Post Date: March 1, 2018
Job Title: Commercial and Residential Sales Representative
Location:  Hotchkiss, CO
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to

Job Description

Empowered Energy Systems is looking for a lead sales representative for commercial and residential sales to support our company development. The ideal candidate will have solar sales and installation/technical experience, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work independently. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop new commercial business and residential opportunities and create strong customer relationships.




Roles & Responsibilities

  • Cultivate leads through networking, attending local events, and analyzing the local market
  • Perform site visits within Delta, Montrose, and Mesa Counties, including walking on roofs and climbing ladders, amongst other typical physical activities on a site visit
  • Be comfortable inspecting electrical panels, systems, and wiring
  • Support clients through the sales process to the installation process
  • Conduct analysis of clients’ current and projected electrical usage and communicate viable options for beneficial rate changes
  • Compose and present proposals for commercial and residential projects, and design residential and commercial PV systems
  • Manage the collection and organization of all project documentation
  • Help to ensure that all jurisdiction-specific requirements are met for each project
  • Effectively communicate and guide prospects through Colorado C-PACE, RENU, REAP, and other loan options
  • Compose and submit grant applications for REAP, NRCS, and other governmental programs as applicable
  • Public presentations, developing presentation materials, PowerPoint, and handouts
  • Stay current with industry best practices and new equipment


This role supports the installation team install systems when there is a need


Qualifications & Competencies

  • Solar sales and/or solar installation experience
  • Ability to design solar systems for Commercial and Residential sales
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Software
  • Proficient at reading plans, specifications, drawings and bid documents
  • Use of CAD Autodesign LT, Helioscope, or other similar design tools is a bonus
  • Familiarity with photovoltaic solar design and technical standards as well as civil and structural technical knowledge
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands
  • Excellent client service skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient understanding of the NEC, OSHA
  • NABCEP certification highly desired, if not, the candidate needs to work towards this
  • Clean driver’s license
  • Own vehicle, ideally with 4×4 or AWD
  • Strong phone service across Delta County


Working at Empowered Energy Systems:

Located in the heart of the North Fork Valley, a hub for winter and summer activities alike, Empowered Energy Systems has provided solar electric design and installation for homes, businesses, and communities since 2004. Experienced and NABCEP certified, the Empowered team is passionate about making our communities better places to live by providing energy solutions that strengthen the economy and protect our environment. We are a close-knit group that values transparency and collaboration. We are invested in our community, giving back both our expertise and profit. Learn more at


Compensation and Terms:

Salary DOE.

Professional Development- Financial support towards NABCEP certification


EOE. As an Equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to