Instrumentation & Electrical Technician—Entry
Under close supervision, perform maintenance, calibrate, install, and repair instrumentation including controls and electrical equipment at a solar energy facility. Maintain drawings, logs, and other project records. Carry out approved switching orders and perform high voltage switching. Troubleshoot and repair automated control systems, maintain and repair meteorological, fiber optic and electrical equipment, as well as instrumentation and SCADA systems. Work with voltages up to 230kV. Assist with high voltage system maintenance and repair and in inspecting renewable energy equipment. Interact with customers as directed by manager and ensure customer safety. Assist in all areas of site operations. Follow all health and safety and operating procedures.
Troubleshooting and maintaining equipment. Maintenance, calibration, installation and repair of instrumentation and controls for solar energy equipment. SCADA systems. Customer service. Ability to work with high voltages.
High school diploma or GED with completion of an apprentice program or equivalent experience. An Associate’s degree from a technical school is common.
Completion of an apprentice program or equivalent experience. One to two years of experience troubleshooting and maintaining equipment.
Position Reports To
ISA CCST certification to Level II is common.
Career path moves from this role
Solar Instrumentation and Electrical Technician - Intermediate