May 10, 2024

Roof Installer - $23.00 - $27.00 per hour

$23.00 - $27.00 hourly
  • BrooklynSolarWorks
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Full-Time Construction Energy

Job Description

Position: Solar Installer

Location: Brooklyn, NY                        

Reports to: Director of Installation

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week (some evenings/weekends)


About Brooklyn SolarWorks

Brooklyn SolarWorks was founded in 2015 with the purpose and mission to make “solar” appealing, easy, available, an affordable for all of NYC’s urban homeowners. Brooklyn SolarWorks is a turn-key operation as it designs and installs all its systems in-house, along with its sales, marketing and permitting processes. BSW is dedicated to the unique designs necessary for NYC urban environment and has pioneered and patented an entirely new design as well as installation methods.


Why Brooklyn SolarWorks

We are committed to building a diverse, sustainably minded, comfortable and ever-growing team that allows us to delight customers and provide them with clean energy. We believe and advocate for work life balance and growing at a manageable pace. Our staff and our customers are who we are, and here, their voice truly matters. To get a sense of our culture and environment check out our social media channels: IG, TikTok and FB: brooklynsolarworks, Twitter: bksolarworks.


2022 Employee Satisfaction Survey

  • 97% of respondents reported having a positive, confident, and respectful relationship with their supervisor.
  • 93% of respondents reported having job satisfaction and a manageable workload.
  • 96% of respondents reported they would recommend BSW as a good place to work.


About the Position

Brooklyn SolarWorks is seeking a motivated and self-starting individual to join our growing installer team. As a Solar installer, you will need to study all pertinent instructions, scope installation areas to determine their appropriateness, and then proceed to position devices.



  • Maintain compliance with all OSHA safety rules and protocols for the company.
  • Packing out the equipment and materials out of the BSW trucks.
  • Assemble and install the support structure for solar PV panels according to building codes, manufacturing specification and standards, and waterproof them.
  • Drive to the associated job locations for each day’s appointment, as assigned by Crew lead/ Manager.
  • Build racking structures according to plan.
  • Measure, Cut and wire up solar arrays to BSW specs according to the 3-line diagram.
  • Communicate with the crew lead and rest of the team on the day's activities, progress and success.
  • Remain on site until the crew lead/ manager clears the team to leave.
  •  Clean up job sites and lower materials from off the roof after job completion.
  • Carry out additional duties as required by Crew lead/ Manager.


*We offer competitive compensation that is commensurate with years of relevant industry experience, skills and qualifications, certifications, and licenses.



  • (Free options are available) Health (HSA), Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401k (Traditional & Roth) retirement plan + 4% tiered company matching.
  • Transportation perks/benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 12 Company Holidays
  • Quarterly Profit-sharing Bonus
  • $500 Quarterly Driving Bonus
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Travel Benefits
  • Occasional Company provided snacks and lunches

Brooklyn SolarWorks equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, immigration status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Interview Stages:

Candidate Applies- Resume is Reviewed- Interview Request- Interview Conducted- Hire is made.


Remote Status                                Travel %

Not Applicable                                 90%




$23.00 - $27.00 per hour

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s license is required.
  • OSHA 30 certification + 10 SST is required.
  • Roofing experience is strongly preferred.
  • 2 years of construction experience.
  • Solar equipment and installation experience is preferred.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, stand, walk and climb stairs/ladders.
  • Comfort with heights / ladders.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent Time Management.
  • Ability to travel and work irregular hours.
  • A passion for Brooklyn SolarWork’s mission.

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