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Why Solvest

Who we are:

Solvest began operations in the Yukon in 2015 and we have since established ourselves as the standard for renewable energy services in Northern and remote regions. Our core values are:

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Solvest is an inclusive equal employment opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, record of
offences, age, marital status, family status or disability.

What we offer:

  • A people-focused workplace; our employees are the center of our culture!
  • A chance to contribute to a greener and more inclusive future.
  • Working with a great team.
  • We promote from within.
  • Work/life balance.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Training.
  • Fun team-building events.
  • Variety of benefits.

Opportunities

Solar Technician

Solvest is seeking multiple seasonal Solar Technicians to join our team for our upcoming busy and exciting season! Solar
Technicians work as members of our solar installation teams installing residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar and
energy storage projects. Work includes working at heights and assisting electricians when required.

Employment Status: Seasonal Full Time – 40 hours per week + frequent overtime
Wage: $23.50 per hour to start, increasing to $25.00 per hour after 3-month probation period + annual bonus based on
company/individual performance
Benefits: Employer-paid Headspace and gym memberships


Job Description

The chosen candidates will be trained and expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Install solar photovoltaic systems at various worksites. Install all components in keeping with Solvest’s training standards and industry best practices as well as product installation manuals. All electrical aspects of the project are directly supervised by the crew Electrician.
  • Set up scaffolding, ladder and scissor lift systems in keeping with safety standards to allow for safe access to working roof surfaces.
  • Assist other crew members and warehouse coordinator in loading materials in preparation for jobs.
  • Clean and organize the truck and warehouse tool spaces.
  • Install ground mount – Nuance Racking – including installing the earth anchors and testing each anchor with the load locker.
  • Assist electricians in pulling and strapping cable or installing inverters as required.
  • Ensure the worksite is clean organized and safe at all times.
  • Complete all work in a timely manner.
  • Operate company vehicles.
  • Be respectful and polite to clients, other contractors, and members of the community.
  • Other tasks assigned as part of the Solar Technician position agreement.

Required Skills/Qualification:

  • Excellent people skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work with basic hand tools.
  • Punctual, ready, and fit to work.
  • Previous solar experience would be considered an asset.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work at heights – Fall Arrest Training will be provided.
  • Must be willing to wear all required PPE including safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toed boots, gloves, and a Hi-Vis vest.
  • Must be willing to travel to communities.
  • Valid driver’s license with at least 3 years of driving experience.
  • Background Check

Contact Dhara with any questions regarding the opportunities

dgajjar@solvest.ca