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The Role

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 is 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.

· 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.

Required Skills/Abilities

· 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.


· High school diploma or equivalent preferred

· Vocational or technical school training preferred

Physical Requirements

· Must be able to work at great heights including on rooftops, climbing ladders, and stairs

· Must be able to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces, attic etc.)

· Prolonged periods of repetitious duties including lifting, bending, and standing for long periods

· Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds frequently

· Must meet all OSHA standards for working at heights including:

· Ability to climb and utilize equipment on site including various ladders rated for a maximum capacity of 325lbs.

· Must be able to meet equipment standards for fall protection (harness, anchor, ropes, etc.) with a maximum capacity of 310bs.

Employee Benefits

As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.

· Kaiser and United Healthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)

· 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution

· Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)

· Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability

· 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits

· Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays

· Back-up childcare and employee discounts

Candidates must successfully complete and pass MVR background check

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance


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


  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Solar Installation: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Roofing: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Elk Grove Village, IL: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person