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Crew Lead Electrician (Residential Solar)

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Location: Portland, OR, United States
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*Residential Solar* 

Competitive Hourly Pay + Install Bonuses + Benefits

We Offer: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Paid Time-off.  

Freedom Forever is currently hiring for Crew Lead Electricians for our Portland, OR Branch location!


The Crew Lead Electrician is responsible for coordinating residential installs of each system efficiently, in a timely and in a quality manner.   


  • Responsible for the supervision of the entire installation project 
  • Responsible for implementation and supervision of safety on the job 
  • Complete installation on various roof types as well as ground mounts 
  • Responsible for supervising quality and efficiency of work performed on site 
  • Drive Company vehicle to and from jobs safely 
  • Responsible for the truck tools and material inventory 
  • Responsible for supervision of fixing and troubleshooting project 
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the job site and protection of the customer’s property 
  • May perform required travel for extended periods at a time 
  • Lead efforts for safe working practices for the Freedom Forever installation team 
  • Assemble all components of a residential solar system 
  • Ensure that the work is performed in a neat and workmanlike manner and compliant with all State and local codes and standards 
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system components to resolve electrical issues 
  • Interface with branch leadership to ensure compliance with electrician/labor ratios and continuing education requirements 
  • Follow OSHA, NEC, AHJ and Utility requirements 
  • Work with crew and complete all portions of Photovoltaic systems installs (PV) 
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical components and system issues 
  • Follow all safe work practices  
  • Provide top-notch customer service throughout the installation 
  • Responsible for complete upload of photos and updating of job status in the company database when work is complete 
  • Strong knowledge and experience of conduit bending (EMT) ability to produce quality day after day 
  • Document work by taking pictures and completing work orders 
  • Perform other duties as assigned  


Education & Certifications:  

  • High School Graduate or GED 


  • Journeyman License is REQUIRED 
  • Minimum 3 years of electrical installation and repair experience 
  • Working knowledge of current NEC codes  
  • Must be experienced with all required hand and power tools associated with the electrical trade 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business 
  • Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check  
  • Must have working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels 
  • Ability to effectively manage work to achieve required timelines 
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills 
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to read and interpret single- and three-line drawings 
  • Ability to work safely in a branch/warehouse 
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work 
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings 

Special Skills & Training: 

  • Must possess and maintain a current and valid State Journeyman License/Electrician Certification for applicable state 


  • Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers 
  • Regularly spend long hours answering phone calls and emails 
  • Regularly move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly 
  • Regularly spend long hours in intense concentration reviewing and entering information into a computer 
  • Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects 
  • Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away 
  • Regularly speak clearly so listeners can understand 
  • Regularly understand the speech of another person 
  • Frequently work on projects that require deadlines 
  • Frequently bend to file and maintain files 
  • Occasionally lift 5-10 pounds


Freedom Forever is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Employees of Freedom Forever must submit to a criminal history check, MVR check and a 9-panel drug screen that includes the following: Amphetamines, Cocaine Metabolites, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene.