Lead Solar PV Panel Installer (Carpenter)
- Job Description

Cork based position


The Lead PV Installer is responsible to provide leadership and supervision to the field installation crews, communicate the daily job status data to the Project & Operations Managers, and ensure successful completion of solar arrays/systems installation. The Lead PV Installer completes daily project logs using designated software, notes any changes or deviations to construction drawings, and is responsible for overseeing inventory for each installation.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced solar PV technician or carpenter with strong roofing background and leads efforts in practicing safe working practices for the crews. The Lead PV installer ensures adequate progress of work, offers training and instruction to installation team, and notifies the Project Manager or Operations Manager of any issues that may arise.

This position requires travel.


  • Oversees inventory for each installation job
  • Oversees layout and assembly of solar modules/array and mounting hardware
  • Oversees daily check-offs from job folders for all equipment, components, and tools to be loaded on vehicles or trailers
  • Supervises crew members and installs arrays within established timelines
  • Assembles solar array racking, mounting hardware, properly seal all roof penetrations, and installs all relative equipment
  • Document completion of installation
  • Completes daily logs of job status and reports updates to the Operations Manager
  • Oversees daily clean-up of jobsite
  • Oversees best construction practices, safety and compliance on job site at all times
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
  • Additional duties required as needed


  • Minimum 1 year of experience with solar PV preferred or relevant transferable skill set
  • Arrive at shop early ready to start work, weather dependent at 7am or 8am. Weather permitting, some works days last 10-12 hrs
  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces, etc)
  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic tablet and smartphone skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Thrive in a team environment, display leadership qualities
  • Provide instruction and training to installers
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Safe pass, manual handling certs required

Top Rates to the right candidate

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €45,000.00-€52,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Safety bonus


  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


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