The Solar PV Electrician’s primary responsibility is to execute and manage all aspects of the PV electrical work in the field and to assist the VP of Engineering in system design, process improvement, commissioning, and safety management.

Type: Full-Time
Experience: Mid-Senior level
Location: Charlottesville, VA, United States


  • Execute the electrical installation of PV systems in the field, including all equipment and wiring on AC and DC sides of the system through utility interconnect
  • Utilize best practices and knowledge of NEC code (including Section 690) to ensure that systems are installed in a safe and workmanlike manner
  • Support the VP of Engineering by providing system design recommendations and sharing general field experience with electrical PV systems
  • Interpret and communicate electrical plans to construct systems according to design specifications
  • Perform system testing, including but not limited to string voltages and currents (AC and DC), insulation tests, and all required measurements for the commissioning procedure
  • Install and program solar specific equipment such as inverters, DC and AC combiner boxes, and web-based monitoring hardware
  • Perform all work according to standard electrical safety protocols
  • Walk through systems with electrical inspectors to answer any and all questions, as well as follow up on requested punch list items


  • Self-motivated
  • Honest, reliable, self-aware and conscientious
  • Excellent planning, organization and prioritization skills
  • Holds an Electrician’s License
  • Electrical experience on commercial scale three-phase utility service equipment
  • Extensive understanding of electrical safety hazards and documented training in hazard mitigation
  • Ability to function effectively as a member of the company’s construction team


Applicants should send a resume and cover letter directly to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Electrician’

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