Journeyman Electrician (Orlando, FL)

Empire Solar Group

We are looking for an experienced Journeyman Solar Electrician who will work with a crew of installers on residential solar installation 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
As a Journeyman Solar Electrician, you will be working with a crew of solar installers to install our systems (primarily residential projects). You will interact directly with our customers at their homes, answering their questions and providing useful information, and embody our culture and values. You will ensure that all our solar systems are functioning properly and will resolve any issues that arise.

Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Working with the Customer Care team to determine daily service call needs.
  • Troubleshooting Envoys, electrical issues, panels, inverters, and submitting RMA replacement requests.
  • Back-office monitoring and troubleshooting through Enphase and other monitoring programs.
  • Assisting in the management of material usage.
  • Updating and documenting cases in Dynamics as needed.
  • Ensuring all workmanship is compliant with current NEC and local codes.
  • Working with Project Managers and home owners to fulfill any necessary system upgrade/repairs to support our solar equipment.
  • Working with local city/state inspectors to satisfy building requirements and expectations.
  • Interfacing with the Electrical Manager to ensure compliance with ratios and continuing education.
A little bit about you
You are looking for a role where you can continue to expand your electrical experience and can continue to pursue a career in the solar industry. You’re detail-oriented and take pride in your work. You’re comfortable taking on additional responsibilities as needed.

You also:
  • Have 5+ years of electrical experience
  • Possess current and valid electrical licensing (apprentice card); varies based on state requirements
  • Have the ability to perform advanced electrical calculations 
  • Have knowledge of 2014 and 2017 NEC and the ability to navigate it 
  • Maintain an understanding of wire, conduit sizing, and how to make adjustments for environmental factors
  • Have 5+ years of experience reading and interpreting one-line drawings and electrical schematics
  • Have working knowledge and 5+ years experience in replacing electrical services and distribution panels
  • Have the ability to work well in a team environment and have strong communication skills 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Are comfortable climbing ladders and work on roofs using PPE and working in various environments (hot/cold weather, hot/cold attics, crawl spaces, etc.)
  • Are able to lift 50-70 lbs
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
  • 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.