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Solar Installers

Pfister Energy
Hawthorne, New Jersey 07506
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Solar Photovoltaic Installer will assemble, install, or maintain solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks. Solar and/or electrical experience is preferred but not required.

We are currently looking to hire experienced solar installers and laborers for an upcoming prevailing wage project.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Install Photovoltaic (PV) systems in accordance with codes and standards using drawings, schematics, and instructions.
  • Assemble solar modules, panels, or support structures, as specified.
  • Apply weather sealing to array, building, or support mechanisms.
  • Determine appropriate sizes, ratings, and locations for all system overcurrent devices, disconnect devices, grounding equipment, and surge suppression equipment.
  • Install module array interconnect wiring, implementing measures to disable arrays during installation.
  • Identify electrical, environmental, and safety hazards associated with Photovoltaic (PV) installations.
  • Examine designs to determine current requirements for all parts of the Photovoltaic (PV) system electrical circuit.
  • Check electrical installation for proper wiring, polarity, grounding, or integrity of terminations.
  • Test operating voltages to ensure operation within acceptable limits for power conditioning equipment, such as inverters and controllers.
  • Identify and resolve any deficiencies in Photovoltaic (PV) system installation or materials.
  • Program, adjust, or configure inverters and controls for desired set points and operating modes.
  • Visually inspect and test Photovoltaic (PV) modules or systems.
  • Install required labels on solar system components and hardware.
  • Determine materials, equipment, and installation sequences necessary to maximize installation efficiency.
  • Perform routine Photovoltaic (PV) system maintenance on modules, arrays, batteries, power conditioning equipment, safety systems, structural systems, weather sealing, or balance of systems equipment.
  • Activate Photovoltaic (PV) systems to verify system functionality and conformity to performance expectations.



Solar Panel Installation experience preferred but not required.  Electrical Experience is required.


Posted: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-08-22

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