+ Crew Lead Installer - Colorado Springs, CO & Denver, CO
Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of Texas, Denver, and Colorado Springs. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service
We are looking for a Crew Lead Installer to join our team of solar installers. The Crew Lead responsible for overseeing a team of solar installers who are responsible for installing solar systems from 1kW – 30kW. The Crew Lead will clearly communicate starts times for jobs and perform any necessary work on site.
Attends safety meetings daily, before any work if performed on site.
Installs racking system per manufacture’s specifications and Freedom Solar plans on different roof types.
Installs DC and AC equipment per plans and local codes
Commissions PV systems safely
Tests system components while the system is operational. Report all findings/issues to the Project Manager
Assists in system designs and procurement for residential systems
Work with city and utility officials to constantly improve design and install methods
Perform other duties as assigned by the Regional Operations Manager (ROM)
Valid Apprentice Electrical License required
Valid Driver’s License required
Valid OSHA 10 required; (OSHA 30 preferred)
Residential solar installation experience recommended
Electrical experience strongly recommended
Prior experience as a crew lead strongly preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of local electrical codes
Knowledge of residential PV design and components
Knowledge of basic trades: roofing, carpentry, plumbing, and metal framing
Ability to read and understand blueprints, wiring schematics, and electrical instructions
Ability to make field changes and communicate with Project Manager
Ability to test voltages from 10V – 1000VDC / 120V – 480VAC
Ability to receive and distribute instructions
Ability to communicate problems to Project Manager
Ability to drive a truck and trailer safely
Ability to withstand heights, be on roofs and climb ladders
Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
Ability to bend, stretch, squat and lift.
Ability to work in 100+ degree weather
Schedule: M-F, weekend and OT may be required.
Pay Range: Average installers makes $1,500+ per week. (Between $52K and $78K per year) Additional Compensation: Module Bonuses