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Solar Electrician (08-14-290)

Location: CT, USA

The Solar Electrician oversees and helps with the installation of residential and commercial PV systems to ensure that they conform to existing national and local building codes. The Solar Electrician successfully plans, schedules, and executes the installation of projects in daily/weekly pipeline and maintains the proper company documents for each project including photographs, "as-built" information, and related documents.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Knowledge of equipment, electrical, roof, and ground work

  • Analyze and diagnose problems

  • Read and understand electrical and structural diagrams

  • Supervise crew to maximize efficiency

  • Know OSHA standards, company safety programs and policies relative to the installation of those systems, and enforce safety standards with all personnel under your supervision

  • Responsible for interpreting PV line drawings, product literature, and referencing NEC codes and regulations. Solar Electrician is responsible for a code-compliant and operational system.

  • Represent RGS Energy as a field contact for the customer, interact with the customer with integrity, and display a professional appearance and attitude

  • Participate in both formal and in-the-field training processes to advance crew members within the company

  • Ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive to the job site

  • Assist with overall crew and job site safety; staging materials, general ground support, and general site preparation and cleanup

  • Participate in regular safety trainings

  • Assist with completion of installation reports and paperwork

  • Maintain tool management standards

Essential Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED

  • Is NABCEP certified or has become by end of first year of employment (this is a bonus, but not required in Massachusetts)

  • Ideally certified in Massachusetts and Connecticut

  • Valid driving license insurable by good driving record

  • Good mathematical aptitude and accuracy

  • Communicates effectively, both written and verbal, in English

  • Can work/complete/integrate multiple tasks

  • Good decision-making ability

  • Attention to detail

  • Prompt response to customer needs

  • Positive team spirit

  • Accurate and thorough

  • Works with integrity and ethics

  • Can deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

  • Works long hours when necessary to reach goals

  • Resourceful at meeting challenges

  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment

  • Uses time efficiently

Physical Demands:
  • Employee must lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

  • Employee must regularly use hands and arms to reach, handle, finger, or feel

  • Employee must frequently stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Employee must use hand and power tools safely and effectively

  • Exposure to work in high, precarious places with outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, 401k, and more

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