Solar PV Installer

Positive Energy Solar Published: February 16, 2019
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Job Type
Energy / Skilled Labor/ Technical /

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~ As a leading solar energy company in New Mexico, Positive Energy Solar integrates solar electric systems for businesses, homeowners and institutions across New Mexico. ~

Our team members are highly certified, skilled and dedicated to outstanding practices. We are a values based business, and are inspired to create a sustainable future.

Position Overview

Are you interested in work that supports a sustainable future? Positive Energy is a leading solar installation company here in New Mexico, and we are seeking people to join our great team!

Solar PV Installers work under the guidance of the assigned Lead Installer and/or Field Manager. The Installer will work on a team installing solar photovoltaic systems, work with warehouse personnel to ensure adequate inventory, pre-assemble job components, perform electrical wiring (AC and DC), and will always follow safe work practices.

Location & Travel: This position will be based in the Santa Fe area, with required travel to job sites in other areas.


  • On-site installation of solar PV system from design documents
  • Carry tools and equipment across work sites and up ladders onto roofs
  • Work with a high level of quality and integrity
  • Ensuring adequate inventory for truck
  • Pre-assemble job components in the warehouse
  • Layout and assembly of solar modules / array and mounting hardware
  • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
  • Follow safe work practices and clean up job site
  • Continuously develop skills


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with PV installations; NABCEP certification a plus
  • Understanding and experience with AC and DC electrical wiring; Journeyman Electrician license is a big plus!
  • Experience with the safe use of hand-held and power tools
  • Previous experience in roof work, general construction, or carpentry
  • Proven ability with various computer applications, e.g. Gmail, databases, etc.
  • Experience working effectively as a team member
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of quality and integrity
  • Safely and legally operate personal vehicle and Positive Energy Solar vehicles
  • Associates Degree preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • 1-2 years experience working full days outdoors in inclement weather and extreme environments, e.g. hot sun, snow, crawl spaces, etc.
  • Proven ability to repeatedly lift, carry, and walk with up to 60 pounds of tools and or equipment
  • Ability to work in squatting, standing, twisted, and stretched positions
  • Climbing up and down ladders and walking on uneven ground
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a team environment

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the position as assessed by a qualified medical professional
  • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background and motor vehicle records check
  • Must have reliable transportation to job sites outside of city limits

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to upload your resume and cover letter.
  • Cover letters are required, and should explain your qualifications for the job and your interest in working with our company.
  • Good luck!

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