SOLV Energy is an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and solar services provider for utility solar, high voltage substation and energy storage markets across North America.
Job Description Summary: The Solar Field Service Technician (Level 1) will perform field maintenance and learn to follow safe work practices of the solar industry.
*This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Stresses the importance that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working
Work safely under all circumstances, seek guidance regarding unfamiliar work to ensure safety and understanding of tasks to be performed.
Operate and care for company property, equipment, and tooling.
Service solar equipment in multiple solar plants under supervision
Perform basic solar equipment testing, troubleshooting and maintenance tasks under supervision and utilizing monitoring programs.
Replace or repair solar parts and/or equipment under supervision.
Respond "on-call" as directed by supervisor to assist in emergency equipment repairs.
Prepare accurate documentation and required reports of work performed
Complete other responsibilities as assigned
Assessing and suggest improved processes, collaborate on new technologies, and coordinate with EPC management regarding the implementation of these improvements
Uphold diversity and inclusion as an unconscious part of SOLV Energy culture.
Objectives or Goals to Measure Performance:
Successful completion of applicable solar work safety and technical training program
Adherence to Company policies and procedures
Excellent attendance and punctuality
Understanding of and adherence to safety and quality procedures and practices
Improved personal professional growth and education
Positive project team attitude
Staff development and training
Minimum Skills or Experience Requirements:
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or equivalent, Vocational/Technical School training a plus
Demonstrated ability to work in a mechanical/electrical environment achieved through formal training or previous work experience.
Demonstrated basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
Demonstrated ability to identify and perform effective Lock Out/Tag Out of energized parts/systems.
Demonstrated basic understanding of a solar installation/plant.
Demonstrated basic knowledge of testing equipment
Basic computer operation skills
Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions.
Obtain NFPA 70e Safety Training certification
Remain current in all safety and technical trainings.
Effective verbal and written English language communication skills.
Effective organizational skills
Ability to work at remote locations in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, inclement weather)
Ability to work on an "on call" basis (may include weekends or after-hours situations)
Valid driver's license, satisfactory driving record and ability to operate company vehicle.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:
Occasional exposure to weather, harsh outdoor environment, vibration, dust and fumes, electric shock, radiation, toxic/caustic chemicals
Requires frequent stooping/bending/crouching, reaching, handling, finger dexterity, sitting, standing, walking, and lifting 50 lbs. or more.
Constant finger dexterity and ability to see details at close range and at a distance, hear, and talk, and possess depth perception.
Occasional climbing and carrying, proximity to moving mechanical parts, working in high, exposed, or difficult to access places.
The noise intensity level may be high.
SOLV Energy Is an Equal Opportunity Employer
At SOLV Energy we celebrate the power of our differences. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces that improve our communities. SOLV Energy prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind against an employee or applicant based on race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, or ethnicity, mental or physical disability, veteran status, parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Employees (and their families) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance. Employees can enroll in our company's 401(k) plan and are provided vacation, sick and holiday pay.