Employment Opportunities

These posts will provide employment opportunities in the sustainability, green building, and energy efficiency industries.

How to Find a Job in Solar

Created:
Tue, 2017-08-15 09:26

With the immense growth of solar energy occurring around the world, many jobseekers and career changers are trying to keep up with the pace and find the newest solar jobs near them. It can seem a little overwhelming, especially if you’re new to solar and less familiar with the various types of solar jobs and solar energy systems.

Solar Job Fair in DC

Created:
Tue, 2016-11-01 10:53

On November 17, 2016, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic and MDV-SEIA will be hosting a Solar Focus Job Fair during MDV-SEIA’s Solar Focus Conference at the Renaissances Hotel in Washington D.C. from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

If you'd like to begin a career in solar energy, visit our Introduction to Solar series.

Top States for Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

Created:
Thu, 2015-03-05 10:02

Last month, the U.S. Green Building Council released its annual list of the top 10 states for LEED green building. The list looked at the overall square feet of LEED-certified buildings per state resident and then ranked the states accordingly. This week, the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) published a similar report relevant to the number of homes in the U.S. that were energy rated and issued a HERS score.

How to Start a Home Performance Company

Created:
Thu, 2014-08-21 07:36

Many of our students enroll in energy efficiency training with the intent of starting a home performance company. We’re really excited and honored to be a part of this process, and we know that training is not where it ends. In fact, training is really only the beginning! There are several steps that you need to take, or consider, if you’re going to start your own business as a home energy auditor.

Employment Opportunities Around the Country

Created:
Thu, 2011-03-10 14:57

We frequently get asked about energy auditor and weatherization opportunities around the country. If you are wondering how attaining a BPI certification or taking a Solar class may benefit you please review the list of opportunities below.

Maine
The town of Belgrade, Maine is seeking qualified individuals to provide weatherization services to several municipal buildings. Interested parties should inquire at 6 Manchester Road, Belgrade, ME, 04917.

Weatherization Employment Opportunities Near You

Created:
Fri, 2011-02-25 13:24

We frequently get asked about energy auditor and weatherization opportunities around the country. If you are wondering how attaining a BPI certification or taking a Solar class may benefit you please review the list of opportunities below.

Maine

The Town of Phippsburg is seeking proposals for energy efficient upgrades to town buildings including a Fire Station and Library. Recommendations are being sought in the following areas: weatherization, lighting, electrical, domestic hot water and HVAC. Contact 207-389-2653 for details.

Weatherization Employment Opportunities

Created:
Fri, 2011-02-11 15:22

We frequently get asked about energy auditor and weatherization opportunities around the country. If you are wondering how attaining a BPI certification or taking a Solar class may benefit you please review the list of opportunities below.

New Jersey Job Opportunity

Created:
Thu, 2011-01-27 10:15

Update: The following opportunity is no longer available. Please contact us at 800-460-2575 for more information on employment opportunities in your area.

The city of Camden New Jersey is seeking qualified individuals to perform energy conservation improvements at North Camden Community Center (6th & Erie Streets). BPI qualified contractors possess the baseline knowledge to perform these tasks and are encouraged to apply.

Interested parties should contact Deborah Beasley (purchasing agent) at 856-757-7159.

Job Opportunities in Michigan

Created:
Thu, 2011-01-27 09:49

Update: The following opportunity is no longer available. Please contact us at 800-460-2575 for more information on employment opportunities in your area.

BPI qualified weatherization contractors wanted! The County of Genesee is looking for qualified individuals to perform weatherization repair services for the Genesee county Community Action Resource Department.

Weatherization Job Opportunities

Created:
Wed, 2011-01-19 21:14

I am frequently asked about job and work opportunities for energy auditors. Here is one example of an opportunity for an energy auditor. What amazes me is how hidden many of these opportunities seem to be.

Who: Community Action of Northeast Indiana, Inc. (CANI).

What: Requesting work proposals from professional contractors for weatherization work on low-income homes in northeast Indiana. Work includes: