Solar Panel Installer

Recruiting Contact

Employer: 
Florida Solar One
Location: 
Fort Lauderdale , FL
United States
Florida US
Position Status: 
Full Time
Position Type: 
Employee
Salary Schedule: 
Per Year

Florida Solar One is looking for solar panel installers ready to jump in and help our fast growing business grow even faster.

The ideal candidate will find him or herself immersed in the fast paced construction environment as they grow and become more and more responsible for ensuring the company’s strategies are always the top priority for all installation services.

Solar Energy Technicians interact directly with customers and are responsible for ensuring our products are installed safely, properly and on time without exception.

Only candidates with 1 to 2 years minimum Solar, Electrical and/or Roofing construction background need apply.

Employees are required to submit to a criminal history check, drug screening, and obtain any work related clearances from the state of Florida or Caribbean nation based upon the work locations requirements.

Responsibilities:

    Installing solar panels and associated electrical equipment in the South Florida region.
    The majority of the work is in the full sun on the roof of homes and businesses.
    Occasional work in the warehouse organizing equipment, accepting deliveries, preparing for installs and staging for projects making sure everything is neat and organized
    Working with a team to install solar panels on residential homes while maintaining the safety of themselves and others by adhering to all written and verbal instructions, promptly reporting and/or correcting all hazards or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to site leads and management on all safety issues
    Pulling inventory for each installation job
    Pre 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)
    Document completion of completed installation
    Clean up of job site
    Additional duties required as needed

Required Skills:

    Ability to work in full sun on elevated work sites (rooftops)
    Strong interpersonal/human relations skills
    Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
    Ability to keep a positive attitude
    Ability to be comfortable being and working on roofs - you will be on them
    Ability to work well with others that are on your work team
    Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Required Experience:

    1 to 2 years minimum Solar, Electrical and/or Roofing construction background
    Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
    Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, crawl spaces, etc.)
    Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time
    Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
    High school diploma or GED required
    Excellent written and verbal (English) communication skills required
    Excellent customer service skills required
    Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
    Must have a valid state driver’s license
    Thrive in a team environment
    NABCEP Entry Level Training as a minimum (can be provided at The US Solar Institute for the ideal candidate).
    OSHA 10 hour Safety Certification _(if not in hand, must be earned)

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Salary and Benefits:

Pay is commensurate with experience and pay shall be hourly or salary depending on qualification, Florida Solar Jobs Technician hourly pay ranges from from $12 to $25/hour. Florida is a Right to Work state with employees given a 90 probationary period to obtain tenure. Once achieved company benefits may include:

    Health Insurance or allowance
    Auto allowance (for personal vehicle use)
    Paid expenses
    Computer and cell phone
    Educational reimbursement
    Personal Time Off

Job Type: Full-time