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Permit Specialist

Req ID:  88801

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.


With more than 30 years of proven experience, SunPower is a global leader in solar innovation and sustainability. SunPower is a company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. You have the opportunity to join the company that helped establish solar markets around the world and continues to innovate in the renewable energy space. SunPower has facilities in the US, Europe and Asia, and we are seeking talented people to join us in building a clean energy future.


Our unique approach emphasizes the seamless integration of advanced SunPower technologies, delivering complete solar solutions and lasting customer value. We are passionately committed to changing the way our world is powered, and we are guided by our legacy of innovation, optimism, perseverance, and integrity.


Widely recognized as the world’s standard for solar, SunPower produces the world’s highest efficiency solar products.  Our quality and reliability standards far exceed those of any other company in the industry.  


In order to unlock shareholder value, accelerate innovation and enhance customer value, SunPower will separate into two independent, publicly traded companies, strategically aligned and complementary, focusing on distinct offerings. Newly-formed Maxeon Solar Technologies will be the leading global technology innovator, manufacturer and marketer of premium solar panels, carrying on the decades’ long legacy in setting quality and performance standards.


As we look to the future, we are seeking a world-class Permit Specialist based in ROHQ, Binan, Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. Are you ready to change the way our world is powered?  



SunPower is seeking a Permit Specialist for the Residential Business Unit. The Permit Specialist is responsible for the organization of the solar permit package, timely submission to the local city government, and coordination with various internal or external stakeholders to secure a solar permit. 




  • Works remotely and independently to support the Permit Team in the U.S.
  • Organizes, verifies, uploads submittals for permits that can be done digitally or virtually.
  • Completes all Project Tasks in Salesforce
  • Maintains, monitors, and manages pipeline of permits in Salesforce
  • Keenly follows the Standard Operating Procedures in Permit Processing
  • Communicates responsively and professionally through emails and calls to internal and external colleagues, consistently upholding the SunPower branding
  • Develops and maintains good rapport with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) Officers and Permit Runners
  • Has a general understanding of state and local code requirements
  • Efficiently interprets AHJ requirements and coordinates with the correct group or individuals to ensure compliance
  • Attends bi-weekly Permit Team meetings
  • Closes the loop with cross-functional support group
  • Facilitates process knowledge transfer to the Design Team
  • Performs other duties as assigned





Minimum requirements


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Science or Engineering related courses or, similar working experience in the related field. 
  • College Graduate, with a preferred degree in Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • At least 3-4 years of related work experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Competent in using reports and dashboards in Salesforce
  • Able to read and understand PV design submittals – array layout and single line diagrams
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills





  • Location: ROHQ
  • This is an FTE position
  • Candidate must be willing to work in Laguna Technopark, Binan Laguna
  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work and reside in the Philippines
  • Candidate must be willing to render overtime as business requires (weekends, US/PH holidays)
  • Candidate must be flexible to work on a night shift schedule supporting North America region




SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing

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