Journeyman Electrician
About Us:

Ideal Energy is a renewable energy firm based in Southeast Iowa. For the past thirteen years, we’ve been at the forefront of some of America’s most technologically advanced, award-winning energy projects. We develop solar, energy storage, and renewable H2 projects on all scales from residential to large scale industrial and utility power plants. At Ideal Energy, we combine our passions for sustainability to develop and scale revolutionary renewable energy systems. We value creativity, clear communication, kindness, collaboration, customer focus and a drive for results.

The Opportunity:

The licensed journeyman electrician will communicate the necessary job status data to the operations management team to assure the successful operation of complete and working systems. The journeyman also leads efforts for safe working practices for the Ideal Energy installation team.

What You'll Do:
  • Install and maintain the electrical equipment and wiring that connects the PV system to the electrical grid
  • Install PV mounting systems and PV modules when necessary
  • Ensure that all work performed complies with 2014 NEC code and workmanship
  • Communicate the necessary job status data to the Ideal Energy operations management
  • Understand and comply with OSHA safety standards for the installation team
  • Troubleshoot system problems and resolving electrical issues
  • Train, mentor and develop apprentices
  • Have a meticulous attention to detail in your overall approach to work
  • additional duties are required
About You:
  • You have working knowledge and ability to interpret and apply 2014 NEC requirements to PV systems
  • You are experienced in reading and interpreting one-line drawings and electrical schematics
  • You have working knowledge and experience replacing residential and commercial electrical services and distribution panels
  • You are able to work with high voltage systems 600Vdc to 1500Vdc
  • You are able to work with services 240Vac, 208Vac, and 480Vac in single and three phase systems (and other variations)
  • You are able to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces)
  • You are willing and able to climb ladders, stairs and work in high places
  • You are capable of lifting 50 lbs
  • You have a valid state Journeyman Electricians License
  • You have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • You possess excellent customer service skills
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You have a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor
  • You thrive in a team environment
  • You’re excited to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to get the job done
How We Support You:
  • Placing a high degree of trust in your ideas and execution
  • Bringing you up to speed in the domain of renewable energy
  • Providing a low-stress work environment
  • Making ourselves available for collaboration
  • Caring about you as a whole person
  • Supporting your personal and professional growth
Location & Schedule
  • This job requires travel and working from our office headquarters in Fairfield, Iowa. Our office hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday, but the construction crews may operate outside of these hours depending on scheduling.

Ideal Energy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. We seek to build a company that promotes diversity and inclusion which ultimately helps to expand the representation of our industry. We encourage people with identities underrepresented in renewables to apply.


Tel (800) 634 4454
Local (641) 209 3288

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm CT

Employment Type
Job Location
602 N 6th Street, Fairfield, Iowa, 52556
Base Salary
$28-$35 Per hour
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