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Solar power generation has emerged as one of the most rapidly growing renewable sources of electricity. That makes solar energy production for our homes and business a win-win for job creation and a healthier environment.

We do what we do because we are passionate about creating affordable sustainability for everyone. We are also a team who love to work hard and grow our business and the solar electrical industry.

NextGen Electric is a leading solar and electrical installer in the Pacific Northwest. We employ passionate, talented people who want to do the right thing for our customers and the environment. NextGen is committed to the highest quality in all areas and continually creating innovation in a growing industry. As one of the few contractors specializing in electric and solar installations in the state of Idaho, NextGen Electric has dedicated itself to developing the best practices for the region. 

Our company considers the growth of all of our employees to be as important as profitability and productivity. We empower and support our team by creating a work place that is highly focused on providing experience, education, and mentoring. We provide a wide range of benefits and training while paying a competitive, family wage.

Current Openings:

NextGen Electric offers quality and efficient electrical and solar solutions for homeowners, and contractors. We worked hard to build a business structure that focuses on respect for our employees and customers, education for our community, and sustainability for our planet. We believe that by aligning our personal values with our business, we can achieve incredible results. Our efforts are proving true.


The Solar Sales Associate plays a critical role as the first point of contact for a prospective client at NextGen Electric and supports the sales team and project management team in working with prospective clients to answer their questions about solar energy, assess the feasibility of a solar project at their home or business, and aids in the development of a system design and project proposal to help them make the switch to solar. Key responsibilities will include: client relationship building, information gathering, process documentation, and preliminary site evaluation. The Solar Sales Associate will manage new inquiries and interact with clients in person and via phone and email, and will assist as needed with gathering and analyzing information, and developing project proposals. This position requires a high level of independence and self-direction as well as the ability to work within a fast-paced team setting. This is a full-time position based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Experience in customer/client service with an outgoing and engaging approach to relationship building
  • Exemplary communication skills (including: in-person, phone and written) including the ability to communicate complex information so it can be easily understood
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and self-direction skills, and an ability to see commitments to completion
  • Experience with various software packages required (particularly Excel), additional experience with database management (CRM) or 3D Drafting (CAD) software valued
  • Strong attention to detail, particularly in regards to costs and system design
  • Passionate about solar energy, green building, and the building a team
  • Flexible thinker and team player who is willing to pitch in where needed
  • Tireless, upbeat personality with unending curiosity

Required Qualifications, Attributes, And Skills:

  • Taking pride in your work
  • Uphold NextGen Electric’s core values and maintain composure as a company representative
  • Be a self-starter, work independently and make best use of your time
  • Become a key team member of NextGen Electric while participating in company culture and striving to achieve work-life balance
  • Continually seek ways to improve processes resulting in a better experience for customers and employees
  • Employ urgency in all customer-related activities to increase success
  • Always maintain curiosity leading to better expertise and techniques
  • Engage with your teammates with empathy, respect, and belief that cooperation leads to more happiness and material success

Bonus Qualifications:

  • NABCEP certification
  • SEI or equivalent solar training or certification
  • Solar industry experience

Benefits And Pay:

  • Competitive base salary plus commission and bonus opportunities
  • Starting wage is based on license and experience hours
  • Annual educational assistance & training funds
  • Cell phone/data plan coverage or reimbursement
We started out serving Coeur d’Alene in 2013 with one electrician in one van. We have now expanded and continue to grow our presence in Idaho, Washington and throughout the Pacific Northwest.

In addition to our growing stream of residential and commercial projects, we continue to foster relationships with homeowners and business that invest in large solar installation projects creating a fast passed work environment with generating diverse experience.

We are seeking a full-time, licensed electrician to become a key team-member in our close-knit, family-like company.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Idaho & and/or Washington Journeyman Electrical License
  • Current driver’s license
  • Comfortable with heights and working on roof tops
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of residential electrical, building, and roofing systems
  • Fully comprehends electrical theory and current electrical codes
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Install and troubleshoot wiring
  • Layout & preparation for installation
  • Install feeders
  • Wire & conduit sizing
  • Terminate cable

Job Functions:

  • New construction rough-in
  • Installation of conduits using a hand bender
  • Install new wire in existing systems or repairing old wiring
  • Troubleshooting all systems
  • Providing power and controls to motors and other equipment
  • Installing lighting control, and energy management systems
  • Mounting panel boards, transformers, switch gear, transfer switches, and other systems
  • Communicating with utility companies, inspectors, and contractors
  • Representing Next Gen Electric in the field and being a point of contact for our customers
  • Maintaining a professional appearance and attitude at all times

Benefits And Pay:

  • Starting wage is based on license and experience hours
  • Annual educational assistance & training funds
  • Cell phone/data plan coverage or reimbursement
EOE. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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“Amazing company that also supports our community! Thank you, NextGen for the love and support you give the Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation!”

– Liz Montgomery | Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation