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Solar Technician

Company: NovaSource Power Services
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: The Operations and Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing preventative and reactive maintenance, system commissioning, troubleshooting and generally maintaining our customers' solar assets. This key position is responsible for managing time and resources so that O&M customers are serviced promptly and effectively. Responsibilities include electrical troubleshooting, module cleaning, adherence to safety procedures, process improvement and innovation, electronic monitoring set-up. A strong foundation in electrical installation, solar electrical systems, and customer service is required. The ideal candidate will also lead efforts for safe working practices.Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and other technical services on commercial PV systems.
  • Work with construction departments to commission and maintain all commercial PV systems.
  • Respond to reactive maintenance events- potentially in emergency.
  • Communicate activities to clients, appropriate personnel, vendors, and internal staff.
  • Collect data and create reports for appropriate company personnel and customers.
  • Create estimate of time and materials to perform corrective maintenance.
  • Maintain O&M vehicle so that it is always clean, presentable, functional.
  • Maintain company assigned tools, safety gear and other resources.
  • Attend training sessions from internal and external resources (Inverter and monitoring manufacturers, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.Educational, professional and/or other requirements:
    • Satcon, Xantrex, AE and other central inverter certifications.
      • NDT (IR) certification.
        • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold).
          • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs and work on rooftops.
            • Excellent customer service skills.
              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
                • Exercises a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor.
                  • Capable of safely lifting 70 lbs.
                    • Must have a clean driving record.
                    • Must have a valid driver's license.
                    • 2+ years commercial PV system installation preferred.
                    • Knowledge of NEC, UBC and other building codes.
                    • Ability to innovate and improve operations and solve complex problems.
                    • Thrive in a team environment.
                    • High integrity, IQ and energy a must!Physical and Labor Requirements: *
                      • Climb to heights and conduct work with proper safety restraints.
                      • Lift heavy loads up to 70 lbs. and navigate construction job site terrain.
                      • Ability to bend, squat and lift.
                      • Ability to continuously stand or walk.
                      • Operate heavy machinery, including construction vehicles.
                      • Identify utility lines.
                      • Perform setup and cleanup tasks at job site.
                      • Perform general maintenance of construction equipment and vehicles.***Benefits for Full-Time Positions:
                        • Competitive hourly wages with benefits
                        • Career path opportunities for top performersJob Type: Full-timePay: $24.00 - $45.00 per hourBenefits:
                          • 401(k)
                          • 401(k) matching
                          • Dental insurance
                          • Employee assistance program
                          • Employee discount
                          • Flexible schedule
                          • Flexible spending account
                          • Health insurance
                          • Health savings account
                          • Life insurance
                          • Paid time off
                          • Parental leave
                          • Professional development assistance
                          • Referral program
                          • Relocation assistance
                          • Retirement plan
                          • Tuition reimbursement
                          • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                            • Monday to Friday
                            • OvertimeSupplemental Pay:
                              • Bonus payEducation:
                                • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                                  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)
                                  • Solar O&M: 2 years (Preferred)
                                  • Commercial Solar Installation: 3 years (Preferred)
                                  • Commercial Electrical: 4 years (Preferred)License/Certification:
                                    • Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location:
                                      • Multiple locationsWork Remotely:
                                        • NoWork Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: NovaSource Power Services, Long Beach , Solar Technician, Engineering , Long Beach, California

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