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Residential Solar Construction Manager

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Residential Solar Construction Manager
SolarCraft – Novato, CA

We are looking for partners, not employees.

For more than 35 years, SolarCraft has been committed to providing solar and clean energy solutions that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our North Bay community; providing renewable energy for homes and businesses that is far cheaper than fossil-fuel based utility power, reduces pollution directly into our environment, and improve energy resilience (back-up power, energy management, reduce grid infrastructure).  We reduce the cost of living and the cost of doing business locally, improve environmental health locally, create great jobs locally, and demonstrate leadership and responsible living in our community and beyond.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft.  We are 100% Employee-Owned and all employees are given equal chance to be partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits.  There is great opportunity to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry, where every day we are helping change the world we live in.

The continued success of our Residential Solar team has created an opportunity to join our team.   SolarCraft is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Residential Solar Construction Manager (CM) to join our Residential Projects team.  The position will be full-time, based in our Novato, CA Headquarters, reporting to the Residential Project Manager and play a critical role not only ensuring that our Residential projects are well managed from development to deployment, but also in shaping the direction and processes-improvement of our Residential Operations team.  The primary responsibilities of the Residential Assistant Project Manager are:

  • to professionally manage the relationship with clients from contract to build with clear and consistent communication
  • to expertly manage the design/build of solar and clean energy projects in contract, through design/engineering, procurement, mobilization, installation and commissioning.
  • to work collaboratively with other SolarCraft team members in the development, planning and execution of projects (i.e. field operations teams, sales, design, interconnection, accounting, safety, procurement).

The Residential Solar Construction Manager must have a solid technical understanding of Solar PV (ideally including Battery Energy Storage systems), know how to read, understand and edit electrical and structural plans, know how to build solar systems (including rooftop, ground mounts and carport/canopy systems), understand client relationships with 3rd party financiers and consultants/owners’ reps, and have current knowledge of Building codes and construction standards, such as the National Electrical Code, Geotech, AHJ requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and work with various departments and field teams to ensure accurate and timely completion of one or more projects at a time, often at different stages of development and deployment
  • Maintain project cost tracking and manage project schedules and costs
  • Review, approve, and help to create project Scope of Work (SOW) documents for contracts and then execute to SOW to optimize mutual results for SolarCraft and clients
  • Conduct weekly project management meetings and maintain consistent and clear communications with clients
  • Assess project sites in person throughout duration of project; assessing quality of work and team’s performance, implementing QA/QC as needed, reporting on status/progress of projects
  • Manage inspections i.e. fire inspection, AHJ, utility, electrical inspections
  • Complete final punch list in efficient and effective manner to complete projects
  • Manage the transfer of completed projects to in-house Service Dept for monitoring and warranty management
  • Assist in the development of Residential projects by sales teams – consulting with design, engineering, procurement, subcontractors, and technical development teams as needed.   Manage the expectation and communications of client in the delivery of their solar and clean energy projects.
  • Strategic planning on a project level, and for the right individual on department/company level.

Qualifications:

  • Good leadership and people management skills
  • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to provide and receive feedback, and be an effective listener
  • Consistently works in a professional and presentable manner appropriate with role and technical scope of work, both in the office and in the field
  • 5-7+ years of residential solar photovoltaic installation and/or project management experience (or equivalent role within PV industry)
  • 3+ Years as Assistant Project Manager or Project Manager in design/build construction
  • AA Degree or higher, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Construction Management, Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience  
  • PMI/PMP certification and NABCEP Certification desired
  • Must be reliable and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times, including the ability to make decisions effecting >$100,000.
  • Must be able to maintain client and company confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to professionally respond to stressful situations in a patient, friendly, and timely manner
  • Digital Proficiency: must be able to use Microsoft Office, including: Word, Excel, and Outlook, and other software programs used to maintain data and generate reports.
  • Valid California Driver’s License with clean record that allows driving company vehicles for work
  • Ability to organize, utilize and motivate team members to successfully meet the construction schedule, which will result in completing the job on time and on budget, required
  • Understanding of financial models and management of budgeting cash flow preferred
  • Negotiation experience preferred

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base hourly wage and performance-based incentive plans and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy, including cross training between Solar Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing clean energy industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com or fax: (415) 382-0592

Solar PV Project Crew Lead

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Project Crew Lead
SolarCraft – Novato, CA

We are looking for partners, not employees.

