Texas Solar Nova- Solar Laborer Lead

JaytonTX | Solar Group



Responsible for coordinating crews, preparing, handling, and supplying materials to be used by other crafts.


At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles – Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What’s Possible – in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative, and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.


All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson’s values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.




A. Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
B. Supervise and coordinate activities of laborers and their assigned roles
C. Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders
D. Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations
E. Establish and adjust work sequences to meet construction schedule, using knowledge capacities of equipment and assigned personnel
F. Study/analyze in schedules and estimate worker-hour requirements for completion of job
G. Analyze and resolve work problems
H. Maintain time records
I. Make cost estimate for contracts
    1. Use logical step-by-step procedures in work
    2. Plan work and solve problems
    3. Make decisions based on measurable information
    4. May operate machinery
J. Provide work direction to laborer I, II, Journeyman, Apprentice, and Helpers
K. Work according to standard, detailed instructions and established, well-defined procedures
L. Determine work method from alternative
M. Work under broad assignment
N. Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
O. Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance
P. All other duties as assigned

Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels



  1.  Ability to work with tools and equipment such as, power and non-powered hand tools, vibrators, pumps, drills and jackhammers, forklifts, skid loaders and power buggy’s
  2.  Strong teamwork orientation
  3.  Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  4.  Detail orientation
  5.  Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to divers input and feedback



  1. Minimum three years of related solar experience
  2. Leadership or Foreman experience
  3. Current driver’s license


A. Ability to frequently work in heat and other weather conditions

B. Frequently crouch, kneel, squat, climb

C. Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs

D. Frequently reach high and low places

E. Ability to see, hear, balance, and review job sites

F. Ability to stand and walk throughout work day

G. Ability to use repetitive hand/arm/leg movements

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



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