Supervise and perform corrective, preventive, and emergency maintenance and operations for solar PV systems and associated equipment. Support the site / facility manager in operating the site. May provide first line of supervision for technicians. Oversee safe operation and performance of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic maintenance activities. Schedule all maintenance, replacement and inspection. Ensure the troubleshooting of failures, faults, and problems; interpret fault reports, and implement corrective actions. Write reports. Read blueprints and schematics. Assist with high-voltage system maintenance and repair. Develop strategy for improved maintenance diagnostics and operation. Lead and train more junior maintenance personnel. Interact with customers. Ensure all health and safety and operating procedures are followed.
Diagnosing equipment problems . Electricity, Mechanical, Hydraulics, and Environmental, Health and Safety Fundamentals. Mechanical and electronic testing equipment. Use of power and hydraulic tools. Working around low, medium and high voltage. Reading and interpreting operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Writing routine reports and correspondence. Developing strategy. Troubleshooting involving complex variables. Leading and training crews. Supervision of others and site management. Customer service, public relations.
Technical School Diploma preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. High school diploma or GED required.
3 years' experience in the operation of commercial solar plants or 5 years' equivalent experience in instrumentation & controls, MV/HV (medium voltage/high voltage) electrical work. Qualified to perform all routine and emergency operations at an electric generation facility and HV Switchyard. Experience working with plant systems and computerized maintenance management systems.