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SolarCraft is proud to be a 100% Employee Owned (ESOP) Company, providing eligible employees an ownership interest in the company. Every employee reaps the rewards of any success created as a team!

The solar and renewable energy field is one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries in California. Since 1984, SolarCraft has led the way in the North Bay with over 8,000 satisfied customers, and more every day. We are always looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to complement our team.

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Best Places to Work logoSolarCraft was honored as a BEST PLACE TO WORK three years in a row by the North Bay Business Journal! Employee feedback pointed to a general atmosphere of understanding, open communication and willingness to assume and share responsibilities.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft.  We are 100% Employee-Owned and all employees are given equal chance to be partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits.  There is great opportunity to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry, where every day we are helping change the world we live in.

Commercial Solar Service, Monitoring & Technical QA/QC Manager

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Commercial PV Service, Monitoring & Technical QA/QC Manager

If you are an experienced Commercial PV Service Technician or Service Field Manager interested in joining a new team that will appreciate your talents and hard work – we invite you to consider joining SolarCraft. 

SolarCraft is led by experienced industry veterans, and is the largest and longest lasting solar provider in the SF North Bay Area.  We are proud to make a significant positive impact in our local communities, and strive to maintain teams of employees and field crews that can learn and advance with SolarCraft – but equally important is that our operations and technical teams like who they work with and respect what they are doing.  Our operations team members earn competitive wages and have incentive plans that foster teamwork and accountability, and reward performance and enthusiasm.

SolarCraft’s Solar PV Service Tech Manager will be Full-Time, based in our Novato, CA office and working primarily through Marin, Sonoma, & Napa Counties.  The position involves the service and maintenance of solar electric (PV) and energy storage systems, primarily commercial systems – as well as performing Quality Assurance/Quality Control during design/build of new projects.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience installing and/or servicing solar PV systems, or equivalent experience in electric, roofing or energy construction fields.

The primary responsibilities of the Solar Electric (PV) Service Technician Manager are:

The PV Service Manager responsibilities include:

  • Work safely at all times, and ensure the safety of yourself, your teammates, clients, partners and the sites you are on.
  • As directed by leadership, to perform on-site service, troubleshooting, and repair of solar electric (PV) projects for businesses. This is a field construction role (with use of Company truck) with some Office time that requires a positive attitude, hard work ethic, and knowledge and experience with solar electric systems, general construction and electrical systems, and strong computer skills.
  • Must have knowledge of Solar Communications systems. Must be able to install, troubleshoot, and repair complicated PV Communication systems (i.e. Fronius, SMA, SolarEdge, AlsoEnergy, Enphase, HI-Q, etc.)
  • Work collaboratively with Foreman/Superintendents, Project Managers and your team to ensure safety, quality, client satisfaction, project schedules and budgets are achieved.
  • Prioritize and schedule client service issues, balance profitability with Customer requests, and manage the company’s warranty liability.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous hands-on experience in solar installation or construction, troubleshooting and service/repair of systems.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 lbs., climb ladders, work in enclosed spaces, have a technical aptitude and be familiarity with construction build sites
  • Knowledge and ability to use construction hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, portable band saws, electrical and measuring devices, etc.
  • The ability to read and understand project drawings, plan-sets, single-line drawings, and blueprints.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all times and represent the company well.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team (3-5 people)
  • Install, evaluate, and repair solar PV system components including installing water-positive roof flashings, solar racking, solar modules, conduit and wire, electrical switches and monitoring systems. As well as work on ground mount system, including concrete, excavation.
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Certifications and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is required.
  • NABCEP certification or accredited PV installer certification a plus

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy.
  • Use of Company truck
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

SolarCraft is 100% Employee-Owned and one of the largest green-tech employers based in the SF North Bay.  Our team of dedicated employee-partners is proud to have installed more solar energy systems than any other company in the North Bay (7,000+), including many for our community’s most recognizable organizations.  We are a certified Green Business, consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the North Bay and recognized as one of California’s most enduring renewable energy companies.  We try to combine the best of working at a small, local company with being part of a well-established industry leader.

