Military Veteran (Solar Utilities Installer Apprentice)
Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) is looking for veterans interested in starting a career as a Solar Utilities Installer apprentice in the Ennis and Corsicana, TX area. Candidates from Houston, TX must be willing to relocate to these locations.
Alternative energy is a growing industry that provides opportunities for thousands of Texans looking to start a new career. Upon placement into a full-time job, apprentices start employment by participating in up to three weeks of paid orientation and craft training. Apprentices are paid wages during this extended orientation/training. Training is sponsored by employers and the workforce system.
While earning wages and learning a skilled trade, veterans may utilize their GI Bill benefits to receive a tax-free monthly housing allowance. The combination of wages and GI Bill benefits helps veterans earn journey-level wages while progressing in an apprenticeship program.
Adaptive Construction Solutions
ACS is a veteran owned and operated organization committed to enhancing lives through in demand careers. ACS is a sponsor of Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship programs for multiple occupations.
Locations: Must be willing to relocate or travel to work in Ennis or Corsicana, Texas
Why Should You Apply?
Gain meaningful employment
Paid on-the-job training
Receive tuition-free education
Earn incremental pay increases
Obtain industry-recognized credentials
What is Apprenticeship?
The apprenticeship model is leading the way in preparing American workers to compete in today’s economy. Apprenticeship allows an individual to earn while they learn. It includes:
Paid Job: Earn a competitive wage from day one with incremental pay increases as relevant skills are obtained.
Education: Gain knowledge through structured learning and on-the-job training while mentored by industry professionals.
Career: Secure your future by earning industry-recognized nationally-portable certificates and credentials.
Starting at $16.00 per hour during orientation and training with incremental wage increases as competencies are achieved. Apprentices will work 48-56(+) hours per week. Veterans are eligible to apply for a monthly housing allowance as part of their GI Bill Benefits.
Role of a Solar Utilities Installer Apprentice
Solar Utilities Installers perform a wide range of duties such as:
Work safely with positive work habits
Array layout, assembly and installation of racking system
Installation of photovoltaic (PV) system components
Set, secure and test drive motors
Connect ground-mounted support structures
Lay out and connect conduit and junction boxes
As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and conditions requiring heightened situational awareness. These include but are not limited to extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, workers must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.
Candidate Requirements (no experience required)
Ability to work in and promote a drug free environment
Be based in Houston, TX and willing to relocate to Ennis or Corsicana, TX
Able to carry 50/60lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
Willingness to work at heights and in confined spaces
Have a valid driver’s license
Be reliable and practice good attendance
Possess and maintain a good driving record
Willingness to submit to drug screening, physical and background check
Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces.
Next Steps: If you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete application.