Lead Solar Roofer


April 9, 2021

Job Description
The Role:
The Lead Solar Roofer with the Limited Renewable Energy Technician License will be part of Tesla’s Field Energy Operations team. As a leader at Tesla, the Lead Solar Roofer will continuously model to others Tesla standards and responsibilities including policy compliance, quality standards, and efficiency goals. The ideal candidate will work cooperatively with team members to successfully complete the installation and maintenance of energy products safely and on time.
· Responsible onsite leader considered an expert in all aspects of energy system installation, responsible for mentoring and training crew members on new processes, concepts, and products
· Expert in installation and commissioning of energy systems on roofs including array layout, and mounting hardware based on site conditions and customers’ needs and expectations
· Expert in installation of DC conduit raceways, BOS layout and DC wire terminations
· Able to guide and teach LRT Apprentices on how to install, commission and trouble shoot PV array output voltages
· Ensures team members follow building standards and codes when installing panels and support structures
· Applies advanced knowledge to improve processes and proactively reviews workmanship onsite
· Consistently tracks and monitors productivity goals and communicates areas of opportunity to the crew to contribute to overall improvement
· Collaborates with warehouse team to ensure all materials and equipment necessary for installation are available onsite and communicates job status to customer and leadership
· Performs routine maintenance on energy systems
· Capable of completing work both with a team and as a lone worker
· Attend weekly team meetings and mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety
· Provide an exceptional customer experience to all customers
· Performs other related duties as assigned
· Limited Renewable Energy Technician License issued by the State of Oregon
· Extensive knowledge of PV equipment and installation
· Experience in roof work, general construction, or carpentry preferred
· Extensive knowledge of electrical wiring and equipment
· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
· Ability to read building plans and equipment manuals
· Ability to safely handle power tools and hand tools as well as materials such as: ladders, inverters, solar panels, panel boards, batteries, and other similar electrical equipment, lumber, roofing materials, etc.
· Able to bend conduit unassisted.
· Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
Physical Requirements
· Must be able to work at great heights including on rooftops, climbing ladders, and stairs
· Must be able to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces, attic etc.)
· Prolonged periods of repetitious duties including lifting, bending, and standing for long periods
· Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds frequently
· Must meet all OSHA standards for working at heights including:
· Ability to climb and utilize equipment on site including various ladders rated for 325lbs.
· Must meet OSHA fall protection standards for at height work limited at 310lbs. Standard 1926.502(d)(16)(v): https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1926/1926.502
· Must be able to meet equipment standards for fall protection (harness, anchor, ropes, etc.) with a maximum capacity of 310bs.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $27.00 - $48.00 per hour
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:
  • Bonus pay

  • Limited Renewable Energy Technician License (Required)

Work Location:
  • One location

This Job Is:
  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Benefit Conditions:
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place