360-746-0859  |  4041 Home Rd Ste A, Bellingham, WA 98226

01 Commercial Electrician

01 Commercial Electrician

01 Commercial Electrician

Bellingham solar electrician

Western Solar is seeking an 01 Journeyman Electrician to join our growing team. Established in 2002, we have installed over 1,500 solar PV systems throughout Washington State. Solar adoption rates continue to rise and now is a great time to transition to an in-demand field.

Employee benefits include:

  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • Competitive wage
  • Quarterly bonus via our installation bonus program
  • Opportunity to work on prevailing wage projects
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance at no cost to employee
  • Matching 401(k)
  • $1,000 per year budget for continuing education

As a solar electrician, your duties include:

  • Installation of all PV system components according to provided system schematics, using industry best practices
  • Planning and implementing DC and AC electrical runs in an efficient and tidy manner
  • Replacing, upgrading, or installing sub-panels and interconnecting with main electrical service in homes and businesses
  • Communicating with the customer regarding project expectations, equipment locations, and any on-site system adjustments
  • Ensuring successful operation of completed systems
  • Ongoing system maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Maintaining job site and vehicle cleanliness
  • Adherence to OSHA and NEC standards

Qualifications for our ideal candidate:

  • Current Washington Journeyman Commercial (01) Electrical License REQUIRED
  • Current Washington driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Knowledge of NEC and City building codes
  • Enthusiasm for learning and adopting new technologies
  • Comfortable working on varying roof types in all weather conditions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Disciplined team player who actively listens, learns, teaches, and communicates effectively
  • Experienced with general construction practices and common power tools
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs
  • NABCEP certification (desired)
  • OSHA 10 certified (desired)

About Western Solar:

Western Solar is a locally owned and operated independent solar contractor in Bellingham, Washington and one of the top installers in the Pacific Northwest. We are a tight-knit team who strives to install quality solar PV systems at the highest level of workmanship. We believe in supporting each other and our community and aim to represent that in every facet of our company. We value integrity above all else.


Pay dependent on experience and education. Medical, paid time off, and 401k benefits are offered to all full-time employees and completing continuing education courses is encouraged and supported. Quarterly bonus offered based on installed capacity.

To apply, send resume with cover letter by email only to [email protected]. Only candidates whose qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.