Do you love snowy winters, cold rivers, and the ability to find adventure in your own backyard? If mountain biking, world class fly-fishing, and fresh powder skiing are your thing, then make a career of protecting them by way of renewable energy. Creative Energies is looking for motivated individuals to join our team. We are a community of solar craftsmen who care deeply about our co-workers, our customers, and the environment. We are engaged in our communities, live healthy outdoor lifestyles, and try to balance the needs of work and life. We practice what we preach by operating out of Net Zero Energy offices. Creative Energies is devoted to the mountain towns we work, live, and play in. We have come together to do our part in sustaining this amazing world we share. Join our thoughtful team who have come together to create environmentally sustainable communities.
Overview of Position
The Lead Solar Installer is responsible for the efficient installation of solar power systems on residential and commercial buildings in a safe manner, within Creative Energies’ Wyoming and Idaho operations area. The Lead Solar Installer plays a central role in project construction and service calls and works as part of a team to accomplish safe, timely, and quality solar power installations of roof and ground-mounted systems. He/She/They interacts directly with our customers at the time of installation and will be a primary representative of the company
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
Project Installation (85% of Time)
Responsible for the accurate construction of solar project and coordinating with the electrician crew to build a functional solar power system according to specified design and make onsite construction decisions as needed
Provides guidance and leadership to crew on the jobsite as well as member of installation team.
Works directly with customers as needed at the time of installation
Delegates and communicates installation tasks to team members
Communicates and reports project and team updates and performance to Operations Team
Loads and secures project materials and tools in trucks and trailers
Understands and has ability to set up and follow safety procedures and regulations at all project sites
Assures that job sites are clean and orderly and makes sure that all jobsite waste is recycled or properly disposed
Facilitates pre-project planning and post-project debriefings for the install crew
Performs service calls, including system diagnosis and repair; works with technical support services as needed
Project Management and Administration (10% of the Time)
Participates in active communication between the installation team, and Operations Team
Performs pre-installation site visits
May assist in gathering and submitting permit information
Assembles and records project documentation
Other Areas of responsibility (5% of the Time)
Shop organization and maintenance projects at Creative Energies' office location
Minor repairs or maintenance of vehicles
Order or purchase equipment, supplies or tools for projects as needed
Solar specific training coursework
Assist Installers with training and meeting their responsibilities
Check email and update project tracking tools daily
Travel and work schedule: This is a full-time position; Installers work 40-hour weeks (10-hour days usually Monday to Thursday), with some adjustments made in the winter months.
Concentrated project areas are in the greater Jackson Hole area of Wyoming including Teton Valley of ID and around Wyoming and Idaho. Some work will occur at projects in Utah. Work may entail travel 3 nights a week, depending on base office location.
Travel and associated costs are covered by Creative Energies.
At least 1 year of solar installation experience
Prepared and tolerant to work outdoors in all weather conditions;
A solid understand of jobsite safety, OSHA rules related to construction work
Comfortable and competent to work on roofs, ladders, in attics, and around excavation sites safely and efficiently;
A positive member of a team and clear communication skills;
Must be able to lift 75 pounds;
Must have valid driver’s license
Interest in obtaining NABCEP Certification
About Creative Energies Solar
Creative Energies is a community of adventurous solar craftsmen who care deeply about our customers and the environment. We are engaged in our communities, live healthy outdoor lifestyles, and try to balance the needs of work and family. We practice what we preach by operating out of Net Zero Energy offices that utilize energy efficient and passive solar designs, and photovoltaic systems. Many of our staff have renewable energy on their own homes. Creative Energies is devoted to the mountain towns in which we work, live, and play. Creative Energies is a member of Amicus Solar Cooperative, sharing best practices and aggregating purchasing power with this group of best-in-class regional solar providers.