Commercial Solar-Lead Electrician

Solar States |

Job Description

Solar States is looking for an experienced Solar Commercial Electrician to join our fast growing team! We are currently looking for an experienced Solar Commercial Electrician with 5 years electrical experience and 4 years of hands-on experience in the solar field based in Philadelphia. This position will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of solar energy systems in commercial environments. We offer great benefits including health and dental care options, generous 401K retirement benefits, PTO, sick time, paid holidays!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead solar panel installations, ensuring precision and compliance with industry standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex electrical issues to maintain optimal system performance.
  • Mentor junior team members, sharing your expertise and fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Conduct thorough quality checks and tests to ensure safe and efficient system operations.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to address technical challenges and find innovative solutions.
  • Taking photos, documenting job site, and posting photos to PM software
  • OSHA 30 qualifications (required).
  • Manage & maintain cleanliness and organization of your crews vehicle and the company warehouse
  • Ensuring safety of entire crew and double-checking of all site safety equipment
  • Valid driver’s license

Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; completion of a recognized apprenticeship program in electrical work.
  • Valid electrician’s license or certification as required by local regulations.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in solar panel installation and commercial electrical work.
  • Proven expertise in solar system installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Strong ability to interpret electrical diagrams, blueprints, and technical manuals.
  • Proficiency in using testing equipment such as multimeters, clamp meters, and insulation testers.
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor junior team members effectively.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills for collaboration with colleagues, clients, and supervisors.
  • Physical fitness and comfort working at heights, in varying weather conditions, and confined spaces.
  • Dedication to safety practices and maintaining a tidy and organized work environment.
  • Electrical: 5 years (Required)

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • NABCEP certification
  • Proficient with computers
  • Construction: 5 years
  • Supervisory: 4 years
  • Solar: 4 years


  • Health and Dental Care options
  • Generous 401k Retirement Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (15 days)
  • Sick Time (5 days)
  • Paid Holidays (10 days)
  • Short Term Disability

Compensation & Benefits:

Solar States offers a competitive compensation program commensurate with experience. Solar States offers vacation time, sick time, paid holidays and health insurance. Solar States also shares profits with employees, depending upon company and individual performance. Solar States is a Certified B-Corp and employees are expected to understand how and why B-Corps are different from regular corporations.

Reports to:

Foreman / Master Electrician

Job Type:


Pay Range:

$80-90k Salary

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