For more than 35 years, SolarCraft has been committed to providing solar and clean energy solutions that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our North Bay community; providing renewable energy for homes and businesses that is far cheaper than fossil-fuel based utility power, reduces pollution directly into our environment, and improve energy resilience (back-up power, energy management, reduce grid infrastructure).  We reduce the cost of living and the cost of doing business locally, improve environmental health locally, create great jobs locally, and demonstrate leadership and responsible living in our community and beyond.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft.  We are 100% Employee-Owned and all employees are given equal chance to be partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits.  There is great opportunity to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry, where every day we are helping change the world we live in.

SolarCraft is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Solar PV Crew lead to join our team.  The position will be Full-time, based in our Novato, CA Headquarters and working primarily throughout the SF North Bay Area. Crew Leads are an integral part of our Solar Operations team, and support our Construction Operations, Design/Engineering, and Service departments.  The primary responsibilities of the Crew Lead are:

  • to work closely with Superintendent or Construction Manager and with field installations crews to manage all the on-site responsibilities of installing solar PV projects for homes and businesses. This is a player-coach role that requires a positive attitude and ‘lead by example’ character.
  • Lead a team of 2 – 5 persons installing solar PV and battery energy storage systems for residential and commercial projects.
  • as directed by Superintendent or Construction Manager and Operations Department leaders (COO, Procurement, Design/Engineers), to manage onsite communications with client, sub-contractors, partners, and field crews toward successful installation of solar projects, on time and on budget.
  • work collaboratively with other departments to establish project milestones, ensure safety, quality and company processes are adhered to, help plan and execute project build strategies.

Job Description – Crew Lead of Residential and/or Commercial PV Solar Field Crew

Position requires the ability to supervise others, communicate with clients, and the ability to work safely and confidently on roofs and ladders (at heights) or on ground mount builds involving excavation work while performing manual skilled labor for the majority of the day.  Requirements include 4-6 years construction experience, with solar PV electrical knowledge and field crew management experience.

Position reports to Superintendent or Construction Manager, and as the field team leader and onsite company representative of projects, your primary goals are to 1) ensure that all work is being performed safely, following company safety policies to protect clients, partners and employees and client’s property, 2) Perform work to highest quality standards, 3) to communicate with clients and partners as needed onsite, ensuring that client’s site and family/employees (our job site) are treated respectfully, that client satisfaction is achieved, and 4) maintain project milestones and budgets.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Must have 3+ years solar electric experience.
  • Proficiency in constructing electrical systems from top to bottom.
  • 4‐6 years field experience in solar energy industry, or close equivalent.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to maintain client and company confidentiality
  • Set goals, manage, and supervise Installation teams on projects to meet project build timelines and milestones.
  • Manage, train, and assess/report on all on‐site labor and partners to help build and maintain the best field teams possible for SolarCraft.
  • To assess team and project requirements to be able to assign and prioritize tasks to team members based on ability to best build code compliant and high-quality solar electric systems on business and residences.
  • Read and understand all project drawings and blueprints.
  • Track and record time allocation to specific tasks on projects.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site.
  • Maintain truck stocks and coordinate with Procurement and PMs as needed to allow for timely and efficient installations.
  • The ability to lift 75lb.
  • Expert knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools and use measuring devices.
  • Use power drills, portable band saws, conduit benders, etc.
  • Work on a roof (no fear of heights, but healthy respect for safety concerns is good).
  • Lay out and build solar array support rack with little supervision
  • Install balance of system components including but not limited to installing water-positive roof flashings, pulling wire, installing electrical conduit, installing electrical switches and junction boxes, gluing and installing PVC plumbing.
  • Install solar electric inverters and other electrical devices such as optimizers, battery-storage systems, and network enabled monitoring hardware.
    Baseline ability to perform QA/QC on installations and perform testing and commissioning.
  • Understand electrical theory and methods used in AC and DC wiring systems.
  • Thorough understanding of NEC and CSLB construction requirements and standards.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Strong organizational, problem‐solving skills, especially as they pertain to construction, building codes, safety, and materials and site management.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with customers in a diplomatic, respectful manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, extremely organized and skilled at following through to completion of tasks.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team.
  • Consistently works in a professional and presentable manner appropriate with role and scope of work, both in the office and when in communications with clients, vendors and partners.
  • Understanding of construction cost models and management of budgeting cash flow preferred.
  • Familiarity with Structured Finance or Solar Finance models is a plus.
  • Certifications to operate heavy equipment and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is a plus.
  • NABCEP Installation certification a plus.
  • PMI PMP certification a plus.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base salary and incentive plans and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com or fax: (415) 382-0592

Commercial Solar – Sr. Construction Project Manager

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Commercial Solar – Sr. Construction Project Manager
SolarCraft – Novato, CA

SolarCraft’s mission is to build a more sustainable and resilient North Bay community.  We do this by providing solar and clean energy solutions for homes and businesses that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our clients – delivering clean, renewable energy far cheaper than the utilities can or will.  SolarCraft’s solutions reduce the cost of living and the cost of doing business locally, improve environmental health locally, create great jobs locally, and demonstrate leadership and responsible living in our community and beyond.

