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Installer I, II, III

Location: Carbondale, IL, United States
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Join an established and innovative company in the fast-growing solar industry and enjoy strong pay rate + install bonuses + benefits + advancement opportunities!    
Do you have proven skills and experience completing solar installations and work with others to do their best work? If this sounds like you, and you want an opportunity where your commitment to quality and productivity will be rewarded, please keep reading! We’re Freedom Forever, a fast-growing solar company known for innovation and quality, and we’re looking for people who want an opportunity to build a career with us as a Solar Installer!    
As an Installer you will be responsible for assembling, installing and/or maintaining solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on varying surfaces (rooftop, ground mount, use specific structures, etc.). Daily activities are inclusive of, but not limited to, measuring, cutting, drilling, working from height, minor electrical work, assisting with structural upgrades, using hand/power tooling, reading plan-sets, following direction, following safe work practices and assisting senior members of the designated installation team.       
We offer an extensive benefits package which includes:         
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • 401K
  • Medical Reimbursement Accounts (HSA & FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Biweekly Install Bonuses
     • Loading and unloading Company vehicle with project materials
     • Loading and unloading materials to and from the roof/structure being installed on
     • Assemble all roof components in an efficient and safe manner
     • Perform electrical work as instructed by the crew lead, both independently and under direct
     • Install projects adhering to Freedom Forever plan sets
     • Flashing penetrations as needed to ensure project quality
     • Ensure all work is performed in strict compliance with Freedom Forever policies, applicable
       codes (Ex: NFPA-70, IRC, IFC, CA-T24, etc.)
     • Strictly follow all Freedom Forever safety regulations and policies
     • Follow all direction given by senior members of the crew
     • Provide recommendations for efficiency and compliance gains through appropriate channels
     • Ensure customer satisfaction
     • Position may be required to communicate directly with the end user(s)
     • Some domestic travel may be required
     • May be required to drive a Freedom Forever vehicle
     • Perform other duties as assigned


Education & Certifications:

      • High School Graduate or GED


     • 6 months to 1 year of PV installation experience (Preferred) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
     • Fundamental understanding of all PV products installed by Freedom Forever
     • Basic understanding of building standards and applicable codes
     • Ability to communicate with others professionally and concisely
     • Compliant installation of conduit (EMT, RMC, IMC, LFMC and FMC)
     • Follow written and verbal instructions

Special Skills & Training:

     • All assigned Freedom Forever training modules and documentation must be completed by the
       designated due date
     • Optional training (Freedom Forever and external party) may be completed at the employee’s
        discretion outside of business hours


     ● Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls
     ● Stand for long periods of time
     ● Walk or run for long periods of time
     ● Climb ladders, scaffolds, or poles
     ● Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl
     ● Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out
     ● Repeat the same movements
     ● See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
     ● Determine the distance between objects
     ● Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
     ● Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
     ● Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm
     ● Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects
     ● Understand the speech of another person
     ● Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects
     ● See differences between colors, shades, and brightness
     ● Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while
        remaining in place
     ● Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired
     ● Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
     ● React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet
     ● While looking forward, see objects or movements that are off to the side
     ● Lift 50+ pounds

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: (Employee is required to travel for business purposes, not including commute to and from work.) If required to travel, must have a valid Driver's License/Insurance and the ability to drive a personal vehicle to different sites.       
Freedom Forever is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Employees of Freedom Forever must submit to a criminal history check, MVR check and a 9-panel drug screen that includes the following: Amphetamines, Cocaine Metabolites, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene. 

Job based in Illinois not seeking remote employees.