Sept. 12, 2022
By Creative Energies
Position Title: Journeyman Electrician
Base Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Classification: Full Time
Overview of CE:
Creative Energies is a community of solar craftspeople who value diversity and inclusivity within our team. We believe a strong team is a diverse one. As a certified B Corp, we are committed to using business as a force for good by providing a comfortable living wage, opportunities for advancement, and a manageable schedule for our team members. Whether in the office or in the field, Creative Energies is a safe place for people from all backgrounds and communities. The care and respect that we give to each other translates fully to the service we provide our clients. We are looking for folks of all backgrounds and personalities to add to our team as we grow. We invite you to join us in leading our communities into a clean energy future.
Summary of Position:
The Electrician is responsible for the electrical portion of our solar installations on projects that include residential and commercial scale grid-connected photovoltaic systems. The Electrician will plan and install conduit and wire for DC and AC wire runs, install and wire inverter systems and energy monitoring equipment. They will work with permitting offices and electrical inspectors and will be responsible for completing electrical work in a Code-compliant manner. They will work along with solar installers and system designers as a member of our solar installation team.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform Electrical Work (95% of Time):
- Performs code compliant electrical work in the field for solar power system installations and service
- Participates as a team member on solar installations and communicates respectfully and clearly with all team members.
- Understands and follows safety procedures and regulations at all project sites
- Works directly with customers as needed, often at the time of installation
- Constructs top quality solar installations including racking, wiring and paneling
- Performs service calls, including system diagnosis and repair
Professional Development: (5% of time, approximately 2 weeks/year)
- Completes training as needed to meet Electrician continuing education requirements.
- Completes renewable energy specific training and workshops.
- Ability to work on roofs
- Ability to lift equipment up to 75 pounds
- Valid driver's license
- Prior electrical experience
- Experience and/or training in solar
- Valid UT Journeyman Electrical License
Electricians will receive relevant on-the-job training to become a skilled solar electrician. Creative Energies supports electricians as they move through the career path of apprentice to Journeyman Electrician and Master Electrician.
Travel and Work Schedule:
Creative Energies installs solar Monday-Thursday between 7am-5pm, and our Electricians work 4 10-hour shifts. Time spent traveling to project sites or to other Creative Energies office locations is paid time. Hours worked in excess of 40 per week are compensated at time-and-a-half.
Project work will occur throughout the greater Salt Lake City area with occasional work beyond our metro area. The majority of your work will be done in the local area, as day-trips.
Salt Lake City:
- Project work will occur throughout the greater Salt Lake City area with occasional work beyond our metro area. The majority of your work will be done in the local area, as day-trips.
- Overnight travel on occasions, as needed.
- Travel time is paid. Travel, hotel, and meal costs are covered by Creative Energies. Each night spent away from home for project construction is compensated with a $40 on-the-road bonus.
All team members are required to have current Covid-19 vaccinations, or complete within 45 days of employment. Creative Energies provides paid time for team members to complete their vaccinations.
Creative Energies offers a full suite of benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Simple IRA with 3% Employer Match; Paid Time Off (14 days in Year 1 + 6 Paid Holidays); Cell Phone Reimbursement, and more. A waiting period may apply for some benefits.
The Electrician is supervised by and reports directly to the Construction Team Lead but takes direction and follows instructions from Lead Electrician while on the job to ensure safety, installation accuracy and project documentation. Electricians interact closely with install team members, customers and sales team when needed.
Creative Energies is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.