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Install Tech III

Req ID:  68021

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 technicians, ideally apprentice electricians to join our SunPower Direct Residential program. Working as part 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. 

  • Must be able to lift 70lbs and maneuver a large ladder and other equipment as necessary. 

  • Basic knowledge of residential electrical systems 

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen 

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required 

  • High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences 

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more) in addition to climbing ladders and working in high places. 

  • Valid Driver’s license 

  • Ability to travel between job sites 

  • Minimum 1 year of solar installation or electrical experience 

 

Preferred requirements 

  • OSHA 10 Certification 

  • 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 

  • Associates degree and 2+ years related experience 

 

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
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