Lead Solar Roofer at Tesla Motors, Inc. in Riverside, California

Posted in Other 20 days ago.

Job Description:

The Role:

TheLead Solar Rooferwill be
part of Tesla's Field Energy Operations team. As a leader at Tesla, the Lead
Solar Roofer will continuously model to others Tesla standards and
responsibilities including policy compliance, quality standards, and efficiency
goals. The ideal candidate will work cooperatively with team members to
successfully complete the installation and maintenance of energy products
safely and on time.


  • Responsible
    onsite leader considered an expert in all aspects of energy system
    installation, responsible for mentoring and training crew members on new
    processes, concepts, and products

  • Expert
    in installation and commissioning of energy systems on roofs including
    array layout, and mounting hardware based on site conditions and
    customers' needs and expectations

  • Able
    to guide and teach crew members on how to resolve equipment issues and
    failures onsite

  • Ensures
    team members follow building standards and codes when installing panels and
    support structures

  • Applies
    advanced knowledge to improve processes and proactively reviews
    workmanship onsite

  • Consistently
    tracks and monitors productivity goals and communicates areas of
    opportunity to the crew to contribute to overall improvement

  • Collaborates
    with warehouse team to ensure all materials and equipment necessary for
    installation are available onsite and communicates job status to customer
    and leadership

  • Ensures
    that equipment is weather sealed

  • Performs
    routine maintenance on energy systems

  • Capable
    of completing work both with a team and as a lone worker

  • Attend
    weekly team meetings and mandatory training sessions on new products,
    installation methodology, and safety

  • Provide
    an exceptional customer experience to all customers

  • Performs
    other related duties as assigned


  • Extensive
    knowledge of PV equipment and installation

  • Experience
    in roof work, general construction, or carpentry preferred

  • Extensive
    knowledge of electrical wiring and equipment

  • Excellent
    analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability
    to read building plans and equipment manuals

  • Ability
    to safely handle power tools and hand tools as well as materials such as:
    ladders, inverters, solar panels, panel boards, batteries, and other
    similar electrical equipment, lumber, roofing materials, etc.

  • Able
    to bend conduit unassisted.

  • Ability
    to work well with others in a collaborative team environment

  • Travel
    is mandatory and will vary dependent on business need. Employees must be
    able to travel for up to 2 weeks at a time, several times a year, to
    various locations within the US.

  • High
    school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Vocational
    or technical school training preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must
    be able to work at great heights including on rooftops, climbing ladders,
    and stairs

  • Must
    be able to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl
    spaces, attic etc.)

  • Prolonged
    periods of repetitious duties including lifting, bending, and standing for
    long periods

  • Must
    be able to lift at least 50 pounds frequently

  • Must
    meet all OSHA standards for working at heights including:

  • Ability
    to climb and utilize equipment on site including various ladders rated for

  • Must
    meet OSHA fall protection standards for at height work limited at 310lbs.
    Standard 1926.502(d)(16)(v):

  • Must
    be able to meet equipment standards for fall protection (harness, anchor,
    ropes, etc.) with a maximum capacity of 310bs.

Employee Benefits

As a full time Tesla employee you will receive
full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.

  • Kaiser
    and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)

  • 3
    medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution

  • Vision
    & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)

  • Company
    paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability

  • 401(k),
    Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits

  • Employee
    Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holiday

  • Back-up
    childcare and employee discounts

Candidates must
successfully complete and pass MVR ba
ckground check