CREW MEMBER

Posted 7 months ago

Wayne, Lincoln, McDowell and Mingo County

Are you interested in an exciting career in sustainable energy? 

We are looking for Crew Members to work on our Wayne, Mingo, and Lincoln County crews. This is a unique, challenging, and rewarding position for those interested in developing a career in the construction sector.  Crew members participate in paid on-the-job training at our job sites while at the same time working towards an Associates Degree.

About the program

Our initiative aims to transform the lives of young people in the region and those displaced by the coal mining industry. Crew members participate in a workforce development program according to our 33-6-3 model: 33 hours a week are spent doing on-the-job training on new technology projects, along with participation in workshops and trainings; 6 hours a week are devoted to community college and business classes for an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences; and 3 hours a week are committed to personal development coaching.  As a social enterprise, Rewire Appalachia strives to blend the efficiency and production of the for-profit sector with the compassion and purpose of the charitable sector.

About the training

Rewire Appalachia enhances the knowledge and skills of crew members through a network of training construction/installation sites.  Crew members will experience various types of construction/installation and learn about sales, marketing, infrastructure and business planning for an enterprise.  Crews are mentored by Crew Chiefs who are knowledgeable about construction/installation.

About Rewire Appalachia

Rewire Appalachia develops the green-collar construction workforce through on-the-job training in modern techniques. Our work-crews see the installation aspects across Coalfield’s family of enterprises through to completion. We focus on improving electrical, IT and broadband practices and policies and on solar installation and maintenance in southern West Virginia.

If you are looking for a job where you can experience personal growth while also improving your community, we hope you will consider applying.  

Dislocated coal miners and family members of those impacted by lay-offs are especially encouraged to apply.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Committed to learning and personal growth
  • Access to reliable transportation (e.g., personal vehicle or public transport)

BENEFITS

  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Educational opportunities
  • $10.50-$12.50 per hour

LOCATION
Lincoln, McDowell, Wayne, and Mingo County.

Rewire Appalachia provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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