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Solarcraft is a dynamic, growing company that specializes in providing uninterruptable site power for field instrumentation and electronics. We seek the brightest minds in the industry that are committed to delivering excellence.

Contact us via email or by telephone toll free at (877) 340-1224 or locally at (281) 340-1224 to ask about the current career opportunities.

Current Career Opportunities

I&E Field Technician

Outside Sales Representative (OSR)

 

Role: I&E Field Technician
Location: Houston, TX

Role Description

Our I&E Services division is looking for a skilled field technician to help take our I&E services to the next level.  The right candidate will provide field instrumentation and installation support for all customer field equipment.  You will be responsible for installations, routine maintenance, recording and maintaining logs, troubleshooting, and occasional emergency response. The systems maintained and installed utilize pneumatic, hydraulic, electro-mechanical and electronic elements and tie into control systems and customer communication networks. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Following are key tasks and areas of responsibility for a Solarcraft I & E Technician:

  • Installation of conduit, cable tray, and cabling systems
  • Installation of pneumatic and hydraulic instrument tubing
  • Support other technicians and operators
  • Maintain logs, and record labor, materials, and equipment used
  • Respond quickly to emergency situations
  • Proficient with the utilization of every tool, which may include drills, mechanical saws, benders, and buffers
  • Perform routine maintenance on field equipment (i.e. generators, compressors, battery systems), and perform repairs on them when necessary
  • Wire instruments, machines, and electrical panels in line with prints
  • Assemble gas circuits from prints
  • Assemble electrical and signal circuits from prints
  • Troubleshooting: identify a problem and proffer logical solutions to them.
  • Browse blueprints and lots of schematics, and use an array of tools and diagnostic devices to service and install electrical components

The above list of tasks/responsibilities represents most work to be performed by an I & E Technician; however, additional tasks and responsibilities will be assigned.

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

Following are core competencies and personal characteristics we are looking for in a Solarcraft I & E Technician:

  • Dedicated, high-performing team member focused on achieving Solarcraft’s vision, values, and goals
  • Safety Oriented
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • High energy
  • Lifelong learner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Results oriented
  • Sound judgement
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness
  • Tech savvy

Experience and Education Requirements

Five or more years’ experience working in a related industry such as Manufacturing, or Oil and Gas, with similar responsibilities

Electrical installation experience is a plus

GED or High School Diploma is required

Work Requirements & Conditions

  • May be required to work shifts, holidays, weekends, emergency call outs, and occasional extended hours
  • Is subject to travel
  • Identifies, addresses, and reports safety issues to their resolution and completion.
  • Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned Company vehicles and equipment
  • Must maintain professional appearance while representing the company (well groomed, collared shirts)
  • Works outdoors in all types of weather and may be exposed to extremes of climate and temperatures, high noise levels, rough terrain, and occasional work on ladders, roofs, attics, as well as confined spaces and excavations
  • Requires occasionally performing activities including, but not limited to, bending, stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and/or lifting
  • Requires the acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of smell
  • Must be able to lift tools, equipment and materials up to and including 60 pounds
  • Must work in a manufacturing/warehouse environment on occasion
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license

Application and Contact Information

Solarcraft welcomes applications from interested and qualified candidates who should submit the following materials to Eric Parker eparker@solarcraft.net

  • Cover letter including desired salary and specific information about why your experience, education and personal characteristics make you a strong candidate.
  • Resume
  • Any certifications or licenses you hold: i.e. Electrical License, TWIC, Operator Qualifications
  • References with at least 3 individuals with whom you’ve worked in a professional capacity.

Solarcraft is a safe workplace. 

  • As a Safety-Sensitive position, pre- and post-employment screenings, including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required.
  • Solarcraft, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Role: Outside Sales Representative (OSR)
Location: Houston, TX

Role Description

Are you interested in being part of a team helping to transform the way on-site power is delivered by executing your sales strategy to gain market share, build high levels of customer success and achieve territory profit goals?  You are a fanatical prospector, know how to start sales conversations and are obsessed with customer satisfaction.  We are looking for an Outside Sales Representative to help us continue along our path of rapid growth and expansion.  Our environment is entrepreneurial, results-driven, and is as challenging as it is rewarding.

Solarcraft is a dynamic, growing company that specializes in providing site power for field instrumentation and electronics uninterruptable power supply locations. At Solarcraft, we begin every order with the goal of building a highly reliable, well-crafted, product to be delivered on time. The Outside Sales Representative at Solarcraft is directly responsible for the development of our revenue accounts while also facilitating extraordinary customer experiences with our products and services.

Reporting to the Director of Sales, the Outside Sales Representative contributes to the sales group goals by working with the broader sales team and the customer service group.  Success will be defined by closing high value growth opportunities within a base of named & unnamed prospects.  This role also requires a person to have the ability to cross-sell to existing clients. 

Key Targets and Responsibilities

  • Diligently and regularly prospect for opportunities to build a strong pipeline
  • Effectively build strong and productive relationships with existing clients understanding all cross-sell opportunities in existing accounts
  • Build and participate in a team based selling plan including client management, client acquisition, existing client growth strategy and brand/marketing activity
  • Thorough and demonstrated understanding of full product portfolio, the applications they support and how the products solve client problems and address client needs
  • Improve the brand position in the territory through corporate marketing activities and events such as industry trade shows
  • Timely and accurate reporting of territory performance as well as a regular forecast process
  • Understand competitors’ products, tactics, strategy, pricing, and their competitive position in the territory
  • Manage territory costs through effective planning of expenses and careful evaluation of return on investment
  • Ensure all relevant sales activities are captured and communicated through effective use of CRM  
  • Support the quote process to ensure that it’s easy for the customer to buy
  • Partner with engineering and operations team as necessary to facilitate design, handover and commissioning projects using established procedures

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Strong desire to contribute as a dedicated, high-performing team member toward achievement of Solarcraft’s corporate mission and goals
  • BS/BA degree (preferred) - will consider experience in lieu of education
  • Candidates should have a minimum 3 years outside sales experience of a technical nature (instrumentation, communications, power solutions, measurement equipment, and installation field work)
  • A proven history of successful prospecting and a demonstrated approach to filling the sales pipeline
  • Significant experience in closing the sale, asking for the order and developing an equal status relationship
  • Excellent attention to detail with ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge effectively
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills across all channels
  • 2+ years of using CRM software
  • Direct B2B sales experience; must be comfortable operating independently with and with key partners
  • Minimum of 3 years multi-channel experience
  • Solid track record of developing business relationships with influencers and decision makers
  • Candidate should possess strong negotiation and consultative selling skills and a results oriented mind-set
  • Must have a solid track record in discovery, analysis and presenting insight and value
  • Understand, use and enjoy modern technology in the selling process (email, social, data analytics)

Key Competencies

  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • High Energy
  • Lifelong learner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Value creation acumen
  • Results oriented
  • Sound judgement
  • Networking skills
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness
  • Tech savvy

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical/dental/vision
  • 401k
  • Paid vacation
  • Remote work (no relocation)

Solarcraft Outside Sales Representative