Vivint Solar Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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3.5
63%
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75%
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Vivint Solar CEO David Bywater  (no image)
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312 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free lunch (you just pay a small tax)(in 59 reviews)

  • "VIVINT solar has figured out what it takes to be the top company in such a booming industry(in 51 reviews)

Cons
  • "Depends too heavily on door-to-door sales(in 33 reviews)

  • "Should have applied sooner with Vivint Solar and share more time with them(in 23 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good money- door knocking"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Westbury, NY

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good money if you can handle the learning curve and door to door sales

    Cons

    Difficult to get help from management, some offices have much better managers then others. Some managers do not care about other reps success but some will help out

  2. "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PV Designer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible and great people. The free lunch was great.

    Cons

    It is hard to advance in the company.


  3. "Good for awhile"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Processor in Lehi, UT

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefit package was very good.

    Cons

    Crazy expectations near then end. Feedback ignored when asked for solutions.

  4. "Pretty Good Environment, Middle Management Can be Tough"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Lehi, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Work From Home possibilities -Flexible schedules - challenging work environment

    Cons

    -Have to speak up in order to get things done

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  5. "Company really cares about its employees"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Structural Engineering Technician 

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay Free lunch OT and benefits

    Cons

    Can be hard to stay motivated because of the repetitive work

  6. "Challenging Tech and Respect for Employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Product Management in Lehi, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pays Well, Freedom, Great Senior Management, Cafetaria

    Cons

    Sometime various business units are not aligned.

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  7. "Engineering Technician"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    An easy environment to work.

    Cons

    Lower salary than I expected

  8. "Vivint Solar"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Collections Specialist in Lehi, UT

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free lunch and flexible schedules

    Cons

    Everything is handed off to different departments which upsets customers.

  9. "Fine Company. Definitely a boys club"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Lehi, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I have some very cool and supportive managers and coworkers.

    Cons

    Benefits, apart from PTO are not great. The direction of the company is all over.

  10. Helpful (2)

    "If you can handle and suffering this job is for you"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Solar Consultant in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People are nice to work with and you can really potentially make good money

    Cons

    There is a long wait for deals to get funded but if you keep the ball rolling you'll have a consistent paycheck so you need to overcome that in your mind. Good luck to anyone chooses this path. It's really hard and it takes a lot of courage to do the work.

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