First Solar has developed, financed, engineered, constructed and currently operates many of the world’s largest grid-connected PV power plants. Our experience across the solar value chain reduces risk while delivering more reliable, dependable and cost-effective solutions for our customers.
No company invests more in R&D advancing our technology to rapidly increase our energy yield, lower LCOE and provide stable grid integration.
First Solar delivers an LCOE that is cost competitive with fossil fuels. First Solar technology delivers power during peak energy use smoothing costs for energy consumers against fuel-price volatility.
Working at First Solar means working for a company that brings clean energy to countries around the world. Discover how you can join the First Solar team.
First Solar employees work around the globe in R&D, manufacturing, marketing, project development, IT, engineering, Energy Services and much more. When you work here, you will be challenged every day while finding new solutions and developing new skills.
• 4% 401K Match
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Flexible Work Arrangements
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Wellness Programs
436 employees were promoted in 2016!
“First Solar welcomes and strongly supports a work environment inclusive of all. Ours is a corporate culture of inclusion, and we are stronger for the richness of our geographic, cultural, ethnic, social and gender diversity. In a world that demands agility and innovation, this diversity is an asset in dealing with the complexity of our markets. It is, in fact, vital to our long-term success.”
- CEO Mark Widmar
I worked at First Solar full-time
Great work life balance, opportunities for advancement, awesome culture
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I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at First Solar (Perrysburg, OH) in June 2016.
Basic questions, job prospective. Went over what was entailed in the job. Current projections of the company, information about the company. Asked me questions about my education, prior job history, computer knowledge.