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@solarcraft.com

Sales Consultant, Residential PV Solar

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Solar Residential PV Sales Consultant

SolarCraft – Novato, CA

We are looking for partners, not employees.

For more than 35 years, SolarCraft has been committed to providing solar and clean energy solutions that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our North Bay community; providing renewable energy for homes and businesses that is far cheaper than fossil-fuel based utility power, reduces pollution directly into our environment, and improve energy resilience (back-up power, energy management, reduce grid infrastructure).  We reduce the cost of living and the cost of doing business locally, improve environmental health locally, create great jobs locally, and demonstrate leadership and responsible living in our community and beyond.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft.  We are 100% Employee-Owned and all employees are given equal chance to be partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits. 

SolarCraft is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Sales Consultant to join our Residential Solar PV/Electric team.  The position will be Full-time, based in our Novato, CA Headquarters, and will be an integral part of our Sales team. We are seeking intelligent, self-driven sales professionals who want to work at the intersection of the energy industry, the environmental sector, finance, and community engagement.

Our team works in a collaborative environment to help homeowners use solar to save money, increase the value of their properties and demonstrate commitment to sustainability. It is an exciting time for our community, state, country, and the world, and the career opportunities at SolarCraft in the renewable energy field are limitless – this is an outstanding opportunity to work locally with the best team in the industry.

The Solar Consultant responsibilities include:

  • Know your “Why”
  • Educate and inspire potential customers on the many benefits of solar and alternative energy technologies.
  • While maintaining the highest level of integrity and ethical sales practices, Sales Consultants must differentiate themselves and SolarCraft in a competitive marketplace.
  • Conduct energy rate and usage analysis, PV production and savings modeling, create preliminary designs and proposals and present solutions in a compelling manner via in-home visits, phone and email.
  • Pursue leads (company provided and self-generated) for residential solar electric and storage/battery systems.
  • Network, attend events, generate referrals and build references to support your ongoing business
  • Using satellite imaging programs and industry-leading PV energy programs, and onsite home survey and inspections, Solar Sales consultants evaluate and perform site feasibility studies.
  • Consistently utilize CRM (Salesforce) and proficiently log all activities throughout the entire sales process
  • Prepare weekly feedback and forecast reports

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior residential solar sales experience preferred
  • A positive attitude
  • A sincere belief in the power of renewable energy to transform our society and deliver value to home and business owners
  • Proven sales professional with strong technical and interpersonal skills
  • Experience selling, designing and/or installing solar electric and/or solar thermal systems (equivalent experience in battery/storage, fuel cell, alternative energy, or advanced electrical products considered).
  • Strong technical abilities required: high reliance on excel, math, science, design & construction methodology and geospatial software programs, financial modeling.
  • Knowledge of current utilities, energy regulations and policies, incentives and rate structures
  • Knowledge of solar technologies (i.e. PV, inverters, DAS, racking, storage) and other residential energy products
  • General knowledge of electrical and construction methods and codes
  • Computer Skills-MS Office, CAD, Salesforce/CRM

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

Opportunity to work for a company that’s changing the world and our community, one building at a time. For more than 30 years, SolarCraft has been acknowledged as one of the “Best Places to Work in the North Bay”. Voted the “Best of Marin” for the past 5 consecutive years, SolarCraft is well regarded for our high-quality solar installations, professional and reliable service, and client-focused approach. We pride ourselves on exemplary customer service to our discerning clientele.

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@solarcraft.com

Crew Lead, Residential and/or Commercial Solar

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Crew Lead, Residential & Commercial Solar
SolarCraft – Novato, CA

We are looking for partners, not employees.

SolarCraft’s mission is to build a more sustainable and resilient North Bay community.  We do this by providing solar and clean energy solutions for homes and businesses that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our clients – delivering clean, renewable energy far cheaper than the utilities can or will.

