Solar Installer

  • SunPower
  • Elk Grove, CA, USA
  • Aug 16, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Job Description: 

SunPower is seeking installers to join our SunPower Direct Residential program. Working as part of an installation crew, this role will provide an opportunity for qualified individuals to install best in class solar PV systems. Many skills and knowledge will be acquired in this position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports, and solar panels
  • Perform all construction tasks per manufacturer’s installation guidelines
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC)/installing raceways around residential applications: roofs, attics, walls
  • Perform site survey activities with a team and independently
  • Review job installation plan with the Crew Lead
  • Assist with project inventory tracking
  • Prepare, load and organize installation vehicles. Warehouse organization required
  • Assist in taking installation tools and materials to the roof or installation site
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
  • Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment
  • Maintain job site

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • High school diploma or Trade School degree related to construction/building sciences required OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience
  • Basic knowledge of residential electrical and structural systems
  • Hold a valid Driver’s License
  • Reliable attendance required 

Preferred Qualifications: 


  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Construction or Electrical field experience
  • Associates degree and 2+ years related experience
  • Excellent customer service skills and verbal and written communication skills

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: 


  • Ability to traverse/maneuver job sites and survey/assess all aspects of the construction process for extended periods of time
  • Ability to climb a ladder onto a roof/walk across a roof/install equipment to roof safely
  • Regularly works in outdoor conditions: inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergens
  • May be exposed to energized electrical equipment and will be required to take appropriate precautions
  • The employee may routinely handle typical work equipment/materials and be required to lift, move and install materials up to 50+ pounds
  • Frequent and repeated lifting from ground to various heights up to 50 pounds individually, and team lifting heavier items
  • Noise level in the work environment is moderate but could be louder depending on location of install or demo
  • Ability to use and learn standard construction equipment and technology with proficiency
  • Typical work hours are M-F in 8-hour shifts, potential weekends
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and own a registered insured personal vehicle to travel between job sites – no use of motorcycles or scooters during business hours
  • Ability to travel between warehouse and job sites
  • Visual acuity to drive motor vehicles and mobile equipment and to read printed and electronic documents
  • Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common driving and construction environment noises





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Driver's License Required