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A Grade Electrician

West Australian Alternative Energy - Perth, WA

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Source: uWorkin


A Grade Electrician

Salary: $70-80K

Full-time permanent position

The Company

West Australian Alternative Energy is a specialist provider of high quality commercial solar energy systems. We are a Clean Energy Council approved solar retailer who delivers renewable energy solutions to commercial businesses throughout Western Australia.

We are conveniently located in Cockburn Central and also have an office in the South West.

The Role

We are currently seeking a fully qualified Electrician. You will be installing solar PV systems on commercial sites throughout the Perth region. Although CEC accreditation is highly desirable, this role would also suit someone with an interest in working towards attaining their solar accreditation. You will be working in a team environment where you will be responsible for leading the team using your effective people skills. You will work alongside and supervise apprentices and trade assistants on Commercial PV systems. Experience as an electrician on commercial projects is essential.Work in remote locations is standard practice at WAAE and working away from home will be required at different points of the calendar year.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Installation of solar PV systems for residential and commercial projects.

  • Installation of roof mounted racking and railing
  • Wiring solar isolators and rooftop solar systems
  • Electrical wiring within domestic and commercial switchboards
  • Mounting solar panels to racking.
  • Battery system installations
  • Upgrading pre-existing solar PV systems
  • Fault finding/diagnosis of solar PV system issues and problem solving
  • Maintenance of solar PV systems and completing reports
  • General paperwork for STC
  • Undertaking site inspections
  • Dealing in a professional manner with clients and customers.

Required skills for the role

· High quality of workmanship and pride in your work

· A proactive ‘can-do’ approach to work

  • Keen and motivated attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to supervise and direct apprentices
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong focus on workplace health and safety
  • Firm understanding of compliance requirements and practices

Experience and Qualifications- Essential

  • Apprenticeship
  • WA A Grade Electrical Licence
  • Working at Heights Certificate
  • Construction induction (White card)
  • Current Driver’s licence
  • First Aid

Experience and Qualifications- Desirable

· Previous solar installation experience

  • CEC Install and Design accreditation
  • Police clearance (provide as required)
  • EWP

What do we offer?

At WAAE we will give you the opportunity to have a real career in the solar industry. Your position within our team is a very important one. Your day to day duties will be diverse and never boring. We offer above award rates to the right candidate and you will be provided with the use of a company vehicle. You will be required to work full time hours, Monday to Friday (with some overtime and travel required). If this sounds like a team you would love to be part of, we would love to hear from you.

Please clearly list your previous solar installation and/or commercial electrician experience in your resume and cover letter. Subcontractors need not apply.