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We’re Hiring: Solar Project Administrator

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Ailey Solar is the leading solar installer in the Chicagoland Area (and beyond) and proud to be born and bred in the City of Chicago since 2007! Ailey Solar is the only residential solar installer in Illinois that is a unionized contractor. We’re dedicated to exceeding our customer’s expectations by providing the utmost in quality and value in our work and service.   

Ailey Solar seeks a talented, organized, and highly motivated individual to work in our operations and sales teams as we develop solar projects throughout the Chicagoland area. Hands on training will be provided. The position will involve  assisting the sales team during contact with prospective customers and then during production moving solar projects through operational milestones such as permitting, utility interconnection, scheduling and other items. The successful individual will report directly to the management team and will work closely with both operations and sales team members.

There are opportunities for advancement as the organization continues to grow. This is a great way to start your career in solar. Learn on the job and be a part of the solar renewable energy movement.

The Solar Project Administrator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the sales team with a number of tasks during the sales and consultation process with prospective customers.
  • Manage customers throughout the process of obtaining solar on their home.
  • Compile, complete and submit building permits and plan set documents.
  • Obtaining the interconnection agreements and net metering agreements for each project.
  • Recording the progress of each project in the internal systems.
  • Verifying that all needed parts for each project have been ordered.
  • Perform additional duties as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with PCs
  • Attention to detail/organized
  • Time management
  • Promptly getting back to customers
  • Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.A. or similar preferred.
  • Some knowledge of Excel, Word, PDF Editors
  • Experience using Google Docs
  • Familiarity with social media (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress)

Email resume to info@aileysolar.com


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We’re Hiring!

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Sales Representative

We are hiring sales representatives to help us manage the volume of interest we receive. Join our team and help us in our goal to get as much solar on roofs as possible!

Responsibilities include:

  • Sales calls
  • Processing quotes
  • Task management (including using online tools such as wrike.com)
  • Gathering permit documents
  • Social media management
  • Ordering equipment

Required Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with PCs
  • Attention to detail/Organized
  • Time management
  • Promptly getting back to customers
  • Comfortable selling larger priced items
  • Confident on sales calls
  • Always respectful of the customers

Preferred :

  • Some knowledge of Excel, Word, PDF Editors
  • Experience using Google Docs
  • 1+ years of sales experience
  • Familiarity with social media (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress)

Email resume to info@aileysolar.com

Installer

We are looking to hire additional installers immediately. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, hardworking and reliable employees.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work on steep/high altitude conditions (roofs)
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions (heat, rain)
  • Flexible team player
  • Respectful and professional manner
  • Punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • Must pass a full criminal background check, drug screen, and possess good driving record
  • Ability to lift minimum 60 lb

Preferred:

  • Previous  1+ year in solar installation
  • NABCEP qualified
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Construction experience
  • Electrical experience

Email resume to info@aileysolar.com


Visit our booth at the IL Renewable Energy Fair Aug 17,18!

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Join us at this year’s wonderful Illinois Renewable Energy Fair, Aug 17 & 18 in Oregon, IL (100 miles west of Chicago). Hope to see you there!


Get Your Electricity from the Sun!

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The Chicago area has plenty of sun. Many homeowners have locations where they can install photovoltaic (solar) panels to produce some of their electricity from the sun. This will help protect you from rising electric prices. It will also help the planet by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Contact me at jack@aileysolarelectric.com or (773) 245-3912 to evaluate your property for installing a solar electric system.


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