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Solar O&M Service Technician

Company: GPAC
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

-We are looking for a Service/O&M Technician to work with existing photovoltaic (PV) systems installed by our company and others. Technician will be called on to perform Service, Warranty and Operation & Maintenance duties. Systems range from 1kW to multiple MW, and project types vary and include residential, off-grid and hybrid/battery storage systems. Project locations span a large part across the nation and include ground-mounted, roof-mounted and carport installations as well as fixed-tilt and tracking systems. Position includes troubleshooting and maintenance of monitoring systems as well as analysis of data obtained from monitoring systems.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Respond to Service calls as dispatched, drive assigned issues and seek advice/counsel as needed--- Track progress of cases and log communications with clients and manufacturers as detailed notes in CRM--- Perform troubleshooting and implement Code compliant fixes in the field in a safe manner--- Work with OEMs to determine warranty status of installed equipment--- Fill out Service Work Orders, track travel and labor time as well as used materials for billing--- Communicate all matters with Service Manager--- Confirm accuracy of, red-line and/or modify As Built Drawings as needed o Bring changes to Service Manager's attention for inclusion in archived documents--- Secure additional field help for Service work, as needed, through Service Manager--- Work on PV Installation team(s) as necessary and when available--- Perform PV system commissioning and testing processes--- Assist Service Manager in feedback loops to Install, Project Management and Engineering teamso Critically examine installations and pass on findings through constructive feedback to constantly improve qualityKNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:--- 1 year minimum experience as a solar PV Installer preferred--- Full NABCEP PV certification preferred o Additional Electrical licensure or formal technical education a plus--- Strong understanding of grid-tied, off-grid and hybrid PV system design and installation, commissioning procedures, shut down / LOTO procedures, programming, troubleshooting, monitoring and repair--- Knowledge of the NEC Code and the ability to use and reference the Code as required--- Proficient skills with computers including Windows OS (multiple versions), Microsoft Office and document/content creation--- Residential Communications & Networking knowledge, including wired and wireless networks and system topologies--- Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail. This position educates and interacts with customers.--- Positive 'can-do' attitude and creative problem-solving ability required.--- Ability to work both under close direction and in a self-directed manner, as needed.--- Valid driver's license is required.--- This position may require significant overnight travel.All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, Santa Barbara , Solar O&M Service Technician, Professions , Santa Barbara, California

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