Let us help you find skilled employees

Sending out job postings, screening resumes, and doing interviews takes time.

We can save you time by:

  • Identifying strong candidates that are a good match for your open positions
  • Pre-screening resumes
  • Organizing individual and group interviews
  • Providing retention support to help new hires be successful
  • Connecting you to hiring incentives to help offset your initial costs

Construction & Union Ready Employees

GETS Core graduates have the qualifications to be assets in the field.


Solar Ready Employees

GETS Solar training graduates are ready to join your PV installation team.


Are you Ready to Make a Hire?

We’re ready to help you find the right employee to fill your need. If you are interested in hiring a GETS graduate or learning more, contact the Career Services Manager at gets@risingsunenergy.org or (510) 665-1501 ex 203.


graduates trained and ready for employment each year
employers have hired GETS graduates over the past 3 years
employers have hired more than one GETS graduate

We are creating opportunities for community members every day while making a big and growing impact on the environment

Employer Advisory Council

Rising Sun’s GETS Employer Council is composed of representatives from home performance and solar companies, general contractors, and building trades unions. Participation in the GETS Employer Council empowers employers to shape the GETS curriculum, to network, and to learn from each other about industry trends. Feedback from employers ensures that GETS graduates have the necessary skills to meet the professional standards of today’s industry.

Employer Advisory Council Members

Advanced Home Energy
Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council
BBI Construction
Beckner Contracting & Management
Building Efficiency
Community Energy Services Corporation
Eco Performance Builders
GRID Alternatives
Sheet Metal Workers Local 104
Sun Light & Power
“I love working with Rising Sun Energy, they’re professional, responsive to my needs and a genuine pleasure to work with. They’re a remarkable resource, to employers, their program provides talented people with great attitudes and contagious enthusiasm.”
HR Manager, Sun Light & Power
“Rising Sun Energy Center GETS Training provides a great source for CESC for job applicants. CESC has hired GETS graduates before, and in our experience this program provides practical and helpful pre-employment training that directly benefits us as an employer”
Martin Bond, Executive Director of Community Energy Services Corporation