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Commercial Solar Installer

Denver CO

Closing: 01-Sep-2018 (MST)


The DC Commercial PV Installer is responsible for supporting the Direct Current ("DC") component of commercial PV project implementation. This person supports the Lead DC Commercial Installer with project installation including layout review, roof attachment, racking and module assembly, combiner box installation, homerun wiring, and voltage testing.

Namaste Solar is an employee-owned cooperative with a democratic, progressive, and unique work environment. We value earned leadership, strong teamwork, the process of building consensus, transparency, and accountability. We enjoy each other's company, share aligned values, and appreciate working in a respectful, positive, and rewarding environment.



Ensure crew and job site safety

Ensure quality DC installations based on system design specifications

Ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive to the job site

Ensure that layout, roof attachment, racking and module assembly, combiner box installation, homerun wiring, and voltage testing meets expected quality standards

Assist DC Lead with delivery of installation documentation in a timely manner

Assist DC Lead with mobilization and crane operations (as applicable) at the beginning and end of projects

Support DC tool management and proper maintenance of DC install vehicle


Essential Functions (Specific Tasks/Deliverables):

Stage materials and tools and load vans

Perform quality roof layouts per plans

Assemble racking, mounting systems and modules per specification

Ground and wire modules and combiner box

Assist with general ground support

Assist with general site preparation and clean up


Standards & Expectations:

Develop skills and knowledge in solar PV installations

Assure installations are above industry quality standards

Willing to travel 50-75% of the year to remote projects located 3-7 hours from Denver, CO


Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Previous experience installing solar PV on the DC side of the system

Previous experience on a commercial construction site

Understanding of tool use and basic familiarity with construction practices

Comfortably able to lift 75lbs, climb ladders, work with tools, and work on roof tops in varying temperatures

Excellent teamwork skills ability to foster a positive team environment through collaborative decision making

Good at problem-solving

Highly organized & have ability to multi-task and set priorities

Effectively coordinate and communicate with others

Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, community environment

Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization

Proficient with computers and the following applications: Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word


Valued but not required skills & experience

Fork lift, man lift, crane rigging and signaling certified

Knowledge and understanding of OSHA Subpart M Fall Protection Requirements

Basic experience installing solar PV on the AC side of the system

Previous experience as a foreman or crew lead

Ability to read and understand field layouts and one line diagrams

Understanding of grid-tied PV system design

Understanding of electrical wire sizing and conduit connections

Bachelor's degree

NABCEP Certified


Success factors:

Positive and team-oriented


Strong work ethic

Communication skills

Enjoys physical and outdoor work

Detail Oriented

Effective Team Leader

Hands-on Problem Solver

Willingness to travel and work on remote project sites


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Posted August 8, 2018

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