Crew Lead (Midwest)

at 
Palmetto
Posted on 
25 Nov
JOB CATEGORY

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto is a VC-backed high-growth company with a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

We are a remote-first company and are proud to have great people working for us all over the United States.

Summary of Role

The Solar Crew Lead will be responsible for leading a particular team in the installations of grid-tied solar PV systems. The Solar Crew Lead will also communicate job status data to management and ensure the completion of installation for all assigned solar arrays/systems. Candidates for the Solar Crew Lead position will be reliable, able to lead others and will value quality work.

Strategic & Tactical
- Provide leadership and technical expertise for the PV installation crew
- Communicate the necessary job status information to the project management team to assure the successful operation of complete and working systems
- Communicate the necessary job status information to the customer
- Lead efforts for safe working practices for the installation team
- Pull inventory for each installation job
- Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules, and electrical equipment
- Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
- Document completion of each installation with pictures and job closeout checklists
- Cleanup of job site
- Ability to review and coordinate a weekly work schedule
- Coordinate and complete inspection and QC issues in a timely manner
- Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety tailgate meetings
- Additional duties may be required as needed.

Qualifications
- 3+ year(s) of roof work and/or solar experience required
- 2+ years leading a crew
- General construction/framing experience is a plus.
- Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time
- Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, rain, crawl spaces, etc.)
- 2+ years of Electrical Experience
- 3+ years of working at heights including on rooftops, climbing ladders and stairs, and performing repetitive duties such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time.
- Ability to lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout the assigned workday.
- Ability to safely handle and maintain basic hand and power tools used for installation.
- Excellent communication skills and a professional demeanor.
- Attention to detail
- Regular, reliable and predictable attendance
- Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
- Must have a valid state driver's license
- Must have a clean driving record

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

For more about our Privacy Policy, visit: https://palmetto.com/privacy-policy

Job Description

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto is a VC-backed high-growth company with a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

We are a remote-first company and are proud to have great people working for us all over the United States.

Summary of Role

The Solar Crew Lead will be responsible for leading a particular team in the installations of grid-tied solar PV systems. The Solar Crew Lead will also communicate job status data to management and ensure the completion of installation for all assigned solar arrays/systems. Candidates for the Solar Crew Lead position will be reliable, able to lead others and will value quality work.

Strategic & Tactical
- Provide leadership and technical expertise for the PV installation crew
- Communicate the necessary job status information to the project management team to assure the successful operation of complete and working systems
- Communicate the necessary job status information to the customer
- Lead efforts for safe working practices for the installation team
- Pull inventory for each installation job
- Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules, and electrical equipment
- Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
- Document completion of each installation with pictures and job closeout checklists
- Cleanup of job site
- Ability to review and coordinate a weekly work schedule
- Coordinate and complete inspection and QC issues in a timely manner
- Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety tailgate meetings
- Additional duties may be required as needed.

Qualifications
- 3+ year(s) of roof work and/or solar experience required
- 2+ years leading a crew
- General construction/framing experience is a plus.
- Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time
- Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, rain, crawl spaces, etc.)
- 2+ years of Electrical Experience
- 3+ years of working at heights including on rooftops, climbing ladders and stairs, and performing repetitive duties such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time.
- Ability to lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout the assigned workday.
- Ability to safely handle and maintain basic hand and power tools used for installation.
- Excellent communication skills and a professional demeanor.
- Attention to detail
- Regular, reliable and predictable attendance
- Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
- Must have a valid state driver's license
- Must have a clean driving record

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

For more about our Privacy Policy, visit: https://palmetto.com/privacy-policy

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