Central Virginia based Commercial Solar Installers to join our ranks. Your primary role will be installing PV systems on residential and commercial buildings, including both roof and ground mounts.  This position requires a very careful adherence to well-defined work where repeatable results are needed. The work is highly precise in nature and requires a very strong attention to detail. It is vital for the work output to be very high quality, with correct results, time and time again.

The Ideal Candidate is:

  • NABCEP certified preferred, but not required
  • Experienced with at least two years of PV installation
  • A high energy team player
  • Technically inclined
  • Comfortable with heights
  • Can lift 75lbs
  • Passionate about solar energy
  • Comfortable with ready and executing PV designs

If you have what it takes to join our team, here is what we can offer:

  • A career with actual growth opportunities
  • We will pay you properly depending on experience and performance
  • Two weeks paid time off to start accruing after thirty days
  • Seven paid holidays (after thirty days)
  • Company match for group health insurance after sixty days
  • 3% company match for IRA retirement after six months
  • At-cost solar for your home after ninety days
  • Five sick days per year
  • The opportunity to join a dynamic team in a growing company

Please send your resume AND cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for the Sigora team to careers@sigorasolar.com  with “Commercial Installer” in the subject line.  Please send PDF files only – our system automatically deletes messages with any other attachment type.  

Marketing and Social Media Specialist 

Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

We are looking for a social media and communications superstar to join our marketing department in Charlottesville. The ideal candidate will be experienced with social media strategy, content development, marketing, and communications. We are looking for an individual that is creative, passionate, and tech-savvy.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the marketing and communications team with advertising, promotions, and grassroots marketing creative on social media
  • Assist with the development and gathering photos/content from marketing campaigns, and the execution of those campaigns
  • Provide support for the fulfillment of partner agreements and help manage contracts with partners, and tailoring campaigns
  • Assist with website content and updates
  • Research trends in sales and marketing campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Proactive, energetic, and outgoing
  • Experience in communications and marketing strategy and execution 
  • Ability to multitask and stay organized with concurrent projects and partnerships
  • Sharp attention to detail and superb grammar and writing skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with photography, photo editing/photoshop, and other similar software is a plus

Please send your resume AND cover letter to our email with “Marketing and Social Media Specialist” in the subject line. careers@sigorasolar.com We will be accepting applications through September 30th. Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments. 

Sales Operations Coordinator and Office Manager– Raleigh Durham

Sigora Solar is moving into Raleigh Durham! Sigora Solar is currently Virginia’s leading and fastest growing solar design and installation company with offices in Charlottesville, Richmond, Waynesboro, and Manassas. We are expanding into Raleigh Durham and looking for a tech savvy Sales Operations Coordinator and Office Manager to join our team and lead this nascent branch of our company.  The main focus of this position is to assist in facilitating the sales efforts for residential clients along with reception and office managing tasks as required. These tasks include maintaining our in-house CRM, accepting in-bound sales calls and setting appointments, generating new leads, following up with existing clients, and coordinating community events as needed.  This position offers a great opportunity to gain experience in the rapidly growing solar field, using technology (especially Excel) while learning about emerging technologies used in the renewable field.

The focus of this job is on producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. The job environment is stable, based on known relationships with people and well-defined processes. Job knowledge and competency is built through structured step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. Communication with others is based on knowledge of repetitive job routines and procedures gained from sufficient on the job experience. Consistent, error free work based on defined regulations and standards are key measures of job performance success. The job environment promotes steady, methodical work output so that job routines can be completed on time and error-free. This position is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who recognized and supported by management and a stable work environment, can deliver quality work on a consistent basis. The ideal candidate has significant competency with excel, has used CRMs, and has a technical mind.  A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but outstanding applicants without one, will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Compiling and organizing virtual customer files
  • Developing and maintaining various spreadsheets
  • Maintaining internal CRM flow and providing updates to partners’ CRM(s)
  • Sales administration assistance
  • Assist in finding and registering for events
  • Answering incoming sales related calls and setting initial appointments
  • Generating new leads through outreach

The role is fast-paced with the expectation to meet quick turnaround deadlines, both internally and externally. Ideal candidate will be organized, with an ability to multi-task, technically inclined and very comfortable using Excel functions and spreadsheets.

