Solar Installer

Positive Energy Solar
Santa Fe, NM 87507
United States
Job Description

DISCLOSURE: Positive Energy Solar is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Position Overview

This is an entry level position that opens up a path do develop a long time career in Solar, and even work toward getting your electrician's license. The safety of our employees is our top priority as well as providing stellar customer service. If you are dependable, hard working, and enjoy working outside, with your hands, and with an amazing group of individuals this job is for you. Positive Energy invests in our employees by providing on the job training, educational opportunities in an employee friendly environment. Solar PV Installers work under the guidance of the assigned Lead Installer and reports to the Superintendent. The Installer will work on a team installing solar photovoltaic systems, work with warehouse personnel to ensure adequate parts are ready, pre-assemble job components, perform electrical wiring (AC and DC), and will always follow safe work practices. The work environment will include inclement weather, hot and cold days. Regular shifts are Monday - Thursday 10 hour days, which means a nice long 3 day weekend! We offer full benefits and fair pay.

Location & Travel: This position will be based in the Santa Fe area, and may require travel to job sites in other areas. 

Job Responsibilities

  • On-site installation of solar PV system from design documents 

  • Carry tools and equipment across work sites and up ladders onto roofs

  • Ensuring equipment is stocked on truck 

  • Assemble job components in the warehouse

  • 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) 

  • Follow Safety and Quality Protocols 

  • Helping to keep work trucks clean and organized

Skills & Qualifications

  • Prior experience with PV installations; NABCEP certification a plus

  • Understanding and experience with AC and DC electrical wiring; Journeyman Electrician license is a big plus!

  • Experience with the safe use of hand-held and power tools

  • Previous experience in roof work, general construction, or carpentry 

  • Computer skills - email, calendar, Google Drive, and time cards

  • Experience working effectively as a team member

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proven ability to work with a high level of quality and integrity

  • Safely and legally operate personal vehicle and Positive Energy Solar vehicles

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a team environment

Physical Requirements

  • Prefer 1-2 years experience working full days outdoors in inclement weather and extreme environments, e.g. hot sun, snow, crawl spaces, etc.

  • Proven ability to repeatedly lift, carry, and walk with up to 60 pounds of tools and or equipment

  • Ability to work in squatting, standing, twisted, and stretched positions

  • Climbing up and down ladders and walking on uneven ground

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the position as assessed by a qualified medical professional

  • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background and motor vehicle records check

  • Must have reliable transportation to job sites

Company Overview

Positive Energy Solar is a local company established in Santa Fe in 1997. We are Employee-Owned, and the only solar company in New Mexico that is a Certified B Corporation. Positive Energy provides homeowners, businesses, and other agencies across the state with high quality, reliable equipment, and workmanship. We are committed to exceptional customer service as well as treating every employee with appreciation, dignity, and respect. Our company offers a collaborative work environment and great compensation package that includes benefits, discounts, profit sharing, ownership, and a career you can feel good about. Positive Energy Solar is seeking employees that are interested in long term employment with a company that offers support for growth and development.

Our Mission: We ASPIRE to be New Mexico's most trusted and reliable partner for sustainable energy solutions, delivered with integrity, passion, expertise, teamwork, and a persistent focus on customer satisfaction.


  • Paid Time Off:

  • Health Insurance:

  • Gym Membership:

  • Dental Insurance:

  • Vision Insurance:

  • Health Savings Accounts:

  • FSA / Childcare

  • 401(k) Plan:

  • Solar Discounts:

  • Employee Ownership:

  • Profit Sharing: