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SunCommon Commercial Solar Project Planner in Rhinebeck, New York

SunCommon starts from the belief that everyone has the right to a healthy environment and brighter future and renewable energy is where it starts. Energy from the sun can power our lives and build vibrant communities. Our mission is to tear down barriers to clean energy and use our business as a force for good.


We are seeking a Commercial Solar Project Planner to join our inspired team in Rhinebeck, NY and play a key role in the effective, safe, and profitable installation of SunCommon s commercial and community solar project pipeline in New York.

As the Commercial Solar Project Planner, you will be responsible for ensuring that projects are on budget, on schedule, and exceed our customers expectations. You will plan, permit and ready commercial projects into the installation queue; closely collaborate with Commercial Crew Leads and installation teams; and ensure that all commercial projects are effectively readied with internal and external resources successfully leveraged.

Pay: $60,000 - $65,000 per year, based on experience


FULLY PAID medical and dental premiums for you AND your family

3 weeks PTO for 1st year and 4 weeks for year 2+

401k with company match up to 4%, and much more!

What you ll do as the Commercial Solar Project Planner:

Support Sales in the development and quoting of Commercial solar systems

Develop construction timelines, secure permits, and develop solutions to keep projects on track

Accurately coordinate details of multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, including accurate, timely documentation and project cost tracking

Serve as a customer point of contact after sale to installation completion

Work effectively with Engineering and Commercial Install Crew Leads

Manage external relationships with customers, permitting agencies, partners and vendors to create successful installations

Coordinate customer invoicing with SunCommon Finance Team; review vendor invoices and change orders

Regularly review and provide input on sales pipeline, operations pipeline, installation schedules and resources

Support SunCommon s Culture. Actively contribute to a positive, enthusiastic, and adaptable team environment. We need to love what we do, work well with our teammates, and appreciate our customers in order to achieve and deliver success.

What s required of you:

Strong commitment to SunCommon s purpose and vision

2+ years of construction project management experience, or recent vocational training in construction management

Familiarity with residential and commercial construction methods

Solar experience is strongly preferred

Tracking and analysis expertise

A Solutions-Oriented Mindset. Able to quickly identify effective, efficient resolutions to challenges. Asks how could we and proposes paths forward

Valid driver s license and flexibility to travel throughout our region, including long hours of driving to work sites

Computer Proficiency. Comfort with Microsoft Office suite, Google, Salesforce, and data management


We feel a huge responsibility to succeed, to honor our triple bottom line commitments to People (our employees and their families, our Customers and residents of the communities where we do business), Planet (our beloved environment and the broader globe, given climate change) and Profit (providing capital to grow, revenue to share among our employees, and a reasonable return to our investors). This is important work, and we have fun doing it. Innovation is good stuff.

Apply now by submitting a resume and cover letter.

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SunCommon is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, Spanish speaking individuals, and persons with disabilities.