Electrician (Midwest)

at 
Palmetto
Posted on 
27 Jan

Company Overview

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto is a VC-backed high-growth company with a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

We are a remote-first company and are proud to have great people working for us all over the United States.

Summary of Role

Responsible for providing the technical expertise to safely plan and perform electrical work for residential solar projects while coordinating residential installs of each system efficiently, in a timely and quality manner.

This individual will be a strong contributor to our installation team. With room to grow and competitive pay, you will be responsible for installing, maintaining, servicing main panel upgrades, and troubleshooting electrical components of our residential solar projects.

Strategic/Tactical Responsibilities
- Communicate the necessary job status data to the Crew Lead to ensure the successful completion of solar arrays/systems installations
- Work with crew and complete all portions of Photovoltaic systems installs (PV) including passing panels, conduit pipe, attic conduit runs, passing PV panels to the roof and roof pipe when required
- Following all safe working practices for the Palmetto installation team
- Responsible for safe and correct installation of PV systems and electrical work
- Assemble all components of a residential solar system
- Ensure that the work is performed in a neat and workmanlike manner and compliant with all State, local, and utility codes and standards
- Diagnose and troubleshoot system components to resolve electrical (DC and AC) issues
- Follow OSHA, NEC, AHJ, and Utility requirements
- Provide top-notch customer service throughout the installation
- Upload photos and update job status in the company database when work is complete
- Strong knowledge and experience of conduit bending (EMT) and ability to produce consistently
- Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Background and Skills
- High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
- Valid and current Electrician License within the state
- Experience with Battery backup systems
- Minimum 3 years of electrical installation and repair experience
- Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check
- 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
- Perform installs services on sides of home and interior spaces

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

For more about our Privacy Policy, visit: https://palmetto.com/privacy-policy

Job Description

Company Overview

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto is a VC-backed high-growth company with a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

We are a remote-first company and are proud to have great people working for us all over the United States.

Summary of Role

Responsible for providing the technical expertise to safely plan and perform electrical work for residential solar projects while coordinating residential installs of each system efficiently, in a timely and quality manner.

This individual will be a strong contributor to our installation team. With room to grow and competitive pay, you will be responsible for installing, maintaining, servicing main panel upgrades, and troubleshooting electrical components of our residential solar projects.

Strategic/Tactical Responsibilities
- Communicate the necessary job status data to the Crew Lead to ensure the successful completion of solar arrays/systems installations
- Work with crew and complete all portions of Photovoltaic systems installs (PV) including passing panels, conduit pipe, attic conduit runs, passing PV panels to the roof and roof pipe when required
- Following all safe working practices for the Palmetto installation team
- Responsible for safe and correct installation of PV systems and electrical work
- Assemble all components of a residential solar system
- Ensure that the work is performed in a neat and workmanlike manner and compliant with all State, local, and utility codes and standards
- Diagnose and troubleshoot system components to resolve electrical (DC and AC) issues
- Follow OSHA, NEC, AHJ, and Utility requirements
- Provide top-notch customer service throughout the installation
- Upload photos and update job status in the company database when work is complete
- Strong knowledge and experience of conduit bending (EMT) and ability to produce consistently
- Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Background and Skills
- High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
- Valid and current Electrician License within the state
- Experience with Battery backup systems
- Minimum 3 years of electrical installation and repair experience
- Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check
- 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
- Perform installs services on sides of home and interior spaces

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

For more about our Privacy Policy, visit: https://palmetto.com/privacy-policy

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