Solar Site Surveyor (Houston, TX)

Empire Solar Group

As the Site Surveyor, you will focus heavily on assisting in the flow of information within the operations department and data entry into our database

About Empire Solar Group
Empire Solar Group is setting a new standard in the exciting and rapidly expanding Solar Industry. Built on the idea that the world is a better place when people are empowered to create the lives they want, Empire makes sure empowerment is at the heart of everything we do. Led by our co-founders, Abby Buchmiller (CEO), Amanda Roseburg (CFO), and Steve Buchmiller (COO), we are challenging the norm and raising the bar through unparalleled customer service and creation of a unique, empowering environment for our people. Empire provides solar energy system installation for use in residential and commercial applications throughout the U.S. with the vision of bringing renewable, reliable, clean energy to all. As people continue to realize the vast benefits of solar (for the planet and their bank account), the demand for our services is growing rapidly and we are expanding our team to meet that demand!   
What it’s like to work at ESG
At Empire, we want to empower our people to grow, achieve their goals and make a positive impact in the world. We believe in internal mobility and growth and make it a point to offer opportunities for our employees to problem-solve and take on projects they are passionate about. In addition, we offer a fun and flexible work environment and much more! We know the work of empowering others starts with empowering our employees.
What you will do
As the Site Surveyor, you will focus heavily on assisting in the flow of information within the operations department, data entry into our database, maintaining documentation, working on special projects, utilizing the company CRM, and using email and telephone to communicate with other team members and customers. You will also provide a professional site assessment for the Empire design team for the preparation of photovoltaic projects. 
Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting a physical site assessment using a variety of tools and equipment including data collection devices, photo capturing, range finders, hand tools, ladders, personal protective equipment, etc.
  • Measuring roof planes, vents, dormers, chimneys, and other roof obstructions
  • Uploading site survey analysis, collected data, and photos of work performed each day
  • Filling out paper and digital site assessment sheets
  • Working with set appointments, tracking hours, and rescheduling when needed
A little bit about you
You are skilled, experienced, artistic, passionate, motivated, and willing to learn. You are a dependable person who will maintain a high level of business ethics, professionalism, and excellent communication between your Empire co-workers, customers, and management. You want to work as part of a knowledgeable, experienced team that will teach you the basics of solar installation and support your growth and learning. You’re ready to use your construction background to help us become the number one solar company in the United States.
You also:
  • Have 1+ year of experience in a discipline related to construction or building sciences (estimating or site assessment, PV, energy efficiency experience is preferred)
  • Have a trade school or high school degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences is preferred
  • Have an understanding of site assessment, construction sequencing, construction methods and materials
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Maintain excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have at least 1 year of experience reading plan sets, specifications, diagrams, material data sheets, and equipment submittals
  • Have at least 1 year of data entry experience
  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Are able to travel within an assigned territory
  • Have solar experience is a plus
What we're offering
  • W2 full-time position
  • Competitive PTO and holiday schedule
  • 401k with company matching
  • Defined, merit-based career path
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Flexible, fun work environment
  • Autonomy and growth
  • An open-minded environment that encourages innovation
Empire Solar Group is an equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location that we facilitate. Empire Solar Group is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military and Veterans.