Union Solar/ Battery Storage Electrical Journeyman - Edwards and Sanborn

MojaveCA | Solar Group


Company Overview


If interested, please contact IBEW local 428 at 661-323-2979.

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.
Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

Mortenson is the 2019 Top Overall Solar Contractor as well as #1 Utility Contractor and #1 EPC!
Mortenson has contributed an impressive 3.7+ GW of solar installations since inception!

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002...
…What are you waiting for?

The Big Picture:

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Solar Electrical Journeyman with at least 2 years working in the industrial electrical field. Must be able to be a leader and trainer on solar electrical tasks. Safety is always the first priority, so you must be able to understand and abide by all electrical safety regulations, procedures and operations. Conducting DC and MV terminations, energization, working with conduit and splicing among other electrical activities are some of the tasks that you may be responsible for in this position.


Do you feel you have the experience and knowledge for this position? Then, join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build!


What will you be doing?

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


How do you succeed?

•Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others and build relationships with those of diversebackgrounds and organizational levels

•Positive professional attitude
•Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
•Ability to adapt to change
•Punctual and dependable


Mortenson by the numbers


2019 revenue


employees across
11 offices + field


year founded

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.

Explore the culture he built

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Strong teamwork orientation
•Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
•Detail orientation
•Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input andfeedback
•Ability speak and understand English, ability to speak Spanish is a plus
•Some ability to read plans
•Shown emotional intelligence; being aware of the motions of self and others
•Ability to operate equipment such as: table saws, radial arm saws, belt & disc sanders, drill presses,fall protection equipment, rigging and form systems
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction,procedure manuals, and load charts

Education and Experience Requirements:

•High school diploma or GED
•Minimum two years of related experience
•Trade or technical school certification/diploma
•Apprentice aptitude test
•Union specific training (if applicable)
•Current driver’s license
•Essential Physical Requirements (see below):

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice. 


Local candidates preferred for hire (within 75 miles from project site)


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law

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