Solar Service Technician

Freedom Forever - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)


Freedom Forever is hiring an experienced Solar Service Technicianwith extensive drywall and roofing knowledge. Solar Service Technicians are responsible for completing service calls as dispatched, troubleshooting solar panel systems and electrical. Must have a top-notch work ethic, good attendance, good communication and documenting skills.

Solar Service Technician Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preventative and corrective maintenance of Photovoltaic (PV) inverters, string boxes and solar panels and other components
  • Assist in the commissioning of the solar array and monitoring systems during project installation when needed
  • Ensure that PV systems are set up correctly
  • Perform re-roofs, roof repairs, drywall repairs as needed
  • Install hardware, PV modules, inverters and monitoring equipment
  • Perform commissioning of inverters and inspection of solar panels
  • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
  • Respond to corrective maintenance cases on PV inverters, string boxes and solar panels. This includes troubleshooting, testing, and repairing activities
  • Calibrate electronic components and pneumatic transmitters and controllers and maintain and submit records
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
  • Perform voltage testing using appropriate PPE and procedures
  • Prepare reports, if needed to comply with deliverables in O&M contracts
  • Help in all areas of preventative and corrective maintenance as directed by manager with minimal supervision
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology, maintenance and safety
  • In the performance of your duties, use equipment and resources in accordance with instructions provided by the company
  • Follow procedures, instructions and work orders as part of your normal work functions
  • Maintains adherence to Company policies, environmental health and safety policies and good housekeeping practices. Identifies gaps in safety standards as well as safety risks in the environment and provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management
  • Carry out any other tasks delegated by the company
  • Ensure tasks are performed according to organizational requirements for quality management and environmental, health and safety standards, policies and procedures

Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend electrical and mechanical schematics, technical manuals, procedures and regulations
  • Previous solar experience preferred
  • Experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting PV systems preferred
  • Experience installing all types of grid-tier inverters and be able to work with various ground and roof mount racking systems preferred
  • Experience in PV Component performance and HALT testing preferred
  • Familiarity with electrical plans and field layouts
  • PV System site inspection experience
  • Electrical knowledge/training preferred
  • Must have understanding of NEC codes that relate to PV installations
  • May perform required travel for extended periods at a time
  • Must have good prioritization, organization, analytical and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Must be flexible, be able to adapt to new situations, have self-control and have high integrity

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Solar Service Technician: 3 years (Required)
  • troubleshooting PV panels: 2 years (Required)

License:

  • Valid Drivers License (Required)