Solar Energy Technician
Are you ready to apply your experience in the construction and/or electrical field to reach new heights? New Orleans-based Solar Alternatives is seeking senior/certified solar installers to help support a successful top-tier operation. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career quickly, learn a high-tech field from a major player, and move into an industry with a strong future.
Solar Alternatives is the regional leader in solar energy systems design and deployment, with a strong reputation of technological expertise, industry development, and community service. SA's portfolio includes: solar canopies, solar ground-mount arrays, rooftop arrays, transparent solar designs, solar power optimization, solar backup generators, mobile solar power systems, as well as electric vehicle service equipment (car charging equipment) and other specialized projects. Our generators have been used for festivals, construction projects, and educational activities throughout the region.
This is a full-time position involving leading teams of installers, electricians and support staff; coordination with other teams, clean driving record, and the ability to learn quickly and work hard. Primary responsibilities include layout and planning, materials verification, code interpretation, rooftop installation, system commissioning/testing, and troubleshooting.
Ideal candidates will have several years experience in solar and/or electrical/roofing field, verifiable solar installations for a licensed contractor, a powerful work ethic, tolerance for heat and heights, a clean driving and criminal history, and good mechanical sense. An interest in renewable energy and self-driven learning will help the right candidates make a lasting career out of this new field.
Join a team focused on good hard work, with training and advancement opportunities and a great work environment. Pride in your work, a strong and supportive team, and excellent benefits are standard.
- 2+ years experience solar-related installation work
- 5+ years construction and/or electrical experience
- Knowledge of standard safety rules
- Mechanical sense
- Organized and well-spoken a plus
- Clean-cut appearance and good client manners
- Clean driving record and ability to drive box vans
- Pre-employment and random drug screenings
- Flexibility in a wide variety of clients and jobsites
- Basic hand and cordless tools
- Have a reliable vehicle
- Solar training completion
- Solar/NABCEP certification
- Detailed knowledge of solar best practices
- Detailed knowledge of solar components and technology
Wages $18-26/hr DOE, with potential for advancement as skills improve. Vacation and full benefits after 90 days. Employees receive the best health, dental, vision, EAP, and life insurance benefits available.
Reply with resume including at least 3 recent positions and 7 years recent experience by PDF, DOC or RTF file, along with pay requirements.
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