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Solar Electrician- Journeyman

Company: Headline Solar
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Headline Solar is the fastest growing residential solar company in the entire Midwest, achieving record growth numbers in a very short amount of time because of our company culture, highly motivational environment, in-house proprietary strategies, and our will to win at everything we do. If you're on the Headline team, you're part of the Headline family. The potential for growth here is endless, and there are absolutely no limits.General DutiesYou will be responsible for the following:

  • Install electrical systems that interconnect with the solar array to the grid;
  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures;
  • Use hand tools, power tools, and testing equipment as needed;
  • Experience bending EMT conduit;
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components;
  • Read specifications, site layout drawings, and instructions to design, build, and repair residential and commercial solar systems;
  • Maintain cleanliness of job site and company vehicles;
  • Clean, maintain, adjust, calibrate, and service equipment used in the performance of duties; and,
  • Attention to detail, multi task, follow head contractor's instruction.Minimum Ability NeededThe following abilities are needed to be able to fulfil your general duties listed above:
    • Valid and current Electrical Trainee License within the state if required
    • Valid Journeyman's License -
    • 2-3+ years' experience with electrical installation, troubleshooting and repair
    • Minimum of 2-3 years of electrical apprenticeship experience
    • Understanding of wire and conduit sizing as well as how to make adjustments for environmental factors
    • Ability to perform basic electrical calculations
    • Ability to read and interpret one line drawings and electrical schematics
    • Knowledge of the 2011 NEC and the ability to navigate the guidelines
    • Ability to follow instructions and performance guidelines
    • Must be willing to work in high places (our installations are on rooftops)
    • Working knowledge of the usage of a volt meter
    • Working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels
    • Ability to climb ladder frequently while carrying equipment or material and work from various heights;
    • Ability to walk, stand, and bend for long periods of time;
    • Ability to use your hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling;
    • Ability to follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner;
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license with clean driving record; and,
    • Must have reliable transportation to and from the office (company vehicle will be provided from office to job sites).Bonus Points:
      • 3+ years' experience as Residential Apprentice ElectricianWe do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.At Headline Solar, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. Headline Solar is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Headline Solar, Hoffman Estates , Solar Electrician- Journeyman, Professions , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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