Employment Type: Full-Time
Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we're looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world's energy future, there's no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand - with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
Summary of Role:
SunPower is seeking installers to join our SunPower Direct Residential program. Working as part of an installation crew, this role will provide an opportunity for qualified individuals to install best in class solar PV systems. Many skills and knowledge will be acquired in this position.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports, and solar panelsPerform all construction tasks per manufacturer's installation guidelinesElectrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC)/installing raceways around residential applications: roofs, attics, wallsPerform site survey activities with a team and independentlyReview job installation plan with the Crew LeadAssist with project inventory trackingPrepare, load and organize installation vehicles. Warehouse organization requiredAssist in taking installation tools and materials to the roof or installation siteAttend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipmentMaintain job site
High school diploma or Trade School degree related to construction/building sciences required OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experienceBasic knowledge of residential electrical and structural systemsHold a valid Driver's LicenseReliable attendance required
OSHA 10 CertificationConstruction or Electrical field experienceAssociates degree and 2+ years related experienceExcellent customer service skills and verbal and written communication skills
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Ability to traverse/maneuver job sites and survey/assess all aspects of the construction process for extended periods of timeAbility to climb a ladder onto a roof/walk across a roof/install equipment to roof safelyRegularly works in outdoor conditions: inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergensMay be exposed to energized electrical equipment and will be required to take appropriate precautionsThe employee may routinely handle typical work equipment/materials and be required to lift, move and install materials up to 50+ poundsFrequent and repeated lifting from ground to various heights up to 50 pounds individually, and team lifting heavier itemsNoise level in the work environment is moderate but could be louder depending on location of install or demoAbility to use and learn standard construction equipment and technology with proficiencyTypical work hours are M-F in 8-hour shifts, potential weekendsMust hold a valid driver's license and own a registered insured personal vehicle to travel between job sites - no use of motorcycles or scooters during business hoursAbility to travel between warehouse and job sitesVisual acuity to drive motor vehicles and mobile equipment and to read printed and electronic documentsHearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common driving and construction environment noises
Note: This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities required of the employee for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, a 7-year driving history report, and a drug screen.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual's qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.
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