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AES Solar Technician I in Massachusetts

Are you ready to be part of a company that's not just talking about the future, but actively shaping it? Join The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 company that's leading the charge in the global energy revolution. With operations spanning 14 countries , AES is committed to shaping a future through innovation and collaboration. Our dedication to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the Top Ten Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company in 2022. And with our certification as a Great Place to Work , you can be confident that you're joining a company that values its people just as much as its groundbreaking ideas.

AES is proudly ranked #1 globally in renewable energy sales to corporations, and with $12.7B in revenues in 2023 , we have the resources and expertise to make a significant impact as we provide electricity to 25 million customers worldwide. As the world moves towards a net-zero future, AES is committed to meeting the Paris Agreement's goals by 2050. Our innovative solutions, such as 24/7 carbon-free energy for data centers, are setting the pace for rapid, global decarbonization.

If you're ready to be part of a company that's not just adapting to change, but driving it, AES is the place for you. We're not just building a cleaner, more sustainable future - we're powering it. Apply now and energize your career with a true leader in the global energy transformation.

The AES Operations team is looking for a Solar Technician with Preventative & Corrective maintenance experience. This individual would play a pivotal role in ensuring that AES CE operates the portfolio to standards that exceed industry best-practice. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have the ability to take direction from Field Service leads. As AES CE grows to become one of the top tier IPPs in the industry, this role will provide an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth.

The position will be based in central Massachusetts with regular travel to address the sites’ needs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Based out of your home, travel to distributed and utility-scale solar and battery storage facilities in the region to perform preventative & corrective maintenance

  • Perform other technical and administrative duties associated with operating and maintaining a power facility

  • Performs/assists with corrective, preventive, and emergency maintenance and operations for which they are qualified to safely and efficiently perform for equipment including but not limited to installed Inverters (SMA, Advanced Energy, Power Electronics, GPTech, SunGrow, and Solectria), Trackers (Soltec & ATI), Combiner Boxes, PV Modules, DC Collection equipment and systems, AC Collection and Distribution equipment

  • Provide limited support for commissioning activities

  • Support warranty claims processes with vendors as needed

  • Participates in training as required

  • Ensure work is performed in accordance with Environmental and Safety requirements.

  • Perform work independently and in team environments

Desired Skills, Expertise and Competencies:

  • Understands and promotes general workplace safety and the ability to follow safety standards as well as help the company improve upon the standards in place.

  • Experience with electrical systems and familiarity of basic safety principles to included LOTO and Electrical Safety

  • Must have experience in operating personal computer with technical proficiency of standard business software. Experience with SCADA and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems is highly recommended

  • Maturity, integrity and excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with superiors and colleagues

  • Promotes the operations team; strong team player and willing to assist others when necessary and appropriate

  • High-energy, developed interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic

  • Detail-oriented with an ability to synthesize sophisticated analysis, approach new challenges with creativity and summarize information in a manner that supports key decision makers

  • Excellent hands-on abilities with strong technical skills

  • Ability to read, write and understand English

  • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations

  • Demonstrates passion for solving problems and adding value to the company

  • Maintains a current level of professional knowledge

  • Focuses on personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action

  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all individuals

  • Communicates openly and honestly, does not engage in gossip

  • Models professional behaviors of conduct and decorum

Education / Experience:

  • Possess high school diploma or GED

  • Experience in solar system installation or energy storage systems an asset

  • Basic knowledge of electrical or mechanical fundamentals (single craft journeyman skills) such as electrical measurements, control circuits, and solid-state theory application, and/or basic knowledge of operational characteristics of equipment and associated control devices installed in power facilities is a plus

Working Conditions:

  • Working outside and from home

  • Normal plant and/or office environment, including working at heights, high/low ambient temperatures, and high/low humidity areas

  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment

  • Requires use of personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.)

  • May be required to work around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials, and chemicals

  • Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Willingness to work overtime and non-standard working hours as required.

  • Travel to sites outside typical area

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

Are you ready to join us? www.aes.com/careers

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