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Solar – General Laborer

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Solar – General Laborer

The general laborer in the WWS Solar Division performs tasks involving physical labor at solar energy projects. The position conducts weed abatement along the solar arrays with a weed eater and/or sickle stick for up to 8 hours a day. This includes gripping and using both hands to activate the throttle lever and holding the equipment to conduct weed abatement.

Essential Functions

Employees in the solar technician position should expect to:

  • Be exposed to ambient temperatures while working outdoors.
  • Conduct maintenance of equipment (changing blades, fueling, lubrication, etc.)
  • Lift and move equipment as needed (up to 45 lbs)
  • Handle and dispose of trash, weeds, and other debris on-site
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Clean and prepare sites