Energy Utilities Installer (Apprentice) - Alternative Energy Division (Job #138)

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Houston, TX

Energy Utilities Installer (Apprentice) - Alternative Energy Division


Note: There are multiple positions available. Do not apply for more than one Energy Utilities Installer Apprentice position.


Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) is looking for veterans interested in starting a career as an Energy Utilities Installer apprentice in Arlington, GA or Denton, GA. Candidates must be based in the Texas Gulf Coast area and 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.


Veterans Benefits

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: Candidates must be based in the Texas Gulf Coast region and be willing to relocate to Arlington, GA or Denton, GA


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:

  1. Paid Job: Earn a competitive wage from day one with incremental pay increases as relevant skills are obtained.

  2. Education: Gain knowledge through structured learning and on-the-job training while mentored by industry professionals.

  3. Career: Secure your future by earning industry-recognized nationally-portable certificates and credentials.



Starting at $15.00 per hour during orientation and training with incremental wage increases as competencies are achieved. Veterans are eligible to apply for a monthly housing allowance as part of their GI Bill Benefits.


Role of an Energy Utilities Installer Apprentice

Energy Utilities Installers perform a wide range of duties such as:

  • Work safely with positive work habits

  • Solar 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


Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding conditions requiring heightened situational awareness. These conditions 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 the Texas Gulf Coast area and willing to relocate to Arlington, GA or Denton, GA

  • Able to carry 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.











Posted On: Thursday, December 10, 2020

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