Careers

Solar PV Installer
Operations

SolarCity is seeking applicants to install residential grid-tied PV systems.  In this position, the Installer will provide support to the crew lead of the installation team, communicate job status data to the operations management, and ensure the completion of installation of all solar arrays/systems.  It is the responsibility of every Installer to ensure safe work practices for the SolarCity installation team. 
 

Responsibilities

•    Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
•    Pulling inventory for each installation job, ensuring adequate inventory for truck load
•    Pre-assemble job components in the warehouse
•    On-site design installation, working off of plan designs
•    Layout and assembly of solar modules / array and mounting hardware
•    Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
•    Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
•    Document completion of job with photos
•    Clean up of job site

Requirements

•    Previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction, or carpentry strongly preferred.
•    Basic understanding/experience with electrical wiring of AC and DC systems strongly preferred.  (Apprentice or Journeyman Electricians highly encouraged to apply.)
•    Experience with the safe use of hand-held and power tools.
•    Experience working with all types of building materials - various roof types - stucco, wood, concrete, etc. - strongly preferred.
•    Must have a clean driving record. (example, no DUI in the last 5 years)
•    Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
•    Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, comfortably lift 40+ pounds repetitively, and must be able to work on your feet for long periods of time
•    Ability to work in extreme environments, e.g. hot sun, below freezing, crawl spaces, etc.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Additional Information
Location(s):
Hartford, CT
Westchester, NY

SolarCity is a national leader in clean energy services. We make clean energy available to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations at a lower cost than they pay for energy generated by burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas.  Our approach is to install systems to the highest engineering standards while making the switch simple for our customers. We've revolutionized the way energy is delivered by giving customers a cleaner, more affordable alternative to their monthly utility bill.  The U.S. Department of Energy named SolarCity a Green Power Supplier of the Year in 2010, and Fast Company Magazine called it one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world in 2011. SolarCity serves customers in 14 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Washington D.C. Washington, D.C.  

For more information visit www.solarcity.com.

SolarCity is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work place.