Solar Electrical Apprentice - Maiden Creek

MaidenNC | Solar Group


Responsible for providing skilled craftsmanship for maintenance and installation of electrical systems.

High quality, professional work product performed with initiative, productivity, a positive attitude and behavior. Team members should cooperate with others in a team environment, accept direction from supervisors, follow work rules and procedures, have punctual and consistent attendance, and accept constructive feedback. Performance should meet or exceed the established standards, goals, and accountabilities of the position. All team members are responsible for supporting an inclusive work environment along with affirmative action and employment related goals and requirements. Team members should align with and contribute to the Mortenson values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct and understand and abide by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.


Mortenson by the numbers

2019 revenues

employees across 11 offices + field

year founded


A. Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
B. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
C. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
D. Install, repair, and maintain motors, transformers, generators, lights, appliances, circuits, wiring, and other electrical system equipment and components in compliance with electrical codes, standards, and regulations
E. Study plans, drawings, specifications, and work orders to determine work requirement and sequence of repairs and/or installations
F. Repair and maintain high voltage systems
G. Organize work by receiving and studying work orders; gather tools and supplies
H. Read prints, layout work and install new service
I. Repair electrical problems by replacing faulty parts and components
J. Maintain electrical systems by conducting system tests; complete preventive maintenance requirements
K. Keep supplies ready by placing orders
L. Maintain safe work environment by following standards and procedures; comply with codes
M. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; read technical publications
N. Accomplish maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed
O. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
P. Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
Q. All other duties as assigned

Our approach to leadership and culture

Our founder Mort Mortenson believed that we were all born to be leaders; that leadership wasn't something that just happened to us but was something within us.

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A. Ability speak and understand English, ability to speak Spanish is a plus

B. Some ability to read plans
C. Shown emotional intelligence; being aware of the motions of self and others
D. Ability to operate equipment such as: table saws, radial arm saws, belt & disc sanders, drill presses, fall protection equipment, rigging and form systems
E. Strong teamwork orientation
F. Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
G. Detail orientation
H. Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback



A. High school diploma or GED
B. Minimum two years of related experience
C. Trade or technical school certification/diploma
D. Apprentice aptitude test
E. Current driver’s license


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