Sunrun, Inc

  • Electrician Trainee

    Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge | US-NY-Long Island Central
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    The Electrical Trainee is a working field position that duels as an assistant and extra set of hands for the branch Foreman and/or Electricians. The Electrical Trainee’s main duties will be to provide assistance and technical electrical support to the Foreman and Electricians, and will also work as a team with the Lead and Installers to complete mechanical portions of residential solar installation projects.


    • Assist in the installation of electrical systems that interconnect the solar array to the grid power of our customer’s residential property
    • Assist in the troubleshooting of system problems and help resolve electrical issues
    • Assemble the racking and solar array when assigned
    • Trenching, concrete work and equipment assembly
    • Project clean up including client site and installation vehicle
    • Ensure attention to detail with an emphasis on safety, quality, customer service, and productivity
    • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA standards related to photovoltaic installations and enforce safety practices and standards
    • Develop a positive working dynamic within installation crew and branch co-workers


    • Minimum 2 years of electrical installation and repair experience
    • Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards
    • Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer and Lead Installer
    • Professional appearance and customer interaction
    • Have a strong work ethic, high level of craftsmanship/workmanship with strong attention to detail
    • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Possess strong mechanical/construction skills
    • Have excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Maintain a valid Driver’s License

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
    • Ability to work safely in a branch/warehouse/rooftop environment
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work
    • Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings
    • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces
    • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions



    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Sunrun, AEE Solar and SnapNrack are equal opportunity employers. We hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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