Meet Kevin Villata, Vista Solar’s Superintendent, changing the world one panel at a time. An experienced mechanical and electrical solar expert. From a Skilled Installer to Superintendent, Kevin has made extraordinary strides in the six months he has been at Vista Solar. Kevin has also now a California Certified Electrician! Check out our blog for this week’s spotlight with Kevin Villata.
- Tell us about yourself.
I’ve been in the construction field for about 15 years. I have a mechanical and electrical background. In addition, I have experience networking computers and working in HVAC. 6 years ago, I started my career in Solar. Solar was booming, and I went after an opportunity in the Central Valley. My passion for Solar exploded from there. I moved out to the Bay Area and continued in the Solar field working from Crew Lead to Project Manager to Operations Manager to Superintendent, where I am today.
- What is your role at Vista Solar?
I am Vista Solar’s Superintendent.
- How long have you been with the company?
I’ve been with Vista Solar for about 6 months now.
- How many roles have you had with Vista Solar, and what are they?
• Skilled Installer (10/15 – 11/15)
• Acting Foreman (11/15 – 12/15)
• Superintendent (1/16 – present)
- If you could describe your co-workers in one word, what would it be?
- How did you first hear about Vista Solar?
Some of my previous colleagues worked for Vista Solar. I had high respect for those individuals, and they always had great things to say about the company.
- What do you love most about your job?
I love working in the commercial sector of Solar, expanding my horizons. I love the team I work with, and enjoy bringing them together.
- What do you enjoy most about working at Vista Solar?
I feel, as a company, we are changing the world one panel at a time. Seeing the meter run backwards after a completed job is such a rewarding feeling. Seeing our customer’s faces light up after is also another amazing highlight! Vista makes it right for the customer no matter what. I am proud to work for Vista Solar. Every single employee genuinely shares the same vision.
- What hobbies do you have outside of work?
I enjoy hiking and camping with my 4 kids.
- If you could tell a potential candidate something about Vista Solar, what would it be?
If you’re ready to work for a professional company and be treated with the respect you deserve, then Vista Solar is the place to be!