Solar Installation Technician

Modern Mill Solar
Lombard, IL 60148
United States
Job Description

Modern Mill is looking for motivated individuals to join our Solar Installation team. The Installation Technician is an integral member of our field operations crew and works in a team environment installing solar arrays at residential and commercial properties. Installers and their teams ensure accurate and timely solar installations, update Branch Managers on project specifics, and utilize best installation and safety practices. We will train you if you do not have any solar experience. In this role, you will be trained in and responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting solar components of a solar array. You must have a positive attitude, a dedicated work ethic, and ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment. You must also be reliable and work well in teams.


General Duties

You will be responsible for the following:

     Installation of the mechanical systems of ground or roof mounted solar system;

     Assess the job site, identify and resolve any potential hazards;

     Create or interpret the solar panel installation plans, mapping out the steps of the installation;

     Install, inspect, maintain and repair solar panel systems, including, assembly of the racking and solar array;

     Assemble equipment along with properly sealing all roof penetrations;

     Trenching, concrete work and equipment assembly;

     Weatherproof the solar installation in accordance with local safety regulations and the specifications of the manufacturer;

     Maintain cleanliness of job site and company vehicles;

     Clean, maintain, adjust, calibrate, and service equipment used in the performance of duties; and,

Attention to detail, multi task, follow head contractor’s instruction, and know when to ask questions.


Minimum Ability Needed

The following abilities are needed to be able to fulfil your general duties listed above:

     Must have good customer service, attention to detail and a strong work ethic to be successful;

     Motivated team player, looking to succeed;

     At least 1 year of construction related experience;

     Proficient with hand and power tools;

     Lift and carry up to 50 pounds without assistance;

     Perform work on roof tops with various angles, uneven and wet surfaces;

     Work outdoor in extreme weather conditions;

     Ability to climb ladder frequently while carrying equipment or material and work from various heights;

     Ability to walk, stand, and bend for long periods of time;

     Ability to use your hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling;


     Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with clean driving record; and,

     Must have reliable transportation to and from the office (company vehicle will be provided from office to job sites).




Earn up to $6500/month.

Medical, Vision, Dental​, company paid life insurance; Retirement plan with company match.