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Solar Tech II, Clearway Energy Group

Date Posted: Sep 14, 2018

Location: Santa Margarita, CA, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. As publicly announced, NRG is in the process of selling its Renewables division, among other entities, to Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”), a leading independent infrastructure investor based in the United States. 

Solar Tech II Job Description

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Performs corrective, preventive, and emergency maintenance and operations for which they are qualified to safely and efficiently perform;    
  • Performs other technical and administrative duties associated with operating and maintaining a power facility;    
  • Ensures work is performed in accordance with Environmental and Safety requirements;
  • Performs work independently and/or in work crews.

 

Qualifications: Knowledge/Skills

 

  • Proven experience with a multitude of electrical/construction projects and knowledge of basic IT equipment.
  • Understanding of general workplace safety and the ability to follow safety standards as well as help the company improve upon the standards in place.
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative, cross-functional and geographically diverse organization.
  • Maturity, professionalism and excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with superiors and colleagues.
  • High energy, developed interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to synthesize complex analysis, approach new challenges with creativity and summarize information in a manner that supports key decision makers.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in research, highly technical equipment and engineering.
  • Excellent hands on abilities with strong technical skills.

 

Competencies

 

  • Demonstrates proactive enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company.
  • Maintains a current level of professional knowledge.
  • Focuses on personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all site individuals
  • Communicates openly and honestly, does not engage in gossip.
  • Models professional behaviors of conduct and decorum.
  • Is a strong team player and willing to assist others when necessary and appropriate
  • Ability to operate personal computer with technical proficiency of standard business software.
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • One (1) or more years-experience in a power plant or PV Solar O&M/EPC experience.
  • 2+ years of field experience with significant I&E, I&C and/or C&I Electrician experience will be considered in lieu of applicable solar experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical or mechanical fundamentals (single craft journeyman skills) such as electrical measurements, control circuits, and solid state theory application.
  • Basic knowledge of operational characteristics of equipment and associated control devices installed in power facilities.
  • 2 year technical degree or equivalent Journeyman certification/qualifications is preferred.  

 

 

Working Conditions

 

  • Normal plant and/or office environment, including working at heights, high/low ambient temperatures and high humidity areas.
  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment.
  • Requires use of wear personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.)
  • May be required to work around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials and chemicals.
  • Occasionally requires lifting up to 70 pounds, to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours –(nights) as required
  • Travel required as needed.

 


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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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