Below are some examples of day to day tasks a solar technician would be expected to perform:
Assess the job site, identify and resolve any potential hazards
Create or interpret the solar panel installation plans, mapping out the steps of the installation and
where all of the components will be installed.
Install, inspect, maintain and repair solar panel systems, including the solar collectors, concentrators,
batteries, pumps, fans, or support structure.
Do any and all electrical work needed to connect solar system to electric grid. This includes proper
grounding systems, controls and all testing necessary.
Weatherproof the solar installation in accordance with local safety regulations and the specifications
of the manufacturer.
In addition to these technical skills, a solar technician needs to have good customer service, attention
to detail and a strong work ethic to be successful.