Solar Installer

Des Plaines, Illinois
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Overview

Location

Des Plaines, Illinois

Job Type

Contract

Branch Number

659

Hourly Rate

$21.16 - $

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

Entry

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Job Description

PeopleReady is currently looking for Solar Installers in the Northwest suburbs. The Installer position is a contributing member of a solar installation construction crew. The Installer is responsible to work as a team with the Foreman and Lead Installer to complete residential solar installation projects. Pay starts at $21/hr.

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 the 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

● Additional duties as assigned

● 5% travel required


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 climb ladders

● 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 work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling

and crouching

● Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings

● Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protections

Qualifications & Experience

  • PRE-EMPLOYMENT
  • ● Drug Test
  • ● Background
  • ● Required Tools – Hammer, Wrench Set, Tape Measure
  • ● Entry-level position
  • ● Previous solar, construction or military experience preferred but not required. Sunrun provides new
  • hire solar installation training
  • ● Safety: Adheres to company safety policies and procedures including ability to identify and report
  • safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely
  • ● Customer Service: Ability to interact with customers and coworkers in a courteous and professional
  • manner
  • ● Results Driven: Proven ability to meet deadlines and key metrics. Works independently, as a team
  • player, and drives results in a fast paced, team based environment. Must be willing to assist
  • teammates and build strong relationships to achieve company and department goals

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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.