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PV Designer/Installer (Technical Program Specialist)

Clean Energy Council

Closing date 31 May 2022

Apply via email

[email protected]

Employment Type

Part Time

Seniority Level

Mid-Level

Location
Melbourne
State
NATIONAL

About us

The Clean Energy Council is the peak body for the renewable energy and energy storage industry in Australia. We represent and work with hundreds of leading businesses operating in solar, wind, hydro, bioenergy, energy storage, hydrogen and emerging technologies along with thousands of solar and battery storage installers and Approved Solar Retailers.

Our values

At the Clean Energy Council it is important we live our values of Integrity, Collaboration, Leadership, People Focused and Service Excellence every day in the way we work.

About the role

The Clean Energy Council is committed to accelerating Australia’s transition to a clean energy future. Through the Solar Accreditation Scheme, we ensure that workers who design and install solar and battery systems have the right knowledge, training, and skills to complete this specialised work. Having systems that are installed safely and perform as expected will ensure that demand remains high, and our industry continues to flourish.

The role of a Technical Programs Team Member is to provide support to designers and installers in the field, around Australia so that they can complete their work to industry best practice standards. This includes responding to technical queries and assessing installation reports, while also taking part in more strategic work such as developing industry guidelines and having an input into Australian standards.


Key objectives

  • Customer Service: Provide exceptional customer service by listening to the needs of each customer and action in a prompt, professional and courteous manner.

  • Providing technical advice: Answer phone and email enquiries from accredited designers and installers providing advice on Australian standards, Clean Energy Council installation guidelines and various state and national regulations.

  • Assessing applications & proof of competency work: Assess case studies and proof of competence compliance cases according to Australian standards, Clean Energy Council installation guidelines and other state and national regulations.

  • Technical Writing: Develop and/or update various industry guidelines
  • Events support and involvement:
    • Speak at industry professional development events such as, online or in person installer nights and events.
    • Conduct and run industry information sessions.
    • Help to develop webinar content.
  • System improvement: Continuous improvement and development of systems and processes.
  • Project management/assistance: Undertake project work as required by the team, e.g. creating processes and procedures for assessments as part of the compliance project.

Ideal candidate will have

  • Clean Energy Council accreditation as a PV designer/installer.
  • An electrician qualification.
  • Experience installing PV and energy storage systems.
  • Experience in answering highly technical questions, clearly and succinctly relaying technical information.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant. legislative and statutory provisions, standards and frameworks relating to the PV, energy storage and electricity supply sector.
  • Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office suite of packages.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn new processes and adapt to a changing work environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organisation and time management skills.
  • Holding SPS Accreditation and/or Clean Energy Council Battery Accreditation would be an advantage.

Benefits

  • Inclusive, warm and welcoming team environment. 
  •  Passionate and driven, values-based organisation.
  • Hybrid working approach .
  • Five additional paid days off pa.  
  • Investment in your professional development.
  • Dynamic and growing industry.

Diversity and inclusion

The Clean Energy Council is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, personal appearance, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, or political affiliation.

The Clean Energy Council respectfully acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters on which we work and live. Sovereignty has never been ceded. We acknowledge Elders, past and present, and their continuing culture and connection to Country.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are welcomed and encouraged to apply for all advertised positions.

Join a team of diverse individuals united by a common purpose! 


If you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role, please email your cover letter, resume to [email protected].

Applications will be reviewed progressively and close on Tuesday 31 May 11.59 AEST. Please note, only shortlisted and successful applicants will be notified.

All potential candidates must have a suitable working visa in Australia in order to apply.