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Certified Electrician 1

Location Bakersfield, California Category Operations Job ID R24345
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Overview

As a Certified Electrician at Sunrun you will be working on a variety of projects from installing solar systems, performing work for our existing customers, and learning more about energy storage and other new technology. Not only can you make an impact with us through connecting every person, every day to the cleanest energy on earth, but this is a chance for you to advance in your career, and earn a great income!

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Level: Mid-Level
  • Location: Bakersfield, California
  • Compensation: 39.56 - 52.75

Success Profile

What makes a successful Certified Electrician 1 at Sunrun? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Communicatior
  • Problem-Solver
  • Compliance Focused
  • Team Player
  • Safety-Driven
  • Customer Obsessed

Career Path

Sunrun offers many interdisiplinary career pathways to grow your career. Start your journey today and learn how you can chose your path with Sunrun!

  • Certified Electrician 1
  • Certified Electrician 2 & 3
  • Electrical Foreperson
  • Sr. Electrical Foreperson
  • Electrification Operations Manager

Power Your Benefits

Explore the many benefits Sunrun offers you and your family.

  • Financial Security

    Sunrun helps support your financial wellbeing today and security for tomorrow by offering a number of powerful savings tools. Including but not limited to: Flexible Spending Program, Sunrun 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) and Life + Disability.

  • Work/Life Harmony

    Sunrun provides access to a number of programs to provide you with the flexibility you need for a healthy work/life balance, and to support your personal well-being. Including but not limited to: Voluntary Benefits, FOND Employee Discount Program, Education Benefit and Employee Assistance Program.

  • Paid Time Off

    Time away from work is important in maintaining your overall wellbeing. We support you in taking appropriate time off to keep a healthy work/life balance.

  • Perks

    On top of your competitive annual salary and commission you will have the opportunity to earn lucrative performance incentives through our Nike/Lululemon swag sponsored incentive program as well as prizes and amazing trips.

Job Details

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Overview

As a Certified Electrician at Sunrun you will be working on a variety of projects from installing solar systems, performing work for our existing customers, and learning more about energy storage and other new technology.

  • Get recognized for your hard work!   Competitive hourly base pay and lucrative performance incentives through our Nike/Carhartt Sponsored incentive program, The League. You’ll earn Nike/Carhartt swag, prizes and amazing trips through the program as well as progress in your career.

Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Complete solar battery installations as assigned

  • Troubleshoot system problems and resolve electrical issues

  • Safely plan and complete Main Panel Upgrades (MPU)

  • 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

  • Additional duties assigned as needed

  • 5% travel required

Qualifications

  • Electrical installation and repair experience required

  • Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 600 VDC and 480 VAC

  • Working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels preferred

  • Must possess a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements, e.g. wireman license

  • Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check

  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license

  • Safety and customer focus

Physical Demands

  • 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

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is: $43.52 to $58.02.

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

Recruiter:

Farah Ricci (farah.ricci@sunrun.com)

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com.

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About Us

Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. We believe in the power of solar energy to make a real difference in our world. Together, we can tackle the challenges ahead, knowing that every step towards clean energy counts. Join us on this journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Application Process

  • Review our current job openings and apply now for a role that interests you!

    • If you seem like a fit for the role, our recruiting team will reach out to schedule time to learn more about you!
    • If we can't offer you an interview at this time, you will be notified via email!
    • If you can't find a current open role that fits your needs, join our Talent Community. You will then receive notifications when roles become available that may be a better fit.
    • Spend approximately 30 minutes chatting with one of our recruiters on the phone; they will share more information about Sunrun, what it’s like to work here as well as the skills required to be successful in the role you applied to.
    • The recruiter will ask you questions about your previous work experience and why you’re interested in joining our team.
    • Sunrun is proud to be an employer that provides equal employment opportunities and does not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.
    • After this interview, your recruiter will let you know if you’re moving to the next step of our interview process.
    • Thanks for sticking with us! Now its time to meet with the hiring leader and (if applicable) others on the team.
    • Depending on the role, this interview may be in-person or via video chat.
    • Following this interview, your recruiter will follow-up with next steps; there may be additional interviews depending on the role.
    • If you’re selected for the position, most roles require additional steps between the offer and start date (e.g., background check, I-9 verification); if that’s the case your recruiter will provide more information.
    • Your recruiter will be your main point of contact to ensure you have everything you need to be successful at Sunrun.
    • Be yourself; we love people and we want to help you find your next career opportunity
    • Have a dedicated space for interviewing with no distractions
    • Be prepared to ask questions

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