415-641-4000 info@luminalt.com
Position Name: Solar Installer Trainee/ Solar Installer
Expected Work Time: Monday-Thursday 7am-5:30pm (4/10’s)
Compensation: $19/hr to $36/hr + benefits – depends on experience

Locally owned and operated, we design and build solar and energy storage systems for homes and businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our award-winning customer service and outstanding installation quality are unmatched. For more information, visit: https://www.luminalt.com.

Luminalt is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for solar and energy storage system installers of all levels to join our team. Employment is conditional based on passing a pre-employment drug screening, background check, and DMV record check. Luminalt verifies US employment eligibility through E-Verify.

Job Duties:

  • Assemble, install, or maintain Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics
  • Assess the job site, identify and resolve any potential hazards
  • Create or interpret the PV and energy storage installation plans, mapping out the steps of the installation and where all of the components will be installed
  • Weatherproof the PV installation in accordance with local safety regulations and the specifications of the manufacturer
  • Build PV racking, equipment mounting, conduit bending, electrical wiring, and daily cleanup

We will train motivated individuals to become expert solar and energy storage installers.

Required Skills:

To perform some or all of the following tasks in a safe manner:

  • Use of hand and power tools
  • Work at heights and on ladders
  • General electrical work such as wiring and conduit bending
  • Take precise measurements and apply them to construction projects
  • System layout and planning
  • Rooftop racking construction and panel mounting
  • Carpentry and metal working
  • System troubleshooting
  • Onsite customer communication and interaction
  • Miscellaneous labor work such as jobsite cleanup and van organization
  • Keep and complete timesheets


Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Valid  CA driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Vaccinated
  • Strong desire to work in the solar energy business
  • Strong desire to work hands-on out in the field
  • Experience working in residential or commercial construction such as solar, electrical, roofing, or carpentry trades is a plus
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Self directed, independent, and solution oriented
  • Safety oriented – able to work on rooftops and on construction sites in a safe manner
  • Value trust and honesty
  • Value outstanding customer service
  • Value teamwork and continuous improvement
  • Be hard working and dependable
  • English proficient

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Climb, bend, kneel, crawl
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Bend or twist body
  • Repetitive movements
  • High level of manual dexterity to grasp, move or assemble small objects
  • Auditory and visual skills – Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Interpret and follow a variety of instructions and procedures furnished in English – written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to work overtime occasionally at the last minute
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Drive a work vehicle including full sized trucks and vans
  • Lift, push, pull or carry heavy objects

Please email your cover letter and resume to hiring@luminalt.com. No calls, please.