Solar Installation Supervisor (North Valley) Sacramento, CA

GRID Alternatives
1417 N. Market Blvd, Suite 3
98834 Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Position Status: 
Full Time
Position Type: 
Salary Schedule: 
Per Year

Solar Installation Supervisor (North Valley) Sacramento, CA

About GRID Alternatives:
GRID Alternatives is a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color. GRID is an entrepreneurial, high-growth non-profit organization that provides direct solar installation and project development; workforce training and service learning opportunities; and low-income solar policy advocacy.

Our vision: a transition to clean, renewable energy that includes everyone.

At GRID, we care about each other and know that each employee has a whole self that includes life outside of work. Our culture supports learning, growth and well-being of all of our team members. 

Based in Oakland, California, GRID has 9 regional offices and affiliates serving all of California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware; GRID also works in Nicaragua, Mexico and Nepal. GRID has a dedicated staff of 350 and growing! ​

Every member of GRID Alternatives must participate in the organization's equity, inclusion, and diversity work.


  • Responsible for all technical and safety aspects of PV installations
  • Train and mentor volunteers, job trainees, and staff as assigned in solar installations and other construction related activities
  • Lead installations of solar electric systems with crews of volunteers and/or job trainees
  • Ensure that all solar installations are installed according to GRID Alternatives safety and quality standards
  • Assist in warehouse and tool organization, fleet maintenance, construction logistics, and systems implementation
  • Conduct site visits to screen potential sites for solar access and safety issues
  • Design and engineer residential solar electric systems
  • Other job duties include answering homeowner and volunteer questions, talking to media and participating in events


  • Experience to include work in both residential, commercial, roof and ground mounts
  • Experience in and ability to coach, mentor, and lead a construction crew
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to relate to and respect diverse populations
  • Proficient with computers and programs such as SalesForce, Gmail, etc.
  • Passion for environmental justice, sustainability, affordable housing, the environment or just generally grounded and interested in making the world a better place

This is a full-time position, compensation commensurate with experience.

Medical, Dental, Vision/Eye Care insurance, 5 weeks paid time off (PTO), 12 paid holidays, Commuter Checks, 403B retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), STD<D, and yearly Professional Development funds to further education up to $600.

To Apply:
Submit both a resume and a cover letter describing your interest here. Due to the high volume of inquiries, mailed and emailed applications are not accepted. Please do not call and/or email requesting an update.

GRID Alternatives provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Women, reentry individuals, and people of color are urged to apply.