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Lawrence, KS

641 E. 22nd Street

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Solar Career Opportunities at Good Energy Solutions

Are you interested in working for a team committed to building a better, greener future? Do you want your efforts to benefit the whole world in which you live?

We are Good Energy Solutions, and our motto is “Energy with Integrity.” We’re an award-winning solar energy company committed to providing the best solar equipment and experience to our customers. Our employees are offered specialized training, education, and support to achieve their goals as well as maintain company expertise in the ever-developing renewable energy industry. Read more about Good Energy Solutions and our staff.

We are looking to fill several positions as the solar industry is rapidly expanding. Most positions include the opportunity for flexibility in job description. Please provide cover letter, resume, and a list of references to info@goodenergysolutions.com. When current positions are filled, we will keep your information for future opportunities.

We are currently looking to hire:

Solar Electrician, Solar Services Division

Solar Installer, Solar Services Division

Journeyman Electrician, Electrical Services Division

Electrical Shop Manager, Electrical Services Division

Solar Electrician

The Solar Electrician is responsible for performing the interconnection of solar PV systems to the grid and or main distribution panels in residential and commercial applications. The position will also assist with the installation of DC raceways and wiring, PV racking, and PV modules when needed. The role will also require that the individual supervise and train PV installers on proper installation of electrical equipment including raceways, wire, inverters, disconnects, taps, and back-fed breakers.  Attention to detail, working knowledge of the NEC, and strong work ethic will lead to success in this role. 

Department: Solar PV Operations

Reports to: Manager of Operations

Responsibilities: Install PV inverters, PV inverter output aggregate panels, utility PV generation meter sockets, point of interconnection equipment, and all associated raceways, labels, and wiring.

  • Supervise and work with solar installers as needed.
  • Operate power equipment such as trenchers and mini-excavators
  • Communicate with utility personnel for outage procedures, as well as AHJ’s for inspections.
  • Provide excellent customer service.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions in which work can safely be performed on roofs, in attics, basements, crawlspaces, and fields.
  • Must be capable of heavy lifting as needed during installation of solar PV and electrical equipment.

Qualifications:

  • High-School Degree or Equivalent, Associate’s Degree preferred
  • Clean driving record and ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening
  • Master or Journeyman Electrician qualification KS/MO preferred but not required

Compensation:

  • $15-26/hr DOE
  • Company vehicle
  • Company cellphone for taking photos and videos in the field, uploading them to company files, as well as other company communications

Solar Installer

Candidates for this position may or may not have experience installing Solar PV Systems but will have some experience working in the construction industry. Desired candidate will have a willingness to learn solar installation best practices regardless of experience, and will be able to maintain a safe, positive working environment. Solar Experience is preferred. Pay varies with experience and qualifications.

Hours: Monday through Friday, full-time position. Willingness to travel a must.

Department: Solar PV Operations

Reports to: VP of Solar Operations

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Follow instructed guidelines for installation of solar PV systems and show the ability to learn and perform industry best practices.
  • Ability to learn and perform minor construction and finishing projects.
  • Help maintain a clean organized work site.
  • Operate lifts, trenchers, ladder hoists, small tools, etc.

Experience and Requirements:

  • Clean driving record.
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Experience with quality and safety control.

Preferred:

  • Electrical and/or construction experience.
  • Willingness to take on new skills.
  • Ability to travel for up to five days at a time.
  • Adaptability due to potential changes in departmental priority.
  • Positive customer relations experience with clean/presentable appearance.
  • NABCEP certification or Journeyman License Holder
  • Experience with SunPower products

Skills:

  • Self starter possessing both verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with a team and independently.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, G Suite, etc.)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions in which work can safely be performed on roofs, in attics, basements, crawlspaces, and fields.
  • Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance.
  • Work easily and skillfully with your hands, dexterity of hand mobility is required.
  • Safety vests, hard hats, and equipment provided.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Industry training preferred.

Journeyman Electrician

Good Energy Solutions is seeking Journeyman Electricians to join the Electrical Division.

We are growing fast, and we are looking to bring on motivated and talented people. If you are interested in working in the electrical field, whatever your level of experience, we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Install and repair electrical equipment and fixtures
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems and take appropriate measures to fix the problem
  • Install various types of raceway and cable tray systems
  • Perform routine maintenance on electrical wiring and systems
  • Adhere to all quality and safety codes
  • Complete and maintain paperwork, including work orders, to catalog work done on site
  • Train and mentor apprentices on the crew as needed
  • Other tasks as dictated by the VP of Electrical

​​Qualifications:

  • Journeyman’s License is a plus
  • Previous experience in electrical field a plus
  • Some trade schooling in the electrical field
  • Familiarity with electrical schematics, blueprints, and manuals
  • Familiarity with electrical equipment and hand tools
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

Pay Range:
$15-25 per hour depending on experience and certification level

Electrical Shop Manager

The Electrical Shop Manager, working under the direction of the Vice President of Electrical Operations, will be responsible for all management, organization, coordination and execution of responsibilities related to operations of the electrical division that take place in the shop and the yard as well as on job site to the extent that is required on a project to project basis. This person will also be responsible for maintenance of the vehicle fleet, equipment, and tools. This role will be based out of the Lawrence, KS warehouse.

About Us:
Good Energy Solutions is a Solar Installation and Electrical Installation company based in Lawrence, KS. Founded in 2007, Good Energy Solutions seeks to provide customer with honest, real solutions to reduce their fossil fuel consumption and lower their long term energy costs. This company is growing quickly, and we are looking for A-players to join the team.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Maintain the shop, ensuring that proper stock levels for all items in inventory
  • Maintain cleanliness of the shop and yard
  • Order materials from suppliers, pick up product as needed
  • Deliver materials to job sites as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned by VP of Electrical Operations

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Interest in or Experience in the Electrical Field
  • A laser focus on organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift more than 50lbs repeatedly
  • Past electrical experience is a plus

Pay Range:
$15-$20 per hour depending on experience

Good Energy SolutionsOur mission at Good Energy Solutions is to provide our customers with honest, real solutions to reduce their fossil fuel consumption and lower their long term energy costs. “Energy with Integrity” isn’t just a company slogan, it’s how we do business. 

Founded in 2007 by Kevin and Shana Good, Good Energy Solutions has earned a reputation for our expert reliable service, long workmanship warranties, and quality commercial and residential solar installations. 

We are engineers and craftsmen designing for efficiency while keeping aesthetics and longevity in mind. Because of our installation quality and customer service, Good Energy Solutions was selected by SunPower to be the only Elite Dealer in Kansas or Missouri. SunPower solar modules come with the longest warranties in the solar industry and we have committed to servicing our customers with long warranties as well. Also, we have more NABCEP® Certified Solar Professionals on staff than any other company in Kansas or Missouri.  To achieve this certification, PV installers must demonstrate that they possess extensive solar PV installation experience, have received advanced training, and passed the rigorous NABCEP certification exam.

If you would like to know more about solar power for your home or business, contact us here.

ll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.