Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
The Lead Installer position is a contributing member of a solar installation construction crew. The Lead Installer is responsible to work as a team to complete residential solar installation projects. This position will have the additional responsibility of guiding and coordinating fellow installers on a daily basis.
Review inventory at loading dock to ensure assigned crew truck is stocked adequately
Layout and assemble solar modules, mechanical and structural mounts, electrical equipment and tools in preparation of installation
Apply weather sealing to roofing structure, building or support mechanisms
Assemble the racking, solar modules, panels or support structures as specified in project plan
Ensure a clean and orderly job site
Perform project clean up including client site and installation vehicle
Ensure personal, crew and job site safety at all times
Participate in mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
Lead crew through safe, effective and efficient installations
Provide leadership, technical expertise and support to fellow crew members
When assigned assist with solar battery installations
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous solar installation experience required. Applicants with equivalent construction or military experience may be considered
Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
Adheres to company safety policies and procedures including ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely
Ability to establish rapport, build relationships and loyalty with external and internal customers and coworkers, and remains tactful when communicating
Proven ability to meet deadlines and key metrics
Works independently, as a team player, and drives results in a fast paced, team based environment
Must be willing to assist teammates and build strong relationships to achieve company and department goals
Solid logical decision making and troubleshooting skills with the ability to problem solve in a timely and effective manner
Exercises good judgment
Takes ownership of issues or questions and will escalate problems to the appropriate persons and follow up accordingly with the customer
Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protections
5% travel required
Charles Smith ([email protected])
This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected].
Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
Maternity leave coaching
Short term disability
Sunrun exists to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy while building a sustainable future. Putting solar panels on rooftops and batteries in garages is what we do on a daily basis, but that's not all. We engage in partnerships that help create distributed energy communities, outline plans to bring connected energy networks to life, and author concept papers to share our vision with the world.