Invenergy Services Inc. Solar Technician in North Las Vegas, Nevada
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About the Site
The Harry Allen Energy Center is a 100 MW-AC solar powered generation facility located in North Las Vegas, NV utilizing TMEIC 4 MW inverters, Single axis NEXTracker trackers, and Longi modules, with an attached substation.
As a Solar Technician, you will be responsible for assisting in operating and maintaining the Harry Allen Solar Energy Center.
Perform routine mechanical and electrical maintenance on all site solar, substation, and associated equipment
Perform vegetation management, up to operating large equipment to maintain the site per the vegetation management plan.
Troubleshoot complicated electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic problems including: Inverter faults, Tracker faults, network communications, ground faults, collection issues, substation issues, and general site performance issues.
Understand electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic functions of all components of solar site and associated equipment.
Conduct site maintenance daily, wearing all required safety equipment, to inspect, maintain, and repair equipment.
The Solar Technician will work a schedule of 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday-Friday (40 hours) and will be subject to scheduled and unscheduled overtime and potential night work. The work schedule will vary during the peak maintenance periods.
Maintain company tooling, facilities and equipment and a clean safe work environment
One (2) year technical experience (electrical, etc.) and/or technical education.
Willing to travel up to 30% of the time.
Willing to work nights during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities
Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather
Ability to climb / work safely from a portable step ladder
Ability to understand directions, follow procedures, and complete tasks with minimal oversight
Effective communication skills both written and verbal
Ability to move and manipulate up to 45 kg (100 pounds).
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
Preferred Education and/or Work Experience
Experience with PV maintenance, including DC systems, AC medium voltage systems, and network communications and monitoring
Experience in an industrial environment dealing with machine repair and maintenance (Manufacturing, Automotive, Food Processing, Automation, Facilities) as a maintenance technician, electrician, electronic tech, field engineer or technician, service tech, etc.
Experience with the operation of various SCADA systems
Skilled in the use of testing equipment and tools such as Thermographic Electrical Inspection, I-V Curve Tracing, Meggers, and Ground Fault Detection
Strong Analytical and Diagnostic capabilities to troubleshoot and correct problems found
Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and standard practices
Ability to read and understand electrical single-line and three-line diagrams / schematics
Proficiency with MS Office suite
Individuals receiving conditional offers of employment will be subject to drug testing and must receive a negative result to begin working for the company.
We foster an entrepreneurial culture driven by teamwork and collaboration. In fields spanning engineering, development, finance, legal, government affairs, communications and information technology, we are led by an experienced leadership team that has worked together in the clean energy industry for more than 25 years. At Invenergy, you will work in a dynamic environment in which you can utilize and develop your technical expertise to solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities.