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MPU Electrician / Journeyman Electrician

Sunrun San Jose, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Who We Are:

If change means solving one of the biggest challenges of our time by reinventing the way people power their homes, then we say bring it on. It doesn’t hurt that we’re reducing carbon emissions, adding new jobs to the economy, and having fun while doing it.

In 2007, Sunrun co-Founders Ed Fenster and Lynn Jurich set out to make home solar mainstream. Upfront cost was a huge barrier to home solar adoption, so they invented the model now known as "solar service." Sunrun allows homeowners to pay for solar power, not the panels. This means Sunrun owns, maintains, and monitors the system while homeowners pay for the electricity it produces.

Each business day, we install $2 million worth of solar and facilitate one solar installation every 10 minutes. Our network of more than 30 leading solar installers employs more than 3,000 people.

Summary:

POSITION SUMMARY The Main Panel Upgrade Electrician is responsible for providing the technical expertise to safely plan and perform main panel upgrades for residential solar projects. This position will work both independently and with the Solar Installation crews, performing other electrical work related to solar installations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Safely plan and complete Main Panel Upgrades (MPU)

• Ensure that the work is performed in a professional and workmanlike manner to conform to existing national and local building codes

• Work cooperatively with team members to complete residential solar installations and Bright Box (storage) installations as needed

• Diagnose and troubleshoot system components to resolve electrical issues

• Lead the installation of electrical systems that interconnect the solar array to the grid

• Ensure work performed by all electricians is of good workmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes

• Work with branch team and home owners to fulfill any necessary system repairs to support solar equipment installation

• Interface with branch leadership to ensure compliance with electrician / labor ratios and continuing education requirements

REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, AND OTHER SKILLS)

• Must possess and maintain a current and valid state Journeyman License/Electrician Certification

• Minimum 3 years of electrical installation and repair experience

• Working knowledge of current NEC codes

• Must have working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels

• Ability to effectively manage work to achieve required timelines

• PV Solar installation experience is preferred but not required

• Must be experienced with all required hand and power tools associated with the electrical trade

• Strong interpersonal/human relations skills

• Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills

• Ability to read and interpret single line drawings

• Must be comfortable working from ladders and at heights

• Willing to lead and develop apprentices

• Must maintain a clean and valid driver's license

• Must be able to pass a drug test and background check

• Ability to work safely in a branch/warehouse/field rooftop environment

• Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

• Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings

REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, AND OTHER SKILLS)

• Must possess and maintain a current and valid state Journeyman License/Electrician Certification

• Minimum 3 years of electrical installation and repair experience

• Working knowledge of current NEC codes

• Must have working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels

• Ability to effectively manage work to achieve required timelines

• PV Solar installation experience is preferred but not required

• Must be experienced with all required hand and power tools associated with the electrical trade

• Strong interpersonal/human relations skills

• Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills

• Ability to read and interpret single line drawings

• Must be comfortable working from ladders and at heights

• Willing to lead and develop apprentices

• Must maintain a clean and valid driver's license

• Must be able to pass a drug test and background check

• Ability to work safely in a branch/warehouse/field rooftop environment

• Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

• Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• 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 which requires kneeling, crouching and climbing ladders

• 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 frequently utilize gross motor skills including but not limited to: pushing, pulling, and reaching

DISCLAIMER This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Sunrun, AEE Solar and SnapNrack are equal opportunity employers. We hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability

Sunrun

Why Work Here?

USA Today ranks Sunrun as one of the nation's best places to work! (With the brightest futures!)

Sunrun is the nation’s largest dedicated residential solar provider, creating low-cost energy solutions that bring sustainable power to the people as well as helps the planet by reducing air pollution.

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