Solar Installer

Job Posted 8/29/2023
The MasTec Companies
Coolidge, AZ 85128
United States
Category Solar Jobs
Job Description

Solar Installer

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Solar Installation

Position Type

Regular Full-Time


Responsible for assisting the Solar Technician to assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics.  This may include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules


  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures
  • Use appropriate hand tools (i.e. crescent wrench, pliers, hammer, screwdriver, etc.) and power tools (i.e. Drills, Impact Wrenches) to perform a variety of functions to install photovoltaic (PV) systems in accordance with codes and standards using drawings, schematics, and instructions
  • Lay-out, assemble and install solar modules, panels, or support structures, as specified
  • Install structural, mechanical, rack system and PV panels
  • Lift, carry and hold building materials, tools, and supplies; clean tools, equipment, material, and work areas. Work areas will have a clean as you go policy, and work areas will be clean before leaving site.
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved
  • Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed
  • Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions; Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards
  • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens)
  • Understand, support, and follow lockout/tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job
  • Actively participate in on-the-job training and mentoring opportunities with co-workers in your craft when provided
  • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards
  • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, assist in the storage, planning and lay-out of materials in accordance with those plans and specifications
  • Learn to observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. Notify supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work authority as needed
  • Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and continuous improvement measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed reporting any issues to your supervision
  • If certified to operate equipment ensure that construction equipment is correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being utilized
  • Perform all other actions necessary to accomplish the foregoing principal duties and accountabilities
  • Work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by project supervision
  • Perform all other job related duties as requested by supervisor


Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately
  • Learn to read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions
  • Experience working as a laborer or in any construction craft as a helper, and a basic knowledge of working in Solar Photovoltaic construction craft
  • Developing knowledge of the assembly, installation, or maintenance of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Determine materials, equipment, and installation sequences necessary to maximize installation efficiency
  • Evaluate work and safely utilize appropriate hand tools (i.e. crescent wrench, pliers, hammer, screwdriver, etc.) and power tools (i.e. Drills, Impact Wrenches) for the work being performed
  • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately
  • Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate


MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.