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Roofing Installer - Military Veterans

at Sunrun, Inc.

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

We are looking for a talented person to join the Home Upgrades team. The Roofing Installer will be responsible for working closely with the Roofing Foreman, Branch Construction Supervisor, and installation teams. The Roofing Installer will be responsible for assisting roof projects and repairs. The Roofing Installer is a working field position that works with a team of 3 to 6 members. The Roofing Installer will be cross trained as a PV Solar Installer as well.


  • Responsible for assisting in the successful re-roof and repair of clients roofs

  • Safely load and unload roofing materials from the vehicle to the roof

  • Ensure there is adequate materials and equipment to safely and efficiently complete projects

  • Lift roofing materials onto roof using pulleys or ladder

  • Safely remove existing roofing from home

  • Clear debris from roof

  • Install new roofing-composition, tile and single ply roofing according to manufacturer specifications

  • Repair and/or replace damaged sheathing, starter, fascia, and rafters

  • Locate and repair cracked tiles

  • Fill in missing tiles

  • Clear out gutters and drains

  • Locate and fix leaks

  • Repair damage caused from storms and high winds

  • Assist the Roofing Foreman with completing projects within established guidelines and timeframes

  • Ensure attention to detail with an emphasis on safety, quality, customer service, and productivity

  • Effectively learn all aspects of the construction workflow of the project to drive productivity

  • Help maintain project documentation and photo requirements

  • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA standards related to roofing procedures and enforce safety practices and standards

  • Work within a positive working dynamic on the installation crew and with branch co-workers; Analyze and resolve worker problems and recommend solutions

  • Perform weekly vehicle inspection for proper tire pressures, oil level, working lights, etc.

  • Ensure accuracy of your own time sheets

  • Maintain excellent lines of communication

  • Perform service calls when necessary

  • Installation of the mechanical systems of ground or roof mounted solar system

  • Assemble the racking and solar array

  • Assemble equipment along with properly sealing all roof penetrations

  • Trenching, concrete work and equipment assembly


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year roofing experience, including concrete tile, clay tile, and composition shingle

  • Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license

  • Knowledge of standard roofing procedures, methods, materials, systems, and buildings codes as they relate to the roofing process

  • Basic carpentry skills as the relate to roofing; plywood and shiplap replacement

  • Ability to use a tape measure, simple hand tools including a hammer, utility knife, and chalk line, broom and other cleaning tools effectively

  • Professional appearance and customer interaction

  • Have a strong work ethic, high level of craftsmanship/workmanship with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to follow instructions, learn quickly and know when to ask questions

  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Possess strong mechanical and construction skills

  • Have excellent verbal communication and documentation skills

Physical Demands

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to drive a truck and trailer preferred

  • Ability to work safely in a branch/warehouse/rooftop environment

  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

  • Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings

  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)

  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance

  • Ability to work in confined spaces which requires kneeling, crouching and climbing ladders

  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity

  • Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching


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This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications.  If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Billerica, MA

Sunrun, Inc.
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The Sunrun vision is to create a planet run by the sun—because we know it’s the one world-changing difference every one of us can all make. We've already helped tens of thousands of homeowners make the switch and we're constantly looking for new ways to make solar accessible to even more homeowners. We're excited for what's ahead and believe this is just the beginning.

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