Solar Electrician ( Chicago )

Empire Solar Group

We are looking for an electrician that has a passion for solar and a phenomenal LEAST a 2nd-year apprentice.

About Empire Solar Group
Empire Solar is a group of eager and driven solar enthusiasts looking to make a wave in the industry. Offering a partner-network model with national reach. Quality, Integrity, and Total Customer Satisfaction are our top priorities. Residential and commercial Solar PV Systems. Rooftop, Ground mount, photovoltaic materials, EPC fulfillment, Array Design, and more. We have grown exponentially over the last year and are in search of an Solar Electrician who will become a strong contributor and make a difference in the Chicago Metro area.

About the Opportunity 
We are looking for an electrician that has a passion for solar and a phenomenal work-ethic. Through our partner network model, we offer unparalleled market reach, flexibility, buying power and operational support. We’re seeking energetic, hard-working, forward-thinking team members ready to join our culture of empowerment. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Be at LEAST a 2nd-year apprentice.
  • Be willing and able to climb a ladder and work on roofs.
  • Have a great attitude!
  • Work with Customer Service team to determine daily service call needs 
  • Work with Residential projects 
  • Troubleshoot Envoy’s, Electrical issues, panels, inverters and submit RMA replacement requests.
  •  Exemplifies the standard of following the Safety Managers recommendations for safety in the field. 
  • Back-office monitoring and troubleshooting through Enphase and other monitoring programs. 
  • Assist in the management of material usage 
  • Update and document cases in Dynamics as needed. 
  • Assist Project Manager in the execution of critical actions for instances that come up while off site 
  • All workmanship compliant with current NEC and local codes. 
  • Trouble shooting system problems and resolving electrical issues •
  • Working with Project Managers and home owners to fulfill any necessary system upgrade/repairs to support our solar equipment 
  • Work with local state/city inspectors to satisfy local building requirements and expectations 
  • Interface with Electrical Manager to ensure compliance with ratios and continuing education 
Experience and Qualifications
  • Current and valid State Electrical Journeyman or Master Card, Apprentice accepted as well
  • Able to perform advanced electrical calculations 
  • Knowledge of 2014 and 2017 NEC, ability to navigate it 
  • Understanding of wire, conduit sizing and how to make adjustments for environmental factors 
  • Experience reading, interpreting one-line drawings and electrical schematics 
  • Must have working knowledge and experience replacing electrical services and distribution panels 
  • Must work well in a team environment and have strong communication skills 
  • Must have a valid drivers license 
  • Able to pass background check


Ability to safely and efficiently perform job functions for quality assurance - this includes but is not limited to:
  • Climbing ladders/ stairs, work safely in a branch/warehouse/rooftop/ attic environment, work on rooftops with various pitched surfaces, lift 50 - 70 lbs., move any/all equipment as needed such as ladders, tools, etc., work in extreme environments (i.e. hot/cold weather, hot/cold attics and homes), operate office equipment including computers to determine the accuracy of work performed.

  • W2 full time position.
  • Competitive Salary based on experience 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • 401k with company matching
  • Competitive PTO and Holiday schedule

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Empire Solar Group is an equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location that we facilitate. Empire Solar Group is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military and Veterans.