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​Working in Solar

Working in the solar industry is an exciting and fulfilling career path that offers the opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment and society. As solar energy continues to grow in popularity, professionals in this field are dedicated to developing and promoting solar power as a clean and sustainable energy source.

There are many different roles and areas of expertise in the solar industry. For example, engineers and technicians are needed to design and maintain solar panels and systems, while project managers and analysts help plan and oversee solar energy projects. Sales and marketing professionals are also needed to promote and educate customers on the benefits of solar power.

Working in the solar industry offers a chance to contribute to a more sustainable and equitable world. Solar energy can help reduce carbon emissions, lower energy costs, and increase access to clean energy for all. It also provides opportunities for innovation and career growth, as the industry continues to evolve and new technologies and services are developed.

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​​​Working in Los Angeles

Working in Los Angeles (LA) can be a unique and exciting experience, with a dynamic business scene, diverse industries, and a rich cultural heritage. Los Angeles is the second-largest city in the United States and is known for its entertainment industry, but it is also a major center for finance, technology, healthcare, and international trade.

The city has a highly competitive job market, but there are many opportunities for professionals across various fields. Some of the largest employers in the region include companies in the entertainment industry such as Disney and Warner Bros., as well as tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Apple.

One of the benefits of working in LA is the weather, with year-round sunshine and mild temperatures, which can be a big draw for people who enjoy outdoor activities. LA is also known for its diverse and vibrant cultural scene, with numerous museums, art galleries, music venues, and a thriving food scene.

Culture

  • Los Angeles is a melting pot of cultures, with a diverse and vibrant community that reflects its history as a hub for immigration and creativity. The city has a rich cultural heritage, with a unique blend of art, music, food, and traditions that reflect its diverse population.

  • One of the most prominent cultural influences in Los Angeles is the entertainment industry, with Hollywood and the surrounding areas serving as the epicenter of the global film and television industry. Many of the world's most famous actors, directors, and writers call LA home, and the city is host to numerous film festivals and award ceremonies throughout the year.

  • In addition to the entertainment industry, LA has a thriving arts community, with numerous museums, galleries, and public art installations showcasing local and international talent. The Getty Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) are just a few of the many cultural institutions in the city.

  • Los Angeles is also known for its food scene, with a diverse range of restaurants and cuisines reflecting the city's multicultural heritage. From Korean barbecue to Mexican street tacos.

  • The city is also known for its natural beauty, with numerous parks, beaches, and outdoor spaces providing opportunities for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities.

Commuting

  • Commuting in Los Angeles can be a challenge due to the city's notorious traffic congestion. The city is spread out over a large area, and many residents have to travel long distances to get to work, resulting in high levels of traffic and longer commute times. However, there are several transportation options available to help navigate the city.

  • One of the most common ways to commute in LA is by driving. However, traffic can be heavy during peak hours, and many commuters experience long delays on major highways such as the 405 and the 101. Some companies offer flexible working hours to help alleviate these issues, and many residents also carpool or use high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes to reduce their commute times.

  • Public transportation is also an option for commuters in LA. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) operates a network of buses, light rail, and subway lines that serve the city and surrounding areas. While not as extensive as some other major cities, the Metro can be a convenient and affordable option for getting around LA, particularly for those who live and work near transit lines.

  • Biking is also becoming an increasingly popular way to commute in LA, with the city investing in bike lanes and infrastructure to encourage more cycling. The LA County Bicycle Coalition provides resources and support for cyclists, and there are also several bike-sharing programs available for short trips.

  • Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are also available in LA, providing an alternative to driving or public transportation.

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Solar

Technical Development Manager

London

£50000 - £85000 per annum

Permanent

Technical Manager- Hybrid Model (In London office 3 days a week) Up to £85,000 DOE & Benefits Looking for a developer with broader scope across the full project lifecycle? Ready to work across acqu...

Solar , Energy Storage

Senior Project Developer

Austin

N/A

Permanent

​Piper Maddox is engaged in a job opportunity with our client, a rapidly growing utility-scale Solar and BESS developer based in Austin, TX. This company has a track record of executing 2 GW+ of ut...

Wind , Solar , Energy Storage

Onshore Director

Germany

£120000 - £150000 per annum

Permanent

Onshore Renewables' Director | Germany | Remote | BESS, Solar & Wind | In this role, you will be accountable for your own onshore renewables department; building your own division, establishing way...

Solar

Project Developer - Solar & BESS - London

London

£40000 - £45000 per annum

Permanent

Project Developer - Solar, and BESS - London - £50,000-£80,000 + rest of package Piper Maddox are exclusively recruiting for a Project Developer with a company that have started moving into an IPP ...