Lead Electrician / Journeyman

PPM Solar
Gainesville, FL
$30 - $45 an hour - Full-time
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  • $30 - $45 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Monday to Friday


Gainesville, FL

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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

PPM Solar is actively seeking a skilled electrician to join our expanding team. While previous solar experience is appreciated, it's not a requirement. We are looking for someone with residential electrical contracting experience, proven electrical proficiency, strong communication skills, problem-solving ability, and willingness to learn.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Secure mounting structures to roofs.
  • Conduct electrical wiring (both AC and DC).
  • Handle utility interconnections from inverter output.
  • Pull and terminate conductors up to 750MCM.
  • Complete all job-related documentation.
  • Regularly participate in training and safety sessions.
  • Maintain cleanliness at job sites.
  • Perform car charger and battery installations.
  • Operate equipment such as scissor lifts, boom lifts, trenchers, and skid steers.


  • Minimum of 4 years of electrical experience, Journeyman's license is a plus
  • Own necessary tools and possess the ability to work without constant supervision.
  • Proficient in handling PVC, EMT, IMC, and RMC conduit up to 4".
  • Must have current OSHA 30 certification or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

This role requires lifting up to 75 pounds and working in various weather conditions. Your commitment to safety will be key.


  • Competitive salary, based on experience and skills.
  • Full coverage of out-of-town travel expenses.
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits on 1st of month following 60 days of full-time employment.
  • Compensation for work boot costs after the first 90 days.


Work from Monday to Friday, with possible opportunities for overtime and occasional travel.


A valid Driver's License is essential.

About Gainesville:

Our home base in Gainesville, Florida, offers a blend of natural beauty, vibrant culture, and a warm community feel. Whether you're into outdoor adventures or academic pursuits, Gainesville has something for everyone.

Why PPM Solar?

  • 15 successful years in the solar industry.
  • A compelling mission and vision coupled with competitive pay.
  • Abundant growth opportunities in a thriving company.

Ready to embark on a bright career with PPM Solar? Send your detailed resume and a minimum of three professional or project references. To learn more about our vision and offerings, visit www.ppm.solar.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 - $45.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 50 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Vision insurance

Compensation package:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Hourly pay
  • Overtime pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Travel requirement:

  • Up to 50% travel

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Gainesville, FL: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Electrical License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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