Lead PV Installer

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Lead PV Installer is responsible to provide leadership and supervision to the installation crews, communicate the daily job status data to the Project & Operations Managers, and ensures successful completion of solar arrays/systems installation. The Lead PV Installer completes daily project logs using designated software, notes any changes or deviations to construction drawings, and is responsible for overseeing inventory for each installation.

The lead PV installer is a seasoned PV technician, and leads efforts in practicing safe working practices for crew and installation team. The Lead PV installer ensures adequate progress of work, offers training and instruction to installation team crewmembers, and notifies Operations Manager of any issues that may arise.

This position includes travel, based on the location of projects within the region.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees inventory for each installation job
  • Oversees layout and assembly of solar modules/array and mounting hardware
  • Oversees daily check-offs from job folders for all equipment, components, and tools to be loaded on vehicles or trailers
  • Supervises crew members and installs arrays within established timelines
  • Assembles solar array racking, mounting hardware, properly seal all roof penetrations, and installs all relative equipment
  • Document completion of installation
  • Completes daily logs of job status and reports updates the Operations Manager
  • Notes any deviations in construction for updated As-Built documents
  • Oversees daily clean-up of jobsite
  • Oversees best construction practices, safety and OSHA compliance on job site at all times
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
  • Additional duties required as needed

  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with solar PV required
  • Arrive at shop early ready to start work, weather dependent at 7am or 8am. Weather permitting, some works days last 10-12 hrs
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces, etc)
  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic tablet and smartphone skills
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Thrive in a team environment, display leadership qualities
  • Provide instruction and training to installers
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license
  • Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
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