Why work for the owner when you can be the owner?

VREC Solar is an employee owned business.  All employees are offered the opportunity to become owners after a probationary period.

That means you share in the decision making and profits from the business.

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Other positions

We occasionally have part-time or contract positions available for individuals with specific skills (construction, electrical, plumbing, roofing). If you have these skills and are interested in casual part-time work please contact us.  Experience or training with photovoltaic systems preferred.  Below is a sample of what the position involves.

Solar Installer

Job Description:

    • installation of components for solar photovoltaic and solar hot water systems
    • troubleshooting and repair of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal systems
    • complete assessments and design work for solar and wind installations
    • respond to customer inquires about renewable energy


    • must be able to work safely on roofs and lift 30-50 lbs of weight
    • training or experience installing solar energy equipment or working on roofs
    • fall safety training
    • training or experience with building construction
    • training in photovoltaics / solar hot water design
    • strong organizational skills
    • experience using spreadsheets, word processors and general office software
    • experience with electrical work, plumbing and project management would also be helpful.

Construction Electrician & Solar Photovoltaics Installer

Job duties:
– electrical installation, maintenance and repair of solar photovoltaics, solar hot water, solar pool heating, and solar thermal systems
– installing solar photovoltaic panels, inverters, and associated equipment on rooftops of residential and commercial buildings
– installing electrical conservation equipment, energy-efficient lighting fixtures and general electrical work
– supervising apprentices
– completing solar site assessments
– preparing solar assessment reports and quotes
– designing solar PV systems
– customer relationship management

– Licensed Electrician (prefer Red Seal)
– prefer training and/or experience in installing renewable energy systems (solar photovoltaics, solar thermal, solar hot water, solar pools, other)
– prefer FSR or ability to obtain FSR
– driver’s license (class 5 to drive van)
– computer software: spreadsheets, databases, general office
– comfortable working on roofs
– Fall Safety training
– physically fit (able to carry heavy object 30-50 lbs, use ladders, climb on roofs)
– excellent customer service and communication skills

Wage: $25 – $30 per hour based on qualifications and experience plus profit sharing
Location: head office in Vancouver, travel mainly within Lower Mainland, sometimes further in BC

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