Vegetation + Equipment Maintenance Technician – Syracuse, NY Area

Posted 2 days ago by NextEra Energy
White Plains, NY
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

**Vegetation + Equipment Maintenance Technician – Syracuse, NY Area**

**Date:** Nov 22, 2022

**Location(s):** White Plains, NY, US, 10601

**Company:** NextEra Energy

**Requisition ID:** 64392

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

**Position Specific Description**

Position will be based in Syracuse, NY

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. This individual will perform the maintenance, electrical & mechanical day to day operations of the Distributed Generation and Utility Scale Solar & Battery Storage portfolio in the northeast US. Relevant skills are included include but are not limited to:

• Demonstrated safety behaviors and values

• Maintenance of vegetation

• Solar tracker maintenance and repair

• High Voltage electrical experience

• Grounding and switching

• Management of contractors

**Job Overview**

This position performs routine maintenance and care of grounds associated with solar generation facilities including, but not limited to using motorized tools to cut grass, trim bushes, plow snow, manually clean solar panels, and general maintenance of the facility. Needs to have the ability to perform corrective maintenance and repair of equipment. Must be able to perform work independently within supervised guidelines. Work may be performed in inclement weather of both extreme heat and cold conditions.

**Job Duties & Responsibilities**

+ Operate equipment as required to maintain vegetation and ground conditions (equipment includes but is not limited to zero turn lawn mowers, skid steers, tractors with brush hogs, sickle mowers)

+ Perform routine and basic corrective maintenance on equipment

+ Plow snow during winter months

+ Manually clear snow from panels

+ Operate snow clearing equipment

+ Manually clean solar panels

+ Operate panel cleaning equipment

+ Performs other job-related duties as assigned

**Required Qualifications**

+ High School Grad / GED

+ Experience: 0+ years

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ None

**Employee Group:** Non Exempt

**Employee Type:** Full Time

**Job Category:** Technicians

**Organization:** NextEra Operating Srvs

**Relocation Provided:** No

**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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