Solar Panel Installer
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by REDES (Network for Ecovillage Emergence and Developement in the Sahel)
Times of day
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
REDES Project Execution
Director and Project Manager
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
⦁ 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.
⦁ High school diploma.
⦁ Experience or demonstrated proficiency in the job responsibilities
⦁ Certification from an accredited institution.
⦁ Proficiency in French and English
⦁ Transportation from airport to Guede Chantier
⦁ Room and Board in Guede for duration of volunteer commitment
⦁ Pular/Wolof courses (in exchange for teaching French/English courses at Guede Elementary)
⦁ TEFL credits eligible for TEFL certification
Language/Cultural Support Available