1st Light Energy

Permit Runner-Anaheim

Req No.
Regular Full-Time


General Summary of the Position

The Solar Permit Runner will be responsible for reviewing, dropping off, and picking up city permit packs for 1st Light Energy, Inc. This person will also interface with city plan checkers and the 1st Light Energy, Inc. design team on technical issues.  This is an opportunity for those interested in getting a start in the solar photovoltaic renewable energy field.  Employee will participate in many different aspects of solar design and installation.

Essential Functions

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

· Drive around Central Valley and other areas to municipality offices on a daily basis, often driving up to 200 miles / day.

· 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.

· Work with design team to provide correction feedback and key timing information to help design team turnaround corrected plans as quickly as possible.

- Perform site inspections of possible solar installation sites in order to gather information for the design.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment.  Submit driving record with application.
  • 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.
  • Some knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in construction work.
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.
  • 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.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Candidate must be willing to work on weekend days when needed to support activities in the project schedule.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

The employee regularly works in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust. .

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is generally loud.



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