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Job Description:

The Electrical Apprentice is a working field position that doubles as an assistant and extra set of hands for the branch Foreman and/or Electricians. The Electrical Apprentice provides assistance and technical electrical support to the Foreman and Electricians, and also works as a team with the Lead and Installers to complete mechanical portions of residential solar installation projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the installation of electrical systems and EV Chargers
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of system problems and help resolve electrical issues
  • Equipment assembly and installation
  • Project clean up including client site and installation vehicle
  • Ensure attention to detail with an emphasis on safety, quality, customer service, and productivity
  • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA standards related to photovoltaic installations and enforce safety practices and standards
  • Develop a positive working dynamic within installation crew and branch co-workers

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year of electrical installation and repair experience
  • Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards
  • Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer and Lead Installer
  • Professional appearance and customer interaction
  • Have a strong work ethic, high level of craftsmanship/workmanship with strong attention to detail
  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Possess strong mechanical/construction skills
  • Have excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands

  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
  • Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
  • Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
  • Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
  • Ability to work while wearing heavy protective equipment such as arc flash suits, gloves, and face shields
  • Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
  • Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
  • Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
  • Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
  • Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
  • Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protection

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