Careers

Experienced Solar Installer

Ailey Solar is a leading solar installer in the Chicagoland Area and is proud to be born and bred in the City of Chicago since 2007. Ailey Solar is a unionized residential solar installer dedicated to exceeding our customer’s expectations in quality and value in our work and service.

We are looking to hire an experienced installer to join our expanding installer teams immediately. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, hardworking and reliable person.

There are opportunities for advancement as the organization continues to grow. This is a great way to continue your career in solar. Learn on the job and be a part of the solar renewable energy movement.

Job responsibilities

  • Install all components of a solar electrical system
  • Install according to project design
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner
  • Follow Company and OSHA Safety Procedures
  • Installation work must meet the highest quality standards

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently on steep roofs and also on high roofs
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions (heat/cold, rain/snow)
  • Flexible team player, able to work independently
  • Respectful and professional manner
  • Punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • Must pass a full criminal background check, drug screen, and possess good driving record
  • Ability to lift minimum 60 lb
  • Previous  1+ year in solar installation
  • Must have a valid Illinois drivers license and reliable vehicle to get to and from job sites

Preferred:

  • NABCEP qualified
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Electrical experience

Benefits:

  • Union position protected by a collective bargaining agreement with local 1117 of UE
  • Amongst the highest pay in industry
  • Excellent rapid advancement opportunities rewarding hard work and training
  • Subsidized Healthcare plan
  • 401k plans offered
  • 5 paid vacation days per year
  • Subsidized educational courses, licensure & certification pathways

Email resume to info@aileysolar.com


Electrician/Crew Lead

We are looking to hire an experienced Electrician to join our expanding installer teams immediately. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, hardworking and reliable person.

Job responsibilities

  • Electrical wiring of solar array (AC and DC).
  • Install according to project design
  • Ensure all electrical work is compliant with current NEC and other relevant local codes
  • Conduit bending and wire pulling
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner
  • Follow Company and OSHA Safety Procedures
  • Installation work must meet the highest quality standards
  • Train, mentor and develop Electrical Apprentices/Solar Installers
  • Leading the installation crew

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently on steep roofs and also on high roofs
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions (heat/cold, rain/snow)
  • Flexible team player, able to work independently
  • Respectful and professional manner
  • Punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • Must pass a full criminal background check, drug screen, and possess good driving record
  • Ability to lift minimum 60 lb
  • Previous 2+ years of Electrician experience
  • Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable vehicle to get to and from job sites

Preferred:

  • NABCEP qualified
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 5+ years of Electrician experience
  • Additional electrical certifications/licenses

Benefits:

  • Union position protected by a collective bargaining agreement with local 1117 of UE
  • Amongst the highest pay in industry
  • Excellent rapid advancement opportunities rewarding hard work and training
  • Company vehicle and gas card
  • Subsidized Healthcare plan
  • 401k plans offered
  • 5 paid vacation days per year
  • Subsidized educational courses, licensure & certification pathways

Email resume to info@aileysolar.com

Salary: $26.75 – $32.00 /hour depending on experience


Solar Energy Consultant

Join Ailey Solar and be a part of a long established and growing Chicago based solar installation company. Ailey Solar is known for high quality installations and is looking for like minded people to be part of the solar sales team. Learn while on the job. Then share what you know and educate customers about their energy consumption and how they can offset it with a cleaner, sustainable source of energy. Work with highly motivated individuals that are committed to creating a brighter future, with the newest technology solar has to offer.

The Solar Project Administrator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Directly work with customers to assess their energy needs
  • Consult customers on the best solar options available
  • Efficiently process customer requests in a timely manner
  • Other unique projects as needed
  • Complete Ailey Solar’s training sales and solar training program

Desired Qualifications:

  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to engage and build relationships with a diverse range of potential customers
  • Eager to learn and become an expert in solar energy and the future of clean energy
  • Desire to promote the highest level of sales ethics and integrity

Benefits:

  • This position offers competitive commission-based pay leading to salary and commission incentive compensation
  • This is a unionized position and is protected by a collective bargaining agreement democratically agreed to via Local 1117 of the U.E. (United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America union).
  • Subsidized company health insurance

Email resume to info@aileysolar.com and please enter your contact information here.


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