Sunrun Certified Electrician 3 in Sacramento, California
Sunrun is changing the way we get our electricity, and we are looking for Certified Electricians to join the revolution! We need your help to install solar equipment, batteries, and upgrade/retrofit existing electrical systems. Sunrun offers excellent wages and benefits, and career advantages that include performance bonus potential, 401k, a stock purchase plan, and much more. You will experience the reward of helping homeowners save money while reducing the amount of air pollution and CO2 released into the atmosphere. PowerThrough your future and take control of your career with Sunrun. Join us on our mission to create a planet run by the sun.
As a Certified Electrician 3 at Sunrun you will oversee the installation of solar batteries for residential solar projects. The Certified Electrician 3 has experience and interest in emerging solar technology and a passion for installing this new technology on our customers homes. This position will work with PV and battery installation crews to oversee the end-to-end installation of solar batteries. The Certified Electrician 3 also performs and trains others on a variety of electrical work including main panel upgrades, electrical troubleshooting and service work.
Responsibilities: We need your technical expertise to:
Safely lead solar battery installations including design review, pre-installation planning and site walk evaluations, ensuring material is properly stocked and the appropriate electrical equipment is installed to local and NEC code
Responsible for the successful installation of residential solar projects including the installation of the electrical systems that interconnect the solar array to the grid power of customer’s residential property
Work with branch team and home owners to fulfill any necessary system repairs to support solar equipment installation
Mentor others to enhance their overall electrical skills. Train on Sunrun established best practices as well as prepare team members for future positions at Sunrun
Work cross-functionally with license holders, AHJ inspectors, and crew members to serve as a subject matter expert on electrical and battery work. Solve for recurring quality issues and failed inspections to increase the installation pass rate
When assigned, safely plan and complete main panel upgrades, electrical troubleshooting and service work
Other duties as assigned
10 - 30% travel as required
Qualifications: We’re seeking a highly motivated teammate with:
Minimum 4 years of electrical installation and repair experience and at least 1 year of experience installing home backup products. Must have working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels
Must possess and maintain valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements
Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check and drive company vehicles. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license
Demonstrated experience mentoring Electricians
Safety and customer focus
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 such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
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 work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
Ability to work while wearing heavy protective equipment such as arc flash suits, gloves, and face shields
Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protection
Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.