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Solar Tech I - North Region

802 Duke Energy Florida, LLC
Full-time
Remote friendly
Worldwide

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The Solar Tech is primarily responsible for providing support to multiple PV plant sites located throughout Duke Energy Florida's service territory on a continual/on-demand basis, in order to troubleshoot/resolve equipment issues such as emergency repairs, design change requirements, and equipment modifications and to establish O&M support for new plant(s) start-up as well as long term operation and maintenance. Role will include work scheduling, maintenance, equipment installation, and start-up support.  Position will also be responsible for supporting existing equipment performance and reliability, work to support equipment testing schedules and assigning contracts, technicians, and engineers to appropriate tasks while developing processes to improve O&M output quality.   

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Troubleshoot, resolve equipment issues.

  • Design change requirements, and equipment modifications

  • Scheduling maintenance, installation, and start-up support.  Position will also be responsible for supporting existing equipment performance and reliability.

  • Support equipment testing schedules and assigning contract testers, technicians, and engineers to appropriate tasks while developing processes to improve O&M output quality.

  • Ensures compliance with all operational, environmental and other regulatory and policy compliance requirements.  Monitors station environmental, health and safety objectives and ensures they are met.

  • Provides leadership and accountability in order to achieve desired safety results (Lock Out Tag Out compliance, safety meeting attendance, contractor oversight, safety policies/procedures, work practices, etc.)

   

Basic/Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED 

  • 0-1 years of electrical maintenance or Solar PV Systems experience.  

  • Valid driver's license  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Associates Degree or Technical Certification /Training in the electrical field with a year or more experience, preferably in power plant or related technical industry.

  • 2 years technical training or military training in electrical maintenance or Solar PV Systems 

  • Working knowledge of power distribution systems 

  • Previous experience working with inverters, electrical design, Maximo CMMS, centralized SCADA/EMS control systems and associated network devices. 

  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code 

  • 2 or more years of electrical maintenance or Solar PV Systems experience. 

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems. 

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Familiarity with electrical test and measuring equipment.  

   

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work extended hours, as needed, including weekends and maintain flexibility as plant conditions and events require. 

  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as a hardhat, steel toed safety shoes, safety glasses, arc flash protective gear.

  • Must be able to climb, crawl, kneel, stand, sit, and walk.  

  • Must live within one hour of a site under their responsibility.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in high temperatures and direct sunlight required.

  • Travel is likely and overnight trips may be required.

Specific requirements:

  • Successful completion of the MASS test, must have and maintain a valid driver's license.  

Travel Requirements

25-50%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)

Yes

Represented/Union Position

Main IBEW Florida Union

Visa Sponsored Position

No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, November 16, 2023

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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