Sr Installer

at SunPower
Location Sacramento, California
Date Posted July 30, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Do you want to change the world? We do, too.

Solar penetration is less than 1%, but just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.

SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.

SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2, in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world s energy future, there s no better place to be than SunPower.

We believe that our employees create our brand - with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.

Summary of Role:

SunPower is seeking experienced solar installers, ideally apprentice electricians to join our SunPower Direct Residential program. Working as part of an installation crew, this role will provide opportunities for qualified individuals to install best in class solar PV systems. Many skills and knowledge will be acquired in this position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports and solar panels

  • Perform all construction tasks per manufacturer s installation guidelines

  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC)/installing raceways around residential applications: roofs, attics, walls

  • Perform site survey activities

  • Review job installation plan with Crew Lead

  • Assist with project inventory tracking

  • Prepare, load, and organize installation vehicles. Warehouse organization required

  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety

  • Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment

  • Maintain job site

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences

  • Minimum 1 year of solar installation or electrical experience

  • Basic knowledge of residential electrical systems

  • Hold a valid Driver s License

  • Reliable attendance required

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • OSHA Certification

  • Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations

  • Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications

  • Excellent customer service skills and solid verbal and written communication skills

  • Associates degree and 2+ years related experience

  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to traverse/maneuver job sites and survey/assess all aspects of the construction process for extended periods of time

  • Ability to climb a ladder onto a roof/walk across a roof/install equipment to roof safely

  • Regularly works in outdoor conditions: inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergens

  • May be exposed to energized electrical equipment and will be required to take appropriate precautions

  • The employee may routinely handle typical work equipment/materials and be required to lift, move and install materials up to + pounds

  • Frequent and repeated lifting from ground to various heights up to pounds individually, and team lifting heavier items

  • Noise level in the work environment is moderate but could be louder depending on location of install or demo

  • Ability to use and learn standard construction equipment and technology with proficiency

  • Typical work hours are M-F in 8-hour shifts, potential weekends

  • Must hold a valid driver s license and own a registered insured personal vehicle to travel between job sites - no use of motorcycles or scooters during business hours

  • Visual acuity to drive motor vehicles and mobile equipment and to read printed and electronic documents

  • Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common driving and construction environment noises

  • Note: This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities required of the employee for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check, a 7-year driving history report, and a drug screen.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

    SunPower Supports EEO

    Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation


    Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

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