Installer, Residential Energy Operations

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The Installer is an essential part of Tesla’s Field Energy Operations team. Employees working in this role are leading the drive towards completing Tesla’s mission—to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.  As an Installer, each employee will be working with the latest solar technology, building relationships with team members, and completing the installation of our products safely and on time. 

Tesla’s ideal candidate will have a passion for learning basic energy system construction, terminology, and concepts. This position is an hourly role that requires working outside in extreme environments, working at heights, and prolonged periods of repetitious duties including lifting, bending, and standing for long periods. 


  • Supporting the Crew Lead and Electrician on the successful install of Tesla’s solar products 
  • Attending weekly team meetings and mandatory training sessions on new products, best installation practices, and standard workmanship guidelines
  • Following building standards and codes when installing panels and support structures and lifting at least 50 pounds frequently
  • Assisting with routine maintenance on energy systems 
  • Managing time and tasks effectively with a sense of urgency 
  • Providing an exceptional customer experience to all customers 


  • Experience in roof work, general construction or carpentry preferred
  • Ability to safely handle power tools, hand tools as well as materials such as ladders, inverters, solar panels, panel boards, batteries and other similar electrical equipment, lumber, roofing materials, etc. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent attendance is essential for the team to achieve success 
  • Travel is mandatory and will vary dependent on business needs. Employees must be able to travel for up to 2 weeks at a time, several times a year to various locations within the US
  • Valid driver’s license required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $28.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • Construction site: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Roofing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Solar installation: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road