Solar Installer

Neil Kelly Company
October 19, 2022
804 N Alberta St, Portland, Oregon
Job Type


Job Summary:

Neil Kelly is looking for experienced solar installers to join our Portland team. You must be a certified Limited Renewable Technician (LRT) or NABCEP Board Certified. As an LRT, you will be responsible for installation and design of residential and commercial PV Solar Systems. You will enjoy regular full-time hours with paid vacation and sick time, holidays and weekends free. Our solar department is expanding rapidly, so there is room for growth. Join us in creating a more sustainable future!

The Benefits:

  • Above market wages - $30-$40 hourly depending on experience
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Health insurance that includes; Medical, Dental, Flex Spending
  • 401k
  • short-term disability
  • Holiday and vacation pay

Day-to-Day Duties:

  • Consultation, design and installation of PV solar systems. Site surveys and pre-installation walk-thru.
  • Set-up and maintain safe worksites.
  • Work with clients to achieve their goals.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training for apprentices.
  • Support lead electrician in the installation of solar electric systems.
  • Provide expertise on older PV systems.
  • Shop / Vehicle maintenance and inventory.
  • Solar electric service, including on-site estimates, completion of work and collections of balance due.
  • Pulling inventory for each installation job.
  • Pre-assemble job components in the warehouse prior to starting a job.
  • Layout and assembly of solar modules / array and mounting hardware.
  • Mechanical / structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Licensed Limited Renewable Technician or NABCEP Certified equivalent.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be customer service orientated.
  • Must be a team player, be dependable able to perform high quality work.
  • Must speak, read, and understand English and be competent in construction math.
  • This physical exertion will include but will not be limited to: carrying, lifting, climbing, crawling, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, and hauling.
  • Each will be expected to lift, on a regular basis, between 50 to 75 pounds.
  • Job site situations vary greatly

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • You must provide your own vehicle and have license and provide proof of insurance. This position receives mileage and cell phone reimbursement. Regular travel between job sites is also required.
  • Final candidates will be submitted for a background, MV check and drug screen.

Neil Kelly is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

This is a drug free workplace.

Compensation: $30-$40/hour

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