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Experienced O&M Technician

Company: gpac
Location: East Syracuse
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
The Solar Technician position is primarily responsible for providing support to multiple PV plant sites on a continual/on-demand basis, in order to troubleshoot/resolve equipment issues (such as emergency repairs) as well as providing O&M support. The position is also responsible for training new Solar Techs, leading initiatives, coordinating, and communicating with customers, scheduling work, conducting maintenance, equipment installations and overall operational support. Extensive travel within the region shall be expected. Specified position duties and expectations include:
--- Installation, removal and maintenance of solar modules and other related electrical equipment.
--- Diagnose/troubleshoot equipment failures and perform annual maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment.
--- Diagnose and repair system failures at existing solar sites and identify potential issues that may impact production in the future.
--- Support and develop real-time solutions to daily site operational issues, with minimal to no supervisory input.
--- Develop plans, maintenance schedules and communicate with various groups.
--- Qualifying of equipment and systems.
--- Document work performed and report in a clear and concise manner.
--- Prepare service reports for site visits, emergency repairs, equipment modifications and equipment improvement investigations.
--- Communicate with Customers, Site Technicians, Engineering, Project Management and Management to ensure timely and efficient resolution to all site maintenance activities.
--- Execute design change requirements and equipment modifications.
--- Ensure a safe, event free work environment by ensuring strict adherence to company protocols, safety procedures and regulations.
--- Provide leadership and accountability in order to achieve desired safety results (Lock Out/Tag Out compliance, safety meeting attendance, contractor oversight, safety policies/procedures, work practices, etc.).
--- Ensure compliance with all operational, environmental and other regulatory and policy compliance requirements. Monitor station's environmental, health and safety objectives and ensures they are met. Audit site processes for compliance assurance.
--- Apply problem-solving skills to identifying and resolving issues at hand.
--- Identify, qualify, coordinate and oversee sub-contractors on an as-needed basis.
The ideal candidate shall have prior experience within the photovoltaic industry or equivalent job-related experience.
--- Utility Scale solar work experience
--- Experience with operating Heavy Equipment
--- NABCEP PV Installer certification
--- 2-4 years verifiable electrical installation experience
--- Knowledge of National Electrical Code and standard design/construction practices
--- Clear understanding of OSHA safe workplace practices and procedures, minimum requirement of OSHA 10 certification
--- Ability to read and understand electrical single-line and three-line diagrams
--- Prior experience with installation or maintenance of solar sites and/or utility distribution systems
--- Completion of course(s) covering all aspects of NFPA 70E
Please send resumes directly to Derrik VanLaere -
For more information about this position or other roles within our organization please call Derrik VanLaere @ 605-705-3981
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: gpac, Syracuse , Experienced O&M Technician, Professions , East Syracuse, New York

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