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Our company is built around its people – so it is no surprise our team has grown.

Established in 2012, Maine Solar Solutions is the largest solar installer focused only on the state of Maine. Our team designs, procures, installs, and services solar electric systems for residential and commercial customers from Bethel to Belfast and everywhere south. We have a great team of Mainers who care about their work and constantly strive to produce the highest quality product and service they can.

We invest in people, want to see them grow, and empower them to bring new ideas and innovations to life. We have 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

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.

401K & Profit Sharing

We are serious about sharing our success.  Employees qualify for our 401k Plan and profit-sharing plans.

401K
Work Life Balance

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. 

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & CAREER ADVANCEMENT

We are committed to helping our employees develop their skills and advance their careers. We provide Professional Development Opportunities and a reimbursement program that covers expenses for conferences, courses, and subscriptions. Additionally, we have an apprenticeship program for journeyman electricians authorized by the Maine Department of Labor. Our in-house training program is available to solar installers and helper electricians who meet specific criteria.

Educational Reimbursement
Health Insurance

HEALTH INSURANCE

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


OUR TEAM:

Our talented people are the heartbeat behind our work. We listen to each other and are interested in each other’s experiences and viewpoints. 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. Each person 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, Director of Marketing and Customer Experience

“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, Master Electrician, and Field Supervisor

“I love that the work I do contributes directly to making my community more sustainable. It also feels great to work for a Maine-owned and operated company that seeks to develop the lives and careers of its employees.”

Nate Cronauer, Solar Outreach Ambassador

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

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

Are you looking for greater responsibility and compensation that reflects your skills and contribution? This is a full time, year round position.

Maine Solar Solutions, a leading solar installation company established in 2012 and based in Brunswick Maine, seeks Maine licensed Electricianswith a commitment to quality, efficiency, and integrity.

Our company designs, installs, and services residential and commercial grid-tied solar electric systems and energy storage (battery) systems such as Tesla’s Powerwall system.

Join a company that will value you and help you develop your skills!

By joining Maine Solar Solutions, you will help Maine homeowners and businesses make the move to solar and battery-based systems. In conjunction with installing 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.

Our electricians enjoy great hours, consistent work, a company vehicle, a friendly team to work with every day, clean job sites, and appreciative customers.

If you have found yourself working for a company that isn’t developing your skills and giving you an opportunity for greater responsibility, we’d like to show you how joining the Maine Solar team can advance your career. If you are just starting out as an electrician, meet with us and learn why we offer the best electrical positions available.

Maine Solar Solutions offers a Journeyman Electrician Apprenticeship program authorized by the Maine Department of Labor. Solar Installers and helper electricians who work for us are eligible for participation in this in-house training program based on meeting certain criteria.

Qualifications

We encourage newly licensed electricians to join our team. We will train you and help you develop the skills to excel in your trade.

An experienced candidate will:

  • Have a Maine Limited, Journeyman, or Master Electrician license and at least one year 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
  • Work as a team member of our cooperative and motivated team culture
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to maintain efficiency
  • 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
  • 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

Personal Characteristics:

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Confident and Respectful
  • A team player, recognizing the potential of and contributions of other team members
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • A professional appearance and clear communication skills to deliver excellent customer service
  • Flexibility and Patience – adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions.

We will provide a fun and fast-paced work environment and welcome you as part of our team. This is a career opportunity. Your contributions will be appreciated and valued. We provide training and education to grow your skills. We will value your contribution and welcome your suggestions to increase efficiency and maintain excellence in our installation and business practices.

Compensation:

  • Full-Time Hourly Position
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k with match
  • Pension
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Compensation will be based on experience; there is room for advancement based on skills gained and demonstration of productivity & leadership.

Maine Solar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other basis protected by law.

We are committed to workplace diversity and encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND 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 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 hear verbal commands and warnings

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38.00 – $45.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Electrical Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Master Electrician License (Preferred)
  • Maine Limited Residential License (Preferred)
  • Journeyman License (Preferred)
  • State of Maine Electricians License (Required)
  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations


How To Apply:

You can apply on our Indeed page or fill out the contact form below. If you don’t see a job listed, don’t hesitate to fill out the form still. We are always growing and will put your resume on file.


Maine Solar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other basis protected by law.

We are committed to workplace diversity and encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

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Freeport, Maine 04032

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