Electrical Apprentice
Job Details
Hopkinton, Massachusetts - Hopkinton, MA

Solect is currently seeking a full-time Apprentice Technician. The Apprentice Technician is an integral member of the Service/Operations and maintenance crews, who are responsible for maintaining and inspecting commercial/industrial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The candidate must demonstrate strong customer communication skills, be self-driven and independent with a passion for the solar industry. Must be able to manage a large volume of projects while demonstrating excellent work quality. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team in the exciting solar industry and to make a positive contribution to the environment. Solect is committed to building a culture of excellence through employee development by creating an environment that inspires innovation and teamwork.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help to install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and photovoltaic (PV) power generation systems
  • Assist with troubleshooting electrical components, wiring diagrams, transformers, inverters, panels and circuits
  • Tracing out short circuits in wiring, using test meter
  • Working consistently in a safe and effective manner
  • Maintaining tools, vehicles, and equipment. Keeping parts and supplies in order
  • Examining electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation. Tighten connections using hand tools
  • Constructing controllers and panels, using power drills, saws and punches
  • Measuring, cutting, and bending wire and conduit using measuring instruments and hand tools
  • Accurate and effective communication, both verbal and written, to document findings and requirements
  • Learning and using software to aid in project management and documentation

Required Qualifications:

  • Positive driving record and valid state drivers license
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively in a team environment
  • Willingness and ability to walk a customers property which will include terrain and rooftops
  • 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
  • Ability to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time
  • Superb customer service skills - a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor is a must

Greater Advantage if you possess:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Solar PV Basics, Fundamentals and Troubleshooting
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • NABCEP Certification a BIG plus