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  1. Fantastic Above Market Remuneration Package + Uncapped bonus + Vehicle Career Opportunity with the Leading Central West NSW Solar Company Mudgee Lifestyle Location – Fun and friendly Team seeks Passionate BDM We are looking for a self-motivated Sales professional who is passionate about renewable energy and would like to represent the leading Solar and Environmentally Sustainable Solutions provider in the Central West NSW region of Australia.Based in beautiful Mudgee, this varied and exciting role will include travel throughout the region servicing a diverse range of clients including business owners, irrigators, farmers and householders. You will be responsible for providing this leading Solar Solutions company's first impression to their existing and prospective customers and then following through with their intelligent system designs. You must be a fabulous communicator with the ability to relate and inspire a diverse cross-section of clients,Your responsibilities will include: Managing and driving in-house and external sales Helping create sales plans to further grow this successful business Boosting the company image through collaborations with customers, government, community organisations, and employees; always enforcing ethical business practices Representing this growing family business at rural field day events, on domestic and residential customer sites (regional NSW) as well as attending conferences (e.g. the Bi-annual Cotton Conference, Gold Coast) and other promotional activities. To win this opportunity you need to: Have an insatiable Passion or growing interest in the solar/renewable energy sales industry Have Energy and Ambition to grow your career and connect with a varied customer base Be a Fantastic Communicator with a Proven Sales Record Pride yourself on providing Superior Customer Service, always striving to go the extra mile to identify and provide the benefits and features each customer needs Be Inquisitive, Motivated and Business Focused Understand Profit & Loss and have experience creating Sales Plans and Call Schedules Be Computer Literate Be an Enthusiastic, Team Player looking to join a Fun and Friendly Team but also thrive working Independently. In return, you will be provided with an ongoing wealth of industry knowledge and an efficient, professional and friendly working environment with a successful and growing, family owned business. This opportunity offers an attractive Above Market Base Salary with Uncapped Bonus earning potential as well as fuel allowance and a vehicle. To apply for this position please send your full resume to kylie@qpersonnel.com.au
  2. AUSTRALIANS put more household solar panel systems on their roofs than anyone else in the world last year, new data from the Clean Energy Regulator and the International Energy Agency show. The statistic astonished many in the solar industry, given Australia's small population compared with renewable energy market leaders such as European Union countries, China, Japan and the United States. About 392,500 new household solar systems were switched on last year. Australia still generates far less solar electricity than those countries, but the nation's preference for small, individual panels mounted on detached, owner-occupied suburban homes means a greater number of systems were actually installed. ''It took me by surprise that we were first, because Germany and Italy are so big,'' said Ric Brazzale, the president of the REC Agents Association, a body representing traders and creators of renewable energy certificates. ''Australian support for solar has had a lot of support at the residential level, and all political parties in the country have supported residential solar. Elsewhere in the world, most policy is geared towards much larger-scale commercial projects.'' Altogether, 785 megawatts of solar power was installed in Australia last year, virtually all in the form of small-scale panel systems on homes and businesses. This meant Australia just scraped in ahead of Japan and Germany, which deployed about 759 megawatts of small-scale solar power - although that represents only about 10 per cent of total German solar production. Similarly, in other big solar nations such as the US and China, government incentives emphasise big solar power plants, and only a small proportion of renewable energy comes from household rooftop panels. The end of generous state feed-in tariffs, such as the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme, had created a late rush to get panels on roofs, said Nigel Morris, the director of market analyst Solar Business Services. Mr Morris analysed the data, which was then scrutinised by others in the industry and found to be accurate, after cross-referencing with International Energy Agency figures for last year. ''In terms of total megawatts, Japan and Germany still beat us,'' he said. ''In Australia you have a combination of factors, but especially the renewable energy certificate system that's optimised for [rooftop solar] systems of 1.5 kilowatts. Our market is designed to favour small systems.'' Based on an average household size of 2.5 people, nearly 4 million Australians now live in a house or work in a business with solar panels on its roof. The amount of electricity generated by rooftop panels has increased almost tenfold between 2009 and 2011, and continues to grow despite rebates and tariffs being wound back. Altogether, renewable energy made up about 7 per cent of Australia's total electricity generation last year. Much of that came from hydroelectricity in the Snowy Mountains Scheme, the federal government's most recent Energy in Australia report shows. Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/environment/energy-smart/australians-lead-in-fitting-solar-panels-on-homes-20120817-24dxd.html#ixzz24Ie6aqs0
  3. Guest

    Solar Installer

    We are looking for a CEC accredited solar installer to join our company. You must be accredited in both design and install. This is a full time employment opportunity which includes van. Sorry but we are NOT looking for any sub-contractors or back packers, this is a long term view to this position. I know there are lots of sparky's on this site, but we are only looking for CEC accredited solar installers at this moment in time. We will open up to more electrical work later in the year. The chance to earn good money is here, but a fast work ethic is required whilst maintaining high standards in both workmanship and health and safety.
  4. Johndoe

    Solar power

    Anyone got it? Would be interested in your observations re installers, how much difference it's made to your leccy bill etc kev
  5. I am 22 years old from england, united kingdom, i am moving out to australia in october to live and work for a year and hopefully longer. I am a time served qualified electrician with city and guilds qualifications, apprenticeship, JIB approved and also qualified in solar pv installations which i have been working as an installer now for 9 months+ and have vast experience on all systems sizes as i have worked on some of the largest in the UK. Just posting this to see if anyone has any job vacancies or could help me with getting a job down under. kind regards CV AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
  6. Parley

    Anyone have Solar power...

    Received an offer from AGL to install solar power. The cost would be $5000 for a 1.5KW system. I have no idea how much cheaper my electricity bill would end up being if I did this. Anyone accepted one of these offers or have any opinions...
  7. Hi all, me and my family are seriously considering moving to Perth. We are going to spend a couple of months out there early in 2011 to see if we like it and where we would like to live etc but we are getting a little worried about all the negative things written about plumbing and gas fitters in OZ!! My OH is a fully qualified C&G heating engineer in the Uk and has 20 years experience, 6 of these years running his own business which is really successful. He also has done a solar heating course and he thinks that this will be his best bet at getting work in Oz. Does anyone know if Solar heating is big over there? Also do you think he will find work easily? He would like to be self employed again, I understand he will have to do some tests and get his licence before this will be possible. We have a young son and would take some savings with us but obviously would need to start earning soon after arriving. I am a part qualified accountant but was planning on gaining my chartered qualification when we get to Oz so probably wont be earning a huge amount straight away!! Any help would be much appreciated : )
  8. Whilst watching Australian Idol on Channel Ten last night, a "quick news update" came on during one of the breaks with one of the stories being that "the government have introduced a scheme to get a free solar hot water system" which for us is great news as were looking to have this fitted anyway. So we thought we'd find out more on the Ten news website...nothing. We Googled for ages before my wife stumbled across this, which to be honest isn't exactly very informative. Scheme aims to boosts solar hot water system numbers - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) I'd describe that as very vague at best! Does anyone have any more info...like who to contact for starters!!?? Thought there would be a lot more info available, but can't find anything about it.
  9. Guest

    Solar Panels / Solar Heating

    Hi Are solar panels big in Australia? Do ay of the builders fit them into a new build as standard or would they be an extra? Thanks :smile: