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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

SolarCity Richardson, TX

Richardson, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


SOLARCITY employees are driven by our mission to provide clean energy to families across the U.S. and inspired to truly save the planet one home or business at a time. Beyond a welcoming atmosphere, SolarCity employees also work together to create an extremely positive and inspiring culture that brings in top talent, keeps drive and motivation high, and makes everyone excited to come to work each day. Do you want to be part of the SolarCity team? Apply today and join the movement!



SolarCity is seeking applicants to install residential grid-tied PV systems. In this position, the Senior Installer will provide support to the crew lead of the installation team, communicate job status data to the operations management, and ensure the completion of installation of all solar arrays/systems. It is the responsibility of every Installer to ensure safe work practices for the SolarCity installation team.


Pulling inventory for each installation job
Pre-assemble job components in the warehouse
Layout and assembly of solar modules / array and mounting hardware
Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
Document completion of completed installation
Clean up of job site
Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
Additional duties required as needed


3-5 years of roof work, general construction, or carpentry strongly preferred
1 year of solar installation experience required
Proficient in installing all types of grid-tied inverters & able to work with various ground and roof mount racking systems
Must be able to lift 50lbs
Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces)
Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs and work on rooftops
Excellent customer service skills required
Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
High school diploma or GED required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Excellent organizational and time management skills required
Understanding of the NEC codes that relate to PV installations
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
Must have a valid state driver s license
Thrive in a team environment


Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized

Paid training with the nation s leader in solar power

Full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance

Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay

401(k) savings plan for eligible positions

Employee referral program

Some positions eligible for equity

Career path opportunities for top performers

SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.