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Solar Job Openings

Employment: Guaranteed full-time

Minimum Experience: Mid-level

Compensation: $19/hr.+ company bonus + performance bonus + prevailing wage opportunities based on experience level

Location: Lexington, KY

Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a talented Lead Installer with proven supervisory experience for our very rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for managing day to day installation ofSES residential, commercial orutility solar energy systems and training SES installers. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is strongly preferred but not required. Experience in construction and electrical trades including basic site leadership experienceis required.


    » Working closely with SES staff and customers to develop solar projects.
    » Support of Team Leader in review and approval of proposed install projects to ensure effective jobsite execution.
    » Support of Team Leader in scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    » Management and training of SES employees.
    » Routine interaction with SES customers to ensure complete satisfaction.
    » Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    » Installation of solar components.
    » Installation of solar panels.
    » AC & DC electrical wiring, communications and monitoring systems.
    » Install commissioning and inspection.
    » Job documentation.
    » Maintenance of a safe job site.

Required Skills

    » Minimum current Journeyman level electrical certification or sufficient recorded hours to sit exam.
    » Supervisory experience including on the job employee training and development.
    » Understanding of and experience with AC & DC electrical wiring
    » Ability to work in extreme environments hot sun, winter outdoor installs, attics etc.
    » Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    » Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    » Experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    » A focus on precision and quality.
    » Ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Email).
    » Ability to work as a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    » Strong communications skills to team, supervisor and peers.
    » Demonstrated roof or construction industry experience.
    » Ability to travel and work away from home as required.

Desired Skills

    » Previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction or carpentry.
    » NABCEP PV Installation Professional status.
    » Associates degree.
    » All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.
    » Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration of application.


    » Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.
    » Prevailing wage earning potential.
    » Paid time off.
    » Company 401K.
    » Paid per diem for time away from home.

About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Steve Ricketts, at