Lead Solar Energy System Installer

Upper Marlboro, MD
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Time to make a move? Altenergy is looking for a true lead installer/construction manager for solar projects in the Washington DC/Maryland areas. We emphasize the word true to mean that we are looking for an extremely effective leader with significant solar energy experience. At Altenergy, our lead installers partner with our branch managers and ops team to manage the construction of our projects as well as leading the install team onsite. They are responsible for assuring we have high-quality, code compliant installs. They are responsible for training and evaluating new installers on site. They are responsible for assessing risk onsite and emphasizing safety. A true lead installer is the hardest worker on the crew. One who leads by example, side by side with his/her team. The ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings is a must. NABCEP installation professional certification or an equivalent experience is a must. At Altenergy, training our employees is a top priority. We want to create a path for you to move up in our company through becoming a master electrician, part of our management team, or whatever ambition you may have. If you think you have what it takes we look forward to hearing from you. Altenergy now offers a world class benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a robust 401k match. This is a physical position. We sometimes install at great heights in tough weather. Many of our projects are local but installers will at times travel throughout the area for up to a week at a time. Who We Are At Altenergy, you will work with some of the most creative, thoughtful and agile problem solvers looking to make a difference. We are community-minded. We are educators. We believe in high-quality design and exceptional customer-service. Going the extra mile to deliver a solar system that leaves a lasting impact, both on the planet and on the wallet, is important to us. We consider ourselves to be hard-working, fun, tenacious and design experts. With local roots in Charlottesville and Staunton, we also have a national footprint in Maryland, Idaho and Michigan. In 16 years, we've completed 1,700 projects across 10 states and 21MW of PV capacity. And really, we're just getting started.Experience working as a laborer or construction. 2-3 years prior solar leadership experience Ability to understand and follow directions Is at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations. Relationship builder that displays a positive, Can-Do attitude and delivers excellent customer service Physical Demands and Work Environment: * Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds * Stand, kneel, bend, stoop, moving in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with correction * Requires repetitive movement, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure * Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds * Work up to 4, 10-hour shifts doing hard physical labor in various temperature extremes and other outdoor conditions * Typical construction site environment that may expose candidate to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable * Requires working in cramped workspaces and getting into awkward positions * Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. * Requires working in extremely bright or poor lighting conditions. * Work around hazardous equipment * Requires exposure to high places

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