Ideal Energy is hiring several Solar Installers to join our team for the 2018 construction season. No previous solar experience necessary, on-site job training will be provided. Construction and/or roofing experience a plus. Must be okay with heights, intense physical labor, and work well with a dynamic team.
In this position, the Solar Installer will coordinate with Project Managers and Team Leads while working side by side with other crew members to review project plans and install all photovoltaic system components. The overall goal of the Solar Installer is to achieve completion of the project with the highest level of safety, quality, efficiency and conformance to plans and specifications.
This is a seasonal position with potential for advancement and career training.
Arrive at the shop early morning ready to work. Weather permitting, some works days are 10-12 hrs
Coordinate with Project Manager, Warehouse Manager, and Team Leads to ensure that all parts, pieces, and tools required for the day are adequately supplied in trucks
Pre-assemble job components
Work with crew members to install arrays within established timelines throughout Midwest service territory
Assemble solar array racking, mounting hardware, properly seal all roof penetrations, and install all relative equipment
Maintain high levels of quality assurance and quality control with an emphasis on safety
Diagnose and troubleshoot system malfunctions and operational issues
Communicate with customers in a professional, considerate, and respectful manner, answering all questions and concerns to the best of your ability
Physical mobility of upper and lower body
Ability to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time
Ability to work in extreme environments (example: heat, snow, rain, wind, etc)
Willingness and capability to climb ladders, stairs, and work on rooftops
Ability to lift, pull, and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
Capability to lift 50 lbs of weight frequently throughout assigned workday
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Experience in construction or installing photovoltaic systems preferred
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exercises a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor
Thrive in a team environment