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Solar Array Installer

Saint Louis MO

Join the StraightUp Solar team and be on the front lines of the Midwest’s transition to a clean energy economy!

StraightUp Solar is seeking a solar array installer to complete residential and commercial PV projects. Functions including system layout, roof attachment, racking and module assembly, combiner box installation, home run wiring, and voltage testing. Installations include roof-mounted (pitched and flat) and ground-mounted systems.


Position Responsibilities:

Adhere to StraightUp Solar and OSHA safety standards

Install quality PV installation to system design specifications

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

Complete electrical wiring of solar array (AC and DC)

Problem solve system layouts when design specifications require adjustment

Meet crew efficiency targets and StraightUp Solar project standards

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


Essential Functions:

Stage materials and tools and load vans

Perform quality roof penetrations

Assemble racking, mounting systems and modules per specification

Ground and wire the modules and combiner box

Perform voltage testing

Assist with general ground support

Assist with general site preparation and clean up

Deliver a high level of customer service


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

Ability to read and understand field layouts

Thorough understanding of grid-tied PV system design, electrical wire sizing, and conduit connections

Understanding tool use and basic familiarity with construction practices

Must be organized, self-motivated, and able to meet aggressive timelines

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

Must have excellent teamwork and communication skills including the ability to foster a positive team environment through collaborative decision-making

Must have a clean driving record and access to transportation to job site

Preferred but not required: NABCEP certification, OSHA-10 safety certification, and previous experience installing solar PV on the DC side of the system


Compensation and Benefits:

Based in Overland, MO

Competitive hourly rate and advancement opportunities

Medical and Life Insurance

Matching 401(k)

Competitive Holiday pay and Paid Time Off package

Ongoing solar education and training classes


StraightUp Solar Company Highlights:

• St Louis-founded and owned with offices in St. Louis and Bloomington, IL.

• Missouri’s longest-running solar installer.

• Better Business Bureau A+, B-CorpTM small business successfully executing over 10 MW of roof-mounted and ground-mounted solar installations in Illinois and Missouri

• Portfolio includes over 950 solar projects for schools, businesses, homes, churches, & government buildings

• Self-performing, turn-key solar PV design & installation operation via 4 installation crews

• 45 local Illinois & Missouri employees 100% dedicated to PV installation, operations, and maintenance

• Our team includes 6 fully certified and 13 Associate-level NABCEP solar professionals.


StraightUp Solar Culture:

StraightUp Solar is a values-based company committed to a cleaner, safer, and more secure energy future — one solar panel at a time. We provide a supportive team environment which allows everyone the opportunity to collaborate on ideas to improve the company. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified B-Corps.


StraightUp Solar has 6 core values (CLEARE) that guide the company and team members.

C ommunity First

Leave the world better than we found it

L ead the Solar Tribe

We lead when our members lead

E ducate the Solar Lesson

Improve ourselves & the community

A dvocate Always

Grow the Tribe

R espect Others & The Environment

Live by the Golden Rule

E xcellence in All We Do

Exceed expectations



Posted November 28, 2018

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