Careers

At Sun Tribe, partnerships are at the core of our business. If you’re going to build successful partnerships, you need a team you can trust.

So why should you join our Tribe?

Sure, our office is in one of the coolest buildings in downtown Charlottesville – we love the Friday summer concerts and having some of the best happy hours in town just steps away from our door. We’re also not ashamed to say that our co-directors of recruitment are the team dogs that roam our office adorably begging for treats.

But that’s not why people choose Sun Tribe.

Here’s the truth: we find talented team members, and then we invest in their success. When people come to work here, they know they’re part of a team that believes in building up – and supporting – one another. A place that matches industry-leading benefits with a real commitment to work-life balance combined with all of the opportunities that come with being part of a fast-growing company.

Current Job Openings

UPDATED 3/13/20

Construction

Director of Procurement
The Director of Procurement at Sun Tribe has broad responsibility over the design and management of the procurement department as well as the evaluation of suppliers and vendors, cultivation of strategic industry partnerships, negotiation of special supplier agreements and forecasting of availability and pricing of major system components.

Electrician
The Solar PV Electrician’s primary responsibility is to execute and manage all aspects of the PV electrical work in the field and to assist the VP of Engineering in system design, process improvement, commissioning, and safety management.

Quality Manager
The Quality Manager is broadly responsible for the development and management of Sun Tribe’s quality and commissioning programs that are designed to govern both internal and external commercial solar construction teams.

Engineering

Director of Development Engineering
Development Engineering’s primary goal is to enable sales through thoughtful client interaction, the creation of technically feasible PV designs, accurate forecasting of production and cost, iterative value engineering, and the introduction of innovative technical solutions on projects ranging from 200kW to 5MW in size.

Director of Project Engineering
The Director of Project Engineering has broad responsibility for the management of the Project Engineering Department as well as overall accountability for the planning and execution of the functions within this department.

Development Engineer, C&I
Development Engineering’s primary goal is to enable sales through thoughtful client interaction, the creation of technically feasible PV designs, accurate forecasting of production and cost, iterative value engineering, and the introduction of innovative technical solutions on projects ranging from 200kW to 5MW in size.

Development Engineer, Utility-Scale
The Development Engineer will work alongside Project Developers in a team structure to develop a portfolio of large-scale solar PV and battery storage solutions from project origination to the commencement of construction.

Development

Project Developer
The Project Developer position works to mature assigned development assets from site control to NTP.

Finance

Director of Project Finance
The Director of Project Finance is responsible for all aspects of Sun Tribe’s project finance activities. This position will work closely with the Chief Technology Officer and Director of Accounting to maximize economic returns in the deal structuring of Sun Tribe’s portfolio of commercial and utility-scale PPAs. This position will maintain and grow third party financing relationships to ensure Sun Tribe has the most competitive financing sources available on the market. The position will also inform PPA prices, requiring a deep understanding of current market return expectations and long-term trends.

Controller
The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of our solar company including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Senior Accountant
The senior accountant position will report to Company’s Controller and will support our accounting, tax, budget, and financial reporting functions. A successful candidate would be a highly energetic and hardworking self-starter who must demonstrate an attention to detail and have excellent accounting and record-keeping skills.

 

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Sun Tribe is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.

Sun Tribe Solar is a drug-free workplace.