ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Company is a leading provider of turnkey solar systems on ground mounted utility scale PV power plants headquartered in Hirschberg, Germany. With their team of dedicated employees, they develop, plan, build, operate and finance photovoltaic systems in Germany, Europe and worldwide - tailor-made with a standardized approach. The North America office is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with a satellite office in Calgary, Alberta.
As a growing international private company, they value authenticity, fair business practices, innovation, quality, and zest for life. They look for highly spirited people embracing those same core values to join them! They are dedicated to promoting solar renewable energy in North America and reducing our carbon footprint. Join them in shaping the energy transition!
ABOUT THE JOB
The Company is currently seeking Journeyman Electricians for various sites across Alberta including, Fox Coulee and Joffre .
Solar electricians are responsible for installing and maintaining solar panels. They work with a variety of different equipment, including inverters, batteries, and other components that help convert sunlight into usable energy.
Solar electricians must have an understanding of electrical systems in order to properly install and maintain these systems. They may also be required to hold specific licenses or certifications depending on the jurisdiction where they’re working.
Installing solar panel arrays in commercial settings, including on roofs, walls, and ground mounts
Connecting electrical components such as inverters, batteries, and charge controllers to ensure that they operate properly
Installing wiring and other electrical components in new construction projects, including commercial buildings, industrial facilities, and residential homes
Meeting with clients to discuss project goals and requirements
Installing photovoltaic (PV) systems in residential and commercial settings, including rooftop systems and stand-alone systems
Installing electrical wiring and equipment, such as transformers and switchgear, to support solar power systems
Installing and maintaining solar power generation equipment, such as photovoltaic panels, solar water heaters, solar pool heating systems, and solar hot water systems
Installing batteries, battery boxes, and other battery components for solar power systems
Installing wiring for solar energy systems in homes and businesses, including mounting solar panels, wiring panels to the main electrical box, connecting batteries or other energy storage devices to the system
Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams, and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations.
Install brackets and hangers to support electrical equipment.
Test continuity of circuits using test equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of the system, following installation, replacement, or repair.
Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components.
Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records.
- Journeyman Electrician
- 4+ years of construction experience
HOURS & MORE INFORMATION
- The base hours of work are a regular 44-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs.
- You may be expected to travel across Canada (Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Nova Scotia), and US (primarily Mid-West, North-East) from time to time as an engineering representative of the Company.
- The Company also offers an exciting, faced paced working environment with a competitive base salary based on experience. Along with a comprehensive benefits package and vacation allotments.
THIS IS A JOB OPENING POST
This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer.
The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?) to diversify their skills into the 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: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers 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 you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Please mention Job 80 when applying.
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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.