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Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

Solar Lead



monticello, ny, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
Q CELLS Enable is the Renewable Energy EPC branch of Qcells for the Commercial and Industrial market. Our mission is to be a world class designer and installer of large-scale PV and ESS systems throughout the US. We are based in NYC. Our position as a leading module manufacturer means we are able to offer end to end solutions for project developers. We are expanding our offerings and have several open positions currently.
The Solar Lead will provide support to the Construction Manager & Field Supervisor of the installation team and ensure the completion of installation of all solar arrays and solar systems for Commercial Properties. It is the responsibility of each Installer to ensure safe work practices for the installation team.
This position reports to the Construction Manager or Field Supervisor. This position is based in New York State (excluding NYC, Westchester, and Long Island) and will require regular travel within the greater Upstate and Western NY regions. This position is required to travel within NY State corresponding to the project's location.


  • Partake in all aspects of Solar farm construction from conception to completion
  • Transport, secure, and install photovoltaic (PV) modules
  • Assist in connecting making series/parallel string connection
  • Affix wires to structure aligned with plan set specifications
  • Assist in wire pulls and labeling
  • Ability to read plan sets and wire PV array according to the plans
  • Make MC4 or similar field connections on PV wire
  • Use a machine threader for Rigid Metal Conduit
  • Ground and Bond according to the plan set
  • Perform inter-row and inverter/combiner/disconnect trenching
  • Install inter-row, inverter/combiner/disconnect, and racking conduit
  • Perform DC wire and grounding terminations
  • Coordinate construction activity and documentation for the Golden Row inspection
  • Perform tests including meggar, polarity, VOC and IV curve trace
  • Perform Quality and Safety checks
  • Lead and Attend Safety Toolbox talks, Complete and Comply with Job Hazard Analysis/SiteSpecific SafetyPlan
  • Attend utility tests, inspections and energization
  • Select tools, materials and equipment
  • Manage crew members and production schedule
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
  • Report and coordinate with Qcells management


  • Good attitude, eager, willing to learn, proactive
  • Working experience in construction (5+ years)
  • Experience in constructing distribution scale PV and/or ESS projects (3+ years preferred)
  • Solar or commercial electric experience in a leadership role (2+ years)
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions in New York
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and perform repetitive tasks
  • Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Competency with the Microsoft suite of software
  • Familiarity with Procore or other project management software
  • Ability to prioritize work activity, delegates tasks, and motivate a crew
  • Ability to travel within the New York State, up to 100% of the time;
  • Ability to read plans sets and install accordingly
  • Ability to work within a team and work independently
  • Ability to work a variety of hours, including occasional evenings and weekends;
  • Valid Drivers License & Clean Driving Record.


  • Benefits- Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage starts day one, NO waiting period
  • 401k Company match
  • Volunteer PTO
  • PTO + Sick Days + Holidays
  • Bonus structure
  • Career advancement opportunity
Hanwha Q CELLS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.