Sunrun Multifamily Certified Electrician 2 in Des Moines, Iowa
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The Certified Electrician 2 will provide electrical expertise to lead the installation of residential solar systems and batteries to ensure conformance to existing national and local building codes. The Certified Electrician 2 also performs and trains others on a variety of electrical work including main panel upgrades, electrical trouble shooting and service work. This position will also work with the PV installation crew, filling in and performing other duties when necessary, including leading the crew in the absence of the Foreman. The Certified Electrician 2 is required to possess and maintain a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements.
Lead the installation of electrical systems that interconnect our solar array to the grid power of our customer’s residential property
Ensure work performed by all electricians is of good workmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes
Complete solar battery installations as assigned
Troubleshoot system problems and resolve electrical issues
Safely plan and complete Main Panel Upgrades (MPU)
Work with branch team and home owners to fulfill any necessary system upgrades/repairs to support our solar equipment
Mentor others to enhance their overall electrical skills
Train on Sunrun established best practices as well as prepare team members for future positions at Sunrun
Work cross-functionally with license holders, AHJ inspectors, and crew members to serve as a subject matter expert on electrical work
Solve for recurring quality issues and failed inspections to increase the installation pass rate
Electrical Coaching and Leadership: Facilitates advancement of electrical skills and knowledge in others by providing clear, specific performance feedback, and by making suggestions for improvement in a manner that builds confidence and maintains self-esteem
Safety: Adheres to company safety policies and procedures including ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely
Takes ownership of issues or questions and will escalate problems to the appropriate persons and follow up accordingly with the customer
Additional duties assigned as needed
100% travel required
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year solar electrical installation and repair experience required
Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 1000 VDC and 480 VAC
Working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels required
Ability to proficiently perform the job duties of a Certified Electrician 1
Must possess a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements, e.g. wireman license
Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check
Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license
Certified to use equipment i.e. forklift, scissor lift, snorkel lift, skid steer etc.
Osha 10 or Osha 30
Electrical/PV Installation Knowledge and working knowledge of current NEC codes
Ability to interpret single line drawings and PV systems from roof to meter
Demonstrates knowledge of electrical principles as it pertains to solar interconnection/tie-in and code and how PV systems operate
Understands interconnection activities
Understands basic construction principles
Customer Service: Ability to establish rapport, build relationships and loyalty with external and internal customers and coworkers, and remains tactful when communicating
Results Driven: Proven ability to meet deadlines and key metrics
Works independently, as a team player, and drives results in a fast paced, team based environment
Must be willing to assist teammates and build strong relationships to achieve company and department goals
Problem Solving: Solid logical decision making and troubleshooting skills with the ability to problem solve in a timely and effective manner
Exercises good judgment
Knows when to involve supervisors
Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
Ability to work while wearing heavy protective equipment such as arc flash suits, gloves, and face shields
Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protection
Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is $48.81 to $61.01.
Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.
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Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (https://careers.sunrun.com/us/en/diversityandinclusion) drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
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