Solar Construction Starter Electrician

Gridworks Energy Group is an Indigenous-owned, equal-opportunity electrical solar contractor. We are one of the solar construction pioneers in Alberta. We have been around designing, and installing solar PV systems, with solar training programs, EV infrastructure, and electrical contracting since 2000.

Solar Construction Starter Electrician

Skills required:

  • Industry or trade experience in solar is considered an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills – both verbal and written 
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a demanding environment
  • Ability to take direction and follow instructions
  • Comfortable at heights & on sloped roofs
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 70+lbs
  • Proven safety attitude
  • Excellent attendance history
  • A clean, professional demeanour is very important
  • Comfortable and willing to work on projects out of town
  • Self-motivated and calm under pressure
  • Must have a strong work ethic, focus, and accountability to meeting metrics
  • Able to work effectively in teams as well as independently 
  • Reliable transportation to work sites or the Gridworks shop
  • Must ensure that you have your own PPE including CSA or ANSI Class I approved safety footwear (ankle support height with green triangle), hard hat and high visibility all weather clothing


  • Coordinating project tools, equipment and supplies to ensure all required items are prepared for transport to installation sites
  • Inspecting your work to ensure the installation of components meet specifications
  • Complete daily site checks
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Measure, cut, and assemble the support structure for solar PV modules
  • Erecting and assembling ground mount racking and panels
  • Fastening racking sustems to support the solar PV modules
  • Assist with the setup and tear down of job sites
  • Committed to safe work practices in accordance with safety prodecured and policies


  • First Aid – preferred not required
  • Fall Arrest – required
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform – required
  • Drivers License – required
  • Criminal background check and driver abstract – required
  • CSTS 2020 – required
  • (NOC 7241) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems – preferred not required
  • Fire Safety & Extinguisher training – preferred but not required

Please provide Cover Letter with your resume. Resume’s without a cover letter will not be considered.

As a Starter Electrician you will have the opportunity to become an indentured Apprentice Electrician. 

Full-time and could lead to a permanent position

Starting wage: $18-$22/hr for the qualified candidate
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, indentured Apprenticeship

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