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.
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
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
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