Solar Systems Electrician*

Bone Dry Roofing | Bloomington, IN

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Posted Date 4/22/2024
Description Whole Sun Designs, part of the Bone Dry Roofing Family, a leading solar systems installer and service provider for southern Indiana, located in Bloomington, is looking to add a Solar Systems Electrician to the team. As a Solar Systems Electrician, you will play a vital role in the installation, maintenance, and repair of solar energy systems. Your expertise will contribute directly to the growth of sustainable energy practices, reducing reliance on traditional power sources and mitigating environmental impact. This position requires a blend of technical proficiency, problem-solving skills, customer service focus and a commitment to safety standards.

    • Installation of Solar Panels: Execute the assembly and mounting of solar panels on various structures, ensuring optimal placement for maximum energy capture and efficiency.
    • Electrical Wiring and Connection: Connect solar panels to electrical systems, including inverters, batteries, and grid interconnection points. Ensure compliance with local electrical codes and safety standards.
    • System Testing and Commissioning: Conduct thorough testing of solar energy systems to verify proper functionality and performance. Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that may arise during installation or commissioning.
    • Maintenance and Repairs: Perform routine maintenance tasks on solar panels and associated equipment, such as cleaning, inspection, and system optimization. Diagnose and repair faults or malfunctions to restore system efficiency.
    • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of installation activities, including equipment specifications, wiring diagrams, and test results. Generate reports detailing system performance and any maintenance or repair work completed.
    • Customer Interaction: Communicate effectively with clients to explain system operation, maintenance requirements, and troubleshooting procedures. Address any concerns or questions regarding solar energy systems in a professional manner.
    • Safety Compliance: Adhere to strict safety protocols and guidelines throughout the installation, maintenance, and repair processes. Identify potential hazards and implement appropriate measures to minimize risks to personnel and property.
    • Continued Learning and Development: Stay updated on industry advancements, new technologies, and best practices related to solar energy systems. Participate in training programs and professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.
    • Electrical Expertise: Proficiency in electrical wiring, circuitry, and systems installation, with a strong understanding of AC and DC electrical principles.
    • Solar Energy Knowledge: Familiarity with solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, including panel types, mounting methods, and system components.
    • Technical Skills: Ability to use hand and power tools effectively, read technical drawings and schematics, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
    • Attention to Detail: Meticulousness in performing installation tasks and conducting system tests to ensure accuracy and reliability.
    • Problem-Solving Abilities: Capacity to diagnose and resolve technical issues efficiently, utilizing critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
    • Communication Skills: Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact with clients, team members, and stakeholders effectively.
    • Safety Consciousness: Commitment to maintaining a safe work environment and following safety procedures to prevent accidents or injuries.
    • Certifications: Possession of relevant certifications, such as a journeyman electrician license, NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) certification, or OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) training, is preferred.
Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, and sunlight.
    • Capable of lifting and carrying heavy equipment and materials, including solar panels and mounting hardware.
    • Comfortable working at heights, such as on rooftops or elevated structures, while adhering to proper safety protocols.
    • Stamina and endurance to perform physically demanding tasks throughout the workday.
    • Willingness to travel as needed ( to be discussed in interview)
Compensation and Benefits
    • $22 - $30 per hour commensurate with experience
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance after 60 days.
    • 401K with automatic 3% company contribution
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Company paid Short Term Disability
    • PTO, & Holiday Pay.
    • Company truck, phone, and fuel provided.
Salary26.00 Hour
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