Namaste Solar
  • 27-Sep-2019 to 26-Oct-2019 (MST)
  • Denver
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Dependent on Experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

medical, dental, EcoPass, casual work environment, flexible paid time off , short and long term disability, life insurance


 

About Namaste Solar

We're not just installing solar. We're building a better future. Working as an electrician at Namaste Solar is a chance make money and make a difference. It's also a chance to work on Colorado's top solar installation team. With over 5,700 solar installations since 2005 and a commitment to excellence in everything we do, we're passionate about doing work we love and that's making a positive impact in Colorado and beyond. Simply check out our online customer reviews to see why you'd be working with the best solar team in Colorado. We're also a certified B Corporation which means we meet the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. We are people using business as a force for good.

 

Learn, Grow, Thrive

Namaste Solar is a 5-time Outside Magazine's Best Place to Work award winner 2013-2017 and recently won Inc. Magazine's 2018 Best Workplaces. We offer an outstanding compensation package that includes 2 weeks paid time off and 10 floating holidays (accrues immediately), 401k, and generous benefits including health, dental and vision within 30 days. Wait, it gets even better: We also offer a pay review after 6 months with the opportunity for an increase and we offer attractive promotional opportunities as we hire from within for positions throughout our residential, commercial, O&M, design and operations teams. And there's one more thing we offer that no other local construction or solar company offers solar installers: the chance to become a co-owner of the company, learn about business through a "Namaste Solar MBA", and share in the rewards of being a business owner. Namaste Solar is a place where you can learn, grow and thrive all while doing work you love, working alongside amazing like-minded people, and making a positive impact in your local community.

Position Overview:

The Lead Electrician PV Installer manages a crew of 3-5 installers and spearheads the installation including balance of system layout, conduit and wiring runs, service disconnects, inverter installation, grid intertie, and voltage testing.    

This role requires an Electrical License. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure crew and job site safety
  • Understand and implement best practices while working near energized electrical components
  • Lead quality installations based on system design specifications
  • Lead and train crews on AC and DC component of residential PV project implementation
  • Problem solve system layouts when design specifications require adjustment
  • Ensure install resources are optimally utilized
  • Ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive to the job site
  • Ensure that BOS layout, conduit and wiring runs, service disconnects, inverter installation, grid intertie, voltage testing and all BOS installation meets expected quality standards
  • Deliver installation documentation in a timely manner
  • Responsible for tool management and assigned vehicle 

Essential Functions (Specific Tasks/Deliverables)

  • Lead installation of Balance of System (BOS) layout, conduit run and wiring runs, DC & AC disconnects, inverter installation, grid intertie, and voltage testing
  • Mentor PV installers in AC skill development
  • Communicate with inspectors on project specifics
  • Update paper and electronic customer files
  • Complete required safety training quarterly
  • Remain physically capable of performing work
  • Ensure jobsite electrical safety
  • Follow proper system commissioning procedures 
  • Properly complete commissioning report and documentation of pictures

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have an RW or Journeyman Colorado Electrical License
  • Expert understanding of electrical wiring, sizing conduit, sizing wire, and bending pipe
  • Expert understanding of AC & DC solar installations
  • Fantastic problem-solving abilities
  • Comfortably able to lift 75lbs, climb ladders, and work on rooftops in varying temperatures
  • Excellent teamwork skills ability to foster a positive team environment through collaborative decision making
  • Ability to read, understand, and edit electrical and structural plans and interpret field layouts
  • Effectively coordinate and communicate with others
  • Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, community environment
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Proficient with computers and the following applications: Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Ability to drive company vehicles and be insured by our insurance carrier

Non-essential (Valued but not required skills & experience)

  • NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification 
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and Smartsheet

 

COMPENSATION AND TERMS 

  • Position is full-time, based in Denver, CO 
  • Comprehensive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision insurance, disability and 401(k).
  • A company issued EcoPass to ride RTD buses and light rail for free.
  • Generous Paid-time Off package, EcoPass, casual, fun, flexible work environment.
  • A path to becoming a co-owner of our business

 

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