Solar Journeyman Electrician

45 South St. Hopkinton, MA 01748
negotiable Expires in 9 months


This role is an integral member of the service and maintenance team, which is responsible for maintaining and inspecting commercial/industrial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The candidate must demonstrate strong customer communication skills, be self-driven and independent with a passion for the solar industry.  Must be able to manage a large volume of projects while demonstrating excellent quality work.


Competitive Salary
Profit Sharing
Medical, dental and vision insurance available
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Company assigned fleet vehicle
Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
Internal OSHA and Technical training

Key Responsibilities

Troubleshooting electrical components, wiring diagrams, transformers, inverters, panels and circuits
Provide leadership to apprentice electricians
Tracing out short circuits in wiring
Thermal imaging use as a tool to identify solar array issues
Working consistently in a safe and effective manner
Maintaining tools, vehicles, and equipment. Keeping parts and supplies in order
Accurate and effective communication, both verbal and written, to document findings and requirements
Learning and using software to aid in project management and documentation

Skills, Experience and Capabilities
Essential Requirements:

Journeyman electrician license in good standing, required
Positive driving record and valid state driver’s license
Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively in a team environment
Willingness and ability to walk a customer’s property which will include terrain and rooftops
Ability to work in extreme environments (example: heat, snow, rain, wind, etc)
Willingness and capability to climb ladders, stairs, and work on rooftops
Ability to lift, pull, and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
Capable of lifting 50 lbs of weight frequently throughout assigned workday
Superb customer service skills – a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor
Greater Advantage if you possess:

Knowledge and understanding of Solar PV Basics, Fundamentals and Troubleshooting
OSHA10 Certification
NABCEP Certification a BIG plus

About Solect Energy

Solect Energy is one of the largest commercial solar developers in Massachusetts, and the tenth-largest in the country. The company helps commercial and industrial businesses, state governments, cities and towns, public and private schools, higher education institutions, and nonprofits in New England and Illinois transform the way they manage and optimize energy. Solect’s services include financing, design, engineering, installation, operations and maintenance, and system monitoring. Products include rooftop, canopy and ground-mounted solar energy systems; and battery storage systems that provide electricity during power outages and help businesses save money when utility prices are at a premium.

Through its partners, Solect provides access to financing options including loans, operating leases, capital leases, and Power Purchase Agreements (PPA). The company has installed more than 100 megawatts of solar on more than 500 facilities, helping business owners improve their financial positions with solar. The company’s service business, which ensures optimal system performance, has a 99% renewal rate. Based in Hopkinton, Mass., Solect was founded in 2009 and employs 70 people. Visit for more information. 

Solect Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition to a disease, lawful off-duty conduct or political activities, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Discrimination based on any of the above groups is strictly prohibited.