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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is currently seeking EXPERIENCED HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – ALL TERRAIN FORKLIFT for our current project in Ramsey, IL. Verifiable experience using equipment in solar or constructruction setting is required. Need not be certified, once experience is verified you will be certified on site by our customer.

Are you a visionary with a future as bright as the sun? Are passionate about tapping into your “high-energy” skills to be a part of the solar revolution? We are looking for applicants with previous construction and/or solar experience.

Solar Panel Installers and Operators assemble, install, operate, or maintain solar systems and equipment in compliance with site assessments and schematics. They are the key to the operations of sustainable energy units on commercial solar farm sites. Our solar projects are done outdoors, applicants should be prepared for that kind of work.


  • Measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules.
  • Connecting installed solar panels to existing electrical systems and checking electrical installation for proper wiring, polarity, grounding, or integrity of terminations.
  • Organizing and maintaining system components.
  • Maintaining documentation of completed installations.
  • Applying weather sealing to array, building, or support mechanisms.
  • Completing labor-intensive work in various weather conditions.
  • Materials staging. General job site clean up and organization.
  • Equipment Operation and Maintenance.
  • Safety - All things Safety.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have verifiable experience working outdoors in cold weather.
  • Must be 18 years of age with valid ID.
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience on a Construction site.
  • In order to qualify for the Operator position, you must have at least 6 months of experience on a Solar site.
  • Tools will be provided by our customer - steel toe boots and cold weather gear are your requirement.
  • Verifiable references of your professional skills and experience.
  • This work is not for the faint of heart - Strong work ethic and positive attitude will serve you well.
  • Hard working and reliable.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and remain in a stationary position for extended periods.
  • Able to meet additional screening requirements when applicable.
  • Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body. Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time. Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks. Be able to lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout the assigned workday.
  • Solar work is not for the faint of heart. The days are long and you will be required to work outdoors in the weather. A good work ethic and team player attitude will serve you well for this job.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.