Is your next mission to build the future of energy? As a veteran, you understand the value of teamwork, responsibility and dedication. These are the foundations of military service and qualities we value at Southern Company. After you've served your country, turn your military training into an opportunity to serve our nine million customers. Veterans are a great fit for our company. Our culture (based on a safety-first mindset, trust in our teams, dedication to superior performance and a total commitment to success) comes naturally to many of our veteran employees, enabling them to excel and become leaders in our company.
Southern Company Electrical Lighting Technician in Columbia, South Carolina
PowerSecure is seeking an Electrical Lighting Technician to join our Energy Efficiency Services division. Initial project is locally based in Fayetteville, NC. After completion of project, additional work may be available if you are willing to travel extensively across the USA.
Safety is our #1 core value at PowerSecure. We ensure the safety of our employees, which includes working during the COVID pandemic. We provide appropriate PPE and health screenings for employees working in the field.
The Lighting Technician will install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures as part of an energy savings project for our commercial customers. Training will be provided for new control systems and other new LED technologies.
High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required
Minimum of 6 months of electrical experience or equivalent training
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently
Must be able to work from a ladder up to 12’ high
Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours
Basic understanding of electrical/lighting systems
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manuals, and written directions
Must pass a drug test and background check
Must have a valid government issued ID to present at project facilities (expired IDs are not acceptable)
Electrical lighting industry experience preferred
OSHA 10 preferred
PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. PowerSecure provides energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy infrastructure and energy efficiency.
Our current and upcoming project locations include:
We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan
Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off
Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account
Wellness Incentive Programs
Employee Referral Program
This position is not open to third party recruiters.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure