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Solar Technician II - Durham, NC

Company: Carolina Solar Services
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Solar Technician II will be a mid-level field service technician for CSS' operations and maintenance of solar facilities. The Solar Technician II is responsible for leading work, representing CSS in the field, and the safe and timely completion of all service obligations.Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshooting and repairing utility scale solar generators
  • Lead commissioning, quality assurance inspection, or preventative maintenance work as needed
    • Provide timely Field Service Reports back to Operations staff for delivery to client
    • Provide on-the-job training to less experienced field staff
    • Be a leader in safe and proper work practices
    • Assist with vegetative maintenance as needed
    • Ensure a premium level of customer service
      • Out of town stays are sometimes requiredBenefits Summary:We work to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected. The following benefits are included in addition to your base compensation:
        • 401k (with 3% Company contribution)
        • Medical insurance (with the Company covering 80% of the employee premium and 20% of spouse and/or dependent premiums)
        • Dental, vision, and life insurance
        • Paid time off (beginning with 12 days annually and increasing with each year of service)
          • Paid holidays (7 days annually)
          • Paid sick leave (4 days annually)
          • Paid parental leave (4 paid weeks)
          • Paid professional development opportunities
          • Paid Solar Sabbaticals (extended period of time off for every three years of service)
          • Laptop, cell phone, and unlimited data plan
          • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), tools, and equipment paid for by the Company
          • Access to Company vehicle for work-related travel
          • Reimbursement for work-related travel at GSA rates
            • Long term disability insurance coverageKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
              • Understanding of principles of electrical theory and photovoltaic power generation.
              • Understanding & experience in the operation and concepts relating to electrical and mechanical trade work.
              • Prioritizes safety daily and be able to lead site safety meetings, analyze job hazards, and provide prompt resolution
              • Working knowledge and experience operating under OSHA 1910.269, NFPA 70E, and 70B
                • Proficiency reading technical specification documents, site plans, & electrical schematics
                • Comfort working up to 1,500 VDC, 600Vac, and operating MV switchgear (GOAB, Transformer switching, Recloser operation)
                • Clear verbal and written communication skills
                • General computer, network, and technology proficiency
                • Team oriented attitude
                  • Assertive enough to give direction and humble enough to take direction
                  • Value staff development and organizational excellenceMinimum Qualifications:
                    • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record in order to operate a company vehicle
                      • 1 year field experience in utility solar PV or 2 years of related experiencePreferred Qualifications:
                        • First-Aid/CPR/AED certified
                        • NFPA 70E certified
                          • OSHA 10 certified
                          • OEM certified training on one or more inverter systems
                          • Commissioning or maintenance experiencePhysical Demands:
                            • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently including up and down a ladder
                            • Ability to work at high heights with the use of a safety harnessWork Environment:
                              • -90% of time spent in-field at utility scale solar facilities
                                • Exposure to weather, extreme heat or cold
                                • Exposure to native plants and, occasionally, animals
                                • Exposure to electrical hazardsThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.*About *CSS:We provide solutions for renewable energy systems to support a sustainable future. As stewards of the environment, our team maximizes the impact of every power plant we service through an independent and human focused approach.As a force for good committed to the well-being of our people and planet, we prefer hiring and recruiting employees located within 20_ miles of our home _base or remote depot. With that said, we believe that strategic and creative talent knows no geographical bounds. We accept and encourage applications from candidates regardless of location.Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:We put safety at the forefront of our work for our employees and clients. This involves creating safe spaces in which we strive for justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment and hiring, company culture, leadership, and community partnerships. We are committed to addressing systemic racism and sexism so that all staff are valued and respected. We invite deep listening, diverse perspectives, and healthy dissention that we may better explore the impacts of the decisions we make. This includes providing ongoing opportunities for training, advancement, relationship building through education, volunteerism, and collaboration.We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.Job Type: Full-timePay: $22.00 - $26.00 per hour

Keywords: Carolina Solar Services, Durham , Solar Technician II - Durham, NC, Engineering , Durham, North Carolina

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