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Solar Roof Lead

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Location: North Hollywood, CA, United States
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Pay range $26 - $30 + Biweekly Install Bonuses + Benefits

                                                           ***Residential Solar***

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  
  • 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   
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Education & Certifications:  
  • High School Graduate or GED  
  • 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)  
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  
  • Must have a strong understanding of PV systems, components, installation methods and safety practices  
  • Ability to motivate and mentor others from a leadership position  
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment  
  • Ability to assign tasks to team and ensure all tasks are completed in order and on time  
  • Attention to detail  
  • Able to work safety with heights on ladders and in confined areas  
  • Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks  
  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Excellent customer service skills  
  • Well skilled with power and hand tools as well as showing others how to safely use them  
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.  
  • Must have a valid state driver's license and have a clean driving record
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 

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.