GreenSpark Solar believes that locally generated clean energy is a cost-effective, market-based solution to combat climate change and an important strategy to strengthen our local community. GreenSpark’s success results from our passionate and experienced team, coupled with our commitment to using our businesses as a force of good for nearly two decades. We can be both profitable and collaborative – creating win-win partnerships that benefit the long-term health of our company along with our growing family of solar customers, vendors, subcontractors and our planet.
ABOUT THE BUSINESS
GreenSpark Solar is a 17-year-old business that prides itself on being a benefit corporation and an awesome place to work. We believe that renewables will have a dominant place in our economy for the remainder of our lives and we are working to increase the positive impact renewables can have on the local environment and the economy.
We have put together a total package that removes all of the legwork and makes going solar easy for our customers. We pick the best equipment manufacturers, line up the finest installers and arrange attractive financing to save our customers real money – all while doing right by the planet and ensuring solar is accessible to all.
ABOUT THIS POSITION
GreenSpark Solar’s PV Level 1 Installer is responsible for supporting the Crew Lead in all aspects of PV project installation. The correct candidate is comfortable working with a team, around heavy equipment, and on roofs/at-height to install high quality, photovoltaic (PV) systems in accordance with codes and standards using drawings/schematics and instructions. Our PV installers ensure personal and crew safety at all times and assist in keeping shared tools organized and the working environment/job site clean. All employees take pride in representing our company and culture in the best light to our customers, community and vendors.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Communication – Ability to listen critically, follow directions/designs, and interact with team members to accomplish project goals efficiently
Problem Sensitivity – With time and training, the ability to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong
Information Ordering – Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules
Physical Strength – Ability to lift up to 75 pounds on the ground and carry up to 45 pounds up a ladder
Transport – Access to a reliable vehicle to arrive at work daily
Travel – Frequent travel in company vehicles throughout Western NY
Working Conditions – prepared and tolerant to work outdoors in all weather conditions; comfortable working on roofs, ladders, in attics, basements, and excavation sites
Experience – Background in PV install, electrical, construction or roofing experience preferred, but not required; hands-on mechanical skills including, but not limited to proficiency with hand and power tools
Outward Facing – The ability to communicate the company’s brand/culture with clients, the public, vendors, and inspectors
Flexibility – Ability to work flexible hours based on changing conditions
Passion – Passion and enthusiasm for renewable energy and to improving individual skills that contribute to high quality PV installations
Position seasonal/contract with opportunity for full-time permanent based upon performance; hourly pay range of $15-18/hr (depending upon experience) and is based in Ontario, NY.
PAY & BENEFITS
After 90 days of successful employment, fully paid medical premiums as well as a significant contribution toward medical deductible expenses, for the employee and family;
After 90 days of successful employment, fully paid dental premiums, for the employee and family;
Generous vacation and sick leave.
Please follow this link to submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format.
GreenSpark Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind.