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Solar PV Technician / Maintenance Technician / Electrician

Company: ACT Power Services
Location: Rockingham
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Solar O&M Technician, Electrician, or Engineer*

*Company Overview *
ACT Power Services was created to provide industry leading services for our clients. As an independent service provider, we avoid conflicts of interest and maintain a complete focus on our clients' needs. We have taken a no-frills approach to developing our organization to ensure our clients are only paying for services that add value. ACT then leverages a world-class team, state of the art technology, and best-in-class operating practices to ensure every facility is operated in a manner that maximizes production, preserves compliance, and ensures the safety of our personnel and communities. Our vision is to reshape the industry's benchmark for renewable operations and create the next generation of O&M provider.

*Job Description*
The Solar Field Service Technician is directly responsible for the safe, productive, day-to-day onsite operations of Commercial and Utility Scale Solar PV plants. From performing preventative maintenance and inspections, to troubleshooting and making repairs to maximize production, the Solar Field Service Technician/ Engineer gets to exercise a verity of skill-sets and has constant opportunities to learn more. All while making an impact on our safe, reliable, clean energy future.

This role will encompass performing the preventative maintenance on the solar modules, trackers, inverters, and medium-voltage equipment. In addition the technician will be supporting corrective repairs on an as needed basis. A rotating Saturday 'on-call' for corrective outages on the weekend will also be a function of the role, but will come with overtime pay when dispatched.

* Uphold a high level of safety standards in everything that you do

* Conducting routine preventive maintenance, service, troubleshooting and repair of solar photovoltaic facilities

* Strong understanding of NEC code, electrical theory, industry best practices

* DC and AC testing included but not limited to polarity, open circuit voltage, grounding continuity, communication, insulation resistance testing, I-V curve tracing

* Maintain a schedule for routine maintenance, service, trouble shooting and repair of equipment at solar photovoltaic facilities including but not limited to: Single Axis trackers, Central or String Inverters, Transformers, AC and DC disconnects, Substation equipment

* Maintaining company property such as vehicle, tools, meters and plant stock

* Maintaining service reports, inspection documentation, safety paperwork, and spare parts inventory

* Provide maintenance and troubleshooting training to technicians and others as needed.

* Identify safety hazards and take appropriate action to remove or eliminate hazards

*Qualification Requirements *
* 1+ year of experience PV maintenance, including PV DC operations, AC medium voltage systems, substation operations, network communications and monitoring or equivalent

* Experience with operation of SCADA, DAS and UPS systems

* Skilled in the use of testing equipment and tools such as Infrared cameras, sUAS(drones), IV Curve Tracing, Meggers, Ground Fault Detection
* Experience working with a CMMS platform

* Knowledge of National Electrical Code and standard design/construction practices

* Ability to read and understand electrical single-line and three-line diagrams

* Proficiency with MS Office suite

* Ability to take direction and complete tasks with minimal oversight

* Valid Driver's License

* Working knowledge and experience operating under OSHA 1910, NFPA 70E, and 70B

* OSHA 10 General Industry certificate

* Must have the ability to travel, work on-call during off-shift hours and weekends

*Physical Requirements/Work Environment: *
* Work is to be performed in the field and job sites where offices are available.

* Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures. PPE personal protective equipment is required.

* Must have the ability to sit, stoop, kneel, bend, stand, or walk for 8-10 hours a day.

* Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $25.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
* On call
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Job will take place outside with small groups of technicians and adequate social distancing should/can be kept.

* Electrical: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations%58047475%

Keywords: ACT Power Services, Fayetteville , Solar PV Technician / Maintenance Technician / Electrician, Professions , Rockingham, North Carolina

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