PV Solar Field Technician I – Canterbury, CT

Posted 3 weeks ago by NextEra Energy
Canterbury, CT
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

**PV Solar Field Technician I – Canterbury, CT**

**Date:** Nov 11, 2022

**Location(s):** Canterbury, CT, US, 06331

**Company:** NextEra Energy

**Requisition ID:** 66473

is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today

**Position Specific Description**

This position sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy’s non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity.

Position is responsible for operation and maintenance for solar collection assemblies on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and all work locations in a safe and efficient condition. Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic trouble shooting for a solar field and pipeline. Inspection is performed daily for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment and electrical component failures preventing a collector or groups of collectors from tracking. Job may include other misc duties as assigned.

**Job Overview**

Employees in this role are responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar generation equipment on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Successful candidates apply a working knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components and equipment to include the use of digital multi-meters, meggers, and amp clamps.

**Job Duties & Responsibilities**

+ Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and work locations in a safe and efficient condition

+ Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic troubleshooting for a solar field and battery energy storage equipment

+ Performs switching and grounding of medium and high voltage equipment

+ Ensures daily inspection for cooling system discrepancies, mechanical component breakage, and electrical component failures preventing site equipment from operating as designed are performed

+ Travel to other sites will be required

+ Performs other job-related duties as assigned

**Required Qualifications**

+ High School Grad / GED

+ Experience: 2+ years

+ Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL)

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Associate’s or Equivalent Experience

+ Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

The base pay for this position is $56,000.00 to $84,000.00 per year. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

**Employee Group:** Non Exempt

**Employee Type:** Full Time

**Job Category:** Technicians – Wind/HV/Solar

**Organization:** NextEra Operating Srvs

**Relocation Provided:** Yes, if applicable

This position is eligible for Company sponsored benefits. Click to see our benefits.

**Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.**

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