Lead Solar Installer

Job Posted 8/29/2023
360 Talent Avenue
Berkeley, CA
United States
Category Solar Jobs
Job Description

SunPower needs YOU as a Residential Lead Solar Installer! Are you looking for a chance to grow in your career and an opportunity to make a difference in the way the world is powered? Then this is for you!

This position comes with great compensation and benefits!
The base salary for this role is $59,040 to $88,560. Please note the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and in the geographical location noted.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage starts day one, no waiting period
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability 100% paid for by the company
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • PTO, Sick and Volunteer time
  • Life insurance and AD&D provided
  • Unlimited digital workouts through Peloton 100% paid for by the company
  • Full-Time hourly role, typically M-F 8-hour shifts, potential weekends
  • Opportunity for career advancement

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assistant lead for installation crew
  • Install/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)/installing raceways around residential applications: roofs, attics, walls
  • Perform site survey activities
  • Review job installation plan with Crew Lead Assist with project inventory tracking
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
  • Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

· Ability to climb a ladder onto a roof/walk across a roof/install equipment to roof safely

· Work in outdoor conditions: inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergens


· Frequent and repeated lifting from ground to various heights up to 50 pounds individually, and team lifting heavier items

· Noise level in the work environment is moderate but could be louder

· Ability to use and learn standard construction equipment and technology with proficiency

· Visual acuity to drive motor vehicles and mobile equipment and to read printed and electronic documents

· Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common driving and construction environment noises


Minimum Qualifications:


· 3-5 years of solar/electrical installation experience


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

· Must hold and maintain a valid Driver’s License and have a personal vehicle to travel between job sites– no use of motorcycles or scooters during business hours


Preferred Qualifications:

· OSHA 30 Certification

· Associates degree





· Strong understanding of NEC codes, especially with residential PV installations

· Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications

· Electrical Journeyman’s License

· NABCEP certification



Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check and driving history report.