Freedom Forever

Carpenter - Naperville

Naperville, IL
Freedom Forever is one of America's fastest-growing residential solar power companies, providing cus

Job Description


Posted: Thursday, 11/16/2023



The Carpenter will report directly to the Production Manager and encompass a strong knowledge base for carpentry and general handyman skills. This position is responsible for completing customer service calls throughout their assigned region.


  • Identify and isolate roof leaks
  • Repair stucco, siding, drywall, and soffit damage
  • Complete minor solar electrical work
  • Perform rivet placards, dig trenches, repair roofs and/or ground mounts
  • Notate any issues that require correcting and notify the Production Manager
  • Service, add, or remove solar panel systems when necessary
  • Review job site pictures and gather all necessary parts to ensure inspection successfully passes
  • Perform onsite pre-inspection prior to the arrival of the inspector
  • Open electrical panels and/or junction boxes for easy access and inspector's visibility
  • Set up and tie off ladders for the city/county inspectors
  • Maintain company vehicles serviced and stocked with necessary materials
  • Ensure a safe working environment through strict adherence to and enforcement of company and industry safety standards
  • Identify gaps and risks in safety standards and make recommendations to management
  • Ensure tasks are performed according to organizational requirements for quality management and environmental, health and safety standards, policies, and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Education & Certifications:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Minimum licensing requirement to legally perform the job in each market


  • Must have a minimum 1-year experience in carpentry
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience roofing/carpentry/handyman
  • Experience with all AHJ guidelines within the region

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and human relations
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Regular, reliable. and predictable attendance
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Special Skills & Training:

  • Familiarity with electrical plans and field layouts
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Good motivation with an attention to productivity, detail, and safety
  • Able to work safely with heights on ladders and in confined areas
  • Able to read and understand plans


  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Walk or run for long periods of time
  • Climb ladders, scaffolds, or poles
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl
  • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out
  • Repeat the same movements
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • Determine the distance between objects
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects
  • Understand the speech of another person
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
  • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired
  • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet
  • Constant need of peripheral vision
  • Frequently lift, push, or pull 50-70 pounds


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS (Employee is required to travel for business purposes, not including commute to and from work.) If required to travel, must have a valid Driver's License/Insurance and the ability to drive a personal vehicle to different sites.

Freedom Forever is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Employees of Freedom Forever must submit to a criminal history check, MVR check and a 9-panel drug screen that includes the following: Amphetamines, Cocaine Metabolites, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene.

Job based in Illinois and not seeking remote employees.

Freedom Forever At A Glance

Freedom Forever is one of America's fastest-growing residential solar power companies, providing custom rooftop solar power systems for homeowners across the US. Freedom Forever offers a 5-Star level of service and a unique 25-year Production Guarantee giving homeowners the ultimate peace-of-mind. When we say “freedom from high utility bills” we mean it! Freedom Forever services a number of different states across the country including California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Texas, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, and Massachusetts out of 18 large, regional installation hubs. Our Temecula, California headquarters houses one of the most forward thinking and diversified group of professionals in the industry. At Freedom Forever we leverage big company efficiencies, diversified teams, and local expertise.
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