Commercial Solar Journeyman Electrician (Traveling)

Job Posted 8/29/2023
Freedom Solar Power
Austin, TX
United States
Category Solar Jobs
Job Description
Freedom Solar Power is the tenth-largest solar installer in the U.S. Founded in Austin in 2007, we now serve Texas, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia! Our residential and commercial solar reputation is based on our dedication to quality and service. At Freedom Solar Power, our mission is to empower everyone to get clean, affordable, and reliable energy from the sun. We take great pride in living by these 6 core values every day: 

Pride in Quality Craftsmanship
Go Above and Beyond
Put People First 
Have a Humble Heart
Give a Damn
Shoot Straight

Freedom Solar Power is looking for a skilled Commercial Solar Journeyman Electrician to successfully managed the execution of projects for in-state and out-of-state commercial solar-based installation. You will lead, train, and support a team of installers to install 10kW to 1MW solar systems, including overseeing work performance and providing project status updates to the Director of Commercial Operations. This position is 90% travel; with occasional weekend work/travel required.

Job Duties:

    • Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems.
    • Familiarity with 3-phase electrical services and switchgear.
    • System testing – Voltage, amperage, and power tests for each system.
    • Complete commissioning and inspection checklists.
    • Follow and enforce safety procedures and protocols.
    • Support service work orders as needed.
    • Plans, coordinates, and organizes, equipment, tools, and materials to promote the safe, efficient and timely construction of the project.
    • Responsible for timely completion of work assignments within the estimated costs while maintaining the company’s reputation for quality workmanship/product.
    • Assist with other duties as assigned by management.


    • 5+ years of construction experience required.
    • Active Electrical Journeyman or Master Electrician License required.
    • Ability to travel the United States and work varying shifts as needed including weekends and overtime.
    • Valid Driver’s License Required.
    • OSHA 10 required; OSHA 30 preferred.

Preferred Skills:

    • Experience electrical equipment/circuits, complete DC conduit runs, and interconnecting the PV system to the existing service.
    • NABCEP Certification
    • Experience with solar projects
    • Mechanical experience and/or aptitude

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of local electrical codes
    • Ability to read and understand blueprints, wiring schematics, and electrical instructions
    • Ability to make field changes and communicate project issues with the Project Manager and Construction Manager
    • Ability to test voltages from 10V – 1000VDC / 120V – 480VAC
    • Ability to receive and distribute instructions
    • Ability to drive a truck and trailer safely
    • Ability to operate heavy equipment: skid-steer, forklift, reach boom, scissor lift, articulating boom lift, and sky track.
Freedom Solar Power recognizes that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, upward mobility, and exciting fast-paced culture. For this reason, we offer a growing Benefit Plan that includes the following:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
100% Company-Sponsored Short-Term Disability
401(k) Employer Matching
Weekly Pay Dates
3 Weeks PTO
8 Paid Holidays
Team Building Events!
Upward mobility Opportunities!