Solar Installer

Job description

Solar installers assemble, install and maintain solar photovoltaic systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics, which may include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules.

They also determine appropriate sizes, ratings and locations for all system overcurrent devices, disconnect devices, grounding equipment and surge suppression, in addition to applying weather sealing to array, building or support mechanisms.

Source: O*Net OnLine using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Learn about the Solar Energy Technology degree

Similar Job Titles

  • Photovoltaic Design and Installation Technician
  • Solar Designer
  • Solar Technician

Median Pay:

$19.24 hourly; $40,020 annually

Projected Growth:

14% or higher from 2014-2024