RESEARCH CAREERS

View the Solar Career Map below to learn more about job opportunities in the solar industry, and help you find a career that fits your interests. Understanding your future goals will help guide you into your correct training path!

GET CAREER COUNSELING

Contact an SEI Career Counselor at 970-527-7657 x1 to secure your position in the Solar Ready Colorado training program today! Your Counselor will guide you through your training options and assist you in the enrollment process.

GET TRAINING

View the SEI Training Schedule and join a Solar Professionals Certificate Program in Residential and Commercial Systems, Battery-based Systems, Solar Business and Technical Sales, or Renewable Energy Applications.

CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS

Once you have received the industry’s most rigorous training – start your career by connecting with Solar Ready Colorado employer network! View current job listings on our job board or join us for the Solar Ready Colorado Career Fair.

OUTREACH, RECRUITING & TRAINING


Solar Ready Colorado is a statewide effort through Solar Energy International and industry partners to expand the activities of outreach, recruiting, and training to the rapidly growing Colorado solar industry and jobs market.

Through industry partnerships and support from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the program provides a dedicated outreach and recruitment effort as well as technical training through Solar Energy International’s (SEI) long running, non-profit 501(c)(3) technical training program to those interested in entering the Colorado solar industry.

Participants will be accepted into SEI’s Solar Professionals Certificate Program to work towards completing tracks of training and will be provided career counseling and employer networking opportunities during and after completion of the training program.

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Namaste Solar
Sunsense
Easy Clean Energy
Ecomark Solar
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Delta County Schools
SEI
Grid Alternatives
SunRun
IREC
COSEIA

LEARN MORE. PRESS PLAY.

In 2015, there were 4,998 solar jobs in Colorado

Data from The Solar Foundation

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Installation Jobs
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Manufacturing Jobs
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Sales & Distribution Jobs
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Project Development Jobs
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Other Solar Jobs

The Solar Ready program provides the most comprehensive technical training in the solar industry with paths to graduation and earning the following SEI Professional Certificates:

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COLORADO SOLAR JOBS BY COUNTY

 

ARAPAHOE COUNTY – 26%
DENVER COUNTY – 20%
JEFFERSON COUNTY – 18%
ADAMS COUNTY – 11%
BOULDER COUNTY – 8%
DOUGLAS COUNTY – 4%
EL PASO COUNTY – 2%
LARIMER COUNTY – 2%
WELD COUNTY – 1%
DELTA COUNTY – 1%

Data from The Solar Foundation

CAREERS IN SYSTEM DESIGN

All jobs data below is from the IREC Solar Career Map

MID LEVEL

IT SPECIALIST
ENGINEERING
TECHNICIAN
RESIDENTIAL PV
SYSTEM DESIGNER
UTILITY INTERCONNECTION
ENGINEER

ADVANCED

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
POWER SYSTEMS
ENGINEER
SOLAR ENERGY
SYSTEMS DESIGNER
SOFTWARE ENGINEER

CAREERS IN PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

ENTRY LEVEL

SOLAR SITE ASSESSOR

MID LEVEL

SOLAR MARKETING SPECIALIST
SOLAR SALES
REPRESENTATIVE
BUILDING INSPECTOR WITH
SOLAR EXPERTISE
CODE OFFICIAL WITH
SOLAR EXPERTISE
ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR
WITH SOLAR EXPERTISE

ADVANCED

SOLAR UTILITY
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST
LAWYER WITH
SOLAR EXPERTISE
SOLAR PROJECT DEVELOPER

CAREERS IN INSTALLATION & OPERATION

ENTRY LEVEL

SOLAR ASSEMBLER /
BASIC INSTALLER

MID LEVEL

PLUMBER WITH
SOLAR EXPERTISE
SOLAR CREW CHIEF
ELECTRICIAN WITH SOLAR EXPERTISE
HVAC TECHNICIAN WITH SOLAR EXPERTISE
SOLAR PROJECT MANAGER
SOLAR SERVICE TECHNICIAN
SOLAR PV INSTALLER
ROOFER WITH
SOLAR EXPERTISE
SOLAR PV TECHNICIAN

ADVANCED

SOLAR FLEET MANAGER
SOLAR INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR
SOLAR INSTRUCTOR

COLORADO SOLAR JOBS AVAILABLE NOW!

SEE MORE COLORADO SOLAR JOBS

Contact us for more information and to secure your position in the Solar Ready Colorado training program today!