The continued success of our Commercial Solar team has created an opportunity to join our team.   SolarCraft is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Senior Construction Project Manager to join our Commercial Projects team.  The position will be full-time, based in our Novato, CA Headquarters, and play a critical role not only ensuring that our commercial projects are well managed from development to deployment, but also in shaping the direction and processes-improvement of our Commercial Operations team.  The primary responsibilities of the Commercial Project Manager are:

  • to directly manage engineers, superintendents and support staff responsible for craft performance;
  • to professionally manage the relationship with clients from contract to build with clear and consistent communication;
  • to expertly manage the design/build of solar and clean energy projects in contract, through design/engineering, procurement, mobilization, installation and commissioning; and,
  • to work collaboratively with other SolarCraft team members in the development, planning and execution of projects (i.e. field operations teams, sales, design, interconnection, accounting, safety, procurement).

The Commercial Solar Project Manager must have a solid project management and technical understanding of Solar PV (ideally including Battery Energy Storage systems), know how to read, understand and edit electrical and structural plans, know how to build solar systems (including rooftop, ground mounts and carport/canopy systems), understand client relationships with 3rd party financiers and consultants/owners’ reps, and have current knowledge of Building codes and construction standards, such as the National Electrical Code, Geotech, Environmental Impact Reports, AHJ requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and work with various departments and field teams to ensure accurate and timely completion of one or more projects at a time, often at different stages of development and deployment;
  • Maintain project cost tracking and manage project schedules and costs, produce reports and describe project experiences and expected outcomes throughout the life of commercial projects;
  • Review, approve, and help to create project Scope of Work documents for contracts and then execute to SOW to optimize mutual results for SolarCraft and clients;
  • Conduct weekly project management meetings and maintain consistent and clear communications with clients;
  • Assess project sites in person throughout duration of project; assessing quality of work and team’s performance, implementing QA/QC as needed, reporting on status/progress of projects;
  • Manage inspections i.e. fire inspection, AHJ, utility, electrical inspections;
  • Complete final punch list in efficient and effective manner to complete projects;
  • Manage the transfer of completed projects to in-house Service Dept for monitoring and warranty management;
  • Assist in the development of commercial projects by sales teams – consulting with design, engineering, procurement, subcontractors, and technical development teams as needed.   Manage the expectation and communications of client in the delivery of their solar and clean energy projects; and
  • Participate in or lead strategic planning on a project level, and enterprise level.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to provide and receive feedback, and be an effective listener
  • Consistently works in a professional and presentable manner appropriate with role and technical scope of work, both in the office and in the field
  • 5+ years of Commercial Solar photovoltaic Project Management experience (or equivalent role within PV industry)
  • 5-7+ Years as Project Manager in design/build construction
  • AA Degree or higher, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Construction Management, Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience  
  • PMI/PMP certification and NABCEP Certification desired
  • Must be reliable and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times, including the ability to make decisions effecting >$100,000.
  • Must be able to maintain client and company confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to professionally respond to stressful situations in a patient, friendly, and timely manner
  • Digital Proficiency: must be able to use Microsoft Office, including: Word, Excel, and Outlook, and other software programs used to maintain data and generate reports.
  • Valid California Driver’s License with clean record that allows driving company vehicles for work
  • Ability to organize, utilize and motivate team members to successfully meet the construction schedule, which will result in completing the job on time and on budget, required
  • Understanding of financial models and management of budgeting cash flow preferred
  • Negotiation experience preferred

SolarCraft is 100% Employee-Owned and one of the largest green-tech employers based in the North Bay.  Our team of dedicated employee-partners is proud to have installed more solar energy systems than any other company in the North Bay (7,000+), including many for our community’s most recognizable organizations.  We are a certified Green Business, consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the North Bay and recognized as one of California’s most enduring renewable energy companies.  We try to combine the best of working at a small, local company with being part of a well-established industry leader.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits consisting of:

  • Competitive pay and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided

Solar Pool Heating Lead Installer / Solar Thermal Technician

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Solar Pool Heating Lead Installer / Solar Thermal Technician

SolarCraft – Novato, CA

SolarCraft provides solar and clean energy solutions for homes and businesses that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible – delivering clean, renewable energy far cheaper than the utilities can or will.  We reduce the cost of living and the cost of doing business locally, improve environmental health locally, create great jobs locally, and demonstrate leadership and responsible living in our community and beyond.   With regards to Solar Pool Heating, we are by far the most successful Design/Build and Service operations company in the SF North Bay Area and are the exclusive provider of the highest quality equipment available; FAFCO Solar Pool Heating systems.

