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We need an estimated 462,000 installation jobs to meet electrification demands. These are jobs that cannot be automated or offshored, created right here in America. (source: Rewiring America)

SunPower - Sr Residential Electrician

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: ## Summary of Role SunPower is seeking experienced Electrician to join our SunPower Direct Residential program. Many skills and much knowledge will be acquired in this position. ## Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports and solar panels - Perform all construction tasks per manufacturer’s installation guidelines - Electrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC) in addition to installing raceways around residential applications include roofs, attics, walls. - Perform site survey activities with a team and independently. - Review job installation plan with the Crew Lead. - Assist in tracking inventory for each project - Prepare, load and organize installation vehicles.  Warehouse organization required also. - Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety - Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment - Clean up the job site ## Related Experience and Educational Requirements ### Minimum requirements  _The least amount of skills and training candidates must have to do a specific job.  Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position._ - Journeyman Electricians License - High school diploma or equivalent required - Extensive knowledge of residential electrical and structural systems, blue prints and spec sheets - Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen - Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required - OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience. - Ability to travel between job sites - Minimum 2 years of electrical experience ### Physical Requirements: - Ability to make multiple trips up and down a ladder, daily - Ability to lift, squat, deadlift, pull and carry up to 50 lbs., daily - Ability to work at the ground level, kneeling, or bending daily - Ability to kneel and stand repeatedly (lunges), on a daily basis ### Driving Requirement: - Must possess a valid driver’s license in the state where the work is to be performed - Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business - Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check ### Preferred requirements - OSHA 30 Certification - Associates degree and 2+ years related experience - Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations - Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications. - Excellent customer service skills in addition to solid verbal and written communication skills - NABCEP certification ## More info at: https://careers.sunpower.com/job/North-Hollywood-Sr-Residential-Electrician-CA-91605/868934900/

SunPower - Install Tech

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: ## Summary of Role SunPower is seeking experienced solar installation technicians, ideally apprentice electricians to join our SunPower Direct Residential program.  Working as part of an installation crew, this role will provide for qualified individuals, the opportunity to install best in class solar PV systems. Many skills and much knowledge will be acquired in this position. ## Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports and solar panels - Perform all construction tasks per manufacturer’s installation guidelines - Electrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC) in addition to installing raceways around residential applications include roofs, attics, walls. - Perform site survey activities with a team and independently. - Review job installation plan with the Crew Lead. - Assist in tracking inventory for each project - Prepare, load and organize installation vehicles.  Warehouse organization required also. - Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety - Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment - Clean up the job site ## Related Experience and Education Requirements ### Minimum Requirements _Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position._ - Must be able to lift 70lbs and maneuver a large ladder and other equipment as necessary. - Basic knowledge of residential electrical systems - Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen - Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required - High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences - Must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more) in addition to climbing ladders and working in high places. - Valid Driver’s license - Ability to travel between job sites - Minimum 1 year of solar installation or electrical experience ### Preferred Requirements - OSHA 10 Certification - Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations - Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications. - Excellent customer service skills in addition to solid verbal and written communication skills - Associates degree and 2+ years related experience ## More info at: https://careers.sunpower.com/job/North-Hollywood-Install-Tech-CA-91605/693309700/

SunPower - Inspection Tech

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: ## Summary of Role The Inspection Technician role provides operational support to the SunPower Direct (SPD) Residential Self Install Construction Team, facilitating construction inspection administration, coordination with clients, provide final installation completion, facilitate jurisdictional (AHJ) construction inspections, and provide added layer of end product quality control.  Individual must deliver best in class customer service, be proficient with time management, and effectively communicate to internal and external stakeholders.  This role supports project site survey, permit coordination, installations, commissioning, and O&M teams, and helps to develop the SPD business processes. ## Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Facilitate inspections in the safest means compliant with OSHA, Cal-OSHA, and SunPower Safety requirements and procedures - Proficiently communicate process and technical specifications to clients - Administer construction inspections - Work with Project Management to manage inspection requests - Review installation completion reports, prepare and complete installation punch list items - Coordinate with clients to schedule and host AHJ inspections - Identify Constructed code and/or manufactures’ specification deviations, correct, and document - Clarify plans and specifications and collaborate with AHJ inspectors as necessary - Commission monitoring system(s) - Prepare construction site quality control inspections - QC designs and verify accuracy of drawings as it pertains to permitted designs and as-build drawings - Initiate Design revisions as needed - Manage schedules upon multiple platforms with numerous stakeholders - Provide closed loop learnings to cross functional teams - Support Utility Interconnection Process - Cross train and provide across role deliverables as necessary - Provide support for Design and Permit Application submittals to local municipals - Maintain Database, files, users, and document procedures - Maintain AHJ Database providing documentation about new and changing codes and requirements ## Related Experience and Educational Requirements ### Minimum Requirements  _Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position._ - High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences - Associates degree or 2+ years field related experience - Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal and driving screen - Must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more) in addition to climbing ladders and working in high places. - Valid Driver’s license and clean driving record - Strong verbal and written communication skills for high volumes of internal and external communication/coordination. - Ability to prioritize and multi-task at high volume of work - Ability to work independently, as well as in a group collaborative setting ### Preferred requirements - Minimum 2 years of general Construction experience - Minimum 2 years of PV solar inspection experience - Proficiency with monitoring and communication systems - Excellent MS Office and general computer skills ## More info at: https://careers.sunpower.com/job/North-Hollywood-Inspection-Tech-CA-91605/855694100/

