NextEra Energy Solar Field Technician I - Wheatridge Renewable Energy Center in Heppner, Oregon
Solar Field Technician I - Wheatridge Renewable Energy Center
- Date:May 25, 2021
Primary Location: Heppner, OR, US, 97836
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 54206
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. This position will be based out of Heppner, OR and will travel to support the Western Region of the US working on Solar, Battery and Wind assets.
High Voltage electrical experience is highly preferred
Low Voltage electrical experience is acceptable
Electrical Schematic & print reading is highly preferred
Job requires periodic travel to surrounding sites, including overnight stays
This position requires rotating shift work
Grounding and switching experience preferred
Wind operations experience is highly preferred
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
Under general supervision:
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
Travel to other nearby will be required
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
High School Grad / GED
Experience: 2+ years
Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
- Bachelor’s Degree
Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
Location: Heppner, Oregon
Other Work Locations: Oregon
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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