PV Solar Installer

500 - Construction · Rochester Region, New York
Department 500 - Construction
Employment Type Full-Time Hourly
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $16-20 DOE

GreenSpark Solar is looking to hire! Wanted...hard-working, experienced construction professionals to join our growing solar installation team! We are interested in career minded individuals looking to learn, grow and advance with us in the renewable energy field. Roofing, electrical and or solar PV installation experience is a must. Open until filled. 



GreenSpark Solar believes that locally generated clean energy is a cost-effective, market-based solution to combat climate change and an important strategy to strengthen our local community. GreenSpark's success results from our passionate and experienced team, coupled with our commitment to using our businesses as a force of good for nearly two decades. We can be both profitable and collaborative - creating win-win partnerships that benefit the long-term health of our company along with our growing family of solar customers, vendors, subcontractors and our planet.



GreenSpark Solar is an 18-year-old business that prides itself on being a benefit corporation and an awesome place to work. We believe that renewables will have a dominant place in our economy for the remainder of our lives and we are working to increase the positive impact renewables can have on the local environment and the economy.

We have put together a total package that removes all of the legwork and makes going solar easy for our customers. We pick the best equipment manufacturers, line up the finest installers and arrange attractive financing to save our customers real money – all while doing right by the planet and ensuring solar is accessible to all.



GreenSpark Solar’s PV installers are responsible for supporting the Crew Lead in all aspects of PV project installation. The correct candidate is comfortable working with a team, around heavy equipment, and carrying weight on roofs and ladders at all heights in order to install high quality, photovoltaic (PV) systems in accordance with codes and standards using drawings/schematics and instructions. Our PV installers have strong technical problem solving and interpersonal skills. All of our employees take pride in representing our company and culture in the best light to our customers, community and vendors. Work largely consists of: 

Roof penetrations, mounting rail systems, wiring panels, installing panel onto rails

Installing conduit between solar arrays and inverter box 

Installing inverter box and related electrical interconnection 



We may ask for a lot but that is because our customers deserve it! 

  • Positive Attitude - A positive attitude and a passion to create a better future for our neighbors and our communities. This is not just a job!
  • Experience - A background in PV installation, electrical, construction or roofing experience preferred, but not required; hands-on mechanical skills are a must, to include proficiency with hand and power tools.
  • Communication – The ability to listen critically, follow directions and designs, and interact with team members and clients to accomplish project goals efficiently.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong.
  • Information Ordering and Attention to Detail - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules; to assist in keeping shared tools organized and the working space and job site clean and orderly. 
  • Physical Strength - The ability to lift up to 75 pounds on the ground and carry up to 45 pounds up a ladder.
  • Transport - Reliable transportation to the work site or a plan for commuting; and a clean driving history. 
  • Working Conditions - Prepared for outdoor work in all weather conditions; comfortable working on roofs, ladders, in attics, basements, and excavation sites; OSHA knowledge
  • Outward Facing – The ability to communicate the company’s brand and culture with our clients, the public, vendors, and inspectors. 
  • Flexibility – The ability to work flexible hours based on changing conditions.
  • Passion - Possess a passion and enthusiasm for bringing renewable energy to our neighbors and communities.
  • Desire - A burning desire to not just work but work to create a more sustainable future with a dedicated team of amazing people.



Hourly/Full Time. Willingness to work long days during the busy season. Based out of Ontario, NY while serving the greater Rochester region.



  • After 90 days of successful employment, fully paid medical premiums as well as a significant contribution toward medical deductible expenses, for the employee and family;
  • After 90 days of successful employment, fully paid dental premiums, for the employee and family; 
  • Generous vacation and sick leave.
  • Company vehicle and paid travel expenses



To apply, please use the link on this page to submit your experience and qualifications; or for more information, send an email with your qualifications and/or questions to kerry.oconnor@greensparksolar.com . We can't wait to hear from you!


GreenSpark Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind.

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  • Location
    Rochester Region, New York
  • Department
    500 - Construction
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Hourly
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $16-20 DOE