Solar Energy Solutions

Solar Installer Team Leader – Louisville, KY

Employment: Guaranteed full-time

Minimum Experience: Mid to high level

Compensation: $24/hr. to $32/hr. based on experience + company & performance
bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities + company truck

Location: Louisville, KY

Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a talented and ambitious solar installer with proven supervisory and project management experience for our very rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for leading the installation of SES residential or small commercial solar energy systems and training/managing SES installers. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is required. Experience in construction or electrical trades including site supervisory positions is required.



  • Working closely with SES staff and customers to develop solar projects.
  • Reviewing and approval of proposed install projects to ensure effective jobsite execution.
  • Scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
  • Management, evaluation and training of SES employees.
  • Routine interaction with SES customers to ensure complete satisfaction.
  • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
  • Installation of solar components.
  • Installation of solar panels.
  • AC & DC electrical wiring, communications and monitoring systems.
  • Install commissioning and inspection.
  • Job documentation.
  • Maintenance of a safe job site.
  • Completes and stays current on safety and industry training.

Required Skills:


  • Minimum current Journeyman level electrical certification or sufficient recorded hours to sit exam successfully within 1 year of joining
  • Proven management/supervisory experience including on the job employee coaching, training and development.
  • Previous experience in PV installations.
  • Daily scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
  • Supervision, training and certification of install team employees against known performance standards.
  • Routine interaction with SES customers to update on project progress, incorporate changing needs and ensure complete satisfaction.
  • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
  • Installation supervision of all solar electrical, mechanical, communications and monitoring components.
  • Understanding of and experience with conduit running and bending.
  • 3-Phase 480V electrics in addition to 120V/240V.
  • Supervision of site Health & Safety plan compliance.
  • Support of install commissioning process completion and job site handover.
  • Daily SES, client and regulatory job documentation upkeep.
  • Proven high level understanding of and experience with AC & DC electrical wiring.
  • Ability to work in extreme environments hot sun, winter outdoor installs, attics etc.
  • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
  • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
  • A focus on precision and quality.Ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Email).
  • Ability to work as a team and foster a positive team spirit.
  • Strong communications skills to team, supervisor and peers.
  • Demonstrated roof or construction industry experience.
  • Ability to travel and work away from home if required.Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.
  • Previous experience in roof work, general construction and/or carpentry.Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

Desired Skills:


  • Small/medium construction equipment (back hoe, skid steer, lift or lull)NABCEP PV Installation Professional status.
  • Associates degree.



  • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.
  • Prevailing wage earning potential.
  • Paid time off.Company truck for work usage.
  • Company 401K.Paid per diem for time away from home.
  • Fully paid solar trade training.

About Solar Energy Solutions:

Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout
Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only
just beginning. Interested?

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