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Installer

Location Bakersfield, California Category Operations Job ID R28087
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Overview

Our Solar Installer role is an opportunity to get your foot in the door for the chance to work with a company who is making a unwavering environmental impact. This is a career level and career path position for those who are ready to build on their solar installation skills. The installation crew is a critical part of our solar installation construction teams and is responsible for working in partnership with the Foreperson and Lead Installer to complete residential solar installation projects.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Level: Entry-Level
  • Location: Bakersfield, California
  • Compensation: 16.66 - 22.22

Success Profile

What makes a successful Installer at Sunrun? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Ambitious
  • Team Player
  • Safety Driven
  • Courageous
  • Technologically savvy
  • Consistent

Career Path

Sunrun offers many interdisiplinary career pathways to grow your career. Start your journey today and learn how you can chose your path with Sunrun!

  • Installer
  • Lead Installer
  • Certified Electrician 1
  • Certified Electrician 2
  • Certified Electrician 3
  • Electrical Foreperson
  • Sr. Electrical Foreperson
  • Electrification Operations Manager

Power Your Benefits

Explore the many benefits Sunrun offers you and your family.

  • Financial Security

    Sunrun helps support your financial wellbeing today and security for tomorrow by offering a number of powerful savings tools. Including but not limited to: Flexible Spending Program, Sunrun 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) and Life + Disability.

  • Work/Life Harmony

    Sunrun provides access to a number of programs to provide you with the flexibility you need for a healthy work/life balance, and to support your personal well-being. Including but not limited to: Voluntary Benefits, FOND Employee Discount Program, Education Benefit and Employee Assistance Program.

  • Paid Time Off

    Time away from work is important in maintaining your overall wellbeing. We support you in taking appropriate time off to keep a healthy work/life balance.

  • Perks

    On top of your competitive annual salary and commission you will have the opportunity to earn lucrative performance incentives through our Nike/Lululemon swag sponsored incentive program as well as prizes and amazing trips.

Job Details

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Overview 

The Installer position is a critical member of a solar installation construction team and is responsible for working in partnership with the Foreperson and Lead Installer to complete residential solar installation projects. As Sunrun continues to help build a more sustainable future, this position is best suited for someone passionate about solar installation, field safety and working with others.

Responsibilities/The Impact

  • Ensure personal, crew and job site safety at all times and participates in training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety

  • Review inventory at loading dock to ensure assigned crew truck is stocked adequately

  • Complete layout and assemble solar modules, the racking, mechanical and structural mounts, electrical equipment and tools in preparation of installation as specified in the project plan

  • Apply weather sealing to roofing structure, building or support mechanisms

  • Perform project clean up including client site and installation vehicle to ensure a clean and orderly job site and work environment

Qualifications/How You Will Be Successful

  • Previous solar, construction or military experience preferred but not required

  • Adheres to company safety policies and procedures including ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely

  • Ability to get along with customers and coworkers in a courteous and professional manner

  • Shown ability to meet due dates, metrics and impact results both individually and as a phenomenal teammate in a fast paced, team based environment. 

How you will be Awarded

  • Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance, 401K with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, paid training, and much more

  • The opportunity to invest in yourself and your career through PowerU - Sunrun’s 100% tuition reimbursement program with over 150 educational opportunities

  • Competitive hourly base pay paid biweekly and eligibility for performance based bonus compensation

  • Internal advancement opportunities, as earned

Recruiter:

Farah Ricci (farah.ricci@sunrun.com)

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

Starting salary/wage for this opportunity:

$20.36 to $27.15

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com.

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About Us

Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. We believe in the power of solar energy to make a real difference in our world. Together, we can tackle the challenges ahead, knowing that every step towards clean energy counts. Join us on this journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Life at Sunrun

Application Process

  • Review our current job openings and apply now for a role that interests you!

    • If you seem like a fit for the role, our recruiting team will reach out to schedule time to learn more about you!
    • If we can't offer you an interview at this time, you will be notified via email!
    • If you can't find a current open role that fits your needs, join our Talent Community. You will then receive notifications when roles become available that may be a better fit.
    • Spend approximately 30 minutes chatting with one of our recruiters on the phone; they will share more information about Sunrun, what it’s like to work here as well as the skills required to be successful in the role you applied to.
    • The recruiter will ask you questions about your previous work experience and why you’re interested in joining our team.
    • Sunrun is proud to be an employer that provides equal employment opportunities and does not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.
    • After this interview, your recruiter will let you know if you’re moving to the next step of our interview process.
    • Thanks for sticking with us! Now its time to meet with the hiring leader and (if applicable) others on the team.
    • Depending on the role, this interview may be in-person or via video chat.
    • Following this interview, your recruiter will follow-up with next steps; there may be additional interviews depending on the role.
    • If you’re selected for the position, most roles require additional steps between the offer and start date (e.g., background check, I-9 verification); if that’s the case your recruiter will provide more information.
    • Your recruiter will be your main point of contact to ensure you have everything you need to be successful at Sunrun.
    • Be yourself; we love people and we want to help you find your next career opportunity
    • Have a dedicated space for interviewing with no distractions
    • Be prepared to ask questions

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