Senior Operations & Maintenance Technician - California Location

The Senior O&M Technician will be required to troubleshoot and resolve solar PV and battery storage system issues; including emergency repairs/corrective maintenance, design change requirements, and equipment modifications/upgrades. This individual will also be responsible for Preventative Maintenance activities to support system performance of O&M portfolio, as well as, QA/QC inspections, system commissioning and pre-con site assessments. 


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry out O&M tasks such as electrical/mechanical inspections, preventative maintenance, IR scanning, torque checks on connections, and overall site conditions. 

  • Prepare inspection and service reports for site visits, emergency repairs, equipment modifications and equipment troubleshooting. 

  • Work closely with EPC Project Managers to ensure seamless transition between EPC Construction and O&M Maintenance. 

  • Communicate with Engineering, O&M team and Management to ensure timely and efficient resolution of all site maintenance activities. 

  • System alarm response/dispatch as needed. 

  • Ensure sites are operating at full power and with the efficiency required. 

  • Site conditioning & vegetation control. 

  • Ensure a safe work environment by strict adherence to company protocols. 

  • Audit site processes for compliance assurance. 

  • Enforce procedures and processes in accordance with site specific O&M Standards and guidelines. 

  • Perform site/system assessments and QA/QC inspections. 


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in Engineering or equivalent Technical Certification/Training in the electrical or electronics field. 

  • A valid driver’s license. 

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with field work installing/maintaining grid connected solar systems, including DAS communications equipment. 

  • Minimum one (1) year experience installing/maintaining commercial scale battery storage systems preferred. 

  • Previous experience working with power electronic conversion equipment. 

  • Experience with metering and test equipment. 

  • Experience with centralized DAS/SCADA/EMS control systems. 

  • Working knowledge of Commercial Power Plant Operations. 

  • Licensed Electrician and NABCEP certification preferred. 

  • Project management/field operations management experience preferred. 

  • Ability to work remotely and independently. 

  • Ability to read electrical/mechanical drawings, equipment manuals and technical specifications.

  • Familiarity with CMMS based work order/ticketing systems and mobile reporting tools. 

  • Working knowledge of NEC and local building codes and OSHA safety standards (OSHA 30 preferred). 

  • Knowledge of building and structural construction techniques. 

  • Ability to do equipment layout and read architectural plans/blueprint. 

  • Knowledge and experience in solar PV system commissioning procedures. 

  • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot system failures. 

  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills. 

  • Strong prioritization and organization skills. 

  • Excellent verbal, written, communication and presentation skills. 

  • Proficient with the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). 

  • Must be reliable, hard-working, and safety-minded. 

  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs and work on rooftops. 

  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions. 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Will sit and stand for long periods of time during the day 

  • Will walk, climb stairs and on equipment 

  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist 

  • May lift up to 50 pounds 

This position requires significant travel throughout the west coast.

If you satisfy the majority of the qualifications above, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for EnterSolar through the form below or by sending an email to entersolarhr@entersolar.com with the email subject line “Senior O&M Tech.”

MaxSolar, an affiliate of EnterSolar, is a leading provider of Operations & Maintenance (O&M), Asset Management and Technical Services for solar photovoltaic and battery storage systems in the commercial marketplace. As a comprehensive services provider, the company can support client needs throughout the entire project life cycle. MaxSolar programs ensure that system owners receive the maximum energy, environmental, and financial benefits from their assets. 

For more information, please visit: http://www.max-solar.com/