Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures related to solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations on roofs or other structures in compliance with relevant codes, site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules.
Essential Job Functions
- Determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it
- Repair machines or systems using the needed tools
- Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
- Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed
- Conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
- Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes
- Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, inverters, PV panels or other components
- Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
- Use a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, such as oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps
- Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
- Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes
- Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
- Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous
- Maintain current state E-1 electrician's license and any other licenses or certifications needed to meet governmental regulations
- Place conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes
- Direct or train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures
- Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools
- Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
- Assemble, install, test, or maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools
- Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures.
- Follow organization policies and procedures including OSHA requirements; Complete OSHA training as required
- Attend organization, safety and other training and meetings as required
- Possess the ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
- Ability to manage one’s own time and the time of others
- Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
- Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
- Make decisions and solving problems
- Communicate with supervisors, peers, or subordinates
- Use interpersonal communication techniques
- Plan and organize work
- Experience in reading blueprints, a tape measure and technical drawings
- Experience in bending tubing or conduit and fabricating, assembling and disassembling manufactured products by hand
- Must be able to understand service or repair manuals
- Experience in evaluating information to determine compliance with standards
- Inspect electrical installation for code conformance
- Experience in performing safety inspections in construction or resource extraction settings and industrial, manufacturing or repair settings
- Computer aided design CAD software
- Use of SmartDraw software, One Mile Up Panel Planner, Socrates Contractor's Library, and Project Management software
- Use of Craftsman CD Estimator
- Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
- Must possess a current and valid state driver’s license and a clean driving record
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold)
- Must be able to distinguish colors
- Must be willing and able to climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs or utility/telephone poles and work on rooftops of multi-level buildings as well as within confined spaces such as attics
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
- Must be able to lift 70lbs
- The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
PosiGen is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.