Green Energy Career Profiles

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Trainer & Educator
Career Descriptions
Energy Efficiency
Renewable Energy
Training and Certification
The renewable energy and energy efficiency fields are booming. No matter where you live, or whatever your interests or educational background may be, there is a place for you in these industries.

Below you will find profiles for some key job roles in the green energy fields. Browse through these profiles to get a feel for the types of work you can expect in these roles and the education or experience they require. 

These roles are only a sample among many possible careers. You can browse a wider range of career options and advancement opportunities on IREC’s Green Buildings Career Map, Solar Career Map, and Climate Control Technology (HVAC) Career Map.

Ready to get started? Connect Now to find organizations that provide hiring, training, or apprenticeship opportunities in the green energy field.

Retrofit Installer Technician 




Solar Installer


Energy Auditor


Equipment Operator




Crew Leader


Quality Control Inspector


Solar O&M Technician


Advanced Manufacturing Technician


Wind Turbine Technician


Battery Repairer