SolarCraft is seeking an experienced, motivated Solar Pool Heating Lead Installer / Technician to join our team.  The position will be Full-time, based in our Novato, CA headquarters and working throughout Marin and Sonoma Counties.  The position involves the installation and service of solar pool heating systems.  The candidate will ideally have experience installing or servicing solar pool heating industry, or equivalent experience in pool building and/or plumbing industry.

SolarCraft’s Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians are an integral part of SolarCraft’s well-established Solar Thermal Operations team, and we recognize the unique and specialized skills and knowledge that is required to run our business successfully for over 35 years!

Position reports to Project Manager and SolarCraft’s General Manager of Solar Thermal Operations.

The primary responsibilities of the Solar Pool Heating Lead Installer / Solar Thermal Technician are:

  • to work closely with Project Manager and with field installations crews to manage all the on-site installation of solar pool heating projects for homes (and less frequently, businesses). This is a player-coach role that requires a positive attitude, a ‘lead by example’ character, and knowledge and experience with pool systems.
  • as directed by Project Manager, to manage onsite communications with client, sub-contractors (i.e. roof, excavation, carpenters), partners, and field crews toward successful installation of solar thermal projects, on time and on budget.
  • work collaboratively with PM and your team to ensure safety, quality, client satisfaction and project schedules and budgets goals are achieved.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base salary and incentive plans and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy, including cross training between Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Have relevant previous hands on experience – e.g. solar pool heating/solar PV electric installer/pool building/roofing/plumbing
  • Strictly adhere to company processes and quality and safety standards
  • Be mechanically inclined, with technical build aptitude, and customer service skills
  • Be able to work long hours seasonally
  • Proficiency in constructing solar pool heating systems from top to bottom.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Read and understand all project drawings and blueprints.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site and at all times represent the company well.
  • Maintain truck stocks and coordinate with Procurement and PMs as needed to allow for timely and efficient installations.
  • The ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Expert knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, portable band saws, sawzall, etc.
  • Certifications and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is a plus.
  • Ability to work safely and confidently on roofs (no fear of heights, familiar with safety equipment, and healthy respect for safety concerns is required).
  • Install solar pool heating system components including but not limited to installing water-positive roof flashings, solar pool modules, pipe, installing electrical switches and pumps, actuators, sealing and installing PVC plumbing.
  • Ability to perform QA/QC on installations and perform testing and commissioning.
  • Strong organizational, problem‐solving skills, especially as they pertain to construction, building codes, safety, and materials and site management.
  • Ability to interact with customers in a diplomatic, respectful manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team
  • Consistently works in a professional and presentable manner appropriate with role and scope of work, both in the office and when in communications with clients, vendors and partners

We offer competitive compensation and benefits consisting of:

  • Competitive pay and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing business and industry

SolarCraft is 100% Employee-Owned and one of the largest green-tech employers based in the SF North Bay.  Our team of dedicated employee-partners is proud to have installed more solar energy systems than any other company in the North Bay (7,000), including many for our community’s most recognizable organizations.  We are a certified Green Business, consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the North Bay and recognized as one of California’s most enduring renewable energy companies.  We try to combine the best of working at a small, local company with being part of a well-established industry leader.

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided

Commercial PV Service Tech and Technical QA/QC

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We are looking for partners, not employees.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft, as a 100% Employee-owned business, we are all partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits, and provided opportunities to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry.   We believe we have an ideal fit in the solar market; stable and respected for our 35+ years as a local industry leader, smaller than the large corporations burning through field personnel, and larger than the small companies with limited resources.  If you are an experienced Commercial PV Service Technician or Service Field Manager interested in joining a new team that will appreciate your talents and hard work – we invite you to consider joining SolarCraft. 

