Journeyman Electrician - Solect

Job Locations US-MA-Hopkinton
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/5/2023 2:35 PM)
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Company Overview

Solect Energy, based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, is the recognized leader in commercial-scale solar and energy storage. We develop smart, customized strategies based on a deep assessment of each customer’s energy needs and requirements, then deliver solar design and installation solutions, operations and maintenance services, and the most advanced energy storage systems. Solect offers proven expertise in development, technology, policy, and incentives, as well as individualized financial guidance. Our practical, systematic approach helps businesses and organizations reduce energy costs and optimize their solar investment. To date, Solect has installed over 130 megawatts of commercial PV systems, with a focus on commercial, industrial, public and institutional properties throughout New England. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @SolectSolar.

Solect Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pattern Energy. 


Job Purpose

Solect is currently seeking a full time Journeyman Electrician physically located in our headquarters in Hopkinton, MA. This role is an integral member of the service and maintenance team, which is responsible for maintaining and inspecting commercial/industrial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The candidate must demonstrate strong customer communication skills, be self-driven and independent with a passion for the solar industry. Must be able to manage a large number volume of projects while demonstrating excellent quality work. Solect is committed to building a culture of excellence through employee development by creating an environment that inspires innovation and teamwork. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting electrical components, wiring diagrams, transformers, inverters, panels and circuits.
  • Provide leadership to apprentice electricians.
  • Tracing out short circuits in wiring.
  • Thermal imaging use as a tool to identify solar array issues.
  • Working consistently in a safe and effective manner.
  • Maintaining tools, vehicles, and equipment. Keeping parts and supplies in order.
  • Accurate and effective communication, both verbal and written to document findings and requirements.
  • Learning and using software to aid in project management and documentation.


Desired Skills & Experience

Essential Requirements:

  • Journeyman electrician license in good standing, required
  • Positive driving record and valid state driver’s license
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively in a team environment
  • Willingness and ability to walk a customer’s property which will include terrain and rooftops
  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: heat, snow, rain, wind, etc)
  • Willingness and capability to climb ladders, stairs, and work on rooftops
  • Ability to lift, pull, and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs. of weight frequently throughout assigned workday
  • Superb customer service skills – a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Solar PV Basics, Fundamentals and Troubleshooting
  • OSHA10 Certification
  • NABCEP Certification a BIG plus
  • Willingness and excitement to learn.

Solect Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition to a disease, lawful off-duty conduct or political activities, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Discrimination based on any of the above groups is strictly prohibited. Any employee who engages in such conduct is subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including immediate dismissal. Solect Energy encourages its employees to bring any perceived violation of this policy immediately to the Management who will investigate their concern in as discreet a manner as possible.


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