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NextEra Energy PV Solar Field Technician Sr - Sharon Springs, NY in Sharon Springs, New York

PV Solar Field Technician Sr - Sharon Springs, NY

Date: May 17, 2023

Location(s): Sharon Spring, NY, US, 13459

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 73155

is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

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.

Position is responsible for operation and maintenance for solar collection assemblies on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and all work locations in a safe and efficient condition. Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic trouble shooting for a solar field and pipeline. Inspection is performed daily for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment and electrical component failures preventing a collector or groups of collectors from tracking. Job may include other misc. duties as assigned.

East Point Solar in Sharon Springs, NY

Job Overview

Employees in this senior-level role are responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar generation equipment on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Successful candidates apply advanced knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components and equipment including the use of digital multi-meters, meggers, and amp clamps.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs corrective maintenance and repairs on solar and energy storage power generation equipment

  • Conducts advanced electrical, electronic, and network troubleshooting

  • Provides oversight to other personnel and acts as a Safety Mentor

  • Serves as qualified reliever in the absence of site management

  • Performs switching and grounding of medium and high voltage equipment

  • Leads teams in Quality Improvement (QI) projects

  • Documents work execution and field changes utilizing Maximo

  • Completes special projects or complex task assignments

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience: 3+ years

  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's or Equivalent Experience

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar

Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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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