If you have what it takes, here what we can offer you:

  • We’ll treat you like a human being
  • We offer a career with actual growth opportunities
  • We’ll pay you properly, depending on experience and performance, with a minimum 2 weeks paid time off, and paid training
  • Group health match after three months, a simple IRA match during annual open enrollment, ten days paid time off per year, paid sick time, and paid holidays.

Please send your resume AND cover letter to careers@SigoraSolar.com with “Sales Operations Coordinator and Office Manager – Raleigh Durham” in the subject line.  Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments.

Electrician – Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina

Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

If you’re passionate about solar energy, we’ll invest in your future and your education.  We’ve sponsored a cumulative five hundred hours in solar certification.

Job Description

Sigora Solar looking for an Electrician to join our Virginia, South Carolina, or North Carolina crews. The Sigora Solar Electrician will perform photovoltaic power system tie-ins on residential and commercial projects, apply knowledge of NEC, be a resource for field operations to consult with regarding code requirements and AHJ expectations, and act as quality control for electrical work being done by field operations.  They will coordinate with various jurisdictions and utilities to ensure Sigora tie-in methods are both up to code and acceptable to the utilities. Must be willing to work occasional weekends and overnight out of town. We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:

  • OSHA 10 or greater required
  • Journeyman license or greater required
  • 4-6 years or more experience electrical required
  • Commercial, electrical experience preferred
  • Valid state driver’s license in good standing required
  • Hardworking
  • Technically inclined
  • Team player with the “can figure it out gene”
  • Comfortable with heights and in attics
  • Passionate about solar energy and the environment

Benefits

  • We’ll treat you like a human being
  • We offer a career with actual growth opportunities
  • We’ll pay you properly, depending on experience and performance, with a minimum 2 weeks paid time off, and paid trainings
  • Group health match after three months
  • Simple IRA match during annual open enrollment
  • 10 days paid time off per year, paid sick time, and paid holidays

Please send your resume AND cover letter to our email careers@sigorasolar.com with “Electrician – [VA, SC, or NC]”  (depending on which location you are applying for) in the subject line. Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments. 

PV Installation Manager – Maryland

Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

If you’re passionate about solar energy, we’ll invest in your future and your education.  We’ve sponsored a cumulative five hundred hours in solar certification.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have solid technical background of solar systems and/or components. This includes photovoltaic modules, racking or tracking systems, inverters, balance-of-system (AC and DC), transformers, switchgear.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations and emails.
  • Must be comfortable with the technical aspects of the job as well as business and client interactions.
  • Must have project management experience, able to work in a collaborative environment, as well as the ability to work independently
  • Must be self-motivated with an ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Lead by example and enforces company and regulatory safety policies and procedures; addresses non-compliance among all employees, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Ensure that safety and quality are integrated into every phase of the construction process.
  • Fill an integral role in the development of projects by conducting field verifications, assisting in design adjustments, providing knowledge and field experience to project designs and assisting in the permitting process.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, bids out, and ensures fulfillment of aspects of work for project subcontractors.
  • Develops and coordinates project schedules and executes according to plan for assigned projects.
  • Develops and manages the project construction budgets. Identifies cost saving throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Effectively applies and enforces Sigora’s methods through review and enforcement of construction standards and specifications.
  • Reviews and thoroughly understands submittals, plans, and specifications
  • Understands the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation, and operation of grid-tied and stand-alone PV systems along with battery back-ups.
  • Stays informed of new and emerging technologies and the potential application for client engagements

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years in a Project Manager role
  • 5 + years in PV installation experience preferred
  • General contractor license in the state preferred
  • Salary range: 55-62k based on experience and credentials
  • Ability to operate forklifts, pile driver, and other construction equipment
  • NABCEP certification preferred

Benefits

  • We’ll treat you like a human being
  • We offer a career with actual growth opportunities
  • We’ll pay you properly, depending on experience and performance, with minimum 2 weeks paid time off, and paid trainings
  • Group health match after three months
  • Simple IRA match during annual open enrollment
  • 10 days paid time off per year, paid sick time, and paid holidays

Please send your resume AND cover letter to careers@sigorasolar.com with “PV Installation Manager” in the subject line.  We will be accepting applications through 10/30/2018. Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments. 

