Generation Solar seeks a skilled individual to join us in the position of Part Time Electrician. This person will provide supervision to a registered apprentice and contribute to the preparation, installation, and service of solar electric systems and battery energy storage systems in residential and commercial applications, both on and off grid. This is a part time contract position with variable hours, subject to negotiation. Start date is negotiable. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This could be ideal for someone who is semi-retired.
The successful candidate will be:
Registered as a Construction and Maintenance Electrician in Ontario;
Community minded and committed to the growth and development of apprentices;
Excited about the flexibility offered by this position and by a small, dynamic company in a growing industry;
Technically minded and an analytical problem solver;
Flexible and adaptable;
Able to demonstrate high quality standards and commitment to a superior customer experience;
Able to follow broad directions and also able to lead an installation team; and
An excellent and proactive communicator.
Generation Solar is a green energy company. We design, supply, install, and service solar electric systems and battery energy storage systems for commercial and residential applications. Founded and based in Peterborough, we’ve been riding the Solar Coaster since 1998. If you’ve followed the industry, you’ll be aware that 90+% of solar companies in Ontario over the last 12 years are no longer in business. We are. Why? Because we’re committed to our clients, to our community, and to taking smart steps to a better world. Join us.
If you meet our requirements and bring relevant skills and experience submit an application with a relevant cover letter and resume.
Contribute to the electrical installation and maintenance of solar electric systems, battery energy storage systems, and EV chargers.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under supervision of the Master Electrician and the Construction Manager:
Provide leadership and expertise to one or more Registered Apprentices and/or Installation Assistants
Install the electrical portion of solar energy systems
Oversee the electrical portion of the installation of solar collectors on racks, roofs, poles, etc
Install wiring from solar combiner/junction boxes all the way to electrical service entrance
Place and wire equipment such as batteries, inverters, disconnects, etc
Make connections to customer services under a range of conditions and applications, including residential, commercial, and industrial.
Run wire and conduit (all types); pull wire; dress wires and make connections; install grounding systems; install electrical services; etc.
Communicate with team members about challenges and successes
Set and maintain high quality standards, both for the work performed and for the conduct of the installation team
Collaborate in planning and preparation, estimate required labour and materials
Troubleshoot solar energy systems; perform routine maintenance and inspections; diagnose and solve problems
Other related duties as required
Valid G driver’s license and clean driving record
Registered in Ontario as a Construction and Maintenance Electrician (Trade code 309A)
Relevant technical certificates
Demonstrated experience in residential and commercial services, underground installations, grounding and bonding, and installation of equipment and wiring systems.
Organizational: job site, work plan, tools, lists
Interpersonal skills: demonstrated ability to work constructively with others, both in subordinate and supervisory roles; sensitivity to needs and concerns of clients; good communication skills, both written and spoken
Analytical problem solving, troubleshooting, idea creation
Technical aptitude including mathematics, physics, mechanical systems, tools, etc.; Ability to work at heights; knowledge of the OESC and its application
Ability to read and interpret drawings and communicate through sketches
Part time / occasional
Constrained spaces such as attics and crawlspaces
Some roof work may be required
In client’s homes and other private spaces; residential and commercial applications
Variable hours of work
Agility and manual dexterity
Good eye sight and hearing, colour vision
Work at heights
None, however supervisory responsibility over one or more apprentices/assistants.Start Your Application