Flux Power - Assembly Technician

Come work as an Assembly Technician at a growing company that offers great benefits with opportunities to advance and learn alongside accomplished business leaders ... Become a part of our team! ## Get to Know Us Flux Power is a fast -paced, high-growth (40% YoY), publicly traded company (NASDAQ: FLUX) that is leading the adoption of lithium-ion technology solutions. We design, manufacture, and sell advanced lithium - ion battery packs that are disrupting the 100+ year old market for lead acid batteries. Our battery packs are used to power industrial and commercial equipment like forklifts and airport ground support equipment, as well as new applications like solar-powered EV charging stations. ## About the Role We are looking for Assembly Technicians. Our technicians need electro-mechanical skills to be able to build assemblies, sub-assemblies, and be able to work with hand and power tools. ## What you Will be Doing • Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or frames, using hand tools and power tools • Fasten cables and wiring • Perform basic functional test of completed assembly • Rework of non- conforming production assemblies • Maintain assembly production record • Perform routine daily cleanup • Other duties as required. ## What you Will Need • HS Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience • Lite manufacturing assembly • Knowledge of hand and power tools used in assembly • Training in maintenance, repair, machinery operation, assembly, etc. a strong plus • Self-starter and ability to suggest solutions when problems arise Physical Conditions/Requirements • Job frequently requires sitting and handling objects with hands • Job requires standing, walking, bending, reaching, talking, hearing, and occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds • Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print ## Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. ## What Can We Offer You for All Your Hard Work? Benefits (Eligible once converted from temporary to a full-time Flux employee) • Medical, dental and vision insurance options • 401K Plan with company match • Life Insurance • Paid Time Off • Paid Holidays ## COVID-19 Precaution(s) • Personal protective equipment provided or required • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place We are committed to a safe, drug -free workplace by performing pre -employment background checks and substance testing https://www.fluxpower.com/careers

SunPower - Service Tech

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: ## Summary of Role: This position is responsible for completing residential solar service and warranty work. They support the Sr. Service Technician on warranty repair projects, service troubleshooting, completing service calls and problem resolution. Individuals applying for the Service Technician role must be able to work independently and as part of a team. ## Essential Duties & Responsibilities: - Responsible for the completion of all residential service and warranty related work with focus on safety, quality, and customer experience - Troubleshoot and resolve residential solar warranty and service issues that arise from modules, monitoring, storage and balance of system components - Investigate, mitigate and repair reported roof leaks - Complete Field Service Requests and submit documentation - Participate in regular meetings/provide feedback/contribute to Root Cause Corrective Actions - Support training and onboarding of new hires - Assist with installs, inspections, and site surveys - Support tasks and initiatives as directed by operations leadership - Ability to work with smart devices, gather information, and upload into system - Operate and maintain electrical service vehicles and equipment ## Minimum Qualifications: - High School diploma - 1-3 years of applicable electrical construction and solar experience - Knowledge of NEC electrical codes and standards as well as local requirements - Excellent customer service/communication skills - Excellent time management/organizational skills - Willingness to learn about new technologies and energy storage systems ## Preferred Qualifications: - Valid state or local Electrical Journeyman’s License preferred, depending on state requirements - OSHA 30 Certification - College degree - Strong understanding of NEC codes, especially residential PV installations - Experience with installing and monitoring of microinverters - Exposure to energy storage and backup systems - NABCEP certification ## Physical Demands and Working Conditions: - Ability to traverse/maneuver job site and survey/assess all aspects of the construction process for extended periods of time - Ability to climb a ladder onto a roof, walk across a roof, and install equipment to roof safely - Work in outdoor conditions: inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergens - May be exposed to energized electrical equipment/construction chemicals and will be required to take appropriate precautions. - Employee may handle work equipment and be required to lift, move and install materials up to 50+ pounds - Noise level is moderate but varies depending on location - Able to use and learn standard construction equipment/technology with proficiency - Typical work hours are M-F in 8-hour shifts, potential weekends - Must hold a valid driver’s license and own a registered insured personal vehicle to travel between job sites – no use of motorcycles or scooters during business hours - Visual acuity to drive motor vehicles/mobile equipment/read printed and electronic documents - Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common driving/construction environment noises - Visual acuity to distinguish wiring colors - Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to verbal commands/warnings **Must successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, a 7-year driving history report, and a drug screen.** ## More info at: https://careers.sunpower.com/job/San-Marcos-Service-Tech-CA-92078/815584100/

SunPower - Install Tech

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: ## Summary of Role SunPower is seeking experienced solar installation technicians, ideally apprentice electricians to join our SunPower Direct Residential program.  Working as part of an installation crew, this role will provide for qualified individuals, the opportunity to install best in class solar PV systems. Many skills and much knowledge will be acquired in this position. ## Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Effectively work in a team to install and seal roof attachments, equipment racking supports and solar panels - Perform all construction tasks per manufacturer’s installation guidelines - Electrical wiring of solar array/system (DC and AC) in addition to installing raceways around residential applications include roofs, attics, walls. - Perform site survey activities with a team and independently. - Review job installation plan with the Crew Lead. - Assist in tracking inventory for each project - Prepare, load and organize installation vehicles.  Warehouse organization required also. - Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety - Troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment - Clean up the job site ## Related Experience and Educational Requirements ### Minimum Requirements _Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position._ * Must be able to lift 70lbs and maneuver a large ladder and other equipment as necessary. * Basic knowledge of residential electrical systems * Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen * Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required * High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences * Must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more) in addition to climbing ladders and working in high places. * Valid Driver’s license * Ability to travel between job sites * Minimum 1 year of solar installation or electrical experience ### Preferred Requirements - OSHA 10 Certification - Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations - Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications. - Excellent customer service skills in addition to solid verbal and written communication skills - Associates degree and 2+ years related experience ## More info at: https://careers.sunpower.com/job/San-Marcos-Install-Tech-CA-92078/693313200/

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