Tribal Program Solar Installation Supervisor

Job Details

  • ID#50981841
  • Address 80221 , Denver,


    Denver USA
  • Job type


  • Salary USD $28-$32 per hour 28-32 per hour
  • Hiring Company


  • Showed02nd February 2024
  • Date02nd February 20242024-02-02T12:18:46-0800
  • Deadline02nd April 2024
  • Category

    Skilled trades/artisan

Tribal Program Solar Installation Supervisor

Tribal Program Solar Installation Supervisor- Denver, CO

Why you want to work here

GRID Alternatives is a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color. GRID is an entrepreneurial, high-growth non-profit organization that provides direct solar installation and project development; clean mobility options; workforce training and service learning opportunities; and low-income solar policy advocacy.

Our Vision: a rapid, equitable transition to a world powered by renewable energy that benefits everyone.

Our Mission: to build community-powered solutions to advance economic and environmental justice through renewable energy.

Based in Oakland, California, GRID has 8 regional offices and affiliates serving all of California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware; GRID also works in Nicaragua, Mexico and Nepal. GRID has a dedicated staff of 350 and growing!

What it's like at GRID…

At GRID, we care about each other and know that each employee has a whole self that includes life outside of work. Our culture supports learning, growth and well-being of all of our team members. Every member of GRID Alternatives must participate in the organization's equity, inclusion, and diversity (EID) work.

GRID Alternatives provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Because we value EID at GRID Alternatives, we encourage folks from all backgrounds to apply, even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications.

Why this is a big deal

GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Program has worked since 2010 with Indigenous Nations across the United States to achieve their renewable energy goals. Using a community-centric approach, we partner with Tribes to identify, develop, finance and implement solar power projects that meet community needs, including education, hands-on training, and energy cost reductions for tribal members.

The Opportunity

Based in Denver, CO, our team serves tribal communities where GRID offices do not exist. We are offering a position for a Solar Installation Supervisor to support the Tribal Program with solar photovoltaic installation and training.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Work with the Deputy Director/Project Manager, Construction Manager to oversee and Construction Team including mentoring SolarCorps

Responsible for all technical and safety aspects of PV installations, including off-grid and commercial installations

Conduct and/or manage site visits to screen potential sites for solar access and safety issues

Design and engineer off-grid, residential and commercial solar electric systems

Put together permit packages, utility interconnection agreements, electrical inspections, and assist with rebate paperwork

Train and lead volunteers and/or trainees in solar PV electric installation

Ensure that all solar installations are installed according to GRID Alternatives safety and quality standards

Work with Director and Deputy Director/Project Manager on strategic goals, timelines and production schedule

Arrange and/or manage travel logistics for construction team

Document all work for quality assurance and quality control

Other responsibilities include equipment purchasing, hardware store runs, equipment unloading and loading, answering homeowner and volunteer questions, talking to media and generally participating in activities necessary to make solar happen for low-income families

What you need to bring to this role…​

Experience in PV system installation, design, and troubleshooting, including off-grid

Experience leading a crew in PV installation

Excellent communication skills (ability to work with volunteers and clients, ability to represent GRID Alternatives positively)

Comfortable working as part of a team

Comfortable working with culturally diverse Native American populations

Flexibility and willingness to embrace change, go the extra mile, and bring ideas and energy to rapidly growing organization

Willingness to work on evenings and weekends

Extensive travel throughout the United States at least 2-3 weeks out of the month

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Highly organized and detail-oriented

Ability to ascend/descend a ladder to install and service solar systems

Comfortable in outdoor weather conditions

Passion for sustainability, affordable housing, the environment, environmental justice, or just generally grounded in making the world a better place

It would be great if you also had…

Experience in training and/or working with volunteers

Proficiency with Microsoft and Google Suites, Sketchup or AutoCAD

NABCEP certification

Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM database

Where you will sit & the places you may go…

The Tribal Program operates and manages projects from Denver, CO. This position will be hybrid based out of the Denver office. The Solar Installer Supervisor will support the Tribal Program staff on all aspects of the solar PV installation. Travel outside the Denver metro area and outside of Colorado is expected and required. Availability to work nights and weekends may rarely be required. GRID Alternatives may provide vehicles for work travel and/or travel reimbursement for personal vehicle use, but applicants must hold a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Let's Talk Money

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hourly pay range $28.00-$32.00, commensurate with experience.

How we take care of you

Medical, Dental, Vision/Eye Care insurance, 5 weeks paid time off (PTO),13 paid holidays, Commuter Checks, 403b Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), STD, LTD, and AD&D insurance.

Ready to Apply?

Submit a resume describing your interest at Due to the high volume of inquiries, mailed and emailed applications are not accepted. Please do not call and/or email requesting an update.

Thank you for your interest in GRID Alternatives!

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