Experienced Solar Installer

We are seeking a solar installer with DC and Data wiring experience to join our growing team. New Prairie Solar is the premier solar design and installation company in central Illinois. The successful applicant will participate in residential and commercial solar system installations. New Prairie supports solar employees with continuing education, OSHA and NABCEP certification programs.

This is a full-time position based in Urbana, IL. Hourly rate based on experience. New Prairie Solar offers paid vacation, holidays, premium health/dental/vision insurance and retirement plan.


  • Work closely with team lead and experienced installers to complete projects.
  • Maintain a safe jobsite at all times.
  • Run conduit and wiring for DC electric and data.
  • Install solar panels and components.
  • Create a clean, well-organized jobsite.


  • Ability to work as a team player in a diverse work enviroment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Capacity to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Capability to work on rooftops and climb ladders/scaffolding.
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in attics and crawlspaces.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and a high school diploma or equivalent GED.
  • Basic knowledge of home improvement and tool usage.

Preferred Experience/Certification:

  • OSHA 10 certification
  • NABCEP Associate Certification
  • At least 1 year experience in Solar/Electrical/Construction or a related field

Benefits: See full benefits here.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

New Prairie Construction is an EOE.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Compensation determined based on experience. $16-$25 range.

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