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Solar Tech 2

at Swinerton Builders

Posted: 1/28/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J1296

Job Description

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Job Description Summary:

Field testing, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on solar facilities

Job Description:

? Able to perform all essential Solar Technician I job responsibilities
? Perform solar equipment testing, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of solar equipment and systems with minimal or no supervision
? Perform testing, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical systems on solar equipment and systems with minimal or no supervision
? Perform maintenance and diagnostic responsibilities utilizing system monitoring applications
? Accurately account for time and material costs expended in the performance of job responsibilities
? Operate service equipment safely and maintain required records related to equipment/systems
? Provide “on-call” service at assigned solar facilities
? Understand, follow and communicate safety regulations and work procedures
? Supervise and provide ongoing training for Solar Technician Level I employees
? Prepare accurate documentation and required reports of work performed
? Complete other responsibilities as assigned

? High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or equivalent
? Associates Degree or Certificate in Electronics/Mechanics
? Minimum two years of experience in the solar and/or other related industry
? Valid OSHA 10 certification
? Valid NFPA 70e Safety Training certification
? Demonstrated ability to recognize work hazards and mitigate using proper tools and procedures
? Demonstrated ability to identify energized and de-energized electrical parts, identify all incoming power sources, and safely de-energize sources before beginning work
? Demonstrated ability to identify and perform effective Lock Out/Tag Out of energized parts/systems
? Demonstrated understanding of safe electrical and mechanical practices
? Demonstrated knowledge of electrical testing and troubleshooting equipment
? Basic working knowledge of solar systems/plants, protection devices, control devices, power supplies, loads, conductors, inverters and transformers
? Ability to troubleshoot network and telemetry issues
? Ability to read and understand basic schematics and technical data, including interpretation of operations manuals/instructions for specific solar equipment
? Basic computer operation skills and ability to operate system monitoring applications
? Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions
? 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

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Swinerton provides commercial construction services throughout the United States, delivering innovative solutions and outstanding service to our customers for time-tested buildings and facilities. Over our 125-year history, Swinerton has earned a strong reputation as the Premier Builder in the West. As a 100% employee-owned quality contractor, we hire the best people, give them exceptional training, and provide robust opportunities for professional growth.

Swinerton has built a strong reputation as an employee-owned quality contractor. We hire the best people, give them exceptional training and provide them with the opportunities and the responsibilities that allow them to learn and develop professionally.  Swinerton values and recognizes our employees as the essential ingredient to our lasting success. As a 100% employee-owned company, we invest greatly in the personal and professional well-being of our people. Together, we have created an excellent place to work; when people join Swinerton, they tend to stay.   We strive for a positive work environment that encourages outstanding performance while making room for fun. We also believe that happy, healthy employees lead to a highly productive company, and we are proud to offer a robust benefits package to support individual and collective success.


Swinerton is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Minority, Women, Disability, and Veteran Employer.

Our Company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  We have a commitment to provide equal hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, layoff and recall benefits to all individuals without regard to gender, race, color, religion, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital or domestic partner status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state laws or local ordinance or regulation.

We are committed to the safety and security of everyone interested in our company–including those who visit us online. Please note that Swinerton will only invite you to submit work history and personal information related to employment through our career portal WorkDay (which requires the set-up of a login) and communication will only come from individuals with an email address ending in @swinerton.com. 

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