How to Jump Start Your Career in Solar Power and Wind Turbines

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Are you ready for the new Energy Economy? If not, career colleges across the country are stepping up to the challenge to help you. They’re offering programs designed by the green energy and sustainability industry to prepare you to work in these exciting new fields. One such college is Ecotech, which prepares students for careers in sustainable electrical, solar power and wind turbine technologies. 

Ecotech offers degrees and certificates in solar energy technology, wind energy technology, energy efficiency and electrical engineering. Career colleges across the country are developing schools like Ecotech to provide the kind of hands-on training today’s employers are looking for. Graduates of these schools can “hit the ground running” in sustainable electrical, solar power and wind turbine careers. 


If you’re a recent engineering grad or have graduated from one of the schools mentioned above, companies like Solar City are on the lookout for bright young talent. As the nation's leading full-service solar provider for homeowners, businesses and government organizations, Solar City provides solar power system design, financing, installation and monitoring services. The company currently serves over 20,000 customers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington State and Washington D.C. So chances are, there’s a Solar City job opportunity near you. 


Solar City has job openings in the following areas:

Accounting & Finance

Customer Care


Human Resources





Project Management




Utility Administration


The recruiting team at Solar City will review your resume, and if the hiring manager believes you’re a “good fit,” they’ll set up an initial phone interview with HR. During this interview, you’ll learn about the position you applied for and be given the opportunity sell your background and qualifications. If all goes well, you’ll be asked to participate in a follow-up interview--either by phone or face to face in one of their local offices. Here, you’ll likely meet with a number of Solar City employees for about 30 to 45 minutes. They usually conduct as many as three rounds of interviews for any open position.


For some positions, you may need to take a short quiz to assess your job knowledge and skills. You may even be asked to complete an assignment related to the position. So be prepared. 


Therefore, if you’re a career-mined soul who’s eager to enter the exciting new fields of sustainable electrical, solar power and wind turbines, check out the schools like Ecotech and employers like Solar City. 



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