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Install Tech V

Req ID:  69542

OVERVIEW 

 

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. 

 

The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. 

 

SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. 

 

SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. 

 

We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: 

SUMMARY OF ROLE 

 

SunPower is seeking experienced solar installation Crew Leads, ideally fully qualified or apprentice electrical journeyman to join our SunPower Direct Residential program.  Working as the lead of an installation crew, this role will provide for qualified individuals, the opportunity to install best in class solar PV systems. Many skills and much knowledge will be acquired in this position. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned): 

 

  • Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports and solar panels 

  • Perform all construction tasks per manufacturer’s installation guidelines 

  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC) in addition to installing raceways around residential applications include roofs, attics, walls. 

  • Perform site survey activities with a team and independently. 

  • Review the job installation plan with the Crew Lead. 

  • Assist in tracking inventory for each project 

  • Prepare, load and organize installation vehicles. Warehouse organization required also. 

  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety 

  • Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment 

  • Clean up the job site 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

 

Minimum requirements - The least amount of skills and training candidates must have to do a specific job. Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position. 

  • A high school diploma or equivalent required 

  • Extensive knowledge of residential electrical and structural systems, blueprints and spec sheets 

  • OR an equivalent combination of education and years of related experience. 

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required 

  • Valid Driver’s license 

  • Ability to travel between job sites 

  • Minimum 4 years of solar or electrical installation experience 

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to make multiple trips up and down a ladder, daily 

  • Ability to lift, squat, deadlift, pull and carry up to 50 lbs., daily 

  • Ability to work at the ground level, kneeling, or bending daily  

  • Ability to kneel and stand repeatedly (lunges), on a daily basis  

 

Driving Requirement: 

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the state where the work is to be performed 

  • Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business 

  • Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check 

 

Preferred requirements 

  • OSHA 30 Certification 

  • Associates degree and 2+ years related experience 

  • Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations 

  • Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and microinverter applications. 

  • Excellent customer service skills in addition to solid verbal and written communication skills 

  • Electrical Journeyman's Licence 

  • NABCEP certification 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

 

It is SunPower’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. SunPower disapproves of, and will not tolerate, unlawful discrimination against any applicant or employee because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, age, religion, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws. 

 

 

 

SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Installer, Warehouse, Manufacturing

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