Entry-Level Renewable Energy Jobs

Entry-level renewable energy jobs

Every Renewable Energy Career has to start somewhere and, as the demand for renewable energy solutions increases, so does the pool of entry-level jobs available to you.

Starting out in Renewable Energy can feel daunting, particularly if you’re looking for a career change and perhaps don’t have the preferred degree or qualifications behind you. Fortunately, the Renewable Energy industry is incredibly inclusive and champions candidates from all academic backgrounds and skill levels. Companies across the globe offer a range of entry-level roles, training programs and apprenticeships to ensure Renewable Energy careers are accessible and plentiful for all candidates.

So, if you’re on the hunt for an entry-level Renewable Energy job that suits your existing skills and knowledge, the following roles might be the perfect choice for you…


Entry-Level Renewable Energy Roles

Energy Efficiency Specialist

Focused on reducing greenhouse gases and promoting the use of renewable energy alternatives, this is an excellent entry-level role for candidates looking to expand their knowledge of the renewable energy industry and gain some hands-on experience.

In this role, you’ll conduct energy audits and analyse energy usage data to enable you to suggest strategies for improving efficiency. You’ll work within residential and commercial settings, giving you the opportunity to hone your communication and interpersonal skills with a range of stakeholders.

The knowledge and experience gained in such a role will stand you in good stead for moving up the renewable energy career ladder.


Solar Panel Installer

If you’re looking for a more hands-on entry-level role in renewables, starting out your career as a Solar Panel Installer is an excellent choice.

This role does what it says on the tin – you’ll spend your time assembling, installing, and maintaining solar panels, learning about their technology and efficiency benefits as you go. Many Solar Panel Installer roles offer on-the-job training or apprenticeships, allowing you to enter into this exciting role regardless of your career or academic history.

From here, you’ll be able to expand on your solar energy knowledge and may find yourself moving into engineering or project management roles in the future.


Renewable Energy Sales Representative

If communication and interpersonal skills are your strong suit, an entry-level role in Renewable Energy Sales could be the perfect fit for you. In this role, you’ll communicate with a range of stakeholders to sell energy-efficiency solutions, such as solar panels and wind turbines.

Your time will largely be focused on championing renewable energy and looking for gaps in the market that these renewable solutions may be able to fill. You’ll gain knowledge of how the renewable energy industry works and foster a deep understanding of renewable energy demands and trends.

You’ll then be able to carry this knowledge with you into roles like project management in your future career.


Your Renewable Energy Career

Every Renewable Energy career has to start somewhere. Yours starts here. For more information on the entry-level roles available or to discuss your skills with a Recruitment Professional, please get in touch with the Mackinnon & Partners team.

Jack Miller

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