Solar Installer Technician

Vivint Solar Corp
North Haven
Feb 07, 2018
Mar 07, 2018
Call Centers
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description


*Must be have a valid driver's license

*Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen

*Must be able to pass criminal background

Preferred experience: construction, cable, roofing, or electrical background.

I work for the HR department for Vivint Solar - send me your resume and let's schedule a 15 minute phone interview.

Official Job description -

At Vivint Solar, we're changing the way people generate and consume power. We believe that people should have a choice between using outdated, dirty technologies and using innovative, clean solutions to produce the energy they use to live every day. That's why we're making it easy for millions of people nationwide to choose to go solar. Simply stated, we're doing work that really makes a difference.

To undertake such a huge task, we need motivated people who want to make a difference. Right now, we are seeking a Removal / Re-Install Technician that will be a solid contributor within Vivint Solar. As a Removal / Re-Install Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring that our products are installed properly and on-time. In this role, you will report directly to a Crew Foreman within the Field Services group.


  • Work within a four-man team to remove or re-install the racking system and solar panels on residential roofs.
  • Maintain a high quality of installation
  • Prepare trucks for removal or reinstalls for the upcoming day making sure everything is neat and organized
  • Clean and prepare trucks at the end of the day to ensure that the vehicle is ready for the next day's use
  • Maintain compliance to all PPE and safety regulations per OSHA and Vivint Solar standards
  • Diagnose PV systems issues, including non-operation, underperformance, develop and administer corrective action
  • Advanced troubleshooting of system issues as identified scheduled by the corporate Fleet Performance team
  • Record and submit service activity on mobile software platforms utilizing company phone/tablet, associated with serviced systems
  • Comply with key performance indicators (KPI) set by Regional Field Service Manager
  • Attend webinars/calls (correlation meeting(s) as set by Regional Field Service Manager.
  • Maintain and communicate supply equipment issues to properly address all service call needs
  • Maintain regular communication with field service techs and Fleet Performance Call Center
  • Ensure a high level of workmanship is adhered to as service work is performed.

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of solar installation, construction and/or roofing
  • Ability to work well with others that are on your team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude
  • Ability to be comfortable being and working on roofs
  • 2+ years electrical experience
  • Competent with hand tools and digital volt meters
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks & to adapt to change easily
  • Proficient analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Must be able to advance knowledge base through understanding of product and process documentation
  • Must have clean driving record and pass a background check

Required Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of solar installation, construction and/or roofing
  • 1+ years network system experience
  • Must understand network functions, IP address knowledge, internet connection and troubleshooting of low voltage circuits
  • 2+ years of solar specific installation and/or service experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of how electrical components can be repaired in the most cost effective manner.

Employees of Vivint Solar must submit to a criminal history check, motor vehicles check, drug screening, and obtain clearance from the state based upon the state requirements.

Company Description Vivint Solar is a leading full-service residential solar provider in the United States. With Vivint Solar, customers can power their homes with clean, renewable energy and typically achieve significant financial savings. Offering integrated residential solar solutions for the entire customer lifecycle, Vivint Solar designs, installs, monitors and services the solar energy systems for its customers. In addition to being able to purchase a solar energy system outright, customers may benefit from Vivint Solar's affordable, flexible financing options or power purchase agreements. For more information, visit or on Twitter.