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StraightUp Solar, a fast-paced, locally-owned solar installation company, is seeking a Project Management Coordinator based in St. Louis, MO. The main goal of this position is to assist the Project Management Team in obtaining, tracking, and organizing permits with Authorities having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

About StraightUp Solar:

StraightUp Solar is Missouri’s longest-running and largest solar installer. St Louis-founded and owned, we are a fully-licensed and insured electrical contractor, a BBB A+ business, and B-Corps Certified. We are a turn-key solar PV design & installation firm with 7 in-house installation crews. Our 120 employees in Missouri and Illinois are dedicated exclusively to PV design, installation, operations, and maintenance.

StraightUp Solar has installed more than 2,700 solar projects at businesses, homes, schools, farms, churches and government buildings throughout Missouri and Illinois and has offices in St. Louis, MO, Marion, IL, and Bloomington, IL. Our team of 120 includes 62 NABCEP Certified and Associate-level credential solar professionals.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate and advancement opportunities
  • 4% Employer Matching 401(k)/100% vested
  • Monthly medical insurance stipend for employee
  • Quarterly profit sharing
  • Paid Life Insurance $50,000
  • Additional voluntary insurance includes: Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Accident and Critical Illness, Life, Legal, Dependent Care FSA.
  • Wellness Program with Headspace App Stipend
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, Holidays, Bereavement, and Volunteer Time
  • Ongoing solar education and training classes

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile permit packet with correct information for each Authority having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
  • Drive to cities in assigned territories to drop off and pick up building permits
  • Communicate with City Officials to obtain permit approvals – specifically make phone calls as needed to check status of permits
  • File Interconnection paperwork with utility companies
  • Create owners guides and job folders
  • Communicate with internal departments in regards to account status and approvals
  • Update cloud-based management system with all permit status’
  • Keep 100s of internal AHJ records up to date
  • Attend department meetings as assigned
  • Other related duties as assigned

Position Information:

  • Department: Design/Project Management
  • Pay Structure: $20-23/hour
  • Exempt: No
  • Full Time: An estimated 40-50 hours per week depending on the time of year.
  • Work Schedule: 5 Days Per Week – Monday – Friday

What We’re Looking For:

You’ll thrive in this position if you’re a good communicator. Also you must have proven systems for keeping track of your deliverables and keeping organized, and the ability to excel in a team environment where your performance is measured by the success of all. 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Outstanding communication, customer service and follow-up skills and experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must be highly organized with extreme attention to detail for logging and communicating project details.
  • Willingness to learn solar specific technical knowledge (one line diagrams, equipment specification sheets, building codes, etc).
  • Present a consistent positive attitude, exceptional teamwork with reliable attendance.
  • Superior self-awareness, accountability, confidence and poise while juggling numerous tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow through on assigned tasks and projects with minimal supervision.
  • Great computer technology skills, CRM experience, MS Office, and Google apps such as Gmail, maps etc.
  • Strong spatial visualization skills. 
  • Basic math skills.
  • Provide exceptional customer service, are solution-minded, and are always looking for ways to improve efficiency and communication.
  • Clean driving record with reliable transportation.
  • Proven track record highlighting examples of being a self-starter while managing numerous priorities

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to drive a company vehicle.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds.

StraightUp Solar Culture:

StraightUp Solar is a values-based B-Corp company committed to a cleaner, safer, and more secure energy future – one solar panel at a time. We provide a supportive team environment which allows everyone the opportunity to collaborate on ideas to improve the company. StraightUp Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, women, persons of color, and members of the LGBTQ community to apply. Different makes us better. StraightUp Solar has 6 core values (CLEARE) that guide the company and team members.

CLEARE Values

  • Community First
  • Lead the Solar Tribe
  • Educate the Solar Lesson
  • Advocate Always
  • Respect Each Other and the Environment
  • Excellence In All We Do

To apply for this job email your details to becky@straightupsolar.com