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

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.

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.

Senior Project Engineer
The Project Engineering team’s primary goal is to progress solar PV and energy storage projects from discretionary permitting through construction by designing enduring, practical, safe, technically advanced, and cost-effective projects from 100kW to 10MW in size. The Senior Project Engineer acts as both the responsible technical lead on assigned projects and technical subject matter expert for the EPC team.

Project Engineer III
The Project Engineering team’s primary goal is to progress solar PV and energy storage projects from discretionary permitting through construction by designing enduring, practical, safe, technically advanced, and cost-effective projects from 100kW to 10MW in size. The Project Engineer will be the responsible technical lead on assigned projects.

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

Development Manager
The Development Manager position is responsible for identifying and growing new business opportunities and managing new client relationships to build upon Sun Tribe’s project portfolio with a near-term emphasis on Public sector partnerships. To succeed in this role, frequent day travel and occasional overnight travel will be required for client visits and to prospect for new customers, well as to participate in industry events.

Project Developer
The Solar Developer leads all aspects of managing the development process of solar PV projects up to the start of construction, from site acquisition through the receipt of authority documents including Interconnection Agreements and discretionary state and local permits, as well as supporting the pursuit and execution of revenue contracts (PPA, APA, PSA, MIPA or equivalent).

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.

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.