Lead Installer: Position Summary
We believe there is a better, less expensive, cleaner way for families to power their homes. As a pioneer of solar-as-a-service model, we are truly saving the planet, one solar panel at a time. We have long-established relationships with some of the nation's largest and most trusted national retailers which provide us with a great platform for driving further awareness and brand recognition.
A career at Sunrun opens countless opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, push limits and uncover your potential. Sunrun services 23 states, with dual headquarters in San Francisco and Denver. Sunrun continues to rapidly expand as customer awareness and demand for solar increases. With this growth we have great career opportunities and upward mobility for highly motivated, success-minded Installation employees. Come join our exciting team at Sunrun!
Lead Installers work as a contributing team member with the Foreman and Installers to assemble, install, and complete residential solar installation projects. This position guides and coordinates the activities of fellow Installers on a daily basis.
Join nearly 4,000 and growing Sunrunners on our mission to Create a Planet Run by the Sun!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Review inventory at loading dock to ensure assigned crew truck is stocked adequately
Layout and assemble solar modules, mechanical and structural mounts, electrical equipment and tools in preparation of installation
Apply weather sealing to roofing structure, building or support mechanisms
Assemble the racking, solar modules, panels or support structures as specified in project plan
Ensure a clean and orderly job site
Perform project clean up including client site and installation vehicle
Ensure personal, crew and job site safety at all times
Participate in mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
Lead crew through safe, effective and efficient installations
Provide leadership, technical expertise and support to fellow crew members
Additional duties assigned as needed
REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, AND OTHER SKILLS)
1 year electrical and/or roofing experience desired
Demonstrated leadership experience
Ability to prepare accurate documentation
Ability to communicate with customers in courteous and professional manner
Ability to work safely in a branch, warehouse, and rooftop environment
Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver's license
Ability to successfully pass pre-employment screening requirements including a background check and drug screen
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protections
This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.