Solar Technician

LOS BANOS, California
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Overview

Industry

Commercial

Location

LOS BANOS, California

Job Type

Temporary

Branch Number

135

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

Entry

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Job Description

Solar Field – Tech

Provide onsite response regarding the proper operation of solar facilities, including preventive and corrective maintenance services. Knowledgeable in electrical or mechanical, a strong background in service repair is preferred.

Solar Technicians maintain solar power systems so they work at their highest capacity at our clients’ jobsites. This can mean working with a passive system, such as heat from a window, or an active system, like the traditional solar panels. This associate will be collecting and analyzing data to estimate the power/effectiveness of the solar systems.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
• Knowledgeable in electrical or mechanical, a strong background in service & repair is preferred.
• Recognize hazards related to the work and the ability to mitigate them with use of PPE, tooling, equipment and procedure.
• Preferred the ability to read basic schematics and technical data.
• Perform testing/troubleshooting of solar equipment and systems with guidance from supervisor

Responsibilities

DUTIES/RESPONSIBITIES

        Communicate with customers, sales staff, or marketing staff to determine customer needs.

        Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades.

        Design, build, or operate equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems.

        Determine specific network hardware or software requirements such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, or routine schemes.

        Develop and implement solutions for network problems.

        Test and verify hardware and support peripherals to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements, by recording and analyzing test data.

        Monitor functioning of equipment and make necessary modifications to ensure the system operates in conformance with specifications.

        Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan layout, including type of computers and peripheral equipment modifications.

        Understand and practice safety regulations and work procedures.

        Perform testing/troubleshooting of solar equipment and systems with guidance from supervisor.

        Perform preventative maintenance and repair with little to no guidance on electrical systems or solar equipment/systems.


Qualifications & Experience

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • • Basic ability to work independently and manage one's time.
  • • Basic knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software.
  • • Effective written and oral communication.
  • • Excellent organization skills.
  • • Experience leading a small team and prioritizing work tasks.
  • • Convey, receive, process, and retain technical information in a short period of time.
  • • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet established service level agreements.
  • • Motivated, self-starter with the desire and capacity to learn from simple to complex networking tasks.
  • • Basic knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software.
  • • Demonstrated the ability to recognize hazards related to the work and the ability to mitigate them with use of PPE, tooling, equipment and procedure.
  • • Demonstrated the ability to effectively Lock Out- Tag Out energized systems.
  • • Demonstrated use of electrical testing and troubleshooting equipment.
  • • Preferred the ability to read basic schematics and technical data.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.