1st Light Energy

  • Commercial Solar Installer

    Req No.
    US-NJ-South Plainfield
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    1st Light Energy Inc. was founded with the vision to provide alternative energy solutions that positively impact our environment and have solid financial returns for our customers.  We have become one of the most experienced solar companies in the Nation.

    For twelve years 1st Light Energy has been selling and installing solar, more than many of our competitors combined. Throughout the many innovations and changing expectations of the industry, we have adapted and thrived.


    Each of our seven offices across the United States has given us a unique experience working with many different utilities and local governments. We eagerly prepare to enter new markets, bringing solar programs that are favorable to homeowners and business owners alike.


    We are looking to hire highly motivated, talented, multi-skilled tradesmen who are committed to quality work and customer service. 1st Light Energy seeks individuals who are independent thinkers and problem solvers with strong communication skills that enjoy a variety of work and seek personal and professional growth.




    •  Assist with roof layout
    • Installing and grounding racking system
    • Assist in running DC Home runs to combiner boxes
    • Handling and installing solar panels
    • Conducting some light electrical work including hanging conduit and pulling wire.  
    • Cleaning and maintaining equipment and jobsite



    • Work with crew members to complete projects within established policies and procedures
    • Assemble the solar array racking, and install all relative equipment
    • Install all rack grounding and DC wiring. Install and connect modules per plan.
    • Maintain high levels of quality assurance and quality control with an emphasis on safety
    • Assist with diagnosing and troubleshooting system malfunctions and operational issues
    • Communicate with customers in a professional, considerate, and respectful manner, answering all questions and complaints to the best of your ability 


    • High School diploma or a GED certificate.
    • 1+ years of previous solar installation experienced preferred.
    • Drug Screen, Background Screen, & Motor Vehicle Record Screen will be conducted.
    • Willingness to travel for extended periods of time and work long hours, often in unpleasant weather conditions.


    • Health, dental, and vision benefits - paid by company for employee
    • 401K 
    • Free Life Insurance
    • Paid time-off and paid holidays
    • Floating holidays

    PAY RATE: Piece Rate 




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