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 1/6/20

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

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 20MW in size.

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 K-12 prospects.

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

Finance

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.

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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