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Our company is built around its people – so it is no surprise our team has grown Maine Solar Solutions into one of the fastest-growing solar installation companies in the state.

Our team designs, procures, installs, and services solar electric systems for residential and commercial customers throughout Maine. We have a great team of individuals that care about their work and constantly strive to produce the highest quality product and service that they can.

We invest in people, want to see them grow, and empower them to bring new ideas and innovations to life. We’re building a strong, diverse team of kind, creative and dedicated people who want to find a purpose in their work and support each other in the process.

If you are looking for a job where you are encouraged to share ideas, be creative and accomplish amazing things alongside fun, kind and interesting people please read below:


OUR CORE VALUES:

These are some of the values we live by as a company. We work by them. Everyone on our team believes in what we do  — knowing there is real value to be gained from helping people gain energy independence through solar.

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Treating everyone with kindness and respect
  • A team player, recognizing the potential of and contributions of other team members

BENEFITS:

We want people to thrive at Maine Solar Solutions and we believe you do your best work when you feel your best. Here are just a few benefits we’re proud to provide our team:

TEAM EVENTS

Strong teams are built on strong bonds. Join us for monthly meetings where we have been known to frequent local bowling alleys, host BBQs, try out local brew houses, and even host private restaurant parties.

SIMPLE IRA

We’re serious about sharing in our successes. After a year, we offer a Simple IRA retirement plan with an employer match.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

We believe that quality time outside the office is vital to our employees’ satisfaction at work. That’s why we offer paid time off and paid holidays so our team members can take time off and come back refreshed. 

EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT

We provide employees with a Professional Development reimbursement amount each year that can be used for conferences, courses, subscriptions, books—whatever inspires your curiosity and develops your abilities at Maine Solar Solutions.

HEALTH INSURANCE

We provide healthcare, dental, and optical options, so you feel great. We also know that peace of mind is important and offer all of our employee’s company-paid short term disability. 


OUR TEAM:

Our talented people are the heartbeat behind our work. We listen to each other, and we are interested in each other as friends. But don’t take our word for it, here’s what the staff says about working here:


“I’m grateful to be part of the team at Maine Solar Solutions.  We benefit from a supportive and collaborative workplace that operates with honesty, integrity, and a clear mission.  Maine Solar is respectful of and attends carefully to, the needs of our customers and employees alike. It is rewarding and empowering to work for a business that shares my personal values.”

Heather Hodgkins


“Maine Solar Solutions is a great company to work for. I love that we are encouraged to go above and beyond for our customers! It feels great to be part of a genuine group of people with great attitudes!”

Jacob Bradley

Meet more of our team and why they love working at Maine Solar Solutions here.


CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

At Maine Solar Solutions, our advantage is our people.  Check out all our open spots below and enjoy a job where you can accomplish amazing things alongside really good people.


Journeyman, Limited or Master Electrician

In conjunction with the installation of residential and commercial solar electric systems, we often perform common electrical contracting work such as service upgrades, service panel upgrades, sub-panel installations, and other common electrical services.

This position is appropriate for either a Limited, Master or Journeyman Electrician. Ideal candidates will manage, mentor, train and motivate the field crew and participate in the installation of solar electric systems.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Maine Limited, Journeyman or Master Electrician license and at least 1 years of related experience
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the NEC
  • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of common tasks including wiring, grounding, interconnection, permitting and inspections
  • OSHA 10 hour preferred

As an electrical lead for their installation crew, the ideal candidate will:

  • Have excellent leadership and teamwork skills
  • Foster a cooperative and motivated team culture
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to maintain efficiency
  • Effectively coordinate and communicate with office staff, team members, suppliers, sub-contractors
  • Participate and lead in regular safety training
  • Ensure overall crew & job site safety – must be comfortable enforcing safety rules with everyone; including supervisors, customers, and co-workers
  • Demonstrate that you are organized and methodical
  • Be polite and courteous; enjoy interacting with customers

Your Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform system commissioning and function checks
  • Review system and interconnection design for adherence to Electrical Code (NEC) and industry best practice
  • Help to ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive to the job site
  • Ensure the completion of installation reports and commissioning reports
  • Help to maintain tools and trucks in excellent condition.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet customer needs
  • Have reliable transportation and a current driver’s license with a good record
  • Basic competence with computers; including Excel, Word, e-mail, and web-based applications
  • Be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 40 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
  • Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses, and other personal protective equipment
  • Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
  • Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
  • Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
  • Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings

To apply online visit our Indeed link here


Solar Installer

As a Solar Installer, you will work as part of our solar installation team installing rooftop and ground mounted solar arrays under the supervision of a licensed electrician and lead solar installer.

Solar Installers are strongly encouraged and financially supported to pursue a career track as a licensed electrician or Nabcep certified solar installer.

Qualifications:

We are willing to consider applicants with limited solar experience, but the minimal requirement is to have some experience in the building trades.

We will provide a fun and fast-paced work environment and welcome you as part of our team. This is a career opportunity in a growth industry. We provide ongoing training to grow your skills. We will value your contribution and welcome your suggestions to increase efficiency and maintain excellence in our installation practices.

A qualified candidate will:

  • Have Construction Knowledge
  • Have basic hand tools
  • Demonstrate that you are organized and methodical
  • Be polite and courteous; enjoy interacting with customers
  • Be willing to follow directions and work as part of a team
  • Be able to work on ladders and roofs of all pitches and heights

An ideal candidate will:

  • Have renewable energy training
  • Have achieved or be on the path to earn NABCEP certification
  • Have earned hours towards and participated in training to qualify for an electrician’s license
  • Have OSHA 10 training

As a solar installer your Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Help to ensure all necessary materials and tools arrive at the job site
  • Help to maintain tools and trucks in excellent condition.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet customer needs
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multitask and manage their time efficiently
  • Have reliable transportation and a current driver’s license with a good record
  • Have basic competency with computers; including Excel, Word, e-mail, and web-based applications
  • Be comfortable working in extreme environments (hot unshaded roofs, cold temps in winter)
  • Be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 40 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
  • Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses, and other personal protective equipment
  • Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
  • Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
  • Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
  • Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings

To apply online visit our Indeed link here


How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to info@mainesolarsolutions.com
and tell us why you’d like to join our team!

Maine Solar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and we don’t tolerate harassment or other discrimination based upon sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, caregiver status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, race, color, religion, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

491 US Route 1 Suite 20
Freeport, Maine 04032

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