Renovus Solar Ithaca jobs careers solar energy solutions community solar installationAt Renovus, we’ve been growing solar for over a decade and we’re not slowing down. We’re based in the Finger Lakes region of New York, invest generously in our community, and demonstrate a commitment to the wellbeing of our workers and the environment.


Interested in joining the Renovus team?

We are always accepting applications for the following positions, click each title to learn more:

We are always looking for full-time Solar Panel Installers who have a positive attitude, a dedicated work ethic, and ability to move at a fast pace.  This person must also be reliable and work well in teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Install solar panels on commercial and residential roofs
  • Maintain cleanliness of job site and company vehicles
  • Operate hand and power tools

 Requirements:

  • Hold a High School Diploma, GED or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSE)
  • At least 1 year of roofing or construction experience
  • Proficient with hand and power tools
  • Possess a valid drivers license with clean driving record
  • Able to lift 100 lbs, work in extreme weather conditions and climb ladders
  • Legally able to work in the US

Why Renovus?

  • We build durable solar systems that save money and provide reliable performance for decades in Central New York.
  • We’ve been growing solar for 10 years and we’re not slowing down. We’ve installed hundreds of systems across Ithaca, the Finger Lakes region, central New York, and northern Pennsylvania.
  • We stand by our systems. We evaluate all the equipment options and make the best recommendations for our customers based on performance, quality, reliability, availability, and cost.
  • We invest generously in our community and demonstrate a commitment to the wellbeing of our workers and the environment.
  • We offer great employee benefits including; paid time off, health insurance, health reimbursement account, community supported agriculture (CSA) share, gym membership subsidy, and 401(k) retirement plan.

Renovus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to age, race, color, sex, religious beliefs, national origin, veteran status, disability or other legally protected status. Please notify the Human Resources Department if you need reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application and/or interview process.

To apply, please email or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Tiffany Walker, Human Resource Manager
HR@renovussolar.com

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The Commercial Solar Design Engineer will support our Commercial and Utility division. A quality applicant needs to have demonstrated experience working on solar PV projects 200 kW and greater in size and have a strong interest in supporting the rapid expansion of solar in our region.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete initial preliminary engineering in coordination with our project development team for solar projects entering full development phase including initial electrical designs for interconnection applications
  • Lead our team in interfacing with the utility on interconnection technical feasibility reports and screening criteria
  • Complete system designs for solar projects including: site plans, mechanical racking and attachment plans, three-line electrical drawings, specification of BOS location and interconnection details, and labeling
  • Provide technical design information for the projects described above to the permitting and interconnection admin teams as needed
  • Interface with and provide streamlined project information to the procurement and construction managers
  • Understand the optimal design applications and design limitations of our standard products, lead the evaluation of alternate products as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in architectural, mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering and/or qualifying work experience
  • Working knowledge of three-phase electrical systems and the interconnection of large solar projects with the electrical utility grid
  • Expert level skills with AutoCAD for all aspects of project design and plan sets
  • Must work well in a collaborative environment as well as working independently on self-driven projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience designing mid to large commercial size systems (200kW to 2,000 kW) is strongly preferred
  • NABCEP certification is preferred
  • Advanced degrees, professional certifications, or trainings
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Why Renovus?

  • We build durable solar systems that save money and provide reliable performance for decades in Central New York.
  • We’ve been growing solar for 10 years and we’re not slowing down. We’ve installed hundreds of systems across Ithaca, the Finger Lakes region, central New York, and northern Pennsylvania.
  • We stand by our systems. We evaluate all the equipment options and make the best recommendations for our customers based on performance, quality, reliability, availability, and cost.
  • We invest generously in our community and demonstrate a commitment to the wellbeing of our workers and the environment.
  • We offer great employee benefits including; paid time off, health insurance, health reimbursement account, community supported agriculture (CSA) share, gym membership subsidy, and 401(k) retirement plan.

Renovus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to age, race, color, sex, religious beliefs, national origin, veteran status, disability or other legally protected status. Please notify the Human Resources Department if you need reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application and/or interview process.

To apply, please email or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Tiffany Walker, Human Resource Manager
HR@renovussolar.com

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Renovus Solar is looking for General Counsel to advise and collaborate with our executive team on various aspects of the organization. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience providing legal support for a growing organization, seasoned business judgement, and creative problem solving skills.

Essential Duties:

  • Review and draft legal documents and correspondence including but not limited to agreements with development, EPC, PPA’s, Leases and other revenue contracts
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to the organization and exercise judgment at a high level
  • Draft and negotiate various types of transactional agreements to support the business.
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable regulations and developments in the law.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor and in good standing with NYS Bar
  • 5-10 years of experience in legal advisory role, preferably in an in-house counsel role
  • Thrive in an entrepreneurial environment where demands and priorities change rapidly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to work in very fast paced environment that requires quick turnaround on multiple high priority needs
  • Well-versed in how commercial businesses operate with financial acumen
  • Previous experience in solar, construction, or development sector is highly preferred

Why Renovus?

  • Renovus is the premier local provider of solar energy system design and installation for homes and businesses.
  • We build durable solar systems that save money and provide reliable performance for decades in Central New York.
  • We’ve been growing solar for 10 years and we’re not slowing down. We’ve installed hundreds of systems across Ithaca, the Finger Lakes region, central New York, and northern Pennsylvania.
  • We stand by our systems. We evaluate all the equipment options and make the best recommendations for our customers based on performance, quality, reliability, availability, and cost.
  • We invest generously in our community and demonstrate a commitment to the wellbeing of our workers and the environment.
  • We offer great employee benefits including; paid time off, health insurance, health reimbursement account, community supported agriculture (csa) share, gym membership subsidy and 401(k) retirement plan.

Renovus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to age, race, color, sex, religious beliefs, national origin, veteran status, disability or other legally protected status. Please notify the Human Resources Department if you need reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application and/or interview process.

This job advertisement should not be construed to imply the above duties and responsibilities are exclusive standards for this position. Incumbents should be prepared to follow other instructions and perform other duties as assigned/required.

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To apply for positions at Renovus, please email or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Tiffany Walker, Human Resource Manager
Renovus Energy Inc.
1520 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca NY 14850
HR@renovussolar.com