Solar Installer

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Job Description

Solar States is seeking an independent and capable Solar Installer to help our install team meet our residential solar installation pipeline

Position Responsibilities:

  • Install photovoltaic (PV) systems (modules and racking) in accordance with codes and standards using and following designs, drawings, and specs
  • Working on residential and small commercial roof-tops as well as installing ground mounted systems, and other custom installations
  • Pulling of inventory and knowledge of solar parts for specific projects
  • Operate general carpentry, hand, and power tools
  • Assist with electrical work as needed to connect solar system to electric grid
  • Manage & maintain cleanliness and organization of your crews vehicle and the company warehouse
  • Identify electrical, environmental and safety hazards associated with installation
  • OSHA 10 qualifications (required)
  • OSHA 30 qualifications (preferred) Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Comfort with heights and electrical work while maintaining a comfortable fear of potentially hazardous situations, see above for OSHA requirements
  • Ability to work under supervision after appropriate training
  • Clean driving record with current and valid driver’s license
  • Must possess a working smartphone
  • Ability to succeed in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Passionate about solar and the green energy revolution!
  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Entry-level or PV Installer NABCEP certification
  • Proficient with computers
  • Understanding of solar PV equipment and installation standards
  • Sales or customer service background


  • Health and Dental Care options
  • Generous 401k Retirement Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (15 days)
  • Sick Time (3 days)
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Schedule

updated Jan ‘20


In the Installer role, you will work with your team to assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs, ground mounts, or other structures in compliance with site assessments and provided plans. The job will include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. This position also includes minor electrical work and working from heights and enclosed spaces, so you should be comfortable in all scenarios. The Installer will be responsible for jobs in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey region, with travel to other states as needed. Overnight travel may be required. Solar installation is largely outdoor work, and installers are expected to dress appropriately for the weather. No one will be asked to work under unsafe conditions.

Compensation & Benefits:

Solar States offers a competitive compensation program commensurate with experience. Solar States offers vacation time, sick time, paid holidays and health insurance. Solar States also shares profits with employees, depending upon company and individual performance. Solar States is a Certified B-Corp and employees are expected to understand how and why B-Corps are different from regular corporations.

Reports to:

Lead Installer

Job Type:

Full-time or Part-time

Pay Range:


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