Solar Installer

  • Division: Solar
  • Location: McClellan, CA
  • Recruiter: Rhonda G
  • Phone: 916-646-2260 ext 2606
  • Email:
  • Description:

    This is for a full time position in the Solar Division for a Solar Installer to assemble, layout and install solar related equipment to homeowners and commercial building rooftops.

    Technical Responsibilities of the Job

    • Working off of plans and schematics
    • Layout of solar modules / array
    • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
    • Assembly of mounting hardware
    • AC and DC Electrical wiring of systems
    • Attic work in homes and businesses to verify structural attachment
    • System commissioning / start-up
    • Site clean-up
    • Job Documentation – photos
    • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, methodology and safety

    Behavioral Responsibilities of the Job

    • Self-motivated, organized with a can-do attitude
    • Desire to learn and master all aspects of installing all types of Solar Systems
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a changing team
    • Committed to creating and participating in a positive workplace culture
    • Capable of providing excellent internal and external customer interactions
    • Desire to work with hands and to be outside
    • Committed to arriving on time and ready to work
    • Committed to follow safety procedures
    • Appropriate time taken for rest and meal breaks
    • Use of personal cell phones for emergency or while on rest and meal breaks only

    Leadership Responsibilities

    • Self-leadership capabilities – the ability to lead yourself to meet your goals and those of the company
    • Ability to lead from within the team and to offer assistance and guidance to other team members
    • Lead in the development of your own career with the assistance of the Skills Matrix and Dozuki Standard Work App


    • Self-motivated, organized with a can-do attitude
    • Experience in mechanical installations, general construction and ladder work
    • Basic understanding/experience with electrical wiring of AC and DC systems PREFERRED
    • 1-2 years of construction background is PREFERRED
    • Experience with all types of hand-held and power tools
    • Experience with small machinery (trenchers, bobcats, forklifts) PREFERRED
    • Experience working with all types of building materials - various roof types, stucco, wood,
    • concrete, Uni-strut, roofing etc PREFERRED
    • Team player who listens, learns, and actively communicates · Visual thinker good at problem solving and implementing ideas
    • Desire to learn and master all aspects of installing solar PV systems
    • Experience in working on 2 story roof (tile roof required)
    • Experience with Fall Protection
    • Able to lift 50+ lbs.
    • Previous experience in roofing or installing sheet metal flashing or solar panels required
    • Strong work habits
    • Valid CDL
    • Reliable transportation
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
    • Follow Safety rules
    • H.S. Diploma, two-year degree in technology/industrial arts PREFERRED

    Working conditions and management style:

    • Subject to adverse weather conditions – extreme heat and cold
    • Job sites can be loud, dusty,
    • Level of supervision to be expected
    • May be working in elevated areas (up to 2 stories)
    • Climbing, stooping, bending, crawling

    Performance Standards:

    • Percentage of time spent in field, traveling, in meetings, etc. (varies)
    • Installers and Tradesman use a Field Skills Matrix to meet job goals and expectations – review with supervisor
    • All Villara employees are expected to work well with other team members, sub-contractors, and customers
    • Meeting deadlines as outlined by supervisor (bid times)
    • Showing up every day and on-time
    • Taking appropriate time for rest and meal breaks
    • No personal phone calls unless emergency
    • Complete timecards daily
    • Meeting Lean requirements
    Villara is considered an essential business and is meeting all COVID-19 safety requirements.

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