SolarCraft is led by experienced industry veterans, and is the largest and longest lasting solar provider in the SF North Bay Area.  We are proud to make a significant positive impact in our local communities, and strive to maintain teams of employees and field crews that can learn and advance with SolarCraft – but equally important is that our operations and technical teams like who they work with and respect what they are doing.  Our operations team members earn competitive wages and have incentive plans that foster teamwork and accountability, and reward performance and enthusiasm.

SolarCraft’s Solar PV Service Tech will be Full-Time, based in our Novato, CA office and working primarily through Marin, Sonoma, Napa & East Bay Counties.  The position involves the service and maintenance of solar electric (PV) and energy storage systems, primarily commercial systems – as well as performing Quality Assurance/Quality Control during design/build of new projects.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience installing and/or servicing solar PV systems, or equivalent experience in electric, roofing or energy construction fields.  SolarCraft Service Technicians report to the VP of Operations and Service Manager, who performs system monitoring, PM role and client communications manager.

The primary responsibilities of the Solar Electric (PV) Service Technician are:

  • Work safely at all times, and ensure the safety of yourself, your team, clients, partners and the sites you are on.
  • As directed by leadership, to perform on-site service, troubleshooting, and repair of solar electric (PV) projects for businesses. This is a field construction role that requires a positive attitude, hard work ethic, and knowledge and experience with solar electric systems, general construction and electrical systems.
  • work collaboratively Foreman/Superintendents, Project Managers and your team to ensure safety, quality, client satisfaction and project schedules and budgets are achieved.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Have relevant previous hands on experience in solar installation or construction, troubleshooting and service/repair of systems.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 lbs., climb ladders, work in enclosed spaces, with technical build aptitude and familiarity with construction build sites
  • Knowledge and ability to use construction hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, portable band saws, electrical and measuring devices, etc.
  • Ability to work safely and confidently on roofs with ladder access (no fear of heights, familiar with safety equipment, and healthy respect for safety concerns is required).
  • The ability to read and understand project drawings, plan-sets, single-line drawings, and blueprints.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site and at all times and represent the company well.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team (3-5 people)
  • Install, evaluate, and repair solar PV system components including but not limited to installing water-positive roof flashings, solar racking, solar modules, conduit and wire, electrical switches and monitoring systems. As well as work on ground mount system, including concrete, excavation.
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Certifications and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is required.
  • NABCEP certification or accredited PV installer certification a plus.
  • Experience tor certification to use heavy equipment a plus

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base hourly wage and performance-based incentive plans and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy, including cross training between Solar Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing clean energy industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com or fax: (415) 382-0592

Certified Electrician BESS and PV

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We are looking for partners, not employees.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft, as a 100% Employee-owned business, we are all partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits, and provided opportunities to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry.   We believe we have an ideal fit in the solar market; stable and respected for our 35+ years as a local industry leader, smaller than the large corporations burning through field personnel, and larger than the small companies with limited resources.  If you are an experienced Commercial PV Service Technician or Service Field Manager interested in joining a new team that will appreciate your talents and hard work – we invite you to consider joining SolarCraft. 

SolarCraft is led by experienced industry veterans, and is the largest and longest lasting solar provider in the SF North Bay Area.  We are proud to make a significant positive impact in our local communities, and strive to maintain teams of employees and field crews that can learn and advance with SolarCraft – but equally important is that our operations and technical teams like who they work with and respect what they are doing.  Our operations team members earn competitive wages and have incentive plans that foster teamwork and accountability, and reward performance and enthusiasm.

SolarCraft’s Certified Electrician will be Full-Time, based in our Novato, CA office and working primarily through Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties.  The position involves the installation and service, of solar electric (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS), primarily residential systems – as well as performing Quality Assurance/Quality Control during design/build of new projects.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience installing and/or servicing BESS and solar PV systems, or equivalent experience in electrical or energy construction fields.  The SolarCraft Certified Electrician will report to the Residential PV Project Manager as solid line relationship and to the Commercial PV Project Manager and Service Manager as dotted line relationship. Depending on experience and aptitude you may be appointed as foreman for a crew.

