Closing: 14-Mar-2020 (MST)
About Namaste Solar
We're not just installing solar. We're building a better future. Working as a solar installer at Namaste Solar is a chance make money and make a difference. It's also a chance to work on Colorado's top solar installation team. With over 5,700 solar installations since 2005 and a commitment to excellence in everything we do, we're passionate about doing work we love and that's making a positive impact in Colorado and beyond. Simply check out our online customer reviews to see why you'd be working with the best solar team in Colorado. We're also a certified B Corporation which means we meet the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. We are people using business as a force for good.
Learn, Grow, Thrive
Namaste Solar is a 5-time Outside Magazine's Best Place to Work award winner 2013-2017 and recently won Inc. Magazine's 2018 Best Workplaces. We offer an outstanding compensation package that includes 2 weeks paid time off and 10 floating holidays (accrues immediately), 401k, and generous benefits including health, dental and vision within 30 days. Wait, it gets even better: We also offer a pay review after 6 months with the opportunity for an increase, cover $3,000/year of tuition for electrical trade school and we offer attractive promotional opportunities as we hire from within for positions throughout our residential, commercial, O&M, design and operations teams. And there's one more thing we offer that no other local construction or solar company offers solar installers: the chance to become a co-owner of the company, learn about business through a "Namaste Solar MBA", and share in the rewards of being a business owner. Namaste Solar is a place where you can learn, grow and thrive all while doing work you love, working alongside amazing like-minded people, and making a positive impact in your local community.
Solar Installer Entry Level or Experienced Job Description
Our solar installer teams work Monday through Thursday (occasionally on Fridays), often on rooftops, all over the front range of Colorado in all types of weather.
Ensure personal, crew and job site safety at all times
Ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive to the job site
Ensure all solar PV installations are completed to system design specifications and meet expected top-quality standards
Ensure our customers receive an excellent customer experience
Assist with delivery of installation documentation in a timely manner
Support tool management and proper maintenance of install vehicle
You'll thrive in this position if you're a good communicator and show leadership potential. Great communicators are honest and willing to ask for help when they need it. Leaders take pride in doing excellent work, anticipate the next steps of a job to reduce downtime, and are looking for ways to improve processes.
On top of these characteristics, we're looking for someone with:
Experience working in construction, we train entry-level solar installers
Basic understanding of solar PV installation is preferred, but we provide top-notch training for the right people
Understanding of tool use and familiarity with construction best practices
Comfortably able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, work with tools, and work on rooftops in varying temperatures
Have transportation to work along the front range, and a clean driving record
Have a basic set of hand tools
You don't need to have these, but you'll be even more prepared for the job if you have:
OSHA-10 safety certification
Compensation and Terms
This position is full-time, based in Denver or Boulder. Must be able to commute to either location
Hourly rate dependent on experience with pay increase eligibility after 6 months and ample career growth and promotion opportunities
Volunteer overtime opportunities
2 weeks paid time off and 10 floating holidays (accrues immediately)
Health, dental and vision within first 30 days
Up to $3,000/year tuition coverage for electrical trade school to earn license
Apprenticeship starts day one and counts toward your electrical license
Paid volunteer time
Co-ownership opportunity and Namaste Solar MBA