Solar Electrician

Greenskies Renewable Energy Published: March 24, 2020
Location
Middletown, CT
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Energy / Skilled & Technical Labor /

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Description

~ Greenskies, A Clean Focus Company, develops, constructs, operates, and maintains renewable-energy projects throughout the United States. ~

We deliver high-quality solar projects to provide our clients with clean, reliable electricity. Since 2008, we’ve built the largest commercial, industrial and municipal portfolio in the U.S., across 19 states, operating over 170 MW at 320 +/- site throughout the U.S.

Position Overview

Solar Electricians are the technical experts that connect the business to the construction and maintenance of our fleet of solar assets from groundbreaking to decommissioning. They oversee the subcontractors during the construction phase of solar energy sites and maintain the systems throughout their contracted life – usually 15 or 20 years.

This “life-cycle technical management” allows Greenskies to build career-long relationships with our Solar Technicians who in turn help the business retain the critical lessons learned over the years. Solar Technicians have a portfolio of projects near their home for which they are responsible, but may also be asked to lead the charge into new markets while the company identifies new local Solar Technicians for a permanent role.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily travel to regional solar projects that are under construction and operational
  • Leading and educating subcontractors from site mobilization through project commissioning
  • Tracking project installation schedules and installation sequences and providing data back to the associated Project Management Group (“PMG”)
  • Examine the work of the subcontractors to make sure they are meeting Greenskies’ standard of quality and safety.
  • Orchestrating site mobilization, grid shutdowns, interconnections, witness tests and inspections
  • Perform head-to-tail project commissioning at the end of the construction phase
  • Ongoing preventative maintenance visits to each system which will include inspections of wiring and connections, mechanical repairs, torque verification, thermal scans, string tests, inverter inspections, etc.
  • DC and AC testing included but not limited to polarity, open circuit voltage, grounding continuity, insulation resistance testing
  • Responding to scheduled and urgent maintenance cases
  • Completing operations and maintenance reports following every site visit
  • System monitoring start-up
  • Communicating with O&M and PMG groups in Connecticut for task prioritization
  • Representing Greenskies to clients on site in a professional manner
  • These duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the positions role within the business.

Qualifications

Mandatory:

  • Electrical License
  • Desire to be part of a team that works unusually hard to achieve its goals
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to travel often, including overnight trips as necessary

Preferred:

  • A strong background in electricity, circuits and electronics
  • Experience in the solar industry
  • Experience in construction management
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and mechanical challenges

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to email your cover letter and resume with salary requirements.
  • Type "Solar Electrician" indicated in the subject line.

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