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Lead Solar Installer

Position Title: Lead Solar Installer

Classification: Full Time

Location: 455 West 1700 South Salt Lake City, UT

Overview of Creative Energies:

Creative Energies is a community of solar craftspeople who value diversity and inclusivity within our team. We believe a strong team is a diverse one. As a certified B Corp, we are committed to using business as a force for good by providing a comfortable living wage, opportunities for advancement, and a manageable schedule for our team members. Whether in the office or in the field, Creative Energies is a safe place for people from all backgrounds and communities. The care and respect that we give to each other translates fully to the service we provide our clients. We are looking for folks of all backgrounds and personalities to add to our team as we grow. We invite you to join us in leading our communities into a clean energy future.

Summary of Position:

The Lead Solar Installer is part of a team of solar craftspeople who build renewable energy systems throughout their local office area. The Lead Installer is a key part of the team who has the autonomy to direct the installation of the highest quality roof and ground mounted solar arrays. Creative Energies works on a range of projects from small residential to utility scale commercial. The Lead Installer will work on all of these and through excellent leadership and attention to detail they will help the whole team achieve success with each project.

Duties:

Project Installation (85% of Time)

  • Responsible for the accuracy and quality of construction of solar projects and coordination with the electrical crew to build functional solar power systems according to specified designs
  • Make onsite construction decisions, as needed and document any changes
  • Provides guidance and leadership to installation crew on the job for safety and installation.
  • Communicates and reports project progress/updates to Project Team and customers
  • Supervises site safety on all projects: Understands and follows safety procedures and helps other team members to stay safe
  • Practices excellent customer service

Project Management and Administration (10% of the Time)

  • Perform pre-installation site visits
  • Assembles and records project documentation and effectively uses our web-based project software.
  • Assures the quality of project installation

Other Areas of responsibility (5% of the Time)

  • Shop organization and maintenance projects at Creative Energies' office location
  • Minor repairs or maintenance of vehicles
  • Order or purchase equipment, supplies or tools for projects as needed
  • Solar specific training coursework
  • Assist Installers with training and meeting their responsibilities
  • Check email and update project tracking tools daily
  • Provide support to service as needed

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Demonstrated understanding of solar array layout and design
  • Demonstrated understanding of electricity, solar electric systems, and wire management
  • Prepared and tolerant to work outdoors year-round in all weather conditions
  • A solid understand of jobsite safety, OSHA rules related to construction work and ability to establish site specific safety plans
  • Comfortable and competent to work on roofs, ladders, in attics, and around excavation sites safely and efficiently
  • Clear communication skills & a desire to coach team members
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Relevant construction experience including equipment operation (forklifts, mini-excavators, skid steers, or man-lifts)
  • Demonstrated ability to use solar test tools (digital multimeter, irradiance meter, and IR temp sensor)

Education/Training:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Travel and Work Schedule:

Creative Energies installs solar Monday-Thursday between 7am-5pm; Full Time team members would work 40 hours in 4 10-hour shifts

Project work will occur throughout the greater Salt Lake City area with occasional work beyond our metro area. The majority of your work will be done in the local area, as day-trips.

Reports to/Supervises:

The Lead Solar Installer is supervised by and reports to the Construction Team Lead regarding schedule and logistics. Installers interact closely with install team members, electricians, customers, and sales team when needed.

Covid-19 Vaccinations:

All team members are required to have current Covid-19 vaccinations, or complete within 45 days of employment. Creative Energies provides paid time for team members to complete their vaccinations.

Benefits:

Creative Energies offers a full suite of benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Simple IRA with 3% Employer Match; Paid Time Off (14 days in Year 1 + 6 Paid Holidays); Cell Phone Reimbursement, and more. A waiting period may apply for some benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

Creative Energies is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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