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Electrical Apprentice

Location: Escondido, California, United States
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Pay range $22 - $30/hr. (DOE) + Company Benefits

                                                           ***Residential Solar***

The Electrical Apprentice will work under the direction of an Electrician performing installations, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems.    
  • Assist with safely planning and completing Main Panel Upgrades (MPU)    
  • Assist with diagnosing and troubleshooting system components to resolve electrical issues    
  • Ensure work performed is of good craftsmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes    
  • Assist with diagnosing and troubleshooting system components to resolve electrical issues    
  • Ensure work performed is of good workmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes    
  • Determine when additional material is required to complete job    
  • Document project by taking photos and completing work orders    
  • Maintain Company vehicle stocked with proper tools and equipment    
  • Maintains adherence to Company policies, environmental health and safety policies and good housekeeping practices     
  • Identifies gaps in safety standards as well as safety risks in the environment and provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management    
  • Follow OSHA, NEC, AHJ and Utility requirements    
  • Ensure job sites are left clean    
  • Perform other duties as assigned   
Education & Certifications:    
  • Must possess or obtain an Apprentice License within state of employment if applicable    
  • Minimum 2 years of electrical installation and repair experience preferred    
  • High School Graduate or GED   
  • Must have working knowledge and experience replacing residential electrical services and distribution panels    
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:    
  • Ability to effectively manage work to achieve required timelines    
  • Must be experienced with all required hand and power tools associated with the electrical trade    
  • Ability to read and interpret single line drawings    
  • Must maintain a clean driving record and valid state driver's license    
Special Skills & Training:    
  • Working knowledge of current NEC codes   
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls 
  • Stand for long periods of time 
  • Walk or run for long periods of time 
  • Climb ladders, scaffolds, or poles 
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl 
  • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out 
  • Repeat the same movements 
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away 
  • Determine the distance between objects 
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects 
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls 
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm 
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects 
  • Understand the speech of another person 
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects 
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness 
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place 
  • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired 
  • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position 
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet 
  • While looking forward, see objects or movements that are off to the side 
  • Lift 50+ 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.