Solar Installer

  • Fulltime
  • Published: 06.08.2021
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Baywa r.e. Power Solutions, a part of the BayWa r.e group of companies, believes renewable energy has the power to fundamentally change the world, while providing significant economic benefit to our customers.  We are an EPC contractor providing our customers with development, engineering, construction and operations services in the development of leading solar and storage energy solutions.  Responsible for more than 500 MWs of installed solar PV projects in utility, commercial, and residential markets and a growing project pipeline, we are proud to be a part of the energy future. We are looking for energetic, self-motivated, and creative employees to join our team.  Our primary office locations are Sacramento, CA and Honolulu, HI.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Sacramento and are currently looking for individuals to join our Solar Installation crew:

Your tasks

  • Crew Leads - Manage and supervise installation crew members to assess job sites and complete projects within scheduled time frame following established policies and procedures.
  • Review project plans and drawings and confirm all equipment and material needed
  • At all times emphasize the highest level of quality assurance and adherence to safety standards and regulations
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with crew members, clients, vendors and associates
  • Install, inspect, maintain and repair solar panel systems
  • Read & comprehend building plans for roof & ground mounted arrays to effectively build systems that are mechanically excellent, of the highest workmanship, aesthetically pleasing, and optimally functional
  • Ability to assess problems and implement solutions during the construction process.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system malfunctions and operational issues
  • Ability to communicate issues and solutions to supervisor.
  • Assemble and install roof and ground mount solar array racking, including properly sealing all roof penetrations, and installing all related mounting equipment etc.
  • Perform all DC electrical work necessary to connect system to the inverters including proper wire crimping, inverter stringing and installing home runs, low voltage installation, combiner box wiring and wire management.
  • Perform general construction duties including measuring, use of hand tools, roofing, leveling, trenching, concrete and landscaping
  • Ability to apply an in-depth understanding of the performance characteristics of various components of a solar system and how they interrelate to field construction execution
  • Knowledge and application of best safety practices and proper use of ladders and scaffolding

Your profile

  • Minimum 2 years of previous solar installation experienced required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • OSHA 30 Certified, preferred
  • Experience installing both roof and ground mount systems
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC), Uniform Building Code (UBC), local & utility jurisdiction requirements and OSHA regulations. Journeyman Electrician certification or NABCEP certification preferred.
  • Experience with solar installation and electrical work involving up to 600 VDC and 480 VAC
  • General construction knowledge including electrical, roofing and carpentry skills.
  • Certification with common rental equipment necessary for commercial solar installation projects (ie. Extended forklift, bobcat with accessories, etc.)
  • Reliable attendance and ability to work variable hours including overtime and occasional overnight travel to job sites
  • Clean driving record and background check with a valid driver’s license

Your benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) plan
  • Employee Referral Program

Your contact

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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