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Electrician Journeyperson


This employer believes that renewable energy is the future, and are proud to have a passionate team focused on creating positive change in the world through innovation, commitment to quality, and high customer satisfaction.
Joining the team means you will be on the cusp of one of the most innovative fields, with an organization focused on development and recognition of its staff. Solar experience is not required!
The company is committed to empowering teams by creating an environment where everyone, from all backgrounds can succeed. We believe that diversity drives innovation and in building a culture where differences are valued and celebrated.


Reporting to the Electrical Foreman, the Journeyperson Electrician in conjunction with the Electrical Foreman and/or Project Manager support electrical requirements of solar installations and oversee, coach and mentor Electrical Apprentices assigned to the project site.

Hours of work for this position would typically be 10 hours a day (8hrs at regular pay 2 hours of overtime) for a typical work week being 50 hours. Additionally, the standard shift would consist of 10 days on site, with 4 days off. There will be circumstances where the successful candidate will have the ability to work additional overtime hours, when required, to ensure deadline deliverables. This schedule may change with notice from Leadership.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain solar PV systems, electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Reads and interprets drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine layout of electrical equipment installations.
  • Tests electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Installs, examines, replaces or repairs AC/DC Motors and Drives, PLC's, 480V power, 120V control circuits, inverters, transformers, motors, starters, relays and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical controls.
  • Installs, examines, replace, or repairs electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, and other electrical components.
  • Size and installs electrical circuits including panels, wire size and type, conduit, protective devices, switches, and related equipment needed to comply with the CEC and/or NEC.
  • Fabricates, installs and/or runs conduit, 3-Phase work, motor terminations, control and instrument troubleshooting and panel work.
  • Committed to safe work practices in accordance with miEnergy Safety procedures and policies
  • Mentor, lead, and oversee the work of apprentices on the work site. Will include human resources objectives including effective attendance management and disciplinary processes.

Work Conditions:

This position is physically and mentally demanding, involving exposure to all elements of outdoor work, ability to lift up to 60lbs, work at heights, lead electrical installation and timelines to ensure compliant delivery of projects.


  • Must have applicable safety tickets (i.e. CSTS,WHMIS 2015)
  • Red Seal certified & registered with a Canadian governing body.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation
  • Proven safety attitude and excellent attendance history
  • Demonstrated leadership and critical thinking / problem solving
  • Must have a strong work ethic, focus and accountability to meeting metrics.
  • Experience in a team-based settings, solar experience preferred but not required



Southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan


This position is posted by Iron and Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, if eligible.

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers and their communities to diversify their skills into a net-zero sector. NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities.

Week 1: Employability skills training and overview of renewable energy sector. NZP is a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Weeks 2-7: Hands-on training. We will assist in placing you in paid on-the-job training for 6 weeks with an employer in the renewable energy industry.


Interested candidates should fill out the Participant Registration Form as well as send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected].


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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Workforce Sectoral Solutions Program


Iron & Earth was founded and operates on Indigenous land within Treaty Six Territory and Métis Region 4 in amiskwaciy-wâskahikan (in Nehiyawewin/Cree), so-called Edmonton. The home of many Indigenous Peoples including the Nehiyawak/Cree, Tsuut’ina, Niitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Haudenosaunee/Iroquois, Dene Suliné, Anishinaabe/Ojibway/Saulteaux, and the Inuk/Inuit.

We pay our respects to all Indigenous Peoples of this land. Through their spiritual and practical relationships with the land, a rich heritage for our learning and our life as a community has been created and maintained. We recognize that the transition to a low-carbon future must be led by Indigenous Peoples and that there will be no justice unless we acknowledge and repair our relationship with the land.

We are committed to responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action and upholding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and acknowledge that we are always learning and unlearning practices that minimize harm and lead to the development of trust between us and Indigenous Peoples across Nations and urban centers.