Bay Area Solar Energy Jobs

Westcoast Solar Energy is not one of those typical solar companies in Sonoma County.

We offer exciting solar energy jobs with our commercial solar projects taking you places other solar power companies cannot with state-of-the-art solar monitoring technologies.

Within a few short years, we have become known as the leading commercial solar installation company in California.

Our teams built the solar power plant for Lagunitas Brewery, Mauritson Winery and our award-winning work for Michel-Schlumberger Winery.

Westcoast Solar Energy installing Solar Panels at Italics Winery in Napa, CA

Westcoast Solar Energy installing Solar Panels at Italics Winery in Napa, CA

Sonoma County’s leading solar company is looking to hire (4) full-time positions; a Journeyman Electrician, an Apprentice Electrician, a Solar Installation Foreman, and Solar Installation Technician.

These are rock solid, long-term, high paying solar energy positions, for the right candidates with the majority of our work is done in the North Bay.

Westcoast Solar Energy is a solar contractor that specializes in approximately 70% commercial / industrial projects and 30% large, high-end residential projects.

Recent projects include some of the most high-profile renewable energy systems in the North Bay, such as Lagunitas Brewing Company, Cowgirl Creamery, and the Shone farm of Santa Rosa Junior College, just to name a few!

We have divided our field teams into specialized crews of Solar Installers and Electricians and are seeking to hire specialized field technicians for full-time work.

Solar Energy Job Descriptions & Qualifications by job:

All candidates:

  • Should possess their own hand tools to start
  • Should have verifiable references
  • We are seeking individuals who exhibit a willingness to apply oneself and have goals for personal growth and development

Journeyman Electrician

Job Description:

  • Installation of Conduit, wire and disconnects, Inverters and connection to utility grid
  • Proficient with all electrical construction related tools and testing equipment
  • Capable of managing resources and other technicians
  • Management of project schedules and deadlines while maintaining high quality workmanship
  • Knowledge and understanding of safe working practices and electrical PPE
  • Capable of reading electrical engineering plans
  • Knowledge of DAS communication hardware and LV communication wiring

Candidate should:

  • Have at least 5 years documentable experience in electrical construction
  •  Have good leadership qualities, organization, communication, and computer skills
  •  Have a clean driving record
  •  Possess your own hand tools to start
  •  Be reliable and have good transportation
  •  Have verifiable references
  •  Be able to work up to 50 hours per week
  •  Maintain a professional attitude and appearance
  •  Exhibit a willingness to apply oneself

An ideal Candidate will have:

  • A Class -A driver’s license
  • Project-Management experience
  • Commercial-Utility Experience
  • Exceptional Layout and Planning skills

Company Provides:

  • Full time employment
  • Positive work environment
  • Healthy mix of Prevailing Wage and Private projects
  • Work transportation
  • Medical benefits, 401k plan with matching, 2 weeks paid time off
  • Upward mobility

Electrician’s Apprentice

Job Description:

  • An assistant to the above listed Journeyman

Candidate should have:

  • Have at least 2-years documentable experience in electrical construction
  • Have solid organization, communication and computer skills
  • Have a clean driving record
  • Possess your own hand tools to start
  • Be reliable and have good transportation
  • Have verifiable references
  • Be able to work up to 50 hours per week
  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance
  • Exhibit a willingness to apply oneself

Company provides:

  • Full time employment
  • Positive work environment
  • Healthy mix of Prevailing Wage and Private projects
  • Work transportation
  • Medical benefits, 401k plan with matching, 2 weeks paid time off
  • Upward mobility

Solar Installation Foreman

Job Description:

  • Maintain a Safe working environment
  • Blueprint reading
  • Layout of roof and ground mount projects
  • Capable of managing resources and other technicians
  • Efficient mechanical assembly of racking systems and solar panel mounting
  • Time management skills
  • Understand DC circuitry

Qualifications:

  • NABCEP Certification
  • 3 years solar trade experience

Compensation:

  • $25 – $35 per hour, depending on experience
  • Generous benefits, including full medical, retirement, and Paid Time-Off.

Solar Installation Technician

Job Description:

  • Assist the above listed Solar Installation Foreman

Qualifications:

  • Valid California driver’s license
  • no solar trade experience required

Compensation:

  • $15 – $25 per hour, depending on experience
  • Generous benefits, including full medical, retirement, and Paid Time-Off.

Solar Power Jobs with Westcoast Solar Energy

Our solar energy jobs get filled pretty quickly, so email us here or call us today at (707) 664-6450.