Entry-level installers assemble and mount photovoltaic systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with system design schematics
Basic PV installers with short-term training assemble solar modules, panels, or support structures; Identify methods for laying out, orienting, and mounting modules or arrays to ensure efficient installation; work in teams to install PV systems in accordance with codes and standards using drawings, schematics, and instructions; and apply weather sealing to array, building, or support mechanisms.
▸ Solar Crew Chief
Additional training in quality and safety assurance would support this advance.
▸ Solar PV Installer
This path demands significant electrical, mechanical, and solar pv training; certification.
▸ Electrician with Solar Expertise
This move demands significant electrical and solar pv training; apprenticeship is a likely path.
▸ Engineering Technician
This move requires associate-level education in an engineering specialty.