Solar Energy Solutions

Solar Intern – Lexington, KY

Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a highly-motivated and entrepreneurial intern for our Lexington, Kentucky office.   Day-to-day work will include designing solar arrays, producing solar drawings and layouts, and assisting with project management. The successful candidate will also be capable of providing general operational support including office, sales/marketing, and installation support. Experienced interns are expected to identify areas of interest and assume increasing responsibility within those areas culminating in projects like development of a new internal bid procedure, management of a solar installation(s), etc… SES is a small, growing business. SES employees are accustomed to working in a dynamic environment, eager to assume new responsibilities, and capable of improving processes. Engineering majors are preferred but not required. Responsibilities: 

  • Client administration and project management support
  • Design Origination – Novel array design, including use of industry leading software like Energy Toolbase and Helioscope, to match customer load and ROI expectations to appropriate solar/energy storage solution
  • Design support – CAD drawings, PVsyst and Polysun analyses, Solar panel layouts, and related documentation for sold jobs
  • System Analysis – Review existing systems to ensure performance
  • Attends meetings as-needed for training and reporting purposes
  • Work closely with management to improve processes and product offerings
  • Process improvement
  • Administrative assistance

Requirements: 

  • Self-starter
  • Enthusiasm for solar energy and its business opportunities
  • Experience interacting with the public as company representative
  • Ability to learn and effectively communicate all aspects of solar energy systems
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs; CAD experience a plus
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong ethic of accountability to drive results; ability to adhere to schedules and meet deadlines
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

This flex-time, part-time position is based in Lexington, KY. $15/hr. start. About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, and West Virginia. We specialize in the design and installation of residential, commercial, and institutional photovoltaic and energy storage systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. www.sesre.com Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Matt Partymiller, matt@sesre.com


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