NextEra Energy Solar Field Technician in Blythe, California

Solar Field Technician

Date:Jun 21, 2018

Primary Location:Blythe, CA, US, 92225

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 25323

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description This position sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy's non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity. The plant is located in Riverside County, 13 miles northwest of Blythe, California. A 250-megawatt solar thermal energy generating facility capable of generating enough electricity to power approximately 88,000 homes.

Employees in this role are responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar collection assemblies (SCAs) at Genesis Solar to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Successful candidates apply a working knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components, hydraulics and mechanical tracking systems.

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Job Overview Employees in this role are responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar collection assemblies on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Successful candidates apply a working knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components and equipment to include the use of digital multi-meters, meggers, and amp clamps.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and work locations in a safe and efficient condition
  • Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic troubleshooting for a solar field and pipeline
  • Performs daily inspection for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment, and electrical component failures preventing a collector or groups of collectors from tracking
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience: 0+ years
  • Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL) Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Non Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs Location: Blythe, California Other Work Locations: California Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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