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1st Light Energy Permit Coordinator in Columbia, South Carolina

1st Light Energy Inc. was founded with the vision to provide alternative energy solutions that positively impact our environment and have solid financial returns for our customers. We have become one of the most experienced solar companies in the Nation.

For twelve years 1st Light Energy has been selling and installing solar, more than many of our competitors combined. Throughout the many innovations and changing expectations of the industry, we have adapted and thrived.

Each of our seven offices across the United States has given us a unique experience working with many different utilities and local governments. We eagerly prepare to enter new markets, bringing solar programs that are favorable to homeowners and business owners alike.

This is where you come in.

If you are looking to build a career in Solar, this is your chance.

We have several job opportunities, and highly encourage growth within the company.


This is an opportunity for those interested in getting a start in the solar photovoltaic renewable energy field. Employee will be responsible for compiling, creating and submitting permits in SC.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare solar permit packs for various municipalities, which include permit applications and solar electrical and structural plans.

  • Work with municipality plan checkers to drop off, understand and record technical corrections, and pick up approved permit packs.


  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment.

  • Previous documentation/admin experience desired. Permitting experience a plus.

  • Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.

  • High level of attention to detail.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Ability to "go the extra mile" to complete important deliverables

  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.

  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.


  • Health, dental, and vision benefits - paid by company for employee

  • 401K Program

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Paid time-off and paid holidays

  • Floating holidays

PAY RATE: $16/hr

Req No.: 2019-1590

External Company Name: 1st Light Energy, Inc.

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