Assemble, install, maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with local codes using OSHA safety procedures.
Responsibilities and Duties
Install photovoltaic (PV) systems in accordance with codes and standards, using drawings, schematics, and instructions.
Survey locations for new installations & record data, take pictures, evaluate for installation. Input data into online system. Schedule with customers prior to survey.
Assemble solar modules, panels, or support structures, as specified.
Maintain standards of Safety, Quality, and Production.
Install module array interconnect wiring, implementing measures to disable arrays during installation.
Identify electrical, environmental, and safety hazards associated with photovoltaic (PV) installations.
Examine designs to determine current requirements for all parts of the photovoltaic (PV) system electrical circuit.
Check electrical installation for proper wiring, polarity, grounding, or integrity of terminations.
Test operating voltages to ensure operation within acceptable limits for power conditioning equipment, such as inverters and controllers.
Identify and resolve any deficiencies in photovoltaic (PV) system installation or materials.
Program, adjust, or configure inverters and controls for desired set points and operating modes.
Perform routine photovoltaic (PV) system maintenance on modules, arrays, batteries, power conditioning equipment, safety systems, structural systems, weather sealing, or balance of systems equipment.
Activate photovoltaic (PV) systems to verify system functionality and conformity to performance expectations.
Demonstrate system functionality and performance, including start-up, shut-down, normal operation, and emergency or bypass operations.
Measure and analyze system performance and operating parameters to assess operating condition of systems or equipment.
Compile or maintain records of system operation, performance, and maintenance.
Troubleshoot / determine causes of non-functioning systems.
Arrange daily transportation to assigned work locations.
Complete job-related paperwork and submit in an orderly timely manner to appropriate individual.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum of 2 year experience.
Must have own tools and transportation.
Must pass background and drug check.
Background in electrical engineering, electrical technology, or electrical construction through an apprenticeship or formal degree program.
Should have undergone workshops or classes in the basics of designing and installing PV systems and training for certification as a solar panel installer.
Job Type: Full Time