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Actively participates in training as required to progress to Operations and Maintenance Technician Level II. Training includes On-the-Job Training, Self-Study, Computer Based Training and Classroom Training.
Performs technical work as assigned in the solar field and assists Tech II – IV in the operations and maintenance of the power plant.
Assists higher level Technicians in performing maintenance.
Performs other technical and administrative duties associated with operating and maintaining a power facility.
Ensures work is performed in accordance with Environmental and Safety requirements.
Performs work independently and/or in work crews.
Proven experience with a multitude of electrical/construction projects and knowledge of basic IT equipment.
Understanding of general workplace safety and the ability to follow safety standards as well as help the company improve upon the standards in place.
Ability to excel in a collaborative, cross-functional and geographically diverse organization.
Maturity, professionalism and excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with superiors and colleagues.
High energy, developed interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.
Detail-oriented with an ability to synthesize complex analysis, approach new challenges with creativity and summarize information in a manner that supports key decision makers.
Demonstrated proficiency in research, highly technical equipment and engineering.
Excellent hands on abilities with strong technical skills.
Ability to operate personal computer with technical proficiency of standard business software.
Ability to read, write and understand English.
Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations.
Demonstrates proactive enthusiasm 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.
Is a strong team player and willing to assist others when necessary and appropriate.
Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required.
Must have a valid state driver’s license and must have a clean driving record.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Knowledge of electrical and mechanical fundamentals of PV systems preferred.
Significant I&E, I&C and/or C&I Electrician experience will be considered in lieu of applicable solar experience.
2 year technical degree or equivalent Journeyman certification and qualifications preferred.
Normal plant and/or office environment, including working at heights, high/low ambient temperatures and high 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 wear 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 up to 70 pounds, to perform duties and responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Work overtime and non-standard working hours – (nights) as required.
Travel required as needed.