Lead Solar PV Installer

Job Summary


Elemental Energy is seeking an individual to lead our solar install crew. You must be a mechanically minded individual to work in the field installing residential and light commercial grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) systems. The Lead PV Installer will be responsible for managing and installing the photovoltaic system from beginning to end.

In this position, the Lead PV Installer will: coordinate with the Construction Manager, work side by side with other crew members and install all photovoltaic system components, while managing the installation of a fully functional photovoltaic system. The overall goal of the Lead PV Installer is to work with field personnel to achieve completion of the project with the highest level of safety, quality, efficiency and conformance to the original plans and specifications.

This position has a pay rate of $18-22 an hour that is commensurate with experience. Benefits are also available for Full Time employees.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • review project plans and drawings and ensure that the project is built according to design
  • work with crew members to complete projects within established policies and procedures
  • communicate with Construction Manager daily about job status and electrician on jobsite
  • responsible for placement and wiring of Soladeck junction box
  • assemble the solar array racking, properly seal all roof penetrations, install all relative equipment and set up solar monitoring system
  • 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

Skills and Education

  • 3+ years of previous solar installation experience required (applicants with no solar and or no extensive electrical experience will not be accepted and or reviewed)
  • experience installing both roof and ground mount systems
  • experience with micro and string inverters as well as setting up monitoring systems
  • NABCEP Certification preferred
  • General construction knowledge to include: roofing, electrical, and carpentry skills
  • experience complying with OHSA safety requirements and regulations
  • professional appearance and excellent customer service
  • hard working attitude, good attention to detail and reliable and professional
  • maintain valid Driver's License and clean driving record

About Elemental Energy

We are passionate innovators and enthusiastic creators. We believe in a world where everyone has equal access to clean and reliable energy. We walk the walk, work

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 /hour

Job Location:

  • Portland, OR

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Solar: 3 years