Commercial Electrician

Apple Valley, CA
Posted 8 months ago

Job Title:  COMMERCIAL Electrician

Option One Solar is currently seeking an Electrician for our commercial projects with our construction department.

To be a successful electrician, candidates should be professional, polite, and attentive, while also being accurate. They should always be prepared, responsive and willing to meet each challenge directly. Electricians must be able to communicate both verbally and written.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check electrical installation for proper wiring, polarity, grounding, or integrity of terminations.
  • Knowledge of general construction, electrical and roofing practices
  • Extensive knowledge of SolarEdge and Enphase wiring, components, troubleshooting, and installation.
  • Ability to connect wires to circuit breaker or other components.
  • Proficient in running conduit (3/4″ and 1″ EMT) and wiring practices
  • PV installers must carefully follow instructions on plan set during installation.
  • PV installers work with complex electrical and mechanical equipment. They must be able to build support structures that hold PV panels in place, and properly connect the panels to the electrical system.
  • Determine appropriate sizes, ratings, and locations for all system over current devices, disconnect devices, grounding equipment, and surge suppression equipment.
  • Identify methods for laying out, orienting, and mounting modules or arrays to ensure efficient installation, electrical configuration, or system maintenance.
  • Install module array interconnect wiring, implementing measures to disable arrays during installation
  • Install required labels on solar system components and hardware.
  • Measure and analyze system performance and operating parameters to assess operating condition of systems or equipment.
  • Program, adjust, or configure inverters and controls for desired set points and operating modes.
  • Select mechanical designs, installation equipment, or installation plans that conform to environmental, architectural, structural, site, and code requirements.
  • Test operating voltages to ensure operation within acceptable limits for power conditioning equipment, such as inverters and controllers.
  • Visually inspect and test photovoltaic (PV) modules or systems before leaving job site.
  • Monitoring installation and testing prior to leaving job site.
  • All crew members are responsible for being on time to jobs, accurate and on time clock in and clock out of time on GPS accessible phone app timecards daily. All crew members are responsible to pick up trash (their own personal and job related), keep trucks clean, stocked and maintained. No smoking or cursing on job site is permitted.
  • Knowledge of how to survey, layout and install PV solar modules to best maximize roof spaces.
  • Ensure safety guidelines are followed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current California driver’s license and be able to complete MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) check; (example no DUI’s in last 5 years)
  • Proof of insurance
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Must have smartphone to respond to emails, view company calendar, take photos of work, etc.
  • Must have 5 years knowledge with solar.
  • Extensive knowledge of SolarEdge and Enphase wiring, components, troubleshooting, and installation.
  • Must have smartphone to respond to emails, view company calendar, take photos of work, etc.
  • Must be able to complete jobs in a timely manner.
  • Must be well organized
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • No fear of heights
  • Must deliver high levels of customer service
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Must be available occasionally for weekends

 Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • This job has no direct supervisor requirements

Physical Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in outdoor extreme environments and stand/walk for extended period of time
  • PV installers are often on their feet carrying panels and other heavy equipment. When installing rooftop panels, workers may need to climb ladders many times in a single day.
  • PV installers must often lift heavy equipment, parts, and tools and therefore must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.


  • Active journeyman certification and card


  • 24 hours paid sick leave annually. Eligible for use after 90 days of employment
  • 1-week paid vacation after 1 year of employment 2 weeks after 2 years.
  • Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle at the current federal rate.

Job Type:

  • Full-time, non-exempt

Rate of pay:

  • Depending on experience

About Option One Solar:

We are experiencing rapid growth and guarantee our customers system will be installed within 6 weeks or we pay their electric bills until installed.

We have one of the BEST solar training programs in the industry and have the installs and positive customer experiences to prove that our customers best interests ALWAYS come first.

Option One Solar is a new way for superstars to maximize their experience vs. income potential. With our six-week guarantee, highest quality workmanship, and excellent customer service, you will have happy customers that will give you more referrals.

We specialize in both solar and energy efficient solutions for residential and commercial applications, while offering the highest quality products at the most affordable pricing and financing options.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizen status, or membership in another group protected by federal, state or local law.

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