July 31, 2020
Licensed Electrician for Solar - Wyoming
By Creative Energies Team
Position Title: Licensed Electrician for Solar
Classification: Full Time
Overview of CE:
Creative Energies is a community of adventurous solar craftspeople who care deeply about the work we do and our impact on the environment. We are engaged in our communities, live outdoor lifestyles, and strive for a healthy life-work balance. Creative Energies is devoted to the mountain regions in which we work, live, and play. We take pride in the work we do and are driven to continually learn and improve. Our people are our most important asset. We hire and choose our co-workers carefully. We continually strive to do our best work, serve our customers well, and have some fun while doing it.
Summary of Position:
The Licensed Electrician is responsible for the electrical portion of our 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 provide supervision to Apprentice Electricians and will work along with solar installers and the system designer as a member of our solar installation team.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform electrical work (80% 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
Coordinate permitting and inspections (10%):
-Pulls permits, schedules and attends inspections, assures that work passes inspection.
-Interacts with Inspectors to answer questions and help further their understanding of solar electric systems.
Equipment ordering and planning (5% of Time):
-Orders electrical equipment on a per-project basis.
-Maintains standard electrical stock and tools (wire, conduit, fittings, etc.)
Professional Development: (5% of time, approximately 2 weeks/year)
-Completes training as needed to meet Electrician continuing education requirements.
-Completes renewable energy specific trainings and workshops.
-Licensed Wyoming Journeyman Electrician
-4th year WY Apprentice Electricians would be considered
-Applicant to be physically fit, able to work on roofs
-Ability to lift equipment up to 75 pounds
-Valid driver's license
-Experience and/or training in solar
-Valid Electrical License in Wyoming
-High School graduate required. Associates degree preferred.
Travel and Work schedule:
Solar Electricians work 40-hour weeks. Time spent traveling to project sites or to other Creative Energies office locations is paid time. Our field work is often scheduled as four 10-hour days per week, with some adjustments made in the winter months. Hours worked in excess of 40 per week are compensated at time-and-a-half.
-Project work will occur throughout Wyoming with occasional work in Eastern Idaho or Salt Lake City.
-Work will require overnight travel about half of the days.
-Work schedule is dependent on volume of work and seasonally variable given weather limitations.
-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.
The Lead Electrician is supervised by and reports directly to the Installation Coordinator. She/He will also work directly with the Master Electrician on matters of licensing, quality of work, and training. Electricians interact closely with installation team members, customers and sales team when needed.
Hourly rate of $31.00 per hour
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 or expression, 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.