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Warehouse Assistant

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How to Apply

Thanks for your interest in A&R Solar! We look forward to learning about you and your passion for solar energy.

To be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs+wha@a-rsolar.com, and we will contact you if we want to hear more.

Due to the number of applicants that we get for our jobs, we may not be able to get back to everyone who applies. Please, no phone calls.

A&R Solar is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from military veterans and female and minority candidates.

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About A&R Solar

We’re just like you. We believe that solar energy production for our homes, businesses and cities is a win-win proposition for job creation and a cleaner environment.

A&R Solar is a leading solar installer in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together passionate, talented people who want to do the right thing for our customers and the environment. With industry firsts like B-Corporation status, charitable solar programs, and our 10-year performance guarantee, we believe that investment in our staff and our communities is the new standard.

About the position

The Warehouse Assistant is responsible for accurate receiving, storing, inventorying, and kitting of product. H/She will support the installation team by providing the equipment and materials necessary to execute an installation in the field.

Additionally, h/she will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and organization of warehouse facilities and vehicles. Finally, the warehouse assistant will maintain a constant focus on safety, both personally and for the safety of others.

RESPONSIBILITIES

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

  • Keep accurate and up to date inventory of all products stored in the warehouse and stockrooms.
  • Permanently label all tools and track their whereabouts.
  • Perform monthly (light) and quarterly (full) audits of tools, equipment, and materials.
  • Partner with Accounting regarding job cost re-allocations
  • Track and document all broken or failed equipment and coordinate with service department if RMAs are needed

ORGANIZATION & CLEANLINESS

  • Secure and maintain clean, neat and orderly areas including the warehouse, side rooms, vehicle fleet and carport areas.
  • Make sure all vehicles and crews are properly stocked with necessary installation and safety equipment.
  • Properly recycle or dispose of used materials.

SHIPPING & RECEIVING

  • Safely operate forklift to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging and transporting.
  • Check all incoming deliveries for accuracy and damage.
  • Maintain good record of all incoming and outgoing tools, equipment, and materials.
  • Process outbound shipments to our OR branch as needed

JOB KIT PREPARATION

  • Partner with the purchasing department and outside vendors to ensure materials are properly ordered and delivery dates are met
  • Update Salesforce in real-time with the status of each job kit
  • Prepare and organize job kits for installation crews.
  • Follow up with Project Managers regularly to ensure all details related to a job are planned for
  • Support installation crews in the field with on-site deliveries as needed.
  • Operate engraving machine for stock and custom placard production.
  • Strive to continually improve jobsite performance through offsite job preparation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Maintain a current driver’s license
  • Possess certification to drive a forklift
  • Possess OSHA 10 safety certification

COMPENSATION

  • $15-18/hr, depending on experience. Includes medical/dental, 401k w/ employer match, annual education stipend, and a path to employee ownership, recreational/gym annual stipend, and an at-cost solar PV system.

“Working at A&R Solar has provided me with the technical skills I need to make an impact in the renewable energy industry. This company has great ‘social capital’; it’s a lot of fun to be in such a creative, fast-paced work environment committed to building a community through distributed solar energy installations and battery storage projects.”

JACK NEWMAN, SOLAR SALES ASSOCIATE