Journeyman Electrician (Tampa, FL)

Empire Solar Group

We are looking for a Journeyman Electrician to provide electrical support and installation for our solar projects.

A little bit about Empire Solar
Empire Solar Group is setting a new standard in the exciting and rapidly expanding Solar Industry. Built on the idea that the world is a better place when people are empowered to create the lives they want, Empire makes sure empowerment is at the heart of everything we do. Led by our co-founders, Abby Buchmiller (CEO), Amanda Roseburg (CFO), and Steve Buchmiller (COO), we are challenging the norm and raising the bar through unparalleled customer service and creation of a unique, empowering environment for our people. Empire provides solar energy system installation for use in residential and commercial applications throughout the U.S. with the vision of bringing renewable, reliable, clean energy to all. As people continue to realize the vast benefits of solar (for the planet and their bank account), the demand for our services is growing rapidly and we are expanding our team to meet that demand!

What it’s like to work at ESG
At Empire, we want to empower our people to grow, achieve their goals and make a positive impact in the world. We believe in internal mobility and growth and make it a point to offer opportunities for our employees to problem-solve and take on projects they are passionate about. In addition, we offer a fun and flexible work environment and much more! We know the work of empowering others starts with empowering our employees.

What you will do
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. 

Your main responsibilities will include:
  • 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 
A little about you
You are looking for a role where you can learn the basics of the solar industry and can grow in your career. You’re detail-oriented and take pride in your work. You’re comfortable taking on additional responsibilities as needed. You are passionate about providing services for customers and resolve issues with a professional attitude. 

You also have:
  • 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.

What we're offering
  • W2 full-time position
  • Competitive PTO and holiday schedule
  • 401k with company matching
  • Defined, merit-based career path
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Flexible, fun work environment
  • Autonomy and growth
  • An open-minded environment that encourages innovation

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.