Director of Supply Chain – Waynesboro, Virginia

Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

We are looking for an experienced Director of Supply Chain professional who will work out of our Waynesboro, Va office. This individual would manage the operations, inventory, and purchasing departments at our company. This position will work closely with the engineering, IT, and operations departments. Below are some of the job responsibilities:

  • Oversees the inventory counts and costs with internal and external vendors to comply with inventory policies
  • Establishing best practices to manage inventory control, material forecasting, and overall operations improvement
  • Negotiating pricing with vendors on all materials and needed products
  • Maintaining inventory flow to ensure customer satisfaction and optimal inventory performance
  • Directly responsible for the development and implementation of overall supply chain strategy, design, processes, and goals
  • Develops policies and procedures for the company’s supply chain in relation to corporate goals
  • Continuous improvement of forecasting tools
  • Perform other duties as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • 5 years of solar experience is preferred
  • 5 years of experience in materials management or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience in energy management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or equivalent experience
  • Understanding supply chain principles
  • Strong negotiation and contracting skills is a must

Benefits:

  • We’ll treat you like a human being
  • We offer a career with actual growth opportunities
  • We’ll pay you properly, depending on experience and performance, with a minimum 2 weeks paid time off, and paid training
  • Group health match after three months
  • Simple IRA match during annual open enrollment
  • 10 days paid time off per year, paid sick time, and paid holiday

Please send your resume AND cover letter to careers@sigorasolar.com with “Director of Supply Chain” in the subject line. Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments. Accepting applications through October 31st, 2018. 

Purchasing Manager – Waynesboro, Virginia

Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

We are looking for a Purchasing Manager to support our operations and supply chain departments. This position will be based out of our Waynesboro, Va office. This individual will negotiate with vendors for the purchase of all materials, supplies, equipment, and services used by our company.  Below are some of the job responsibilities:

  • Establishes and implements methods and best practices related to the system and processes that support inventory management, purchasing, and material control
  • Seeks reliable vendors to provide high-quality goods at reasonable prices
  • Review technical specifications for raw materials, components, equipment or buildings
  • Negotiates purchase prices and contracts for materials and services throughout our company
  • Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power

Job Qualifications:

  • 5 years of solar experience is preferred
  • At least 5 years of purchasing management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of sourcing and vendor management

Benefits:

  • We’ll treat you like a human being
  • We offer a career with actual growth opportunities
  • We’ll pay you properly, depending on experience and performance, with a minimum 2 weeks paid time off, and paid training
  • Group health match after three months
  • Simple IRA match during annual open enrollment
  • 10 days paid time off per year, paid sick time, and paid holidays

Please send your resume AND cover letter to careers@sigorasolar.com with “Purchasing Manager” in the subject line. Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments. Accepting applications through October 31st, 2018. 

Director of Human Resources

Sigora Solar is growing faster than ever, and we need energetic, green-minded, hardworking, innovative team members to help us meet the demand for solar energy.

We offer the potential for rapid advancement, the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in the renewable energy field, and the chance to be part of a team that is ambitious and passionate about making the world a better place. We are absolutely committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diversity of applicants in all fields!

Sigora Solar is looking for a responsible and experienced Director of Human Resources. This person will be accountable for all HR related functions such as compensation evaluation, complying with federal and state laws, recruiting management, and overall coordination of the human resources department. The main duties of this position include:

  • Working directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters
  • Overseeing all staffing needs for all departments, developing and managing recruiting processes across all markets (multi-state)
  • Analyzing compensation structure for all employees annually
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensure organization’s compliance  
  • Annual review of employee benefit offerings
  • Develop and enforce company procedures in relation to time off requests, annual reviews, and all other personnel focused processes
  • Foster a positive and productive work environment, putting systems in place to create a responsible HR department
  • Establish HR-related processes in all markets
  • Maintain a fair and structured work environment and ensure that Sigora’s culture is embraced
  • Annual handbook and policy review
  • Other duties as needed

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Human Resources or related field
  • At least 4 years of experience in human resources
  • SHRM-SCP or SPHR certification is preferred
  • Experience managing a Human Resources Staff
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced work environment

Benefits

  • We offer a career with actual growth opportunities
  • We offer a competitive salary based on experience and performance
  • We’ll pay you properly, depending on experience and performance, with minimum 2 weeks paid time off, and paid training
  • Group health match after three months
  • 3% IRA match during annual open enrollment
  • 10 days paid time off per year, paid sick time, and paid holidays

Please send your resume AND cover letter to careers@sigorasolar.com with “Director of Human Resources” in the subject line. Please send us PDF files only – our system will automatically delete messages with any other attachments. Accepting applications through October 31st, 2018. 

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