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Lead Solar Installer

Solar Alternatives
New Orleans, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Join the clean energy revolution! Solar Alternatives, the leading renewable energy company in the Gulf, is seeking an experienced Lead Solar Installer! This position will lead a team to diagnose, repair, and recommend supplemental energy solutions to a broad clientele. This position will provide field repair and installation services using the latest energy storage, solar energy, controls and other solutions to deliver reliability, efficiency, and profitability.

Lead Solar Installer's service a broad range of home energy systems, included but not limited to solar PV systems, solar systems with backup battery, solar pool heaters, solar water heaters, and electric vehicle chargers.

Solar Alternatives provides advanced training in new technnologies and offers growth and certification opportunities. This is a great opportunity to turn your construction experience toward a new career in clean energy!

Responsibilities include:

  • Work efficiency of self and crew in repairs and modifications of existing energy systems
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing
  • Upselling additional services
  • Providing a consistent customer experience that meets company expectations
  • Accountable for documentation and communication for all assigned work
  • Preparation and execution of work safety in accordance with OSHA regulations
  • Accountable for maintaining company fleet stock and cleanliness
  • Warehouse organization and cleanliness as assigned by supervisor
  • General labor, including or not limited to carrying panels and ladders, panel cleaning, site cleanup
  • Participates in the On Call rotation
  • Assess site general conditions per job safety analysis
  • Sends invoice and collects payment at point of service


  • Demonstrates specific task proficiency
  • 2+ years proven field service experience
  • Electrical, roofing, solar, HVAC, and/or Plumbing background perferred
  • Highly organized and very attentive to detail
  • Well-spoken, clean appearance, and good client manners
  • Clean driving record, valid license and ability to drive small and large service vehicles
  • Drug free
  • Hand tools and basic power tools
  • Ability to work 40-50 daytime hours per week
  • Electrical/Roofing/Solar/Engineering/Generator training and education
  • Solar/NABCEP/Electrical certification
  • Field service software familiarity
  • Associates or greater college education


Salary starts at $25-32/hr based on qualifications, plus monthly bonus based on upsell ability. Benefits include majority-paid medical, dental, vision and matching 401K program. Earned paid time off starts at two weeks annually with 7 paid holidays.

Solar Alternatives is an award-winning leader in innovative energy technology and reliable, high standards service, engineering, procurement, and construction. Over 1000 clients in the commercial, residential, governmental and industrial space rely on Solar Alternatives expertise and energy management to control energy costs and achieve sustainability goals. Solar Alternatives is A+ rated at Better Business Bureau and Angie's List, and is an Employee Wellness Award Winner from LifeCity. Start a lifetime career to be proud of, and do well while doing good, at a growing company with a great future.


Solar Alternatives


New Orleans, LA



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