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PV Tech III

NovaSource Power
Canton, MA 02021
  • Job Code
    177138961

Commercial Field Technician III

About NovaSource

NovaSource Power Services is the service partner for renewables asset owners ready to fuel smart growth. As an O&M-focused company with 20 years of operating experience, NovaSource has the global reach and strategic capabilities to achieve our clients renewables goals around the world.

Our turn-key services optimize each step of our clients project lifecycles from commissioning to decommissioning and everything in between. Our approach delivers creative success for our clients, stability for our teams, and enables us to build a world-class culture of excellence. And thats how we empower a renewable world.

Summary of Role

An Operations and Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing preventative and reactive maintenance, system commissioning, troubleshooting and general maintenance of our customers solar and electrical assets. This key position is responsible for managing time and resources so that O&M customers are serviced promptly and effectively. Responsibilities include electrical troubleshooting, module cleaning, data collection, system inspections, monitoring systems support, adherence to safety procedures, process improvement, and innovation. A strong foundation in system troubleshooting, commercial trade works, telecom, electrical installation, solar electrical systems, and customer service is required. The ideal candidate will also lead efforts for safe working practices.

This position is 60% travel within a 4 hour radius from your assigned base office location. The company will provide accommodations for travel and company vehicles. Overnight stays are only needed for multiple day service work orders. Flights are occasionally required for out of region work, but very minimal. Weekend work is rare but the option may present itself.

Emergency Service Calls - There will be occasions that demand very quick reactions such as 24-hour responses to system failures. It is expected that, on occasion, the O&M Technician will be called into work, on a weekend or previously scheduled time off, at night or on a holiday, to perform troubleshooting and repairs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete mechanical work with other technicians of the same level or higher
  • Assist with replacing solar inverters and racking
  • Assigned as the lead technician to complete technical services on commercial PV systems.
  • Assigned as the lead technician to complete system commissioning and PV systems maintenance.
  • Complete both minor and major tasks while adhering to specific checklists
  • Service Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance
  • Service Electrical Vehicle (EV) Charger systems for commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance
  • Various work on DC and AC electricity
  • Solar Inverter and Battery Charger troubleshooting
  • Switchgear and distribution panel troubleshooting
  • Electrical meter troubleshooting and installations including Current-Transformers (CT)
  • Transformer work including troubleshooting and maintenance, all phases included
  • System retrofitting of legacy end of life systems which may include like for like or reconfiguration
  • Troubleshooting of serial, wireless, and Ethernet communications
  • Systems monitoring troubleshooting, retrofitting, installation, and commissioning
  • Utilize the IR Drone to conduct an aerial thermal assessment (license training provided)
  • On the job training with expectations of learning and skill growth.
  • Assist to communicate daily activities to appropriate personnel and internal staff.
  • Collect data, photos, and assist in the creation of field reports for appropriate company personnel and customers.
  • Maintain company assigned tools, safety gear, and other resources.
  • Attend training sessions from internal and external resources (Inverter and monitoring manufacturers, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • +5 years of Electrical Experience - Tech 2/3
  • JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN - Preferred
  • Knowledge of NEC codes a must
  • NABCEP certified preferred (training provided)
  • Can travel locally 60% of the time
  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold).
  • Must be comfortable working in PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)
  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, and work on rooftops.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Exercises a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor.
  • Experience with hand tools, power tools, and multimeter
  • Ability to innovate and improve operations and solve complex problems.
  • Computer skills preferred, Tech Savvy a Plus
  • Ability to troubleshoot and be resourceful
  • Thrive in a team environment.
  • High integrity, IQ, and energy a must!
  • Physical and Labor Requirements:
  • Climb to heights and conduct work with proper safety restraints.
  • Lift heavy loads up to 90 lbs. and navigate construction job site terrain.
  • Ability to bend, squat and lift.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.
  • Capable of operating heavy machinery, including construction vehicles.
  • Ability to be vigilant for onsite safety concerns.

Education and Experience

  • Military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A Fair Chance job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • Applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • All ages and genders including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants who do not have a college diploma

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Full Drive Time Paid
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • PTO/Sick Time
  • Life Insurance
  • and more

US: Diversity Statement Equal Employment Opportunity

It is NovaSources policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. NovaSource disapproves of, and will not tolerate, unlawful discrimination against any applicant or employee because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, age, religion, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws.





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Posted: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-06
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