Meteorological Tower Field Technician

Harness Energy Published: January 14, 2021
Location
Niwot (traveling position), CO
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Energy / Skilled & Technical Labor /

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Description

~ Harness Energy is a leading provider of meteorological measurement field services. We install and maintain equipment that wind and solar energy developers depend on for their feasibility studies and operations. ~

Since the early 2000's, we have experienced first hand how the resource assessment segment of the renewable energy industry has matured and improved. Specializing in met tower, remote sensing, and solar station installations, we have established data collection sites throughout the US, including both Hawaii and Alaska, as well as internationally in places as varied as Haiti, Ethiopia, Belize and Bangladesh.

Our years of experience and commitment to continual improvement ensure we offer our clients the most dependable tools available and utilize industry best practices. We understand quality data is the foundation of every successful renewable energy project and this data begins with accurately configured and documented meteorological equipment. We are a key element in the success of any renewable energy project and take pride in our work.

Position

Harness Energy is looking for new talented crew members to join our team as Meteorological tower field technicians. The Meteorological Tower Field Technician is a traveling position that requires manual labor, technical aptitude, a logistical mindset, and a detail oriented approach.

Harness Energy promotes from within and is motivated to develop new hires in an efficient manner. This is the perfect job for someone who is excited to be involved in the renewable energy industry, enjoys travel, working outdoors, and wants to be a part of a fast-growing small company.

Responsibilities

  • The primary responsibility is setting up wind resource assessment/monitoring towers throughout the country.
  • Technicians work with a variety of tools, assemble and erect 200-300 foot towers, configure meteorological sensors, program data loggers, and deploy wireless modems.
  • Technicians interface with local project stakeholders from developers to landowners. 

Qualifications

Requirements & Expectations:

  • Accommodate frequent travel (75% of the year) and adapt to variable scheduling
  • Exhibit a commitment to working safely
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals via phone and email
  • Work as a member of a small team, as well as independently in the field
  • Follow direction, often with minimal oversight
  • Effectively use hand and power tools
  • Effectively use a laptop and a variety of programs/applications
  • Learn and understand basic low voltage electrical systems
  • Operate machinery/equipment such as skid steers, mini-excavators, backhoes, rock drills, jack hammers, compressors, generators, winches
  • Troubleshoot technological issues
  • Clean, maintain, and inventory company owned tools/equipment
  • Contribute during the planning phase of the project by performing regional research and outreach
  • Act professionally in remote areas, on active construction sites, or in the office
  • Think creatively and encourage open-mindedness
  • Maintain a positive attitude especially during challenging moments
  • Continually improve self and help drive others to excellence
  • Work within and ensure strict adherence to all safety and environmental procedures
  • Maintain a valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body
  • Work in various positions, including, but not limited to: standing, stooping, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time
  • Lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
  • Lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout assigned workday
  • Sustain prolonged exposure to extreme weather and environmental conditions
  • Drive long distances in heavy work trucks, often with trailers in tow

Compensation

  • Competitive Hourly Wage

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company matched retirement plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Continual training

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