OverviewFirst Solar Technician- Field I Full Time in Bogan NSW
Branch Bogan NSW AU
Technician- Field I
First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of…
Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world’s energy mix.
Primary Job Functions:
Job Title : Technician Power Plant Field I – Australia
Job Status : Salary
Report to : Site Manager/Supervisor
Basic Job Functions :
Directly responsible for a variety of field service functions including, but not limited to, commissioning, testing, inspecting, trouble-shooting, repairing, and modifying solar photovoltaic systems. Additionally, this position is responsible for the supervision of contractors to ensure safe, high quality and timely performance of maintenance activities in the field. This position will act as the primary responder to customer service calls or automated service calls generated by remote alarm notification systems, and will be on-call 24/7. Position requires familiarity with both AC and DC systems, including inverters, switchgear, transformers, batteries, power meters, computer monitoring systems, associated sensors, PV modules, and PV arrays. Directly responsible for a variety of field start-up and commissioning functions on all components of the PV system including but not limited to execution of pre-commissioning protocols, commissioning protocols, acceptance tests, and customer training. The Power Plant Field Technician I must keep current with product technology as measured by ability to troubleshoot and repair various products and to instruct others.
Experience in a related position
Year 3/4 Electrical apprentice or hold an Australian Electrical License – (preferably licensed in the State of employment) or possess equivalent field experience in similar role.
CEC accredited a plus
Required Skills :
Ability to supervise contractors in the field and ensure safety, quality and schedule adherence.
Ability to take direction, identify problems, develop solutions, conduct analysis independently and in collaboration with others
Ability to work comfortably in potentially remote field conditions and manage multiple tasks and projects
Ability to work in difficult customer situations
Available for 24-hour on-call duty to meet customer requirements
Proven computer skills in a Windows environment (Microsoft Office Products)
Experience using a CMMS system for maintenance tracking (Maximo & EZMaxMobile Preferred)
Experience using electronic control systems preferred
Experienced in using and understanding testing and diagnostic equipment (multimeter, oscilloscope, etc.)
Will sit and stand periodically during the day.
Required to lift up to 15 Kg.
Will walk and climb stairs.
Will reach over shoulder heights and below waist.
Required to use hands to lift, handle, carry or feel.
May be required to kneel, bend, talk and hear.
Specific vision abilities are required. –
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Bogan, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-26