Solar Electrician (E-2)

Industrial Skilled Trades | Bridgeport, CT

Posted Date 9/23/2019

Electrician (E-2)

Essential Job Functions

  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustments or repair, and to assure compliance with state and local codes
  • Work with E-1 license holder to carry out Service Upgrades needed for interconnection
  • Meet with City and/or Town Inspectors to inspect the Solar installs
  • Energize, test and commission the solar systems with and without the utility
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components using test equipment, hand tools and power tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
  • Direct or train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring and equipment
  • Provide supervision of electrical crews on code issues and proper installation procedures
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using hand or power tools
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors
  • Follow organizational Policies and Procedures including OSHA requirements. Complete OSHA training as required
  • Oversee materials and equipment ordered to make sure that they are code compliant
  • Attend and/or run organization safety & other training 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


  • Maintain current electrical license & any other license or certifications needed to meet State of CT government regulations
  • Experience with SalesForce or similar software. Knowledge on how to make entries and uploads as necessary
  • 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
  • Experience in performing safety inspections in construction or resource extraction settings and industrial, manufacturing or repair settings
  • Use of SmartDraw software, One Mile Up Panel Planner, Socrates Contractor's Library, and Project Management software
  • 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

Physical Demands

  • 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
  • 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.

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