The primary responsibilities of the Certified Electrician are:

  • Work safely at all times, and ensure the safety of yourself, your team, clients, partners and the sites you are on.
  • Perform BESS installations, main AC panel upgrades and other electrical work related to BESS and PV installations.
  • Perform on-site service, troubleshooting, and repair of BESS and solar electric (PV) systems. This is a field construction role that requires a positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and knowledge and experience with energy storage systems, solar electric systems, general construction and electrical systems.
  • Work collaboratively with Foremen/Superintendents, Project Managers and your team to ensure safety, quality, client satisfaction and project schedules and budgets are achieved.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • California certified electrician
  • Install, evaluate, and repair BESS and solar PV system components including but not limited to installing electrical service panels, electrical sub-panels, batteries, BESS control components, conduit and wire, electrical switchgear, switches and monitoring systems.
  • Have relevant previous hands on experience in BESS and solar installations or construction, troubleshooting and service/repair of systems.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 lbs., climb ladders, work in enclosed spaces, with technical build aptitude and familiarity with construction build sites
  • Knowledge and ability to use construction hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, conduit bending tools/machines, portable band saws, electrical measuring and testing devices, etc.
  • Ability to work safely and confidently on roofs with ladder access, familiar with safety equipment, and healthy respect for working safely.
  • The ability to read and understand project plan-sets, single-line drawings, and other design documents.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site and at all times and represent the company well.
  • Have a clean driving record and valid CA driver’s license.
  • NABCEP certification or accredited PV installer certification a plus.
  • High School graduate or equivalent

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base hourly wage and performance-based incentive plans and paid time off (PTO) benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in energy storage and solar energy, including cross training between Solar Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing clean energy industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided.

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com or fax: (415) 382-0592

Solar PV Craftsperson

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We are looking for partners, not employees.

For more than 35 years, SolarCraft has been committed to providing solar and clean energy solutions that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our North Bay community; providing renewable energy for homes and businesses that is far cheaper than fossil-fuel based utility power, reduces pollution directly into our environment, and improve energy resilience (back-up power, energy management, reduce grid infrastructure).  We reduce the cost of living and the cost of doing business locally, improve environmental health locally, create great jobs locally, and demonstrate leadership and responsible living in our community and beyond.

Everyone counts at SolarCraft.  We are 100% Employee-Owned and all employees are given equal chance to be partners in our business, earn competitive wages with performance-based incentives, PTO, Holidays, and Benefits.  There is great opportunity to advance within SolarCraft and to work in the rapidly evolving clean energy industry, where every day we are helping change the world we live in.

SolarCraft’s Solar PV Craftsperson will be Full-Time, based in our Novato, CA office and working primarily through Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties.  The position involves the installation and service of solar electric (PV) and energy storage systems.  The ideal candidate will have experience installing or servicing solar PV systems, or equivalent experience in electric, roofing or energy construction fields.  SolarCraft PV Installers report to Project Managers.

The primary responsibilities of the Solar Electric (PV) Craftsperson are:

  • As directed by Foreman/Crew Leads and Project Managers, to perform all the on-site installation of solar electric (PV) projects for homes and businesses. This is a field construction role that requires a positive attitude, hard work ethic, and knowledge and experience with construction and electrical systems.
  • Work collaboratively Foreman/Crew Leads, Project Managers and your team to ensure safety, quality, client satisfaction and project schedules and budgets are achieved.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Have relevant previous hands on experience in solar installation or construction.
  • Must be reliable, and demonstrate highly-ethical behavior and good judgment at all times.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 lbs. with technical build aptitude
  • Knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools, measuring devices, and power drills, portable band saws, conduit benders, etc.
  • Ability to work safely and confidently on roofs with ladder access (no fear of heights, familiar with safety equipment, and healthy respect for safety concerns is required).
  • The ability to read and understand project drawings and blueprints.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site and at all times represent the company well.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment both independently and as part of a team (3-5 people)
  • Install solar PV system components including but not limited to installing water-positive roof flashings, solar racking, solar modules, conduit and wire, electrical switches and monitoring systems. As well as work on ground mount system, including concrete, excavation.
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver’s License with clean record that allows driving company vehicles for work
  • Certifications and/or clean license to drive commercial trucks is a plus.
  • NABCEP certification or accredited PV installer certification a plus.
  • Experience tor certification to use heavy equipment a plus

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay including base hourly wage and performance-based incentive plans and PTO benefits.
  • Health insurance with company subsidy.
  • ESOP participation and 401(k).
  • On-the-job training and education in solar energy, including cross training between Solar Thermal and Electric PV, Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Opportunities for advancement within a rapidly growing clean energy industry

SolarCraft is an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, veteran status or disability. If an offer of employment is made, proof of authorization to work in the US and/or U.S. citizenship must be provided

Cover letter and resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com or fax: (415) 382-0592

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Please send Application (print out), Cover Letter and Resume to:  jobs@solarcraft.com

or mail to:

SolarCraft
8 Digital Drive, Suite 101
Novato, CA 94949

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