Solar Photovoltaic Installers:

Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.

Also includes

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 259
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 62.30 %

For more information on the new projection methodology, visit Hoosiers by the Numbers .

Find Available Postings

Select an Area:

Find Training

Find Training Programs


Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Carve objects from steel, precious metal, or other related materials
Set-up specialized rigging
Sand metal or plastic objects
File metal or plastic objects
Grind metal objects
Weld metal parts and components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Weld metal structures
Don/Doff installation, maintenance, or repair related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Cut metal or plastic material
Install alternative power sources or systems
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Preheat metal before welding, brazing, or soldering
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured precision products by hand
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Position workpiece prior to welding
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Process metals using power or hand tools

Performing General Physical Activities

Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Install prefabricated building components
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install structures such as fences, markers, or guard rails
Review construction specifications
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Repair sheet metal products
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Erect scaffold on work site
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work

Real-Time Job Posting Statistics

Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Solar Photovoltaic Installation
Power Distribution
Solar Systems
Schematic Diagrams
Project Management

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.