SolarCraft is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Solar PV Crew Lead to join our team.  The position will be full-time, based in our Novato, CA and working primarily throughout the SF North Bay Area. Crew Leads are an integral part of our Solar Operations team, and support our Construction Operations, Design/Engineering, and Service departments.  The primary responsibilities of the Crew Lead are:

  • to work closely with Superintendent and Project Manager and with field installations crews to manage the on-site responsibilities of installing solar PV projects for homes and businesses. This is a player-coach role that requires a positive attitude and ‘lead by example’ character.
  • Lead a team of 2 – 5 persons installing solar PV and battery energy storage systems for residential and commercial projects.
  • As directed, manage onsite communications with client, sub-contractors, partners, and field crews toward successful installation of solar projects, on time.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to establish project milestones, ensure safety, quality and company processes are adhered to, help plan and execute project build strategies.

Job Description – Crew Lead of Residential and/or Commercial PV Solar Field Crew

Position requires the ability to work safely and confidently on roofs and ladders (at heights) or on ground mount builds involving excavation work while performing manual skilled labor for the majority of the day.  Requirements include 4-6 years construction experience, with solar PV electrical knowledge and field crew management experience.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Must have 3+ years solar electric experience.
  • Proficiency in constructing electrical systems from top to bottom.
  • 4‐6 years field experience in solar energy industry, or close equivalent.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to maintain client and company confidentiality
  • Set goals, manage, and supervise Installation teams on projects to meet project build timelines and milestones.
  • Manage, train, and assess/report on all on‐site labor and partners to help build and maintain the best field teams possible for SolarCraft.
  • To assess team and project requirements to be able to assign and prioritize tasks to team members based on ability to best build code compliant and high-quality solar electric systems on business and residences.
  • Read and understand project drawings and blueprints.
  • Maintain truck stocks and coordinate with Procurement and PMs as needed to allow for timely and efficient installations.
  • The ability to lift 75lb.
  • Expert knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools and use measuring devices.
  • Use power drills, portable band saws, conduit benders, etc.
  • Work on a roof (no fear of heights, but healthy respect for safety concerns is good).
  • Lay out and build solar array support rack with little supervision
  • Install balance of system components including but not limited to installing water-positive roof flashings, pulling wire, installing electrical conduit, installing electrical switches and junction boxes, gluing and installing PVC plumbing.
  • Install solar electric inverters and other electrical devices such as optimizers, battery-storage systems, and network enabled monitoring hardware.
    Baseline ability to perform QA/QC on installations and perform testing and commissioning.
  • Understand electrical theory and methods used in AC and DC wiring systems.
  • Thorough understanding of NEC and CSLB construction requirements and standards.
  • Strong organizational, problem‐solving skills, especially as they pertain to construction, building codes, safety, and materials and site management.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with customers in a diplomatic, respectful manner.
  • Understanding of construction cost models and management of budgeting cash flow preferred.
  • Certifications to operate heavy equipment and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is a plus.
  • CSLB C-10 License holder a plus.
  • NABCEP Installation certification a plus.
  • PMI PMP certification a plus.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base salary and incentive plans and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com

Installer, Solar PV

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Solar PV Installer
SolarCraft – Novato, CA

SolarCraft is 100% Employee-Owned and one of the largest green-tech employers based in the North Bay.  Our team of dedicated employee-partners is proud to have installed more solar energy systems than any other company in the North Bay (6,000+). We are a certified Green Business, consistently ranked as one of the Best Places To Work in the North Bay.

SolarCraft’s Solar PV (photovoltaic) Installer is full-time, based in our Novato, CA headquarters and working primarily through Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties.  The position involves the installation and service of solar electric and energy storage systems.  The ideal candidate will have experience installing or servicing solar PV systems, or equivalent experience in electric, roofing or energy construction fields.  SolarCraft PV Installers report to Project Managers.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Have relevant previous hands on experience in solar installation or construction.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 lbs. with technical build aptitude
  • Knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, portable band saws, conduit benders, etc.
  • Ability to work safely and confidently on roofs with ladder access (no fear of heights, familiar with safety equipment, and healthy respect for safety concerns is required).
  • The ability to read and understand project drawings and blueprints.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site and at all times represent the company well.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team (3-5 people)
  • Install solar PV system components including but not limited to installing water-positive roof flashings, solar racking, solar modules, conduit and wire, electrical switches and monitoring systems. As well as work on ground mount system, including concrete, excavation.
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver’s License with clean record that allows driving company vehicles for work
  • Certifications and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is a plus.
  • NABCEP certification or accredited PV installer certification a plus.
  • Experience tor certification to use heavy equipment a plus

