Electrician

Job type:

Permanent

Job DescriptionWe’re Direct Energy (DE) Solar—the leading residential solar specialist in the
country; a believer of change, technology, and goodwill; an enthusiast for
renewable energy and a greener planet. 

DE Solar was built to enhance
sustainability, reduce the carbon footprint, and lower the reliance on fossil
fuels. Within six years we’ve grown to 350 employees and completed more than
3,000 installations across 12 states. With rapid growth and expansion slated for
2015, a career at DE Solar offers immense opportunities for you to make a
tremendous impact. 
The Electrician is an integral member of the
installation crews, who are responsible for installing residential solar
photovoltaic (PV) systems. The Electrician installs and directs the work of all
mechanical portions of solar electric installations relating to array layouts,
array racking, and module installation either roof or ground mounted. They
provide immediate in-field oversight to crews on safety, quality control, and
correct installation methods to ensure an efficient
installation. 
YOU
ARE… 
  • Passionate. You have a high level
    of energy, motivation, drive, enthusiasm, initiative, commitment and
    professionalism. You don't get overwhelmed easily. You are extremely keen to
    learn more about everything from others. 
  • Driven. You are looking to join a
    team that is passionate, engaging, and energetic about solar energy, Mother
    Nature, and electricity. You understand what it takes to get the job done; you
    are a ninja when it comes to grinding away at issues and finding a
    resolution. 
  • Flexible. You're willing to help out wherever needed and wear numerous
    hats in doing so. You are versatile enough to be an exceptional team player as
    well as an effective individual contributor. 
  • Fun. You're a charismatic,
    gregarious individual who can talk to anyone; you're flexible, courageous, and
    enthusiastic about making the world a cleaner place for
    everyone. 
YOU
WILL… 
  • Install of electrical service
    equipment, wiring, and devices required for the installation of residential and
    light commercial solar PV systems. 
  • Lead the installation of
    electrical systems that interconnect our solar array to the grid power of our
    customer’s residential property. 
  • Ensure electrical work performed
    electricians is pristine workmanship and compliant with the current National
    Electrical Code as well as other relevant local
    codes. 
  • Act as on-site supervisor for electrical teams and provide regular
    reports of team activities to electrical managers. 
  • Troubleshoot system problems and
    resolving electrical issues. 
  • Work with Operations Manager and home owners to
    fulfill any necessary system upgrades/repairs to support our solar
    equipment. 
  • Work with local inspectors to meet and satisfy local requirements and
    expectations. 
  • Interface with the Electrical Manager to ensure compliance with ratios
    and continuing education requirements. 
  • Train, mentor and develop
    apprentices. 
  • Love heights and the idea of working on rooftops with proper safety
    apparatus. Also love to crawl into small confined spaces such as
    attics. 
  • Work independently with minimum supervision in a fast-paced,
    high-growth environment. 
  • Receive ongoing training from Master
    Electricians. 
  • Not be required to have any prior solar
    experience. 
  • Have the rare opportunity to help save the
    planet. 
YOU
NEED… 
  • Current Massachusetts Electrician Journeyman license REQUIRED. 
  • 4+ years of experience as an Electrician in residential construction preferred. 
  • Complete understanding of the NEC code book or plan to attend classes
    with the intention of gaining these skills. 
  • Ability to calculate total load
    amperage ratings, wattages, KW & KVA
    sizes. 
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively in a
    team environment. 
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces such as
    attics. 
  • Physical mobility of upper and lower
    body. 
  • Capability to work in various positions, including, but not limited to,
    stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended
    periods of time. 
  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example:
    heat, snow, rain, wind, etc). 
  • Willingness and capability to climb ladders, stairs,
    and work on rooftops. 
  • Ability to lift, pull, and push materials and
    equipment to complete assigned job tasks. 
  • Capable to lift 50 lbs of weight
    frequently throughout assigned workday. 
  • Superb customer service skills - a
    high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor is a
    MUST
  • Valid
    state driver’s license. 
  • Pristine driving record (for example - no DUI within
    the last 5 years). 
  • Successfully pass a pre-employment criminal
    background check, national driving record check, and drug screen.

The IndividualDirect Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability