Solar Installation Technician

Installation (Technician) · Seattle, Washington
Department Installation (Technician)
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $20 - $35/hr DOE

We’re just like you. We believe that solar energy production for our homes, businesses, and cities is a win-win proposition for job creation and a cleaner environment.

 

A&R Solar is a leading solar installer in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together passionate, talented people who want to do the right thing for our customers and the environment. With industry firsts like B-Corporation status, charitable solar programs, and our 10-year performance guarantee, we believe that investment in our staff and our communities is the new standard.  Be a part of a fun team that is committed to the growth of all employees.


Solar technicians attach the racking and solar panels to the roof or other structure, such as a ground mount, carport, or awning. You should be able to understand system design and layout, secure racking and solar panels according to plans, and troubleshoot issues related to the solar array. And here’s the big one–you can’t be afraid of heights!


Solar technicians work 10-hour days Monday - Thursday. Every week is a three day weekend.


JOB FUNCTIONS 


  • Working off of plans to complete designed installation
  • Layout and assembly of array mounting hardware and infrastructure
  • Installation of PV Modules and DC runs
  • Installation of PV Balance of Systems and AC runs
  • Communicate with clients and staff about progress of solar installation
  • Move materials
  • Roof work (CANNOT be afraid of heights)
  • Maintain job site, truck, and warehouse cleanliness
  • Pre-assemble components in the shop
  • Attend continuing education classes on safety, installation practices, electrical code and theory


APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS 


  • Knowledge of residential electrical, building, and roofing systems
  • Knowledge of the safe use of hand-held and power tools
  • Experience working with various building and roofing materials
  • Ability to work in extreme environments, e.g. hot sun, crawl spaces, wind and rain, etc
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Basic blueprint/schematic reading
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to take lead role on projects
  • Customer service/communication skills
  • Scheduling/planning skills
  • Must maintain a current driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • OSHA 10 Certification required within 3 months
  • Electrical Trainee's card required prior to installing


ABOUT A&R SOLAR

A&R Solar is a leading solar installer in the Pacific Northwest with a seasoned team of solar professionals. Since our founding in 2007, we have successfully installed over 3,000 solar arrays and 33 megawatts of clean energy including several landmark solar projects around the region.

 

We proudly operate as an employee-owned B-Corporation (B-Corp) and WA Social Purpose Corporation (SPC). We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer celebrating our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. When we think about our company, we recognize that our culture is the sum of our people – and each new team member adds to the richness of our company. We don’t expect you to fit a mold; we hope that you will add something new, even as we all pursue a common mission.

 

Our full-time staff includes 40 employee owners and over 90 full-time employees, all with future ownership opportunities. Our customer base includes homeowners, small businesses, elementary schools, multinational companies, electric utilities and, of course, many of our own employees. We've also been voted one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s Best Workplaces and Washington’s Fastest Growing Companies. Learn more about our company.


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  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Department
    Installation (Technician)
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $20 - $35/hr DOE