Electrician Job in Portland, Oregon
Title: Journeyman Electrician Location: Portland, Oregon 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. Summary: Sunrun Installation Services Inc., a subsidiary of Sunrun Inc., is looking for a Journeyman Electrician. The Electrician will provide the technical expertise to lead the installation of residential and small commercial PV systems to ensure that they conform to existing national and local building codes. The Certified Electrician will maintain a State certification in the field of Electrical Journeyman or higher. The journeyman Electrician installs and directs the work of all mechanical portions of solar electric installations relating to array layouts, array racking, and module installation either roof or ground mounted. They provide immediate in-field oversight to crews on safety, quality control, and correct installation methods to ensure an efficient installation. Responsibilities include: Lead the installation of electrical systems that interconnect our solar array to the grid power of our customer’s residential property. Ensure work performed by all electricians is of good workmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes. Troubleshoot system problems and resolve electrical issues. Work with branch team and home owners to fulfill any necessary system upgrades/repairs to support our solar equipment. Work with local inspectors to satisfy local requirements and expectations. Interface with branch leadership to ensure compliance with ratios and continuing education requirements. Requirements include: Must possess a current and valid Oregon Journeyman card. Minimum 4 years of electrical installation and repair experience. Strong interpersonal/human relations skills. Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills. Ability to read and interpret one line & CAD drawings. Able to perform advanced electrical calculations. Knowledge of current NEC and ability to navigate it. Understanding of wire and conduit sizing and how to make adjustments for environmental factors. Must be willing to work in high places. Our installations are on rooftops, and subsequently, you will be on them! Willing to work with and develop apprentices. You will facilitate their success. Willing to perform work as directed in high pressure situations. Must maintain a clean and valid driver's license, and be able to pass a drug test and background check. Must have working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels. Physical Demands include: 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 safely in a branch/warehouse/rooftop environment. Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work. Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings. Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces. Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions. Sunrun Installation Services offers competitive salary and benefits. EOE. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.