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Geothermal & Solar Electrical Technician

Fallon NV

Job ID: 2017-1633



Electrical Technician is responsible for supporting the installation, testing, and troubleshooting of medium voltage (13.8kV and below) and station service electrical equipment such as motors, and motor controls, switchgear, transformers, voltage regulators, electrical protective devices, main and auxiliary generators, lighting power supplies, electrical cranes, and battery support systems. This position will be responsible for troubleshooting and overhauling such equipment in addition to calibration, maintenance and repair of all power plant related instrumentation. This position reports to the Manager, Geo/Solar Electrical Maintenance.



Supports completion of all scheduled maintenance for Geo/Solar electrical equipment in a timely manner to maximize generation.

Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots, and overhauls medium voltage power plant related electrical equipment.

Gains technical information from electrical schematics, vendors information, and codes

Performs current and voltage calculations as necessary

Calibrate plant related instrumentation and use test equipment associated with the power plant.

Supports Submersible Pump Push/Pulls.

Performs calibrations as necessary and uses test equipment associated with the power plant

Initiates reports and records associated with the control systems of the power plant

Observes safety precautions

Maintains the plant’s PLC system and performs programming modifications as needed.

Will support regional Geo/Solar Maintenance activities as needed.



Associates degree or equivalent

Minimum of 4 years of related experience

Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadline

Strong attention to detail

Knowledge of PLC systems and related software

Ability to use electrical test equipment such as, DMM, meggers and multi process calibration equipment

Knowledge in electrical theory and troubleshooting techniques

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This could include, working in extreme heat or extreme cold conditions.

The noise level in the environment is usually loud and requires the use of PPE.

Valid drivers license



Posted January 5, 2018

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