New Prairie Solar, a division of New Prairie Construction, is the premier solar design and installation company in central Illinois. We are seeking an experienced solar design and installation professional to join our growing team. The successful applicant will design residential, commercial and institutional solar system installations, specify project equipment/materials and provide installation expertise in the field. Minimal travel is required.
Prior experience in solar PV installation and NABCEP certification is required. Mechanical aptitude and interest in renewable energy is critical. New Prairie supports solar employees with continuing education, OSHA and NABCEP certification programs.
Knowledge of and ability to design various grid-tied solar system installations.
Experience with battery backup bimodal systems.
Ability to program and install solar data network communication.
Familiarity with monitoring of installed solar systems.
Focus on safety, customer satisfaction and quality workmanship.
NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification.
OSHA 10 Certification
Understand blueprints and 1-line diagrams.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent computer skills.
High level of professionalism and positive demeanor.
Team-oriented approach to supervision.
Must have a valid driver’s license, clean record and insurance.
Experience with Aurora design and proposal software.
OSHA 30 certification.
Completion of advanced solar installation training.
About New Prairie Solar
New Prairie Solar is a division of New Prairie Construction Company. NPCC is an employee-owned cooperative that has been successfully remodeling homes and businesses in the Champaign/Urbana area for 32 years. We are also very involved in sustainability, building efficiency and renewable energy.
We started the Solar Division in 2016 and have experienced exciting growth since inception. The majority of our solar installations have been residential but we are expanding into commercial, agricultural and institutional projects.