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Roof Lead

Location: Edwardsville, 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 motivating other people 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 Roof Lead!      
As a member of our branch operations team, you'll be leading a crew to perform residential solar system installations for our customers.    
The Roof Lead is 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. The Roof Lead is responsible for ensuring quality and safe practices for all work performed on the PV array (roof or ground mount).     
  • Driving Company vehicle to and from the branch 
  • 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 all PV electrical work independently or under direct supervision. 
  • Perform ground and final wire electrical work both independently and under direct supervision 
  • Providing direction and task assignment for all work performed at the PV array (roof or ground mount) 
  • Updating and maintaining constant communication with the crew lead onsite 
  • 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 
  • 1 year of PV installation experience is required inclusive of a minimum of 6 months leading an installation crew 
  • Basic electrical and PV installation (racking and module install) 
  • Use 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
  • Constant need of peripheral vision
  • Frequently lift, push, or pull 50-70 pounds
            HIGH PRIORITY  
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.      T1