Traveling Solar Installer

1st Light Energy Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Traveling Solar Installer MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, Skills) High School diploma or a GED certificate* 2+ years of previous solar installation experience required* NABCEP Certification Preferred* Must have electrical and or roofing experience* Experience complying with OHSA safety requirements and regulations* Must have full range or mobility in upper and lower body; ability to work in various positions and environments* Ability to lift, pull and push materials and equipment weighing approximately 50 pounds on a frequent basis* Professional appearance and excellent customer service* Great attention to detail* Good Attendance* Valid Driver's License with a clean driving recordWillingness to work long hours, often in unpleasant weather conditionsWillingness to travel as necessary, 3-4 weeks at a time (All parts of the Country are Eligible to apply) Per Diem: $30.00 and Lodging More information about this job: JOB SUMMARY: The experienced residential PV Installer will be responsible for assisting photovoltaic system installation from beginning to end. In this position, the PV Installer will work side by side with other crew members and install all photovoltaic system components, while assisting in the operation of a fully functional photovoltaic system. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Work with crew members to complete projects within established policies and proceduresAssemble the solar array racking, properly seal all roof penetrations, and install all relative equipmentInstall all rack grounding and DC wiring. Install and connect modules per plan.Maintain high levels of quality assurance and quality control with an emphasis on safetyDiagnose and troubleshoot system malfunctions and operational issuesCommunicate with customers in a professional, considerate, and respectful manner, answering all questions and complaints to the best of your abilityUnderstand the full scope of work for a given project ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Recommends to supervisor work assignments of employees in various job groups.May substitute for supervisor in his/her absence.May relieve employees in the group during breaks, lunch, etc.Performs other duties and projects as assigned. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually light to moderate. MUST feel comfortable working safely on roofs and ladders. Must have Good work ethic and reliable transportation. Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds. Must have general knowledge of roofing. MUST NOT have a fear of heights. Company Description: 1st Light Energy Inc. is one of the fastest growing residential and commercial solar power companies in the country. We market, sell, and install solar photovoltaic systems that allow homeowners and businesses to save money on their electricity bills all the while converting to a clean, renewable source of energy that is good for the environment. We are growing quickly and are looking for a hard working team member.

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