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PosiGen Electrical Apprentice  in New Haven, Connecticut

Electrical Apprentice

About the Organization

PosiGen was founded in 2011 in New Orleans, LA, with the mission of making a positive financial impact on the lives of homeowners. PosiGen pairs energy efficiency retrofits and solar power systems to reduce household energy consumption. We are dedicated to increasing energy independence and ensuring the financial security of the communities we serve. Since our humble beginnings, PosiGen has expanded its solar energy and energy efficiency mission across Louisiana, New York, Connecticut and Florida.

PosiGen's Vision is to be the world's most amazing energy enterprise dedicated to delivering freedom, power and pure positive energy to all.

We are expanding quickly, and constantly challenging ourselves to think outside the box to promote solar energy and customer savings. Join PosiGen, and help us make a difference.

EOE Statement

PosiGen is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

Category

Operations

Description

Summary

Assist the Electrician with the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures related to solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations on roofs or other structures in compliance with relevant codes, site assessment and schematics. Duties may include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist Electrician in the repair machines or systems using the needed tools

  • Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed

  • Conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance

  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, inverters, PV panels or other components

  • Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system

  • Use a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, such as oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps

  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes

  • Assist in the diagnosis of malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem

  • Place conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes

  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools

  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.

  • Assemble, install, test, or maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools

  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures.

  • Follow organization policies and procedures including OSHA requirements; Complete OSHA training as required

  • Attend organization, safety and other training and meetings as required

Position Requirements

Competencies

  • Ability to manage one’s own time

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

  • Communicate with supervisors and peers

  • Use interpersonal communication techniques

  • Plan and organize work

Core Competencies

  • Commitment to Excellence – Identify what needs to be accomplished and take action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations

  • Corporate Values – Understand, embrace and integrate PosiGen’s corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities

  • Customer Service - Identify and respond to current and future needs by providing excellent service to internal customers (employees)

  • Safety and Security – Promote a safe work environment for employees

  • Teamwork – Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as an Electrical Assistant

  • Experience in reading blueprints, a tape measure and technical drawings

  • Experience in bending tubing or conduit and fabricating, assembling and disassembling manufactured products by hand

  • Must be able to understand service or repair manuals

  • Experience in evaluating information to determine compliance with standards

  • Inspect electrical installation for code conformance

  • Experience in performing safety inspections in construction or resource extraction settings and industrial, manufacturing or repair settings

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal and drug screen

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold)

  • Must be able to distinguish colors

  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs or utility/telephone poles and work on rooftops of multi-level buildings as well as within confined spaces such as attics

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Must be able to lift 70lbs

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

EEO Statement

PosiGen is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

Shift

-not applicable-

Relocation Assistance

Salary Requirements

Position

Electrical Apprentice

Number of Openings

1

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Non-Exempt

Location

New Haven, CT

This position is currently accepting applications.

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