The Lead PV Installer completes grid-tied PV projects to the highest levels of safety and quality as the head of their team, ensuring conformance with the system plans and specifications. This job is mainly focused on residential projects, but may at times include small-scale commercial systems. Applicants without previous PV experience will not be considered for this role.
- Previous solar installation experience on roof- and ground-mounted PV systems required.
- Previous experience leading solar PV projects preferred.
- NABCEP PV Certification and OSHA 10/30 are strongly preferred, but not required.
- Must have full range of motion in upper and lower body and the ability to work in various positions during all seasons. This includes, but is not limited to: stooping, standing, bending, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of
time in high and low temperatures.
- Installing at height is a significant part of the job, so being comfortable working safely and efficiently off the ground, on steeply pitched roofs and on ladders is required.
- Prior experience installing and using OSHA compliant fall protection, positioning and roof access systems strongly preferred. Training provided.
- Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment weighing approximately 50 pounds on a frequent basis.
- Think on your feet, make adjustments & decisions in the field as required.
- Possess a calm, professional demeanor and customer service skills.
- Experience with conduit bending, route planning and associated building and electrical codes strongly preferred.
- Have a hard working attitude, be reliable and pay attention to detail.
- Must maintain a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
- Lead the construction of projects according to the design package, applicable codes and company policies, with an emphasis on safety and quality.
- Be an inspiration to your team members, encouraging them to consistently exceed safety and quality goals.
- Regularly update Project Manager on job status and conditions. Discuss deviations from design package with Project Manager prior to implementation. Mark up drawing sets with approved changes.
- Communicate with stakeholders professionally, considerately, and respectfully.
- Be responsible for completion and delivery of required paperwork & documentation including, but not limited to: in-process and final photos, system labeling, safety documentation, testing charts, time sheets, purchase receipts etc.
Compensation and Benefits
- Starting Wage Range: $17-20/hr depending on experience.
- 90-day review, annual performance evaluations thereafter.
- Tool Budget Program.
- Professional Development Program.
- Benefits (pending successful 90-day review).
- Monthly expense reimbursement (Health/Wellness).
- Cell phone stipend.
- Vacation / Sick / PTO time / Paid Holidays.
- Limited use of company tools / vehicles.