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18 Mar 2021

Full-Time Lead Solar Installer

Mendocino Solar Service – Posted by [email protected] Mendocino, California, United States

Mendocino Solar Service

Job Description

Mendocino Solar Service is seeking a Lead Solar Installer, the on-site lead of 2- or 3-person installation team for residential and small commercial photovoltaic systems. This position requires strong electrical experience, but we offer training in solar installation if needed.

Mendocino Solar Service is a family-owned solar installation business, established in 1994, and located in beautiful western Mendocino County. We have a steady business installing mostly residential, mostly grid-tie PV with the addition of some off-grid and a growing amount of grid-tie-with- battery systems. Opportunity for operations management and design work.


  1. Provide crew leadership to ensure high-quality installations, excellent customer relations and positive inspection outcomes with excellent AHJ relations; oversee jobsite safety;
  2. Lead pre-job planning including material ordering, equipment rental, scheduling, and customer communications as needed; also required job documentation and record-keeping;
  3. Implement commissioning and troubleshooting of system internet monitoring across various platforms;
  4. Manage service calls for existing systems including off-grid and battery systems, and monitoring issues;

Specific Requirements:

  1. Requires electrical experience, familiarity with Electrical and Building Codes. Electrical licensing or certification and/or C-46 license highly desired. Solar installation experience is preferred, but can train if you have good electrical experience.
  2. Requires interest in and ability to read and digest equipment and manufacturer technical documentation;
  3. Good driving record needed; background check required; needs professional appearance and demeanor;
  4. Requires strong documentation skills, including electronic and hand-written;
  5. Physical requirements of the position include: ability to regularly lift 50 lbs, work safely on steep roofs and in crawl spaces, work in weather and sun.


  • Job is on payroll, hourly. $35 to $45 to start, DOE (weekly payday)
  • Two (2) weeks paid leave annually
  • Contribution to Health Savings Account
  • Relocation bonus available.

How to Apply

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. The Lead Installer is a key member of our small team; recruiting a successful Lead Installer is a priority for our business. We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis; you can expect to hear back from us promptly.

Job Categories: Solar. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Solar; Solar Installer; Electrical; Operations. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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