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NextEra Energy PV Solar Field Technician I-Troutdale Solar- Troutdale, OR in TROUTDALE, Oregon

PV Solar Field Technician I-Troutdale Solar- Troutdale, OR

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location(s): TROUTDALE, OR, US, 97060

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 79819

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. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a skilled and experienced PV Solar Field Tech I to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for the maintenance, and troubleshooting of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems at Troutdale Solar near Troutdale, Oregon. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience working in the solar energy industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Perform routine maintenance and inspection of PV solar systems to ensure optimal performance and identify potential issues.

  2. Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems related to PV solar systems, including inverters, modules, and monitoring systems.

  3. Conduct electrical testing and measurements to verify system functionality and compliance with relevant guidelines.

  4. Collaborate with engineering and design teams to provide technical feedback and assist in system optimization.

  5. Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and protocols during installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting activities.

  6. Document all work performed, including system upgrades, repairs, and maintenance activities.

  7. Provide training and support to other team members and contractors as needed.

  8. Stay updated on industry advancements, new technologies, and best practices to enhance knowledge and skills.

Job Overview

The Site Technician will support the Regional Manager or designee to ensure the perfect execution of the PGD processes. Site Technicians in a solar region perform duties in the following but are not limited to safety, contractor management, electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance, overall site operations, asset management and regulatory compliance, reliability engineering, and inventory management.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reliability engineering

  • Warranty management

  • Operation and basic maintenance

  • Electrical and power electronics troubleshooting and repairs

  • Safety and Environmental program stewardship

  • Supervisory duties of NEE employees and contractors

  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repairs

  • Business duties and Inventory management

  • Heavy equipment operation

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience: 2+ years

  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade School Graduate

  • Licensed Electrician

  • Licensed Master Electrician

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar

Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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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