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base hourly wage, paid time off and holidays.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy, including cross training between Solar Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing clean energy industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer. Proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com

Certified Electrician BESS and PV

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Please respond at jobs@solarcraft.com

We are looking for partners, not employees.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft, as a 100% Employee-owned business, we are all partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits, and provided opportunities to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry.   We believe we have an ideal fit in the solar market; stable and respected for our 35+ years as a local industry leader, smaller than the large corporations burning through field personnel, and larger than the small companies with limited resources.  If you are an experienced Commercial PV Service Technician or Service Field Manager interested in joining a new team that will appreciate your talents and hard work – we invite you to consider joining SolarCraft. 

SolarCraft is led by experienced industry veterans, and is the largest and longest lasting solar provider in the SF North Bay Area.  We are proud to make a significant positive impact in our local communities, and strive to maintain teams of employees and field crews that can learn and advance with SolarCraft – but equally important is that our operations and technical teams like who they work with and respect what they are doing.  Our operations team members earn competitive wages and have incentive plans that foster teamwork and accountability, and reward performance and enthusiasm.

SolarCraft’s Certified Electrician will be Full-Time, based in our Novato, CA office and working primarily through Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties.  The position involves the installation and service, of solar electric (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS), primarily residential systems – as well as performing Quality Assurance/Quality Control during design/build of new projects.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience installing and/or servicing BESS and solar PV systems, or equivalent experience in electrical or energy construction fields.  The SolarCraft Certified Electrician will report to the Residential PV Project Manager as solid line relationship and to the Commercial PV Project Manager and Service Manager as dotted line relationship. Depending on experience and aptitude you may be appointed as foreman for a crew.

The primary responsibilities of the Certified Electrician are:

  • Work safely at all times, and ensure the safety of yourself, your team, clients, partners and the sites you are on.
  • Perform BESS installations, main AC panel upgrades and other electrical work related to BESS and PV installations.
  • Perform on-site service, troubleshooting, and repair of BESS and solar electric (PV) systems. This is a field construction role that requires a positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and knowledge and experience with energy storage systems, solar electric systems, general construction and electrical systems.
  • Work collaboratively with Foremen/Superintendents, Project Managers and your team to ensure safety, quality, client satisfaction and project schedules and budgets are achieved.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • California certified electrician
  • Install, evaluate, and repair BESS and solar PV system components including but not limited to installing electrical service panels, electrical sub-panels, batteries, BESS control components, conduit and wire, electrical switchgear, switches and monitoring systems.
  • Have relevant previous hands on experience in BESS and solar installations or construction, troubleshooting and service/repair of systems.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 lbs., climb ladders, work in enclosed spaces, with technical build aptitude and familiarity with construction build sites
  • Knowledge and ability to use construction hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, conduit bending tools/machines, portable band saws, electrical measuring and testing devices, etc.
  • Ability to work safely and confidently on roofs with ladder access, familiar with safety equipment, and healthy respect for working safely.
  • The ability to read and understand project plan-sets, single-line drawings, and other design documents.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site and at all times and represent the company well.
  • Have a clean driving record and valid CA driver’s license.
  • NABCEP certification or accredited PV installer certification a plus.
  • High School graduate or equivalent

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base hourly wage and performance-based incentive plans and paid time off (PTO) benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in energy storage and solar energy, including cross training between Solar Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing clean energy industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com or fax: (415) 382-0592

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Please send Application (print out), Cover Letter and Resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com

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SolarCraft
8 Digital Drive, Suite 101
Novato, CA 94949

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