Solar PV Jobs
Ontario has a shortage of qualified professionals to meet the demand generated by the Ontario Power Authority’s FIT and microFIT programs. Businesses throughout the province are constantly seeking system designers, project managers, and installers with professional solar training and experience.
- Solar companies anticipate a significant growth of 101% in the number of full-time equivalents to be employed by the end of 2011.
- Some 41% of companies were experiencing labour shortages at the time of the survey, with 75% specifying installation employees.
- 51% of companies expect to face shortages by the end of 2011, once again in the area of installation (78%), followed by systems design and integration (51%), project management (40%), and engineering (40%).
Click here to download the 2009 Labour Force Survey of the Canadian Solar Industry
For anyone seeking to build a solar installation business or secure employment in the industry, an intensive training program on solar design and installation is a critical first step.
For those seeking to build a portfolio of experience, Ontario Solar Academy is developing an intensive internship program for system design engineers, sales engineers, and commercial-scale system sales professionals.
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