Directly responsible for all aspects of the maintenance and operation of utility scale PV power plant. Duties include monitoring PV Plant operation through SCADA, commissioning, testing, inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, and modifying AC and DC solar PV systems, including inverters, PV module arrays, transformers, switchgear, and metering systems.
The successful candidate will receive comprehensive training in solar PV operations and maintenance programs and will coordinate closely with our Network Operations Center and management team located in Arizona. First Solar Technicians utilize the most advanced computerized maintenance techniques and tools in the industry while they operate and maintain the largest and most advanced PV Plants in the industry.
5 years of experience in a related position
College degree preferredNABCEP certification a plus
Ability to supervise contractors in the field and ensure safety, quality and schedule adherence.Ability to take direction, identify problems, develop solutions, conduct analysis independently and in collaboration with othersAbility to work comfortably in potentially remote field conditions and manage multiple tasks and projectsAbility to work in difficult customer situationsAvailable for 24-hour on-call duty to meet customer requirements
Must be a certified Electerical JourneymanProven computer skills in a Windows environment (Microsoft Office Products)Experience using a CMMS system for maintenance tracking (Maximo Prefered)Experience using electronic control systems preferredHighly experienced in using and understading testing and diagnostic equipment (multimeter, oscilloscope, etc.)