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Residential Solar Installer

Company: Namaste Solar
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

About Namaste Solar:

Founded in 2004, Namaste Solar is an employee-owned cooperative and a leading solar photovoltaic (PV) contractor and consultancy based in Colorado. We provide PV design, engineering, installation, maintenance, and consulting services to residential, commercial, builder, non-profit, and government customers throughout the U.S. Our mission is to propagate the responsible use of solar energy, pioneer conscientious business practices, and create holistic wealth for ourselves and our community.

Namaste Solar is an employee-owned cooperative with a democratic, progressive, and unique work environment. We value earned leadership, strong teamwork, the process of building consensus, transparency, and accountability. We enjoy each other's company, share aligned values, and appreciate working in a respectful, positive, and rewarding environment.

Solar Installer Entry Level or Experienced Job Description

Our solar installer teams work Monday through Thursday (occasionally on Fridays), often on rooftops, all over the front range of Colorado in all types of weather. We are currently looking for an installer for our Boulder-based crew.


* Ensure personal, crew and job site safety at all times * Ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive to the job site * Ensure all solar PV installations are completed to system design specifications and meet expected top-quality standards * Ensure our customers receive an excellent customer experience * Assist with delivery of installation documentation in a timely manner * Support tool management and proper maintenance of install vehicle


You'll thrive in this position if you're a good communicator and show leadership potential. Great communicators are honest and willing to ask for help when they need it. Leaders take pride in doing excellent work, anticipate the next steps of a job to reduce downtime, and are looking for ways to improve processes.

On top of these characteristics, we're looking for someone that have:

* Experience working in construction * Basic understanding of solar PV installation * Understanding of tool use and familiarity with construction best practices * Comfortably able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, work with tools, and work on rooftops in varying temperatures * Have valid driver's license, reliable transportation to work along the front range, and a clean driving record * Have a basic set of hand tools * Able to multi-task and set priorities * Able to succeed in a fast paced, community environment *

Valued but not required skills & experience:

* NABCEP certification * OSHA-10 safety certification * Previous experience installing solar PV * Ability to read and understand field layouts * Basic understanding of grid-tied PV system design * Basic understanding of electrical wire sizing and conduit connections

Compensation and Terms

* This position is full-time. Current opening is on a Boulder-based crew, but must be able to commute to projects across the Front Range. * Hourly rate dependent on experience with pay increase eligibility after 6 months * Opportunity for 4-day, 40-hour work week * Volunteer overtime opportunities * Generous Paid-time off package * Health, dental and vision within first 30 days * Apprenticeship starts day one and counts toward your electrical license * Co-ownership opportunity

Namaste Solar provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, mental and physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state and/or local law.

Keywords: Namaste Solar, Boulder , Residential Solar Installer, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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