A-Grade Electrician (Solar)

About the business

Greenwood Solutions is a commercial solar company with an end to end in-house engineer-procure-construct capability, and provides a suite of products & services to our peers in the renewables industry.

Were a closeknit team of 30 people with 150+ years of collective experience in the commercial solar industry across all aspects of system design & engineering, installation, commissioning and maintenance. Were passionate about our industry and the work that we do.

Quality, expertise and reliability are the reason customers tell us they choose Greenwood. To back this up were proud to be ISO9001, 14001 and 45001 certified. We also give back to the industry through our CEC-approved training courses to train the next generation of solar designers and installers


About the role

The commercial solar market is growing rapidly and were growing even faster. Were hiring a qualified and experienced A-grade electrician to help us meet our growing demand. Demonstrated previous experience in commercial solar installations is a must as youll be a leading hand on your own sites. 

Your day to day responsibilities will involve:


  • Leading a team of other electricians, apprentices and labourers on commercial installations 30kW to 1MW+
  • Running jobs end to end from planning stage to practical completion
  • Working on all aspects of installation (site inspections, panelling, DC stringage, inverter and AC work, QA and O&M where required) 
  • Working closely with project management, operations and engineering teams
  • Liaising with on-site client representatives
  • Training on-site apprentices and instructing labourers
  • Applying your knowledge and experience on jobs to Greenwoods continuous improvement
  • Delivering on Greenwoods strict adherence to health, safety, environment and quality standards


About you

Theres never a normal day at Greenwood. We need someone who can plan out a job in detail, run it smoothly and roll with the punches along the way. Quality, reliability and expertise are what sets us apart from our competitors and thats what will set you apart from other candidates. Youll be known for running a tight ship on site and having apprentices look up to you as an expert in the field. Youll be comfortable both running solo on a complicated fault diagnostic as well as supervising a large team installing a 500kW system. The work will take you around Victoria so youll also be comfortable with regional and away from home work where required.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • 5+ years electrical experience, with 2+ years specifically on commercial solar installations (30kW+)
  • A-grade electrical licence and Victorian REC
  • CEC accreditation (Grid Connection) Design and Install
  • Drivers licence
  • White card
  • Working at heights


What we offer

Were a growing company that still has that small company feel. We believe in the future of our industry and want our people to be part of it with us. We recruit, train and retain for the long-term and reflect that in our benefits and perks:

  • Above market remuneration and benefits
  • 38 hour week and overtime
  • Optional 9 day fortnight 
  • Company vehicle
  • Generous training & development benefits
  • Pathways off the tools

16/11/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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