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SolarCorps Construction Fellow

GRID Alternatives

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Opportunity summary

Term length

09/16/2024 - 08/15/2025

Application window

05/23/2024 - 07/31/2024

Location

Oakland, California

Hourly pay equivalent

$19.61

Project summary

GRID Alternatives' SolarCorps Fellowship Program is an opportunity for community members to gain valuable experience in the renewable energy and non-profit industries. Fellows gain valuable experience in the renewable energy and non-profit industries while making significant contributions to communities most impacted by environmental and economic injustice.

Opportunity description

We are seeking a full-time SolarCorps Construction Fellow to engage with the construction team in solar PV installation. Construction SolarCorps members will serve directly on GRID's low income solar installation projects, helping complete all aspects of installation

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Must be 18 years or older. Clean, valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs. Able to work outdoors, on rooftops, and in extreme temperatures. A passion for environmental justice and clean energy. Willingness to learn skills on the job. Be comfortable in working with diverse communities. Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Weatherization of homes and public buildings
  • Solar and renewable energy systems installation
  • Environmental justice
  • Economic development support for energy transition communities
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Urban
  • Outdoor