Solar & Battery Energy Storage Advisor 

You want to make a positive impact, enjoy building rapport with different types of people and are committed to providing excellent customer experiences on the phone and in writing. You believe in solar and energy storage and want to be part of the movement to power the Bay Area with clean energy. 

The Solar Advisor helps individuals who contact Luminalt to determine whether solar and storage is right for them. The Solar Advisor is their first contact and the launch point of a customer’s journey at Luminalt. The Solar Advisor is a critical member of the sales team. The position will report to the Luminalt offices in San Francisco’s Mission District. There’s a lot to learn. We believe learning and training is best done in the office where colleagues can share their knowledge and best practices. Later the position may allow for both working in the office and remotely.

Solar and storage are constantly evolving, you enjoy learning and keeping up on the ever changing policy and technology landscape interests you. You thrive in a fast paced environment that holds itself to high performance expectations and are committed to and capable of consistently doing the right thing for our clients, colleagues and Luminalt. 

If this describes you, please read on to see if this Luminalt job is for you. Solar Advisor is a great professional entry level position for someone interested in a career in solar energy. 

About Luminalt

San Francisco’s only majority women owned solar design-build firm (CSLB #845219). We design and build residential and commercial solar and battery energy storage systems in the Bay Area. We are committed to increasing diversity in the solar industry and to being a positive force for change in our community. Learn more about us at Luminalt is 18 years old this year, just over 50 people and growing.

There are three main aspects of the position, with other tasks and responsibilities as needed.

  1. Lead Intake and Processing
    Help individuals who contact Luminalt interested in solar and energy storage to determine whether Luminalt’s solar and storage solutions are right for them 
  • Administer lead intake from initial inquiry through sales consultation.
  • Answer Luminalt’s “I’m interested in solar and storage” phone line, respond to inquiries from Luminalt’s quote request webpage and other channels.
  • Build rapport by answering and asking relevant questions about solar and storage specific to their project using Luminalt’s criteria for successful projects to determine if we’ll provide them with a proposal for a system.
  • Gather information from the individual necessary for the solar or storage assessment entering it in Salesforce, Aurora or other programs
  • Administer the Sales Team’s calendars and scheduling tools so that those that qualify are able to conveniently schedule a consultation
  • Organize the information for sales consultants using the tools and programs we have available to us to set them up for success 
  • Maintain and update the sales intake process to ensure it reflects current practices


      2. Marketing and Market Analysis

  • Maintain, organize and update marketing materials for sales (site packs)
  • Maintain, organize and update photos of our colleagues working and our projects
  • Review solar and battery energy storage system permit data and report out on what is being installed and by whom


       3. Providing general administrative support

  • Route company emails to the appropriate person, responding where appropriate
  • Maintain, organize and update photos of our colleagues working and our projects
  • Maintain, organize and update marketing materials for sales (site packs)
  • Provide backup for office administrator when they’re out of office:
    • Answer Luminalt’s main phone line, route calls to the appropriate person, gather information and answer questions where appropriate
    • Draft contracts and change orders, Process signed agreements and request additional insured certificates and endorsements required by those contracts



  • Working knowledge and/or skill in Gmail or other email programs, word processing, spreadsheets, and other computer applications. Experience with Salesforce or other CRM is desirable.
  • Follow written & verbal instructions
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Two years of experience in clerical work or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.



  • Professional, courteous, and compassionate on the phone
  • Responsive to clients and colleagues
  • Meticulous in executing office practices & procedures
  • Take initiative and improve processes over time
  • Excited about working collaboratively with colleagues and clients in solar


The physical requirements listed are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Consistent & reliable attendance
  • Meet daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly, and other deadlines consistentlySit, bend, and reach with hands and arms
  • Work overtime occasionally at the last minute
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Write routine reports & correspondence
  • Work under pressure with changing, ambiguous priorities
  • Communicate effectively and promptly to clients or employees of the organization
  • Stand & move throughout the office
  • Climb stairs & steps
  • High level of manual dexterity to adeptly type & use computer equipment
  • Auditory & visual skills- specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Follow written & oral instructions and procedures


Compensation and Benefits:

  • $18 – $22 per hour, depending on experience
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Employee Medical
  • Voluntary Family and Dependent Medical Coverage, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability and Identity Protection Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and Dependent Care
  • 401(k) after 1 year employment
  • Educational benefit up to $500/year.


Let us know your wage expectations. Passing a pre-employment drug test, background check and authorization to work in the U.S. via e-verify is a condition of employment

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to